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  • OSU hopes to fill David Sugar’s research position

OSU hopes to fill David Sugar’s research position

  • September 3rd, 2014

Growers and other stakeholders will meet on September 9 at Oregon State University’s Southern Oregon Research and Extension Center near Medford to discuss how a plant pathology research position might be filled.

Dr. David Sugar, who worked primarily on postharvest pear problems, retired from the station in May, leaving OSU with no postharvest plant pathologist anywhere in the state.  Dr. [...]

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