Northeastern Society of Agricultural Research Managers

 

 

Station Report

NeSARM

Name of Station:   Penn State Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology Research Farm

 

Name of Member:    Randy Dreibelbis                 Member Since:  1999

 

Address:  211 Buckhout Lab University Park , PA 16802

 

Business Phone #:    814-692-8696                          FAX #:  814-692-4279

 

Home Phone #:   814-692-7217                              E-Mail Address: rld7@psu.edu

 

Station Census:  9                                                      Number of Staff:  1 manager, 3 research staff

 

Number of Acres Involved in Research: 30         Total Number of Acres: 120

 

Square Footage in Greenhouse:  3000 (primarily for starting transplants)

 

Research: Fungicide testing: potatoes, onions, pumpkins, tomatoes, cucumbers, beets, snap beans.

Sentinel plots for cucurbit downy and powdery mildew.

Blight resistance screening on tomatoes and potatoes.

Quality testing on potato varieties.

 

Pertinent Information:  All research plots are within reach of either overhead or drip irrigation.

 

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Last Updated   3/1/2013