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Janna Beckerman 

Dr. Janna Beckerman‬                                                                    Professor of Plant Pathology
Purdue University
Botany & Plant Pathology, Lilly Hall
915 West State Street
West Lafayette, IN 47904-2054
Office: LILY 1-321
Phone: (765) 494-4628
FAX: (765) 494-0363
E-mail:    jbeckerm@purdue.edu

Area: Ornamental and Fruit Diseases - Extension and research activities related to disease management of landscape ornamentals; nursery and greenhouse crops, and fruit crops


 
Tom Creswell 
Dr. Tom Creswell‬
Clinical Engagement Associate Professor

Plant Disease Diagnostician/Director,‬
‪Plant & Pest Diagnostic Lab‬
‪Purdue University‬
‪Botany and Plant Pathology, Lilly Hall‬
‪915 West State Street‬
‪West Lafayette, IN 47907-2054‬
‪Office: LSPS 102‬
‪Phone: (765) 494-8081‬
‪FAX: (765) 494-3958‬
‪E-mail:    creswell@purdue.edu‬

‪Area: Plant & Pest Diagnostic Lab - Plant disease diagnosis and management recommendations‬

Dan Egel 

Dr. Daniel S. Egel                                                                              Clinical Engagement Associate Professor                                       Extension Plant Pathologist                                                             Southwest Purdue Agriculture Program
4369 N Purdue Rd
Vincennes, IN 47591
Office: (812) 886-0198
FAX: (812) 886-6693
E-mail:    egel@purdue.edu

Area: Vegetable Diseases - Statewide vegetable extension; foliar diseases of cucurbits including MELCAST: soilborne diseases of watermelon

Bill Johnson

 
Dr. Bill Johnson‬

‪Professor of Weed Science‬
‪Purdue University‬
‪Botany and Plant Pathology, Lilly Hall‬
‪915 West State Street‬
‪West Lafayette, IN 47907-2054‬
‪Office: Lilly 1-361‬
‪Phone: (765) 494-4656‬
‪FAX: (765) 494-0363‬
‪E-mail:    wgj@purdue.edu‬

‪Area: Weed Science - Biology and management of herbicide resistant weeds, weed management in no-till systems, winter annual weed management and interactions with SCN, weed management and N accumulation by weeds in glyphosate-resistant corn ‬

Richard Latin 
Dr. Richard Latin‬
Professor of Plant Pathology‬

‪Purdue University‬
‪Botany and Plant Pathology, Lilly Hall‬
‪915 West State Street‬
‪West Lafayette, IN 47907-2054‬
‪Office: LILY 1-317‬
‪Phone: (765) 494-4639‬
‪FAX: (765) 494-0363‬
‪E-mail:    rlatin@purdue.edu‬

‪Area: Turfgrass Diseases - Epidemiology and management of turfgrass diseases with emphasis on fungicide resistance and factors that influence fungicide performance‬

 
Travis Legleiter‬

Weed Science Professional Assistant                                                     ‬Purdue University                                                                          Botany and Plant Pathology, Lilly Hall                                                   ‬915 West State Street‬
‪West Lafayette, IN 47907-2054‬
‪Office: LILY 1-349‬
‪Phone: (765) 496-2121‬
‪FAX: (765) 494-0363‬
‪E-mail:    tlegleit@purdue.edu‬

‪Area: Weed Science‬

 
Anna Freije

Crop Pathology Professional Assistant‬                                         Purdue University‬‪                                                                          Botany and Plant Pathology, Lilly Hall‬                                                   915 West State Street‬
‪West Lafayette, IN 47907-2054‬
‪Office: LILY 1-241
‪Phone: (765) 496-8311
‪FAX: (765) 494-0363‬
‪E-mail:    anoveros@purdue.edu‬

‪Area: Crop Pathology

Gail Ruhl 
Gail Ruhl‬

Plant Disease Diagnostician, Plant & Pest Diagnostic Lab‬                      Purdue University                                                                         Botany and Plant Pathology, Lilly Hall                                                ‬ 915 West State Street‬
‪West Lafayette, IN 47907-2054‬
‪Office: LSPS 110‬
‪Phone: (765) 494-4641‬
‪FAX: (765) 494-3958‬
‪E-mail:    ruhlg@purdue.edu‬

‪Area: Plant & Pest Diagnostic Lab - Plant disease diagnosis and management recommendations

Fred Whitford 
Dr. Fred Whitford‬

Clinical Engagement Professor                                                        Director of Purdue Pesticide Programs                                             ‬Botany and Plant Pathology, Lilly Hall‬                                                 915 West State Street‬
‪West Lafayette, IN 47907-2054‬
‪Office: LILY G-427B‬
‪Phone: (765) 494-1284‬
‪FAX: (765) 496-1556‬
‪E-mail:    fwhitford@purdue.edu‬

‪Area: Purdue Pesticide Programs - Extension outreach; pesticide safety education; pesticide registration; regulations; insurance; environmental and safety audits, Indiana Extension history ‬

Kiersten Wise 
Dr. Kiersten Wise‬

Associate Professor of Plant Pathology                                            ‬Purdue University‬                                                                          Botany and Plant Pathology, Lilly Hall‬
‪915 West State Street‬
‪West Lafayette, IN 47907-2054‬
‪Office: LILY 1-325‬
‪Phone: (765) 496-2170‬
‪FAX: (765) 494-0363‬
‪E-mail:    kawise@purdue.edu‬

‪Area: Field crop diseases - Epidemiology and management of diseases of corn, soybean, small grain; state specialist for Asian soybean rust ‬

Charles Woloshuk 
Dr. Charles Woloshuk‬

Professor of Plant Pathology‬                                                                Purdue University‬                                                                          Botany and Plant Pathology, Lilly Hall‬
‪915 West State Street‬
‪West Lafayette, IN 47907-2054‬
‪Office: LILY 1-351‬
‪Phone: (765) 494-3450‬
‪FAX: (765) 494-0363‬
‪E-mail:    woloshuk@purdue.edu‬

‪Area: Corn/Mycotoxin Pathology - genetics, biochemistry, and physiology of mycotoxin biosynthesis. ‬

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