Published online: Sep 27, 2010 Herbicide, Fungicide, Potato Equipment
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ST. PAUL, Minn.-The American Phytopathological Society (APS) named a president for 2010-2011 at their 2010 Annual Meeting in Charlotte, N.C., in August.

John L. Sherwood, professor and head of the Department of Plant Pathology in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at the University of Georgia, has been named president for the 2010-2011 term. Sherwood, whose research has focused on the detection of plant viruses, the etiology of virus diseases and the relationship of plant viruses with their insect vectors, has been a member of APS since 1977.

Sherwood succeeded Barbara J. Christ, Penn State University, who now serves as immediate past president.