Northwestern Washington Research & Extension Center

Vegetable Pathology Program

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WSU’s research and extension program in Vegetable Pathology (VP) focuses on the biology and management of fungal and oomycete diseases of fresh market and processing vegetables, particularly red and yellow potatoes.

WSU Plant Pathology

WSU Extension ‘Agriculture’

Program Information

  • Current field, greenhouse and laboratory research projects:
    • diseases of specialty vegetables under biodegradable crop covers and in high tunnel systems
    • flooding as a rotation alternative for shorebird habitat and soilborne potato pathogen management
    • plant pathogens affecting Washington’s specialty potato industry
  • General vegetable disease education and outreach, including active participation in the Pacific Northwest Vegetable Extension Group PNW-VEG
  • Graduate Students: WSU Plant Pathology and WSU NWREC

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Research Team

Useful Vegetable Links

WSU-Mount Vernon NWREC Vegetable Pathology Program

c/o Dr. Debra Ann Inglis
Professor of Plant Pathology
16650 State Route 536
Mount Vernon, WA 98273

WSU Mount Vernon NWREC, 16650 State Route 536, Mount Vernon, WA 98273-4768 USA, 360-848-6134, Contact Us