Famine Research

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Groups and Facilities

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Phytophthora Plant Pathogens 
Soybeans, vegetables, the Irish potato blight, and Sudden Oak Death.



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Intro to Biosystems Engineering 
Can we get more food, water, energy? Can we solve the problem of environmental degradation, drought, famine? Is it even possible? YES! Through Agricultural and Biological Engineers.


Recent Publications

Unraveling the Hexaploid Sweetpotato Inheritance Using Ultra-Dense Multilocus Mapping M. Mollinari, B. A. Olukolu, G. D. S. Pereira, A. Khan, D. Gemenet, G. C. Yencho, and Z. B. Zeng.  2020.  Genes, Genomes, Genetics, 10(1):281-292. [Abstract]

Phytophthora: A Global Perspective.  Lamour, K. H.  2012.  Book. [Abstract]

Genome sequence and comparative analysis of the Irish potato famine pathogen Phytophthora infestans.  Haas, B. J., K. H. Lamour, et al.  2009.  Nature, September 17, 2009.

A proteomic investigation of Phytophthora species using mass spectrometry and reverse genetics.  Savidor, A.  2008.  Ph.D. Dissertation, . [Abstract]