Gary C. Bergstrom

Department: 
Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology
Office: 
316 Plant Science Buildin
Phone: 
607-255-7849

Biology, population genetics, and epidemiology of diseases of corn, wheat, and bioenergy feedstock grasses. Host resistance, cultural, biological, and chemical disease control strategies as components of integrated crop management of corn, forage legume, small grain cereal, oilseed, and bioenergy feedstock crops. Population biology and ecology of the toxigenic fungus Fusarium graminearum.

Research Interests: 
Climate Change
Disease Pathogenesis
Ecology
Environmental
Genetics
Genomics
Systematics
Toxicology
BioG 2990/4990 Credit: 
Yes
Paid Work Study: 
Yes
Paid Non-Work Study: 
Yes
Volunteer: 
Yes
Honors Thesis: 
No
Research Activities in Which Undergraduates Participate: 
Wide range of microbiology and plant pathology techniques including microbial culture, plant culture and inoculation, PCR detection and identification methods.
Approximate Number of Students in the Lab per Semester: 
2