Department News & Kudos
Andrea Garfinkel, PhD student with Dr. Gary Chastagner, has won the student paper competition at the recent APS Pacific Division meeting in Riverside, California. Her presentation was entitled “Multiple new pathogens revealed in a survey of peony diseases in the United States”. Congratulations, Andrea!
Dr. Achour Amiri traveled to Belgium to present his research on “Fungicide application methods postharvest” at the International Conference of Crop Protection in Ghent on May 23, where he gathered with 200 other researchers. On May 31, Dr. Amiri also attended the IV International Symposium on Postharvest Pathology in Skukuza, South Africa, where he presented […]
Roland F. (Rollie) Line, Research Plant Pathologist, US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service and adjunct professor, Washington State University, passed away in his home at Pullman, WA on June 4, 2017 at the age of 83. He was born in Winona, MN, on January 11, 1934 and graduated from high school at Cromwell, MN, […]
Dr. Basavaraj (Basu) Bagewadi, Post-doctoral Research Associate with Dr. Naidu Rayapati, Department of Plant Pathology, Irrigated Agriculture Research and Extension Center, Prosser, joined as Assistant professor in Genetics and Plant Breeding, University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad, Karnataka State, India, on May 22, 2017. During his stay at WSU (January 2014 – May 2017), Dr. Bagewadi […]