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Paul Esker

Puesto: Director del CIGRAS

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Formación Profesional

Education

1998   B.Sc., University of Wisconsin-Madison, (Genetics and Bacteriology)
2001   M.Sc., Iowa State University, (Plant Pathology)
2005   PhD, Iowa State University, (Plant Pathology and Statistics)

Publicaciones

Publications

 2015.

 

  • *Mallowa, S.O., P.D. Esker, P. Paul, C. Bradley, S. Conley, and A. Robertson. 2015. Effect of maize hybrid and foliar fungicides on yield under low foliar disease severity conditions. Phytopathology 105:1080-1089. 
  • *Marburger, D., S. Conley, P. Esker, J. Lauer, and J.-M. Ané. 2015. Yield response to crop/genotype rotations and fungicide use to manage Fusarium-related diseases. Crop Science 55:889-898.
  • Murillo-Williams, A., P. Esker, T. Allen, C. Stone, and R. Frederick. 2015. First report of Phakopsora pachyrhizi causing soybean rust in Costa Rica. Plant Disease 99:418. 
  • *Kandel, Y.R., C.A. Bradley, K.A. Wise, M.I. Chilvers, A.U. Tenuta, V.M Davis, P.D. Esker, D.L. Smith, M.A. Licht, and D.S. Mueller. 2015. Effect of glyphosate on sudden death syndrome of soybean under different field conditions. Plant Disease 99:347-354.
  • *Marburger, D., V. Muthusubramanian, S. Conley, P. Esker, J. Lauer, and J.-M. Ané. 2015. Crop rotation and management effect on Fusarium graminearum, F. oxysporum, and F. virguliforme populations. Crop Science 55:1-12.

2014.

  • *Weidenbenner, N.H., S.C. Rowntree, E.W. Wilson, J.J. Suhre, S.P. Conley, S.N. Casteel, V.M. Davis, B.W. Diers, P.D. Esker, J.E. Specht, and S.L. Naeve. 2014. Fungicide management does not affect the rate of genetic gain in soybean. Agronomy Journal 106:2043-2054.
  • *Matamoros Castillo, R., A. Brenes Angulo, P. Esker, and L. Gómez Alpizar. 2014. Evaluación agronómica de trece genotipos de camote (Ipomoea batatas). Agronomía Costarricense 38:67-81.
  • *Suhre, J.J., N.H. Weidenbenner, S.C. Rowntree, E.W. Wilson, S.L. Naeve, S.P. Conley, S.N. Casteel, B.W. Diers, P.D. Esker, J.E. Specht, and V.M. Davis. 2014. Soybean yield partitioning changes revealed by genetic gain and seeding rate interactions. Agronomy Journal 104:1631-1642.
  • Sikora  et al. (53 authors). 2014. A coordinated effort to manage soybean rust in North America: a success story in soybean disease monitoring. Plant Disease 98:864-875.
  • Mourtzinis, S., S.C. Rowntree, J.J. Suhre, N.H. Weidenbenner, E.W. Wilson, V.M. Davis, S.L. Naeve, S.N. Casteel, B.W. DIers, P.D. Esker, J.E. Specht, and S.P. Conley. 2014. The use of reflectance data for in-season soybean yield prediction. Agronomy Journal 106:1159-1168.
  • *Rowntree, S., J. Suhre, N. Weidenbenner, E. Wilson, V. Davis, S. Naeve, B. Diers, P. Esker, and S. Conley. 2014. Physiological and phenological responses of historical soybean cultivars to earlier planting. Crop Science 54:804-816.
  • *Marburger, D., S. Conley, P. Esker, A. MacGuidwin, and D. Smith. 2014. Relationship between Fusarium virguliforme and Heterodera glycines in commercial soybean (fields in Wisconsin. Plant Health Progress doi:10.1094/PHP-RS-13-0107.
  • *Wilson, E.W., S.C. Rowntree, J.J. Suhre, N.H. Weidenbenner, S.P. Conley, V.M. Davis, B.W. Diers, P.D. Esker, S.L. Naeve, and S.N Casteel. 2014. Genetic gain X management interactions in soybean: II. Nitrogen utilization. Crop Science 54:340-348.

 

  • Garrett, K. G., A.H. Sparks, and P. D. Esker. 2014. An introduction to key distributions and models in epidemiology using R. Chapter 1 in: Exercises in Plant Disease Epidemiology, 2nd Edition. K. L. Stevenson and M. J. Jeger (Eds.).

