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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


Lauri Lutes is a Master's Student in the Department of Botany and Plant Pathology with major professor Jay Pscheidt. She has been awarded the 2016 Savery Outstanding Master's Student sponsored by the Agricultural Research Foundation.....