Carl & Johanna Eide Endowment
This scholarship was established in honor of Dr. Carl and Johanna Eide to support outstanding students in the Department of Plant Pathology at Minnesota.
2017 Recipient: Eric Otto
Otto's research is focused on Heterobasidion root rot of pines, one of the most important pathogens of conifer forests in North America. He is exploring the distribution and elucidate the biology of Heterobasidion irregular, a new invasive pathogen in Minnesota with the goal of developing biological control strategies.