European Journal of Plant Pathology

, Volume 119, Issue 1, pp 1–2 | Cite as


Robert (Bob) A. Henson
  • Fred J. Muehlbauer

We dedicate this special issue to our friend and colleague Dr. Bob Henson who unexpectedly passed away during the first international workshop on Ascochyta blight entitled ‘Ascochyta 2006.’ Dr. Henson of Carrington, North Dakota, USA was noted for his research on management for Ascochyta blight and was also instrumental in establishment of mist nurseries for evaluation of several crops for resistance to Sclerotinia white mold in collaboration with plant breeders. Dr. Henson’s degrees include a B.A. in Chemistry from Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota, and a Master of Agriculture in Plant and Soil Technology and Ph.D. in Agronomy from the University of Minnesota, St. Paul. He was an active member of the American Society of Agronomy, the Crop Science Society of America and the Soil Science Society of America as well as numerous industry organizations. He was a member of the North American Pulse Improvement Association and was currently serving on the Board of Directors. Prior to...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.USDA-ARS Grain Legume Genetics and Physiology Research unitWashington State UniversityPullmanUSA

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