Canadian Potato Summit 2023
January 12, 2023 at
12:05pm - 12:35pm
Made you look: A comparison of some potato diseases with similar symptoms
Speaker: Gary Secor, professor, plant pathology, North Dakota State University
Gary Secor is a professor of plant pathology at North Dakota State University. He is a native of Bozeman, MT, and has a BS and MS degree from Montana State University, and a PhD from the University of California at Davis. He began his potato career in Montana as director of the first potato virus testing lab in the U,S,, and has worked with numerous other potato diseases during his 43-year career at NDSU, concentrating on disease discovery, diagnosis, management and grower education. He works closely with the potato breeding program at NDSU and has been interim potato breeder. He teaches classes, has graduate students, enjoys lake time and international travel and work, and is the recipient of numerous honors.