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NSF CAREER Award Supports Plant Pathologist's Protein Research, Teaching Program

Monday, April 29, 2019

Plant pathologist Clemencia M. Rojas received a $900,000 CAREER Award that will help support her investigation of the biological warfare waged between plants and pathogenic bacteria.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Agriculture Awards Research & Innovation Plant Pathology

Bumpers Crop of Students Earn Graduate Degrees in Entomology and Plant Pathology

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Thirteen students earned graduate degrees in entomology and plant pathology in 2018. The two programs are merging into one department. 

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Graduate School Academic Affairs Agriculture Entomology Plant Pathology

2018 Outstanding Staff Team Award Winners Announced

Monday, February 18, 2019

Cindy Morley, Heather Jorgensen, Chad Mills, Doris Smith and Kim Keeney helped guide the merger of the departments of entomology and plant pathology into a stronger single department.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Awards Staff Senate Entomology Plant Pathology

Chancellor's Grant Helps Division of Agriculture Researcher Attack Rice Blast From Within

Monday, October 01, 2018

Rice blast causes the loss of 10 percent to 30 percent of the planet's rice crop every year. Enough to feed 60 million people. Professor Martin Egan is investigating the fungus to find its weakness.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Agriculture Food & Nutrition Research & Innovation Plant Pathology

Korth to Serve as Interim Head of Combined Entomology, Plant Pathology Departments

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Ken Korth, a professor recognized as an outstanding mentor and researcher, has been appointed interim head of the combined department of entomology and plant pathology. 

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Agriculture Appointments Research & Innovation Entomology Plant Pathology

Site-specific Technology Aids Nematode Control When Cotton Fields Turn to Soybeans

Wednesday, August 08, 2018

John Rupe research into the problem of parasites in soybeans shows a nematicide chemical is the most effective control strategy .

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Agriculture Research & Innovation Science Plant Pathology

Plant Disease Diagnostic Booth at Farmers Market

Friday, June 01, 2018

Plant Pathology graduate students and faculty table a booth at the farmers market to provide free plant disease diagnosis and education to the Fayetteville community.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Agriculture Events Outreach Plant Pathology

Division of Agriculture Receives $2.45 Million USDA Grant for Spinach Research

Friday, September 01, 2017

The USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture awarded a $2.45 million research grant to University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture scientists working to develop disease resistance in spinach.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Agriculture Awards Research & Innovation Horticulture Plant Pathology

Division of Agriculture Research Pursues Resistance to Rosette Virus in Roses

Tuesday, June 06, 2017

U of A System Division of Agriculture scientists have identified a rose genotype that resists infection by the rose rosette virus, a pathogen that disfigures and kills rose plants.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Graduate School Agriculture Natural Environment Research & Innovation Plant Pathology
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