Graduate Student Wins 2nd Place in APS PD Student Paper Competition
Lydia Tymon, PhD student with Dr. Dennis Johnson, Professor of Plant Pathology. Lydia placed 2nd in the graduate student paper competition at the recently held annual meeting of the Pacific Division of the American Phytopathological Society in Tucson, AZ.
Lydia presented results from her ongoing research on fungicide resistance of two Alternaria species to azoxystrobin and boscalid in the Columbia Basin. The abstract was co-authored by T. F. Cummings and D. A. Johnson.
The APS Pacific Division is the largest of the divisions within the APS and includes members living in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming as well as the Canadian provinces of British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan.