The Department of Plant Sciences and Plant Pathology has 29 tenure track faculty, with major emphases on plant genetics and plant pathology and includes plant breeders, plant physiologists, horticulturists, cereal chemists, entomologists, plant pathologists and plant molecular biologists. The departmental research focus on plant genetics provides excellent opportunities for collaboration. The Department and University have state-of-the-art facilities for genomics and proteomics in addition to excellent plant growth facilities. Field research facilities are available both near campus and at seven Research Centers located strategically throughout the state. The Department offers both MS and PhD degrees in Plant Pathology and Plant Science.