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Plant Nematologist Position

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PPCP Newsletter - January 2019

PPCP January 2019 Newsletter is online!

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Spring 2019 Seminar Schedule

Plant Pathology Spring 2019 Seminar Series Schedule

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PPCP Students Featured in Women in Science Videos

PPCP Students Featured in Women in Science Videos

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Garcia-Aroca wins second place in the graduate student competition at Southern Soybean Disease Workers' Meeting

Garcia-Aroca wins second place in the graduate student competition at Southern Soybean Disease Workers' Meeting

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Sweany receives Honorable Mention at Annual American Phytopathological Society -Southern Division meeting

Sweany receives Honorable Mention at Annual American Phytopathological Society -Southern Division meeting

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Mary Hoy recognized by the Louisiana Sweet Potato Association (LSPA)

Mary Hoy recognized by the Louisiana Sweet Potato Association (LSPA)

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PPCP Newsletter - January 2018

PPCP January 2018 Newsletter is online!

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Singh and Overstreet receive National Epsilon Sigma Phi Awards

Singh and Overstreet receive National Epsilon Sigma Phi Awards at the National meeting in Wilmington, NC.

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Fall 2017 Departmental Seminar Series

Fall 2017 Departmental Seminar Series

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Godoy wins best student poster presentation

Godoy wins best student poster presentation at the Organization of Nematologists of Tropical America (ONTA) meeting

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PPCP Student Monsanto Tour

Tour of Monsanto facilities by PPCP Graduate Students

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Herrera takes top honors at the National Sweet Potato Collaborators Group Annual Meeting

Herrera takes top honors at the National Sweet Potato Collaborators Group Annual Meeting

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January 2017 Newsletter is online!

PPCP January 2017 Newsletter is online!

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LSU AgCenter plant pathologists receive fellow awards

Raymond Schneider and Lawrence Datnoff were elected Fellows of the American Phytopathological Society (APS).

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Kindergarteners visit PPCP

Kindergarteners visit Department of Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology

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The January 2016 Newsletter is now online!

The PPCP January 2016 newsletter is now online!

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Silva Takes Top Honors at 2016 APS-SD Meeting

Silva Takes Top Honors at 2016 APS-SD Meeting

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Ferguson and Madrid Win LACA Scholarships - 2/24/2016

Ferguson and Madrid win LACA scholarships

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Ferguson Wins Prestigious C. W. Edgerton Award - 12/5/2015

Mary Helen Ferguson, Ph. D. candidate, in the Department of Plant Pathology & Crop Physiology at Louisiana State University and the LSU AgCenter, recently won the prestigious C. W. Edgerton Award.

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Pokhrel Wins Competitive Monsanto Graduate Student Scholarship - 8/2015

Sanjay Pokhrel recently received the Monsanto Graduate Student Scholarship. He is pursuing his M.S. degree in plant pathology with Dr. Clayton Hollier as his advisor.

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PPCP Graduate Students Technical Sharing Sessions - 8/2015

For the second year in a row, the LSU PPCP graduate students organized the Summer Technical Sharing Sessions. This year demonstrations/lectures were presented by 11 students.

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Singh Receives LA County Agricultural Agents Association Achievement Award - 6/5/2015

Dr. Raghuwinder 'Raj' Singh, assistant professor in the Department of Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology, received the Louisiana County Agricultural Agents Association Achievement Award at their 69th Annual meeting in Monroe, LA on June 2, 2015.

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2015 Student Guest Speaker for the Departmental Seminar Series - 4/15/2015

The PPCP graduate students were pleased to host Dr. Jan E. Leach as their invited seminar speaker, 15 April 15!

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Plant Pathology & Crop Physiology Graduate Students- Receive Competitive Award from the American Phytopathological Society - 4/2015

The graduate students, led by Josielle Rezende, Ally Lunos and Rebecca Sweany, from the Department of Plant Pathology & Crop Physiology (PPCP) were awarded the first Departmental Plant Pathology Experiential Award by the Office of Private Sector Relations from the American Phytopathological Society (APS).

