The Department of Plant Pathology now offers the Ph.D. and M.S. (Option I and II) in Plant Pathology, as well as a minor for graduate students outside the department. A graduate degree in Plant Pathology offers a wide range of research opportunities in both basic and applied topics. Our graduate programs are designed around your own research, extension, and career goals. Opportunities for research at the M.S. and Ph.D. levels include: molecular plant pathology • fungal molecular genetics • phytobacteriology • nematology • virology • epidemiology • biocontrol • disease resistance • plant diseases. Opportunities also exist for inter-disciplinary programs in biotechnology, plant breeding, microclimatology, plant stress, pest management, and international agriculture.




Panicum Mosaic Virus Complex and Biofuels Switchgrass, Catherine Louise Stewart