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All campus events (including Division of Extension sponsored events outside of Dane County) are canceled through June 30, with limited exceptions to be granted by deans or vice chancellors. Even if an event is not yet labeled as canceled, it's likely to be canceled, postponed or modified to online only, from now through June 30. Please check with organizers before attending.

"Groundbreaking Discoveries in CALS" Public Seminar Series

"Plant Breeding for Disease Resistance" by Paul Williams, professor emeritus, plant pathology

Event Details

Monday, January 29, 2018
4:45 p.m.
Paul Williams traces the history of breeding crops for resistance to plant diseases, starting 110 years ago with LR Jones and other pioneers including JC Walker, both credited with one of the earliest examples of selecting & breeding varieties of crops to resist a disease.