Professor Emeritus of Plant Pathology
College of Agricultural Sciences
Phone number(s): 
(814) 865-7448
Office Address: 
212B Buckhout Laboratory
PSIEE Research Theme: 
Climate and Ecosystem Change
Research Summary: 

Virus-cell membrane interactions associated with virus transport through insect vectors that determine vector-specificity, virus microevolution associated with infection of new plant host species and adaptation to new aphid vector species, and studies of vector efficiency of aphids transmitting viruses of epidemiological importance.