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February 2, 3:30-5:20PM

US: Horticultural crops plant pathologist speaks at entomology seminar

The Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology in the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences is hosting research plant pathologist Niklaus Grünwald in a virtual seminar on Tuesday.

Grünwald is with the Horticultural Crops Research Laboratory in the USDA's Agricultural Research Service in Corvallis, Oregon. The seminar takes place from 3:30 p.m. to 5:20. 

His presentation is "Novel Tools and Approaches Inform on Phytophthora Pathogen Emergence."

Grünwald is a courtesy professor in the Department of Botany and Plant Pathology and the Center for Genome Biology and Biocomputing at Oregon State University. He received his Ph.D. in plant pathology from the University of California at Davis and conducted postdoctoral research at Cornell University. His principal research interests include the ecology, genetics and management of emerging and re-emerging phytophthora diseases affecting ornamental and nursery crops with a special emphasis on the Sudden Oak Death pathogen Phytophthora ramorum and the Irish famine pathogen P. infestans.

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