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Panhandle Perspectives: Did You Know? The first Gram-positive bacterial disease in Nebraska occurred in sugarbeets
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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Faculty Spotlight: Loren Giesler
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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Panhandle Perspectives: UNL High Plains Agricultural Lab near Sidney is 50 years old
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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IANR faculty, staff honored at virtual awards ceremony
December 9, 2020

IANR faculty, staff honored at virtual awards ceremony

Faculty and staff from the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln were honored at a virtual awards ceremony on Dec. 9.
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Student Spotlight: Gabriella Martens
December 7, 2020

Student Spotlight: Gabriella Martens

Meet Gabriella Martens, a recent graduate who majored in plant pathology with an agronomy minor from Wyoming, Iowa.
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Student Spotlight: Natalie Holste
November 17, 2020

Student Spotlight: Natalie Holste

Meet Natalie Holste, a senior master's student studying biological sciences with an emphasis in plant pathology from Romeoville, Illinois.
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Student Spotlight: Nikita Gambhir
November 2, 2020

Student Spotlight: Nikita Gambhir

Meet Nikita Gambhir, a doctorate student majoring in agronomy and horticulture, with a specialization in plant pathology from Ludhiana, Punjab, India.
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Monday, October 19, 2020

Post-Doc Position Currently Available

Interested in working with us? Dr. Sydney Everhart currently has a position open for a new Postdoctoral Associate. Information on the position can be found below.

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Team IDs compound, gene essential to fungal infiltration of rice plant
September 22, 2020

Team IDs compound, gene essential to fungal infiltration of rice plant

After paragliding in on a breeze, a spore released by the fungus Magnaporthe oryzae settles onto the leaf of an unlucky rice plant.
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Panhandle Perspectives: Career relationships with an early woman plant pathologist
September 21, 2020

Panhandle Perspectives: Career relationships with an early woman plant pathologist

Over the last decade, I have researched and composed dozens of articles on the history of plant pathology in Nebraska.
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