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Posy Busby

Assistant Professor
posy.busby [at] oregonstate.edu

Other: (541) 737-1182

Research Way Laboratory Building

Research Way Laboratory Building 2181

Research Way Laboratory Building 4575 SW Research Way

Research Way Laboratory Building
4575 SW Research Way
Corvallis, OR 97333

Plant microbiome ecology

  • Research in the Busby lab focuses on plant-fungal interactions, plant disease, and community ecology. Our current research seeks to characterize communities of non-pathogenic fungi that live in plants, “endophytes,” and to test how endophytes influence plant disease severity.

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Ag Botany / Plant Path
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Posy Busby

Also on April 1, Dr. Posy Busby became a co-signatory PI on the Andrews Forest LTER grant....


Oregon’s Agricultural Progress magazine highlighted the USDA NIFA research grant that will fund the research of Posy Busby and Devin Leopold in the Department of Botany and Plant Pathology.

Read the feature story below: