Plant Pathology October 2017 eNews


It has been another busy year for Dr. Madeleine Smith’s Small Grains Pathology Lab in Northwest Minnesota. Get an update on happenings in the Smith lab including FHB and barley yellow dwarf research, as well as outreach and Extension efforts. Read more >>


Read this article written by graduate student Kat Sweeney about the origins of University of Minnesota Extension. Read more >>

Eric Nazareno, along with Professor Shahryar Kianian and Assistant Professor Melania Figueroa, has been recommended to receive a $11,999.00 grant from the North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (NCR-SARE) for the project, "Identification and Pyramiding of Candidate Genes Controlling Adult Plant Resistance in Oats Against Crown Rust Disease." Read more >>

A former undergraduate research assistant in the Kurle lab, Marissa Scherven was featured on the University of Minnesota's main website, where she shared her story about her path to plant pathology. Read more >>

To celebrate this award, Adjunct Associate Professor Matt Rouse will give a seminar titled "Wheat Stem Rust Resistance 50 Years After Borlaug’s Green Revolution" at the 11th Annual Dr. Norman Borlaug Memorial Lecture on October 23rd. For more details on the event visit the lecture website. Read more >>