 

2013.

  • *Frost, K.E., P.D. Esker, R. Van Haren, L. Kotolski, and R.L. Groves. 2013. Seasonal patterns of aster leafhopper (Macrosteles quadrilineatus) abundance and aster yellows phytoplasma infectivity in Wisconsin carrot fields. Environmental Entomology 42:491-502.
  • *Frost, K.E., P.D. Esker, R. Van Haren, L. Kotolski, and R.L. Groves. 2013. Factors influencing aster leafhopper (Macrosteles quadrilineatus) abundance and aster yellows phytoplasma infectivity in Wisconsin carrot fields. Environmental Entomology 42:477-490.

 

  • *Rowntree, S.C., J.J. Suhre, N.H. Weidenbenner, E.W. Wilson, V.M. Davis, S.L. Naeve, S.N. Casteel, B.W. Diers, P.D. Esker, J. E. Specht, and S.P. Conley. 2013. Genetic gain x management interactions in soybean: I planting date. Crop Science 53:1128-1138.

2012.

  • Esker, P.D., S. Savary, and N. McRoberts. 2012. Crop loss analysis and global food supply: focusing now on required harvests. CAB Reviews 7, No. 052.
  • Peltier, A., C. Bradley, M. Chilvers, D. Malvick, D. Mueller, K. Wise, and P. Esker. 2012. Sclerotinia stem rot of soybean: Biology and control. Journal of Integrated Pest Management 3(2), DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.1603/IPM11033.
  • Willyerd, K.T., 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-Mackey, E. Milus, P.D. Esker, K.D. Waxman, E.A. Adee, S.E. Ebelhar, B.G. Young, and P.A. Paul. 2012. Efficacy and Stability of integrating fungicide and cultivar resistance to manage Fusarium head blight and deoxynivalenol in wheat. Plant Disease 96:957-967.
  • *Goeser, N.J., P.D. Mitchell, P.D. Esker, D. Curwen, G. Weis, and A.J. Bussen. 2012. Modeling long-term trends in potato growth and development in Wisconsin. Agronomy 2:14-27 (doi:10.3390/agronomy2010014).
  • Esker, P.D., and Conley, S.P. 2012. Probability of yield response and breaking-even for soybean seed treatments. Crop Science 52: 351-359.

2011.

  • *Swoboda, C.M., P. Pedersen, P.D. Esker, and G. Munkvold. 2011. Soybean yield response to plant distribution in Fusarium virguliforme infested soils. Agronomy Journal 103:1712-1716.
  • Conley, S. P., P. Pedersen, P. Esker, and J. Gaska. 2011. Soybean yield and Heterodera glycines response to rotation, tillage and source of genetic resistance. Agronomy Journal 103:1604-1609.
  • *Lackermann, K. V., and P. D. Esker. 2011. Application of a rank-based method for improved cultivar selection in soft red winter wheat. Plant Disease 95:1407-1413.
  • *Lackermann, K. V., Conley, S. P., Gaska, J. M., Martinka, M. J., and Esker, P. D. 2011. Effect of location, cultivar and disease severity on grain yield of soft red winter wheat in Wisconsin. Plant Disease 95:1401-1406.
  • Paul, P.A., L.V. Madden, C.A. Bradley, A. Robertson, G. Munkvold, G. Shaner, K. Wise, D. Malvick, T.W. Allen, A. Grybauskas, P. Vincelli, and P. Esker. 2011. Meta-analysis of yield response of hybrid field corn to foliar fungicides in the U.S. corn belt. Phytopathology 101:1122-1132.
  • Savary, S., A. Mila, L. Willocquet, P. Esker, O. Carrise, and N. McRoberts. 2011. Risk factors for crop health under global change and agricultural shifts: a framework of analyses using rice in tropical and subtropical Asia as a model. Phytopathology 101:696-709.
  • *Jirak, J. C., and P. D. Esker. 2011. Tillage, crop rotation, and hybrid effects on residue and corn anthracnose occurrence in Wisconsin. Plant Disease 95:601-610.
  • Ngugi, N. K., P. D. Esker, and H. Scherm. 2010. Meta-analysis to determine the effect of plant disease management measures: Review and case studies on soybean and apple. Phytopathology 101: 31-41.

2010.

