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Protecting Thailand's flora and fauna - The Nation


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Phi Phi Islands and Maya Bay remain open as Thailand's Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP) begins its annual cycle of temporary closure of national parks next month, which allows for natural rejuvenation during almost ...

Plant Physiology Can Be Deceiving - Canyon News - LA Canyon News


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Do you know that potatoes are neither tubers nor roots, but modified stems known as 'stolons'? Many seemingly familiar plants can be surprisingly deceptive.

Dear Naturalist: Our early blooming skunk cabbage - Citizentribune


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A crushed leaf exudes a skunk-like odor, and ingested leaf juice calls forth a strong inflammatory reaction in the mouth and esophagus of human beings. Few creatures eat the leaves. For this and many other reasons, an individual plant can survive for ...

UARK Department of Plant Pathology

Fayetteville, Arkansas - United States

Department of Plant Pathology at University of Arkansas. The University of Arkansas was founded in 1871. The Department of Plant Pathology was established in 1909. The Department is accredited through the Graduate School of the University of Arkansas by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. Students can enter the program in Plant Pathology from many areas of study but a background in biological sciences is very helpful.

Understanding the nature and control of plant diseases that affect our lives is the central mission of the Department of Plant Pathology at the University of Arkansas. It strives to maintain a balanced inventory of programs in both basic and applied research. The Department of Plant Pathology conducts research, extension, teaching and service focused on understanding and controlling plant diseases. The Department Faculty focus on disease management in crops, fungal plant pathogen biology, host/pathogen genetics, molecular host-pathogen interactions, nematology, virology, plant bacterial pathogens, and biological control.

Vision : The Department of Plant Pathology will continually develop and foster excellent research, extension and teaching programs in applied plant disease management as well as molecular and conventional biology of host plant pathogen interactions, while satisfying the requirements of food safety, profitability, resource sustainability and environmental stewardship in crop production systems in Arkansas and the U.S.

Mission : The mission of the Department of Plant Pathology is to educate students and the public about plant diseases and to conduct basic and problem-solving research that results in new knowledge to minimize crop losses, ensure sustainable agricultural productivity and enhance the stewardship of our natural resources and environment.

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