Networks of interactions among plants, their environment, and complex communities of organisms profoundly influence plant and agroecosystem health and productivity. ​​


The Phytobiomes Roadmap, an outcome of
The American Phytopathological Society’s
Phytobiomes Initiative, offers a detailed vision and
action plan for agriculture.
Public Policy Chair: Gwyn Beattie

Phytobiomes is a new open-access journal published by APS. This high-quality journal focuses on transdisciplinary research that impacts the entire plant ecosystem.
Editor-in-Chief: Carolyn Young

Phytobiomes Alliance, is an industry-academic collaborative initiative focused on building a phytobiome-based foundation for accelerating the sustainable production of food, feed, and fiber.
Executive Director: Kellye Eversole

Featured Activities 

Discounted Article-Processing Charges Still Available for Phytobiomes

Submit your manuscript to the new APS open-access journal, Phytobiomes. Learn more about the journal's scope, editorial board, types of manuscripts, submission process, and more.   

New Positions Posted

A new Post Doc position at Western Sydney University in the Hawkesbury institute for the Environment and a Perennial Grain Crop Protection Ecologist position with The Land Institute have been posted.

Upcoming Events​


July 30-August 9 – STAMPS - Strategies and Techniques for Analyzing Microbial Population Structures, Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA
August 5-9  – Special Sessions at APS Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX
  • I. E. Melhus Graduate Student Symposium: Today's Students Addressing Tomorrows Challenges Concerning Plant Diseases and Phytobiomes
  • Phytobiomes 2.0: Functional Approaches in Forest Ecosystems