  • *Mueller, E. E., K. E. Frost, P. D. Esker, and C. Gratton. 2010. Seasonal phenology of Aphis glycines (Hemiptera: Aphididae) and other aphid species in cultivated bean and noncrop habitats in Wisconsin. Journal of Economic Entomology 103: 1670-1683.
  • Li, X., P. Esker, Z. Pan, A. P. Dias, L. Xue, and X. B. Yang. 2010. Uniqueness of soybean rust pathosystem: improved understanding of the risk in different regions of the world. Plant Disease 84: 796-806.

2009.

  • *Hughes, T. J., N. C. Koval, P. D. Esker, and C. R. Grau. 2009. Influence of monocropping brown stem rot-resistant and susceptible soybean cultivars on soil and stem populations of Phialophora gregata f.sp. sojae. Plant Disease 93: 1050-1058.
  • Scherm, H., R. S. C. Christiano, P. D. Esker, E. M. Del Ponte, and C. V. Godoy. 2009. Quantitative review of fungicide efficacy trials for managing soybean rust in Brazil. Crop Protection 28: 774-782.
  • *Monteiro, J. E. B. A., P. C. Sentelhas, M. L. Gleason, P. D. Esker, and E. J. Chiavegato. 2009. Development of ramulosis disease of cotton under controlled environment and field conditions. Phytopathology 99: 659-665.
  • Cheatham, M., M. Rouse, P. Esker, S. Igancio, W. Pradel, R. Raymundo, A. Sparks, G. Forbes, T. Gordon, and K. Garrett. 2009. Beyond yield: Plant disease in the context of ecosystem services. Phytopathology99: 1228-1236.
  • Pethybridge, S. J., D. H. Gent, P. D. Esker, W. W. Turechek, F. S. Hay, and F. W. Nutter, Jr. 2009. Site-specific risk factors for ray blight in Tasmanian pyrethrum fields. Plant Disease 93: 229-237.

2008.

  • Del Ponte, E. M., and P. D. Esker. 2008. Meteorological factors and Asian soybean rust epidemics – A systems approach and implications for risk assessment. Scientia Agricola 65: 88-97.
  • Pethybridge, S. J., F. S. Hay, P. D. Esker, D. H. Gent, C. R. Wilson, T. Groom, and F. W. Nutter, Jr. 2008. Diseases of pyrethrum in Tasmania: Challenges and prospects for management. Plant Disease 92: 1260-1272.
  • *Xu, Z., M. L. Gleason, D. S. Mueller, C. A. Bradley, J. W. Buck, D. M. Benson, P. D. Esker, P. M. Dixon, and J. E. B. A. Monteiro. 2008. Overwintering of Sclerotium rolfsii and Sclerotium rolfsii var. delphinii in North Dakota, Iowa, North Carolina, and Georgia. Plant Disease 92: 719-724.
  • Pethybridge, S. J., F. Hay, P. Esker, T. Groom, C. Wilson, and F. W. Nutter, Jr. 2008. Visual and radiometric assessments for yield losses caused by ray blight in pyrethrum. Crop Science 48: 343-352.
  • Esker, P. D., A. H. Sparks, L. Campbell, Z. Guo, M. Rouse, S. D. Silwal, S. Tolos, B. Van Allen, and K. A. Garrett. 2008. Ecology and epidemiology in R: Disease forecasting and validation. Online. The Plant Health Instructor. DOI:0.1094/PHI-A-2008-029-01.
  • Sparks, A. H., P. D. Esker, G. Antony, L. Campbell, E. E. Frank, L. Huebel, M. N. Rouse, B. Van Allen, and K. A. Garrett. 2008. Ecology and epidemiology in R: Spatial analysis. Online. The Plant Health Instructor DOI:10.1094/PHI-A-2008-0129-03.
  • Sparks, A. H., P. D. Esker, M. Bates, W. Dall’ Acqua, Z. Guo, V. Segovia, S. D. Silwal, S. Tolos, and K. A. Garrett. 2008. Ecology and epidemiology in R: Disease progress over time. Online. The Plant Health Instructor. DOI:10.1094/PHI-A-2008-0129-02.
  • Garrett, K. A., P. D. Esker, and A. H. Sparks. 2008. An introduction to the R programming environment. Online. The Plant Health Instructor. DOI:10.094/PHI-A-2008-0129–02.

2007.