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Peng and Khanal Win LSU PPCP GSA scholarships - 4/1/2015

Jingyu Peng and Churamani Khanal received the LSU PPCP GSA scholarships. The scholarships defrayed the cost of their attendance to professional conferences.

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Benjamin NcInnes honored by LSU College of Agriculture Alumni - 4/2015

Ben NcInnes was honored at the LSU College of Agriculture Alumni Spring Awards Ceremony for receiving the DuPont Crop Protection Assistantship.

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PPCP Graduate Students Receive Award from the American Phytopathological Society - 3/20/2015

The graduate students, led by Josielle Rezende, Ally Lunos and Rebecca Sweany, from the Department of Plant Pathology & Crop Physiology (PPCP) have been awarded the first Departmental Plant Pathology Experiential Award by the Office of Private Sector Relations from the American Phytopathological Society (APS).

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Students present their research at APS Southern Division Meeting in Atlanta - 2/2/2015

At the annual American Phytopathological Society (APS)-Southern Division meeting in Atlanta (1-2 February), several students from LSU gave oral and poster presentations on their research.

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Schneider Wins Outstanding Plant Pathologist Award - 2/2/2015

Dr. Raymond W. Schneider, Professor in the Department of Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology, received the American Phytopathological Society's Southern Division Outstanding Plant Pathologist Award at their annual meeting in Atlanta, Ga., 1-2 February 2015.

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Melanson Wins 2014 C. W. Edgerton Award - 12/15/2014

Rebecca A. Melanson, Ph. D. candidate, in the Department of Plant Pathology & Crop Physiology at Louisiana State University and the LSU AgCenter, recently won the prestigious C. W. Edgerton Award.

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Schneider Winds Doyle Chambers Research Award - 12/15/2014

Dr. Raymond W. Schneider, Professor in the Department of Plant Pathology & Crop Physiology, LSU, received the Doyle Chambers Research Award from the LSU AgCenter 15 December 2014. This meritorious award is made annually to the scientist who, during his/her career at the Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station, has made the most outstanding contributions to agriculture in the state of Louisiana.

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Singh Wins Prestigious LSU AgCenter's Floyd S. Edmiston Extension Award - 12/15/2014

Singh Wins Prestigious LSU AgCenter's Floyd S. Edmiston Extension Award

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Schneider Wins 2014 SSDW Distinguished Service Award - 4/2014

Schneider Wins 2014 Southern Soybean Disease Worker's (SSDW) Distinguished Service Award

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Aime elected Fellow of the Mycological Society of America

M. Catherine Aime was selected as a 2012 Fellow of the Mycological Society of America (MSA). Aime is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology with an internationally recognized program in systematic mycology.

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Edward McGawley Receives Prestigious Society of Nematologists Outstanding Teaching Award

Dr. Edward McGawley, Professor, Department of Plant Pathology & Crop Physiology recently received the inaugural Outstanding Teaching Award at the 2013 annual meeting of the Society of Nematologists (SON).

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Melanson Receives the "Ray And Dorothy Young Endowed Assistantship in Crop Intergrated Pest Management"

Melanson Receives the "Ray And Dorothy Young Endowed Assistantship in Crop Intergrated Pest Management" Ms. Rebecca A. Melanson was honored at the 2013 College of Agriculture Alumni Awards Reception, held at the Lod Cook Alumni Center on March 20, 2013, as the first recipient of the "Ray and Dorothy Young Endowed Assistantship in Crop Integrated Pest Management".

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Rebecca Melanson Wins an AAUW Eleanor Earle Memorial Scholarship and an Sarah Bradley Tyson Memorial Fellowship

Ms. Rebecca Melanson, PhD candidate under the direction of Jong Hyun Ham in the Department of Plant Pathology & Crop Physiology, was the recipient of one of two 2013 Eleanor Earle Memorial American Association of University Women (AAUW) scholarships from the Baton Rouge Chapter of the AAUW awarded to female doctoral students pursuing degrees at either Louisiana State University or Southern University.

