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Here's something to keep you busy and amused on a dark, rainy, November night (....or a balmy November afternoon, for those in the Southern Hemisphere)

Why not take part in this month's Plant Doctor Quiz?

https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/XDX7SPF

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RKS Wood Prize

14th August 2018

The prize is named and awarded in honour of Professor RKS Wood to acknowledge his role in driving the establishment of the discipline “Physiological Plant Pathology”. The prize celebrates excellent science in the study of plant disease biology and its application in the protection of plants against pathogens.

The recipient will receive a prize of £1000. This is conditional on giving a lecture on their achievements at one of the society’s meetings. All reasonable expenses will be paid.

The recipient will be chosen on the basis of a written nomination by members of the BSPP which can justify the positive impact of recent findings on society, agriculture or the environment. 

Research effort over a few recent years which has had a significant impact on understanding the biology of plant-pathogen interactions or the application of this knowledge to improve our ability to control plant diseases.

The impact should be measurable but does not necessarily have to be published in scientific journals.

There should be clear evidence of achievements, supporting scientific as well as broader impacts, for example in agriculture, forestry, natural environment and society at large.