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Jennifer Parke

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jennifer.parke [at]

Office: 541-737-8170

Agricultural & Life Sciences

Agricultural & Life Sciences 3051/3036

2750 SW Campus Way

2750 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331

I am no longer accepting graduate students due to planned retirement in 2021.

  • Phytophthora diseases of woody plants
  • Management of Phytophthora diseases in horticultural nurseries and native plant nurseries
  • Soil solarization for management of soilborne plant pathogens and weeds
  • Oomycete communities in water and soil
  • Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi

Ecology of plant-associated soil microbes

  • Biology and ecology of Phytophthora ramorum in woody hosts
  • Systems approaches for managing plant pathogens in nurseries
  • Epidemiology and management of Phytophthora diseases in horticultural nurseries
  • Soil microbial community changes associated with soil solarization
  • Phytophthora species in nursery irrigation systems

Research Group Members

Postdoctoral Scientists

  • Ebba Peterson

Postdoctoral Associates: Ebba Peterson





Beyond OSU

Personal Interests: 

I play the fiddle, enjoy trail running, and am teaching my Border collie how to find truffles.

Professional Accomplishments

Professional Affiliations: 

American Phytopathological Society

  • Assistant Professor, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Associate Professor, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison
  • B.A. Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz
  • Ph.D. Botany and Plant Pathology, Oregon State University
  • Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellow, CSIRO, Australia

Editor, Forest Phytophthoras online journal

Editor, Forest Phytophthoras of the World website

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