Assistant Professor, Extension Specialist — Seed Potato
Idaho Falls Research and Extension Center
1776 Science Center Drive, Suite 205
Idaho Falls ID 83402
Kasia’s research focuses on seed potato production, with the overall goal of improving quality. Specific emphasis is on pathogens important to seed potato production and seed health and seed-related aspects of commercial potato production.
Ph.D., North Dakota State University, 2015
M.S., University of Minnesota, 1993
B.S., Arizona State University, 1989
- Secor, G., Kinzer, K. and Rivera-Varas, V. 2011. Late Blight: A Plant Disease that Impacts the Community. NDSU Extension Publication No. PP1565.
- LeBoldus, J.M., Kinzer, K., Ya, Z., Yan C., Friesen, T. L., and Brueggeman, R. 2015. Genotype-by-sequencing of the plant pathogenic fungi Pyrenophora teres and Sphaerulina musiva utilizing Ion Torrent sequence technology. Molecular Plant Pathology 16(6):623-32.
- Gudmestad, N.C., Mallik, I., Pasche, J. S., Anderson, N.R., and Kinzer, K. 2009. A Real-Time PCR Assay for the Detection of Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. sepedonicus based on the Cellulase A Gene Sequence. Plant Disease 93: 649-659.