Plant pathologists investigate a wide range of current and new plant diseases and insects. About 130 of these specialists and industry members gathered in late June to hear and share the latest findings during the 2013 American Phytopathological Society's Caribbean and Pacific regional meeting held in Tucson, Ariz.
Speakers at the 2013 American Phytopathological Society's Caribbean and Pacific Divisions meeting held in Tucson, Ariz. include Californians, from left: David Doll, University of California Cooperative Extension, Merced County; Bob Curtis, Almond Board of California, Modesto; and Bob Klein, California Pistachio Research Board, Fresno.</p>
FROM LEFT, Arizonans Judy Brown, University of Arizona (APS Caribbean Division President), Tucson; plus Brian McGrew and John Caravetta, Arizona Department of Agriculture, Phoenix.</p>
Break-time conversation – Jenny Broome of Driscoll’s Strawberries, Watsonville, Calif., and Themis Michailides, University of California (APS Pacific Region President), Parlier, Calif.</p>
From left: APS attendees David Morgan, UC Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center, Parlier, Calif.; Richard Lee, National Clonal Germplasm Repository for Citrus and Dates, Riverside, Calif.; and Glenn Wright, University of Arizona, Yuma, Ariz.</p>
Canker disease in an almond tree.