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Welcome to Botany and Plant Pathology

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We focus on fundamental aspects of plant biology; plant health, plant function, plant-microbe and plant-insect interactions, genomics, evolution, and ecology.

We are the primary research and extension unit within OSU addressing diseases of economically important plants in Oregon, and plant diseases of worldwide significance.

Cultivating excellence in plant biology through teaching, research, and outreach

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Three BPP Emeriti will be honored as College of Agricultural Sciences Diamond Pioneer Awardees; Dallice Mills, Mary Powelson and LaRea Johnston. The award honors people whose lifetime contributions to agriculture, natural resources, and the people of Oregon and/or Oregon State University have been significant.