Department Chair: Thomas Baum

The Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology intends to study plant pathogenic microorganisms and their interrelationships with the host plant. It participates in the interdepartmental majors of microbiology, toxicology, genetics, plant physiology, sustainable agriculture, and others.

History
The Department of Plant Pathology, Seed and Weed Sciences was formed in 1981 from the division of the Department of Botany and Plant Pathology. In 1987 it became the Department of Plant Pathology, and in 2011 it became the Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology.

Dates of Existence
1981 - present

Historical Names

  • Department of Plant Pathology, Seed and Weed Sciences (1981 - 1987)
  • Department of Plant Pathology (1987–2011)

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