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Rhys Eshleman

Graduate Student
Forestry Resources 3-524
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I work on needle diseases on loblolly pine, specifically brown spot needle blight. As an emerging issue on loblolly pine, my project works on screening loblolly pines for brown spot resistance and measuring how the disease impacts loblolly pine's growth rate and production.

Major Professor

Caterina Villari

Courtesy Faculty in Plant Biology

Committee Members

Daniel Johnson

Courtesy Faculty in Plant Biology

External Committee

Katie McKeever - Resistance Screening Center at US Forest Service
Marin Brewer - Department of Plant Pathology

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