Schneider Wins 2014 SSDW Distinguished Service Award

Schneider receives award4/2014- Dr. Raymond W. Schneider, Professor, Department of Plant Pathology & Crop Physiology, won the 2014 Southern Soybean Disease Worker’s (SSDW) Distinguished Service Award.  This award is given to those individuals who have distinguished themselves in the area of soybean disease research and education. He received this prestigious honor at the 41st Annual Meeting held in Pensacola FL, 5-6 March.

In addition, two of Dr. Schneider’s graduate students won second and third place in the SSDW’s student oral paper competition.  Sebastian Albu won second for his presentation entitled ‘A molecular phylogenetic redefinition of Cercospora kikuchii’ while Eduardo Chagas Silva won third for his presentation entitled ‘Management of Cercospora leaf blight of soybean with foliar applications of iron’.