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Posted 15 February 2008. PMN Crop News.

2007 National Soybean Rust Symposium Proceedings Now Available

American Phytopathological Society.

St. Paul, Minnesota (January 24, 2008) – Proceedings from the third National Soybean Rust Symposium are now posted on the PLANT MANAGEMENT NETWORK’S publicly available Soybean Rust Information Center at:


Organized by The American Phytopathological Society (APS), the symposium was held December 12-14 in Louisville, KY. A diverse audience of more than 250 attendees participated in the event that was coordinated by Raymond Schneider, Louisiana State University, and a technical program planning committee. In addition to opportunities to network and explore new areas of investigation, participants appreciated and actively engaged in important presentations, posters, and discussions.

The organizers thank the sponsors, symposium attendees, presenters, and organizers for making the 2007 symposium a success.

APS is a non-profit, professional scientific organization. The research of the organization’s 5,000 worldwide members advances the understanding of the science of plant pathology and its application to plant health.

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Amy Steigman
The American Phytopathological Society