University Libraries

Plant Pathology Library

The Plant Pathology Library is a subject-oriented branch of the University of Minnesota Library system. Our library specializes in plant diseases, plant virology, mycology, mycotoxicology and the effects of air pollution on vegetation.

Our collection serves the Department of Plant Pathology faculty and students, the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities community and the general public.

Selected resources for Plant Pathology can be found here:

Aurora Sporealis is the annual newsletter of the Department of Plant Pathology, published since 1924. Physical copies can be found in the departmental archives housed at the Plant Pathology Library, or you can search our digitized collections which are available online through the University Digital Conservancy.

Search  Aurora Sporealis

Featured Resource


The Department of Plant Pathology has won a 2012 Upper Midwest Emmy for "Saving Wheat: Rusts Never Sleep" -- a documentary which they co-produced with Twin Cities Public Television. Copies of the DVD are available for checkout from the Plant Pathology Library.

Reference Librarian:
Amy Neeser, Plant Sciences Librarian

Library Assistant:
Renoir Gaither

Student Supervisors:
Steven Koehler

Nicholai Fugate

Library Manager:
Mark Desrosiers

Mary Armstrong