Victory was ours at Southern Division APS meeting.

Five students traveled to Balm, Florida for the 2016 Southern Division American Phytopathological Society Meeting.  Eduardo Chagas won the student paper competition.  His talk was entitled, "Two symptoms of Cercospora leaf blight of soybean: an indication of two diseases caused by the same pathogen."  The remaining students also gave great talks, received good feedback and... Continue Reading →


PPCP GSA welcomes three new students with a barbecue!!!

On August 29th, 2015, the LSU PPCP GSA welcomed our new graduate students with barbecued chicken, pork and sausage on the beautiful LSU Lakes.  This fall, Filipe Godoy, Rachel Herschlag and Sergio Urioste joined the Department of Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology.   Felipe Godoy orginially hails from Brazil, where he received a B.S. in... Continue Reading →

LSU travels to APS annual meeting in Pasadena

Come check out the exciting research LSU's students are doing at the Annual American Phytopathological Society meeting, August 1-5th in Pasadena, CA. Three of our students will be giving oral presentations: Rebecca Sweany on Sunday at 2:45 P.M (Ballroom C), Josielle Rezende on Monday at 10:45 A.M. (Ballroom G) and Jingyu Peng on Wednesday at... Continue Reading →

Into the forest with the GSA: students learn about important pests and pathogens in Louisiana forests

On April 17th, graduate students from the Department of Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology and School of Renewable Natural Resources visited the Kisatchie National Forest to learn about tree diseases and pests that plague Louisiana. As a member Training/ Journal Club committee, Mary Helen was instrumental in organizing the trip. Mary Anne Sayer, Research physiologist... Continue Reading →

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