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Plant Pathology Stands in Support of Asian and Asian American Students, Staff and Faculty.

Plant Pathology Stands in Support of Asian and Asian American Students, Staff, and Faculty.


Plant Pathology DEI Resource

March 8, 2021

Looking for a recommended read on antiracism?  What to find UMN resources that promote equity but don’t know where to start? Plant Pathology has established a new resource page.


PLPA's First Virtual Campus Visit for Potential Students

March 8, 2021

On February 17-19, 2021, via Zoom. Thirteen top applicants joined us to showcase our program, faculty, staff, and students


Tracking Tar Spot: Protecting Minnesota's Corn

March 8, 2021

New invasive species Corn Tar Spot may be Minnesota corn farmers’ newest challenge. Where does it come from? How fast will it spread? What helps it develop? Researchers at the Minnesota Invasive Terrestrial Plants and Pests Center are on the case.


Busting rust, boosting food security with resistance gene cassettes in wheat

March 8, 2021

When the average consumer takes a bite of a sandwich or scoops up a spoonful of cereal, they may not realize that the essential grain they’re enjoying — wheat — supplies approximately 20 percent of the caloric intake for humans globally.


Reflecting on a Lesser-Known Disease Calamity of Spring 2020

March 8, 2021

At the change of seasons, it is a very human thing to reflect back on what was happening a year ago…even when that year was as unpopular as 2020.


WELCOME New Students Starting Spring 2021

Welcome news students to the Department of Plant Pathology this Spring 2021!


End of Fall Semester Palooza 2020

Missed all the great stories from the End of Fall Semester Palooza 2020? Check out the video here!


Nobel and Beyond: Building on the Legacy of a Hunger Fighter

December 5th was the 50 year anniversary of Norman E. Borlaug receiving the Nobel Peace Prize. CFANS held an event titled Nobel and Beyond: Building on the Legacy of a Hunger Fighter which featured special remarks from Norman Borlaug’s daughter, Jeanie Borlaug, and was moderated by Jim Bradeen.


DAER Committee Request for "Where Are They Now?" Articles

A feature in the upcoming Aurora Sporealis will include a section titled “Where Are They Now?”