Presentation of Research Funding
Dr. Robert C. Lambe of the Department of Plant Pathology and Physiology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia, member and Technical Advisor of the Middle Atlantic Chapter ARS was presented with a $2000 check from the ARS Research Foundation by Dr. Sandra McDonald, Chapter Research Chairman. The presentation was made at the June 25 chapter board of directors meeting in Barboursville, Virginia. The award was made to Dr. Lambe for his proposed project "Inoculation and Fungicidal Control of Botryosphaeria Dieback of Rhododendron". This disease is becoming a problem in parts of the Eastern U.S.
Dr. Lambe left, receiving Research Foundation check
from Sandra McDonald, MAC Research Chairman.