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

February 25, 2021

Panhandle Perspectives: Did You Know? The first Gram-positive bacterial disease in Nebraska occurred in sugarbeets

Lincoln, Neb. —Almost two years ago, I introduced the idea of Nebraska serving as a breeding ground for the discovery of new plant diseases. This has been particularly evident with bacterial diseases, specifically those caused by Gram-positive pathogens.

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January 19, 2021

Faculty Spotlight: Loren Giesler

Meet Loren Giesler, professor and head of the Department of Plant Pathology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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January 7, 2021

Panhandle Perspectives: UNL High Plains Agricultural Lab near Sidney is 50 years old

As the new year begins, the research plots are quiet at the High Plains Ag Laboratory 6 miles northwest of Sidney.

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