Nematology: Globodera pallida biology, population genetics and control
Fu’s teaching experience includes plant genetics, crop breeding and topical lectures in plant molecular biology. Since 2004, Fu has been working in wheat molecular genetics involving germplasm innovation, genetic transformation, map-based gene cloning, fungal disease resistance and male sterility.
Assistant Professor, Extension Seed Potato Specialist
Kinzer’s research focuses on all aspects of seed potato production, with the overall goal of improving quality. Specific emphasis is on pathogens important to seed potato production and seed health and to seed-related aspects of commercial potato production. Her extension program focuses on providing relevant, timely, science-based, non-biased information to growers and the industry.
Ma, Rong "Rachel"
Ma’s teaching experience includes plant physiology, herbicide action in plant and weed management in agronomic crops. Her research focuses on investigating herbicide resistant mechanisms in weeds to develop effective weed-management strategies in local field crops and detect safener-regulated detoxification system in cereal crops.
Research Professor, Extension Specialist — Plant Pathologist
Professor; Superintendent of Kimberly & Twin Falls Research and Extension Centers
Associate Research Professor
Cropping Systems Agronomist, Assistant Professor
Schroeder’s research focuses on improving cereal-based cropping systems through a combination of crop rotation, nutrient management and agronomic inputs. A specific focus of the research is to understand and manage soil acidity, and examines strategies for management of soilborne fungal diseases. Schroeder directs the small grain and grain legume Extension variety trials for northern Idaho, providing objective variety performance and yield data for public and private materials.
Director of Statistical Programs and Professor
Professor, Superintendent of Aberdeen Research & Extension Center
Parma Chair and Professor
Plant Science North Division Chair and Professor
James manages the Plant Clinic at Parma offering a range of diagnostic tests and advice to growers. In addition, James has a research program characterizing plant pathogens and developing new diagnostic methods for diseases across a range of crops.