Emory G. Simmons

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During routine wheat disease surveys in Hungary in 2007 Alternaria was isolated from leaf samples collected in Debrecen. Macro- and micro-morphological examinations and ITS sequence analyses indicated that the isolates represented a new Alternaria species, which we described as A. hungarica. The usually solitary conidia of A. hungarica resemble those of A.(More)
This history presents a review of International Mycological Association activities, its international congresses, and its relationships with regional mycological associations as well as with international organizations of other scientific disciplines. The IMA was organized in 1971 during the First Mycological Congress (IMC-1) convened at Exeter, U.K. In the(More)
Alternaria blight of guar, Cyamopsis tetragonoloba (L.) TAUB., has been reported to be caused by Alternaria brassica (BERK.) SACC. (3, 8), by A. cyamopsidis RANGASWAMI & RAO (6), and by A. cucumerina (ELL. & EV.) ELLIOTT (2, 7). Several other pertinent references have been listed bibliographically by HYMOWlTZ (1). Disease surveys that were made in 1963 and(More)
In looking back ove r m y years at DePauw Univers i ty there is one outs tanding lesson I learned f rom the teaching o f Dr. Yuncker and Dr. Welch. This is the value of individual discussion and at tent ion given to the student by the instructor. I have tried to follow this phi losophy o f teaching in m y own work, 30 years of teaching and research at West(More)
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