WSU CAHNRS

College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences

Department of Plant Pathology

May in the News

On Solid Ground Feature:
Research on onion storage rot conducted by Dr. Brenda Schroeder is featured in the May 30 issue of CAHNR’s On Solid Ground.

Student Speaker:
Jared Isaac will be the special commencement speaker at his alma mater, Southern State Community College. Follow the link to read the press release.

Dr. Jack Schafer Dies :
Dr. Schafer passed away May 5, after a brief illness. Schafer served as Department Chair in Plant Pathology for eight years, from 1972-1980. Read obituary.

Student Awards:
Donna Henderson has been awarded the Cobb Economic Nematology Endowment Award from the Society of Nematologists (SON) to help support her travel to the annual meeting in San Diego.

Three students, Donna Henderson, Femi Alabi, and Sridhar Jarugula, received travel awards from WSU’s Graduate School to support the cost of transportation to the joint annual meeting of the American Phytophathological Society (APS) and Society of Nemotologists in San Diego.

Vihanga Pahalawatta is a recipient of the 2007 APS Pacific Division Student Travel Award. She will be presenting a paper at the annual meeting in San Diego.

On Solid Ground Feature:
Research on grapevine leaf disease, conducted by Naidu Rayapati, is featured in the May 2 issue of CAHNR’s On Solid Ground.

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