Paul Esker

Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Field Crop Pathology

Paul Esker

Publication Tags

Soybeans Seeds Epidemiology Oomycetes Food Virulence Pythium Phytophthora Seedlings Aphanomyces Cultivars Pathogens Plant Diseases And Disorders Fungicides Food Security Plant Diseases Health Ecology Genetic Improvement North America Phylogeny Disease Incidence Vulnerability Plant Roots Crop

Most Recent Papers

Relationship between soil fungal densities and soil chemical properties in Pennsylvania

Ananda Bandara, Paul Esker, others,

Advancing agricultural research using machine learning algorithms

Spyridon Mourtzinis, Paul D. Esker, James E. Specht, Shawn P. Conley, 2021, Scientific Reports

A machine learning interpretation of the contribution of foliar fungicides to soybean yield in the north‐central United States

Denis A. Shah, Thomas R. Butts, Spyridon Mourtzinis, Juan I. Rattalino Edreira, Patricio Grassini, Shawn P. Conley, Paul D. Esker, 2021, Scientific Reports

Soybean Roots and Soil From High- and Low-Yielding Field Sites Have Different Microbiome Composition

Ananda Y. Bandara, Dilooshi K. Weerasooriya, Ryan V. Trexler, Terrence H. Bell, Paul D. Esker, 2021, Frontiers in Microbiology

First Report of Tar Spot of Maize (Zea mays) Caused by Phyllachora maydis in Pennsylvania

A. A. Collins, A. Y. Bandara, S. R. May, D. K. Weerasooriya, P. D. Esker, 2021, Plant Disease

Incorporation of microorganisms to reduce chemical fungicide usage in black sigatoka control programs in Costa Rica by use of biological fungicides

Patrick Becker, Paul Esker, Gerardina Umaña, 2021, Crop Protection

Spatial and spatiotemporal analysis of Meloidogyne hapla and Pratylenchus penetrans populations in commercial potato fields in New York, USA

Adrienne M. Gorny, Frank S. Hay, Paul Esker, Sarah J. Pethybridge, 2021, Nematology on p. 139-151

Abiotic conditions outweigh microbial origin during bacterial assembly in soils

Laura Kaminsky, Paul Esker, T Bell, 2021, Enviromental Microbiology on p. 358-371

A phytopathometry glossary for the twenty-first century

Clive H. Bock, Sarah J. Pethybridge, Jayme G.A. Barbedo, Paul D. Esker, Anne Katrin Mahlein, Emerson M. Del Ponte, 2021, Tropical Plant Pathology

Forrest W. Nutter, Jr.

Laurence V. Madden, Paul D. Esker, Sarah J. Pethybridge, 2021, Tropical Plant Pathology

Most-Cited Papers

The global burden of pathogens and pests on major food crops

Serge Savary, Laetitia Willocquet, Sarah Jane Pethybridge, Paul Esker, Neil McRoberts, Andy Nelson, 2019, Nature Ecology and Evolution on p. 430-439

Soybean yield loss estimates due to diseases in the United States and Ontario, Canada, from 2010 to 2014

Tom W. Allen, Carl A. Bradley, Adam J. Sisson, Emmanuel Byamukama, Martin I. Chilvers, Cliff M. Coker, Alyssa A. Collins, John P. Damicone, Anne E. Dorrance, Nicholas S. Dufault, Paul D. Esker, Travis R. Faske, Loren J. Giesler, Arvydas P. Grybauskas, Donald E. Hershman, Clayton A. Hollier, Tom Isakeit, Douglas J. Jardine, Heather M. Kelly, Robert C. Kemerait, Nathan M. Kleczewski, Steve R. Koenning, James E. Kurle, Dean K. Malvick, Samuel G. Markell, Hillary L. Mehl, Daren S. Mueller, John D. Mueller, Robert P. Mulrooney, Berlin D. Nelson, Melvin A. Newman, Larry Osborne, Charles Overstreet, Guy B. Padgett, Patrick M. Phipps, Paul P. Price, Edward J. Sikora, Damon L. Smith, Terry N. Spurlock, Connie A. Tande, Albert U. Tenuta, Kiersten A.Wise, J. Allen Wrather, 2017, Plant Health Progress on p. 19-27

