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National Program 303: Plant Diseases
Strategic Vision
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Develop control strategies to reduce losses caused by plant diseases that are effective and affordable while maintaining environmental quality


Crops and landscapes protected from plant diseases using scientifically based, environmentally sound, and cost-effective methods 

Research Components

  • Etiology, Identification, Genomics and Systematics
  • Biology, Ecology, and Genetics of Plant Pathogens and Plant-Associated Microbes
  • Plant Health Management

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