  • Pethybridge, S. J., F. Hay, P. Esker, C. Wilson, and F. W. Nutter, Jr. 2007. Use of a multispectral radiometer for non-invasive assessments of foliar disease caused by ray blight in pyrethrum. Plant Disease 91: 1397-1406.
  • Esker, P. D., K. S. Gibb, P. M. Dixon, and F. W. Nutter, Jr. 2007. An application of space-time analysis to improve the epidemiological understanding of the papaya-papaya yellow crinkle pathosystem. Online. Plant Health Progress. doi: 10.1094/PHP-2007-0726-02-RS.
  • Pethybridge, S. J., P. D. Esker, P. Dixon, F. S. Hay, T. Groom, C. R. Wilson, and F. W. Nutter, Jr. 2007. Quantifying loss caused by ray blight disease in Tasmanian pyrethrum fields. Plant Disease 91: 1116-1121.
  • Garrett, K. A., P. D. Esker, A. H. Sparks, and L. C. Scharmann. 2007. Writing teaching documents as a class project. The Plant Health Instructor. DOI: 10.1094/PHI-T-2007-1226-01.
  • Esker, P. D., A. H. Sparks, M. Bates, W. Dall’ Acqua, E. E. Frank, L. Huebel, V. Segovia, and K. A. Garrett. 2007. Ecology and epidemiology in R: Modeling disease gradients. Online. The Plant Health Instructor. DOI:10.1094/PHI-A-2007-1226.03.

2006.

  • Esker, P. D., J. Harri, P. M. Dixon, and F. W. Nutter, Jr. 2006. Comparison of models for forecasting of Stewart’s disease of corn in Iowa. Plant Disease 90:1353-1357.
  • Nutter, F. W., Jr., P. D. Esker, and R. A. Coelho Netto. 2006. Disease assessment concepts in Plant Pathology. European Journal of Plant Pathology 115:95-103.
  • Nutter, F. W., Jr., and P. D. Esker. 2006. The role of psychophysics in phytopathology. European Journal of Plant Pathology 114: 199-213.
  • *Menelas, B., C. C. Block, P. D. Esker, and F. W. Nutter, Jr. 2006. Quantifying the feeding periods required by corn flea beetles to acquire and transmit Pantoea stewartii subsp. stewartii. Plant Disease 90: 319-324.
  • Esker, P. D., K. S. Gibb, A. Padovan, P. M. Dixon, and F. W. Nutter, Jr. 2006. Use of survival analysis to determine the postincubation time-to-death of papaya due to yellow crinkle disease in Australia. Plant Disease 90: 102-107.

2005.

  • Pethybridge, S. J., P. D. Esker, F. Hay, C. Wilson, and F. W. Nutter, Jr. 2005. Spatiotemporal description of epidemics caused by Phoma ligulicola in Tasmanian pyrethrum fields. Phytopathology 95: 648-658.
  • *Cook, K. A., R. A. Weinzierl, J. K. Pataky, P. D. Esker, and F. W. Nutter, Jr. 2005. Seasonal fluctuations in population densities of the corn flea beetle, Chaetocnema pulicaria (Melsheimer) (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) and the impact on the incidence of Stewart’s wilt in corn. J. Econ. Entomol. 98: 673-682.

2004.

  • Esker, P. D., J. Obrycki, and F. W. Nutter, Jr. 2004. Trap height and orientation of yellow sticky traps affect capture of Chaetocnema pulicaria (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). J. Econ. Entomol. 97: 145-149.

2003.

  • Esker, P. D. and F. W. Nutter, Jr. 2003. The temporal dynamics of corn flea beetle populations infested with Pantoea stewartii, the causal agent of Stewart's disease of corn. Phytopathology 93: 210-218.

2002.

 

  • Esker, P. D., and F. W. Nutter, Jr. 2002. Assessing the risk of Stewart’s disease of corn through improved knowledge of the role of the corn flea beetle vector. Phytopathology 92: 668-670 (I. E. Melhus Graduate Student Symposium Award Paper).
  • Nutter, F. W., Jr., R. R. Rubsam, S. E. Taylor, J. A. Harri, and P. D. Esker. 2002. Use of geospatially-referenced disease and weather data to improve site-specific forecasts for Stewart’s disease of corn in the U.S. corn belt. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture 37(1-3): 7-14.
  • Esker, P.D., J. Obrycki, and F. W. Nutter, Jr. 2002. Temporal distribution of Chaetocnema pulicaria (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) populations in Iowa. J. Econ. Entomol. 95(4): 739-747.

 2000.

  • Nutter, F. W., Jr. and P. D. Esker. 2000. Disease assessment keys. Pages 323-326 in: Encyclopedia of Plant Pathology, Vol. 1. O. C. Maloy and T. D. Murray, eds. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., NY.

 

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