du Toit gives talk on spinach research, extension
Lindsey du Toit, professor in the Department of Plant Pathology, gave the J.E. Vanderplank Memorial Address at the 50th Congress of the Southern African Society for Plant Pathology, January 15-18 at Champagne Sports Resort, Drakensburg, South Africa. She presented on spinach seed crop pathology research and extension at WSU, engaging principles of the U.S. land grant mission to enhance production of a minor-acreage, high-value crop. The meeting was attended by about 200 plant pathologists from southern Africa, as well as guest speakers from the United States, United Kingdom, and the Netherlands.