UNL Department of Plant Pathology

Solving global challenges associated with microbial interactions affecting sustainable plant productivity while training the next generation of basic and applied scientists.

Department News

March 23, 2023

Panhandle Perspective: A Plant Disease Changes Sugar Beet Production in Nebraska

Cercospora leaf spot (CLS) has long been problematic to sugar beet production throughout the eastern and Great lakes production areas of the United States and is considered to be the most important and destructive foliar disease for this crop.

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March 7, 2023

Former NCAA athletic fields manager is new turfgrass extension educator

Amanda Folck began Jan. 1 as an assistant extension educator in the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture. Folck has a 90% extension and a 10% teaching appointment.

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