Dr. Leslie Holland is an Assistant Professor & Extension Specialist in the Department of Plant Pathology at UW-Madison. The focus of her fruit crop pathology research and extension program is the diagnosis, epidemiology, and management of diseases that affect fruit crops (cranberries, apples, grapes, cherries and berries) grown in Wisconsin. She has been actively involved in the American Phytopathological Society since her undergraduate and currently sits on several committees. Leslie completed her B.S. in Biology at New Mexico State University, a M.S. in Plant Pathology at Washington State University, and a Ph.D. in Plant Pathology at UC Davis.
November 16th, 2020 | 25 mins 26 secs
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