Plant Pathology

Recent research conducted at the Department of Plant Pathology includes:

  • Study the effects of diverse soil carbon and fertilizer amendments on soybean growth dynamics, soil microbial community characteristics and soybean root diseases
  • Study the effects of microbial inoculants and soil carbon inputs on soilborne diseases of potatoes and soybeans
  • Evaluate biological control agents to control white mold in soybeans
  • Determining the efficacy of fungicides for suppressing white mold in soybeans