By Kirsten Romaguera Rabin, UF/IFAS Communications
Erica Goss is recognized nationally and internationally for her work revealing the causes and effects of plant and crop diseases. She uses genetic markers to track the movement and evolution ... READ MORE
Matthew E. Smith, professor of Fungal Biology in the Department of Plant Pathology at the University of Florida, was presented the William H. Weston Award for excellence in Teaching at the 2023 annual meeting of the Mycological Society of America ... READ MORE
Congratulations to UF Plant Pathology faculty members on their tenure and promotions!
Dr. Romina Gazis and Dr. Ozgur Batuman have been promoted to the rank of Associate Professor and awarded tenure.
Dr. Mathews Paret and Dr. Matthew Smith ... READ MORE
Tea researchers, growers and prospective growers gathered at the UF/IFAS Plant Science Research and Education Unit in Citra on Thursday, June 7 for Tea Research Day. The event showcases the tea research project led by Assistant Professor of ... READ MORE
By Dr. Samuel Martins, Assistant Professor of Plant Pathology & Dr. Erica Goss, Associate Professor of Plant Pathology
Plants Get Sick Too! was a 1-day workshop targeted toward Florida K-12 teachers, most of them from Title I schools. ... READ MORE
A new epidemic begins to spread through a region densely populated with avocado groves – slowly, at first. Growers discuss management strategies with other nearby growers, and most of them agree that a wait-and-see approach is prudent. After ... READ MORE
The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) recently awarded $3 million in grants to support the National Plant Diagnostic Network (NPDN), including $617,166 awarded to the UF/IFAS Plant Diagnostic Center to support the Southern Plant ... READ MORE
Sixteen plant pathologists and diagnosticians from across the country – and as far away as Australia – gathered at the UF/IFAS Plant Diagnostic Center from March 7-9 to learn about a new process for identifying fungal plant pathogens.
The ... READ MORE
Joining the ranks of such noted scientists as W.E.B. DuBois, Thomas Edison, and Maria Mitchell, Dr. Matthew Smith has been named a lifetime fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general ... READ MORE