Paul Esker

Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Field Crop Pathology

Paul Esker

Publication Tags

Soybeans Seeds Seedlings Fungicides Phytophthora Virulence Aphanomyces Meta Analysis Oomycetes Plant Diseases And Disorders Plant Diseases Pythium Soil Ontario Canada Disease Control Cultivars Pathogens Pesticides Corn Zea Mays Carbamates Malus High Throughput Nucleotide Sequencing Pyrazoles

Most Recent Papers

Relationship between soil fungal densities and soil chemical properties in Pennsylvania

Ananda Bandara, Paul Esker, others,

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

Abiotic conditions outweigh microbial origin during bacterial assembly in soils

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

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

Modeling the relationship between estimated fungicide use and disease-associated yield losses of soybean in the United States II

Ananda Y. Bandara, Dilooshi K. Weerasooriya, Shawn P. Conley, Tom W. Allen, Paul D. Esker, 2020, PLoS One

Abiotic conditions outweigh microbial origin during bacterial assembly in soils

Laura M. Kaminsky, Paul D. Esker, Terrence H. Bell, 2020, Environmental Microbiology

Spatial and spatiotemporal analysis of Meloidogyne hapla and Pratylenchus spp. populations in commercial potato fields in New York

Adrienne Gorny, Frank Hay, Paul Esker, Sarah Pethybridge, 2020, Nematology on p. 1-13

Distribution and characterization of Pythium spp. in Pennsylvania soybean fields facing unique microclimate and soil conditions

M. Paukett, D. Weerasooriya, A. Bandara, A. Collins, Paul Esker, 2020, Phytopathology on p. S2.66

Corn yield loss estimates due to diseases in the United States and Ontario, Canada, from 2016 to 2019

Daren S. Mueller, Kiersten A. Wise, Adam J. Sisson, Tom W. Allen, Gary C. Bergstrom, Kaitlyn M. Bissonnette, Carl A. Bradley, Emmanuel Byamukama, Martin I. Chilvers, Alyssa A. Collins, Paul D. Esker, Travis R. Faske, Andrew J. Friskop, Austin K. Hagan, Ron W. Heiniger, Clayton A. Hollier, Tom Isakeit, Tamra A. Jackson-Ziems, Douglas J. Jardine, Heather M. Kelly, Nathan M. Kleczewski, Alyssa M. Koehler, Steve R. Koenning, Dean K. Malvick, Hillary L. Mehl, Ron F. Meyer, Pierce A. Paul, Angie J. Peltier, Paul P. Price, Alison E. Robertson, Gregory W. Roth, Edward J. Sikora, Damon L. Smith, Connie A. Tande, Darcy E.P. Telenko, Albert U. Tenuta, Lindsey D. Thiessen, William J. Wiebold, 2020, Plant Health Progress on p. 238-247

Building an educational program for soybean cyst nematode in Pennsylvania

A. Murillo-Williams, A. Collins, P. Esker, 2020, Phytopathology on p. S2.44

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

Meta-analysis of yield response of hybrid field corn to foliar fungicides in the U.S. corn belt

P. A. Paul, L. V. Madden, C. A. Bradley, A. E. Robertson, G. P. Munkvold, G. Shaner, K. A. Wise, D. K. Malvick, T. W. Allen, A. Grybauskas, P. Vincelli, P. Esker, 2011, Phytopathology on p. 1122-1132

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

Meta-analysis to determine the effects of plant disease management measures

Henry K. Ngugi, Paul D. Esker, Harald Scherm, 2011, Phytopathology on p. 31-41