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PPCP Graduate Students Receive Award from the American Phytopathological Society

The graduate students, led by Josielle Rezende, Ally Lunos and Rebecca Sweany, from the Department of Plant Pathology & Crop Physiology (PPCP) have been awarded the first Departmental Plant Pathology Experiential Award by the Office of Private Sector Relations from the American Phytopathological Society (APS).

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Plant Health Clinic wins Education Excellence Award

'Plant Health Clinic' in association with 'Weeds of Louisiana' won the Education Excellence award at the New Orleans Spring Garden Show on April 6th, 2013. The team of specialist consisted of Dr. Raj (Nick) Singh (Plant Doctor), Dr. Ron Strahan (Weed Doctor), Dr. J. Bird (State Soil Specialist) and Ms. Kirandeep Kaur (Graduate Student PPCP). The award was presented by Dan Gill.

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Deborah Xavier wins student poster competition at ONTA annual meeting

(Sept. 12, 2012) Deborah M. Xavier, a Master's candidate in the Department of Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology under the direction of Dr. Charles Overstreet, won second place in the Rod Rodríguez-Kábana student poster competition at the recent 44th Organization of Nematologists of Tropical America (ONTA) meeting held in Cancun, Mexico. She received this highly competitive international award for her poster entitled "Population development of Rotylenchulus reniformis in a field over a nine year period".

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Kularathana and Xavier win honors at Beltwide Cotton ConferencePage Title

During the recent Beltwide Cotton Conference held in San Antonio, Texas on January 7-10, 2013, two students in the Department of Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology won awards in the graduate student competition sponsored by the Cotton Disease Council.

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PPCP Representation at National Corn Growers Association in Indianapolis, Indiana

Dr. Kenneth Damann of the Dept of Plant Pathology & Crop Physiology organized a session on biological control of aflatoxin at the "Corn Utilization and Technology Conference" of the National Corn Growers Association in Indianapolis, Indiana, June 4-6, 2012.

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Warr Wins APS Travel Award

Michelle Warr, an undergraduate student conducting research with Dr. Raymond Schneider in the Department of Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology, won the American Phytopathological Society (APS) Raymond G. Grogan Student Traval Award.

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laisance Wins Grodner Scholarship Award

Mr. Addison Ray Plaisance, an M.S. student studying Nematology under the direction of Dr. Edward McGawley, Department of Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology, was selected as the 2013 Dr. Mary Grodner Scholarship Award recipient by the Louisiana Vegetation Management Association (LAVMA). On Wednesday, February 6th he will attend the annual LAVMA conference in Marksville, LA, to give a brief summary of his research and career goals, and to receive a plaque and monetary award.

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Schneider Wins Prestigious LSU AgCenter's Doyle Chambers Research Award

Dr. Raymond W. Schneider, Professor in the Department of Plant Pathology & Crop Physiology, LSU, received the Doyle Chambers Research Award from the LSU AgCenter 15 December 2014.

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Melanson wins prestigious C. W. Edgerton Award

Rebecca A. Melanson, Ph. D. candidate, in the Department of Plant Pathology & Crop Physiology at Louisiana State University and the LSU AgCenter, recently won the prestigious C. W. Edgerton Award.

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Singh Wins Prestigious LSU AgCenter's Floyd S. Edmiston Extension Award

Dr. Raj Singh, Assistant Professor in the Department of Plant Pathology & Crop Physiology, LSU, received the Floyd S. Edmiston Extension Award from the LSU AgCenter 15 December 2014.

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Schneider Wins Outstanding Plant Pathologist Award

Dr. Raymond W. Schneider, Professor in the Department of Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology, received the American Phytopathological Society's Southern Division Outstanding Plant Pathologist Award at their annual meeting in Atlanta, Ga., 1-2 February 2015.

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