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Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Species Delimitation and Description of Mesocriconema nebraskense n. sp. (Nematoda: Criconematidae), a Morphologically Cryptic, Parthenogenetic Species from North American Grasslands

Magdalena Olson, Timothy Harris, Rebecca Higgins, Peter Mullin, Kirsten Powers, Sean Olson, and Thomas O. Powers

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Thursday, November 30, 2017

Nebraska students and visiting scholars attend World Food Prize

Nine undergraduate College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources (CASNR) students and three visiting Borlaug Fellows attended the 2017 Borlaug Dialogue International Symposium in Des Moines, Iowa, last month, named for famed agronomist, Nobel Peace Prize laureate and “Father of the Green Revolution,” Norman Borlaug.

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Monday, February 6, 2017

Glucose-ABL1-TOR Signaling Modulates Cell Cycle Tuning to Control Terminal Appressorial Cell Differentiation

Margarita Marroquin-Guzman, Guangchao Sun, and Richard Wilson

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Thursday, June 29, 2017

Detection and Characterization of Xanthomonas vasicola pv. vasculorum (Cobb 1894) comb. nov. Causing Bacterial Leaf Streak of Corn in the United States

J. M. Lang, E. DuCharme, J. Ibarra Caballero, E. Luna, T. Hartman, M. Ortiz-Castro, K. Korus, J. Rascoe, T. A. Jackson-Ziems, K. Broders, and J. E. Leach

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Saturday, July 15, 2017

First Report of Xanthomonas vasicola Causing Bacterial Leaf Streak on Corn in the United States

K. Korus, J. M. Lang, A. O. Adesemoye, C. C. Block, N. Pal, J. E. Leach, and T. A. Jackson-Ziems

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Wednesday, March 15, 2017


Thomas J. Justo Miorini, Anthony G. Pannullo, T. Hornby, Robert Higgins, Sydney E. Everhart, and James R. Steadman

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Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Streaming Science: Studying What Goes on Below Ground: Good versus Bad Bacteria

In this Streaming Science video, University of Nebraska-Lincoln graduate student Michael Meier explains his current research in plant pathology, which focuses on root and soil microbiomes. Meier explains the importance of his work and opportunities that UNL provides. He also discusses his passion for science and the importance of science communication. Meier is a member of the UNL graduate student organization SCImPLE (Science Communication Impacting Policy, Learning, and Engagement).

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Friday, November 3, 2017

Faculty publications in 2017 Crop Production Clinic Proceedings

Understanding Fungicide Resistance, pp. 185–188. Tamra A. Jackson-Ziems, Loren J. Giesler, Anthony O. Adesemoye, Robert M. Harveson, and Stephen N. Wegulo Publication link

Corn Disease Update, pp. 193-195. Tamra A. Jackson-Ziems and Terra Hartman Publication link

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Friday, November 3, 2017

Plant Disease Management 2017

Tamra A. Jackson-Ziems, Anthony O. Adesemoye, Loren J. Giesler, Robert M. Harveson, Stephen N. Wegulo, Joshua J. Miller, and James D. Harbour

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Chapter in 2017 Guide for Weed, Disease, and Insect Management in Nebraska, University of Nebraska–Lincoln Extension, Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources (EC130), pp. 233-265.

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Saturday, July 29, 2017

Lincoln Journal Star: 'It's odd' to march for science, says UNL scientist

Jim Van Etten has stood in the crowd during a trove of presidential speeches. Kennedy in 1960, Carter in 1980, Clinton a year ago in Lincoln.

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln plant pathology professor heard Obama speak twice at the National Academy of Sciences annual meeting. 

But it wasn't until this year — April 22 to be exact — that Van Etten took to the political podium himself.

That day, scientists and others around the world took up their picket signs for the March for Science.

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