Efficacy and stability of integrating fungicide and cultivar resistance to manage fusarium head blight and deoxynivalenol in wheat

K. T. Willyerd, C. Li, L. V. Madden, C. A. Bradley, G. C. Bergstrom, L. E. Sweets, M. Mcmullen, J. K. Ransom, A. Grybauskas, L. Osborne, S. N. Wegulo, D. E. Hershman, K. Wise, W. W. Bockus, D. Groth, R. Dill-Macky, E. Milus, P. D. Esker, K. D. Waxman, E. A. Adee, S. E. Ebelhar, B. G. Young, P. A. Paul, 2012, Plant Disease on p. 957-967

Biology, yield loss and control of sclerotinia stem rot of soybean

Angelique J. Peltier, Carl A. Bradley, Martin I. Chilvers, Dean K. Malvick, Daren S. Mueller, Kiersten A. Wise, Paul D. Esker, 2012, Journal of Integrated Pest Management

Genetic gain × management interactions in soybean: I. Planting date

Scott C. Rowntree, Justin J. Suhre, Nicholas H. Weidenbenner, Eric W. Wilson, Vince M. Davis, Seth L. Naeve, Shaun N. Casteel, Brian W. Diers, Paul D. Esker, James E. Specht, Shawn P. Conley, 2013, Crop Science on p. 1128-1138

Oomycete species associated with soybean seedlings in North America - Part I: Identification and pathogenicity characterization

J. Alejandro Rojas, Janette L. Jacobs, Stephanie Napieralski, Behirda Karaj, Carl A. Bradley, Thomas Chase, Paul D. Esker, Loren J. Giesler, Doug J. Jardine, Dean K. Malvick, Samuel G. Markell, Berlin D. Nelson, Alison E. Robertson, John C. Rupe, Damon L. Smith, Laura E. Sweets, Albert U. Tenuta, Kiersten A. Wise, Martin I. Chilvers, 2017, Phytopathology on p. 280-292

Soybean yield partitioning changes revealed by genetic gain and seeding rate interactions

Justin J. Suhre, Nicholas H. Weidenbenner, Scott C. Rowntree, Eric W. Wilson, Seth L. Naeve, Shawn P. Conley, Shaun N. Casteel, Brian W. Diers, Paul D. Esker, James E. Specht, Vince M. Davis, 2014, Journal of Production Agriculture on p. 1631-1642

Oomycete species associated with soybean seedlings in North America - Part II: Diversity and ecology in relation to environmental and edaphic factors

J. Alejandro Rojas, Janette L. Jacobs, Stephanie Napieralski, Behirda Karaj, Carl A. Bradley, Thomas Chase, Paul D. Esker, Loren J. Giesler, Doug J. Jardine, Dean K. Malvick, Samuel G. Markell, Berlin D. Nelson, Alison E. Robertson, John C. Rupe, Damon L. Smith, Laura E. Sweets, Albert U. Tenuta, Kiersten A. Wise, Martin I. Chilvers, 2017, Phytopathology on p. 293-304

Crop health and its global impacts on the components of food security

S. Savary, S. Bregaglio, L. Willocquet, D. Gustafson, D. Mason D’Croz, A. Sparks, N. Castilla, A. Djurle, C. Allinne, Mamta Sharma, V. Rossi, L. Amorim, A. Bergamin, J. Yuen, P. Esker, Neil McRoberts, J. Avelino, E. Duveiller, J. Koo, K. Garrett, 2017, Food Security on p. 311-327

Physiological and phenological responses of historical soybean cultivar releases to earlier planting

Scott C. Rowntree, Justin J. Suhre, Nicholas H. Weidenbenner, Eric W. Wilson, Vince M. Davis, Seth L. Naeve, Shaun N. Casteel, Brian W. Diers, Paul D. Esker, Shawn P. Conley, 2014, Crop Science on p. 804-816