Graduate Students Receive Award from Parent Society

We are happy to announce the graduate students have been awarded the first Departmental Plant Pathology Experiential Award from American Phytopathological Society!!!  This award was established with money donated by Don and Judy Mathre.  The purpose is to increase awareness of non-academic career opportunities to grad-students and post-docs through visits to such institutions.  With the... Continue Reading →


Taking a break with the Pelicans

On March 7th, several students traveled to New Orleans to watch the New Orleans Pelicans defeat the Memphis Grizzlies.It was an exciting basketball game with the Pelicans coming from behind winning the game in the second half with a final score of 95-89.  We also enjoyed some good New Orleans food and cocktails while in... Continue Reading →

Students present their research at Southern Division APS in Atlanta

At the annual Southern Division American Phytopathological Society meeting in Atlanta (Feb 1&2, 2015), several students from LSU gave oral presentations and posters about their research.  Eduardo Chagas gave an oral presentation discussing his observations of the association (or lack) of Cercospora soybean leaf blight symptoms with cercosporin.   Maryam Shahrtash presented her findings using... Continue Reading →

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