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Harald Scherm received Julius-Kühn Prize

Harald Scherm, associate professor of plant pathology, received the Julius-Kühn Prize from the German Phytomedical Society.

Given every other year to no more than two early- to mid-career scientists, the award recognized Scherm’s research on the epidemiology of fungal plant pathogens in relation to cultural and environmental factors. The DPG is Germany’s professional society for plant pathology, applied entomology, and weed sciences; it currently has about 1,600 members in more than 50 countries.