Hello and welcome! We are located in the Department of Plant Pathology at the University of California, Davis; UC Davis.
Dr. Tom Gordon received his B.S. and M.S. in Botany from California State University, Northridge 1976 and his PhD in Plant Pathology from University of California, Davis 1981. Dr. Gordon is interested in applied and basic investigations into the biology of plant pathogenic fungi, primarily species of Fusarium and Verticillium. This work includes a particular emphasis on Pitch Canker on Pine, Verticillium Wilt on Strawberry, and Fusarium wilt on lettuce, among other various projects.
Margaret Lloyd joined his lab from 2009-2011 as a Master’s student. Then returning to the lab to conduct a PhD later that year. Margaret’s research has focused on strategies of integrated pest management for Verticillium wilt on strawberry. The work presented in this website showcases studies into the evaluation of composts on strawberry plant canopy and root health.
Team Green is the essential group of individuals dedicated to working on this project. Our team has been composed of undergraduate volunteers, lab assistants, junior specialists and a visiting scholar. Altogether, an exemplary group of dedicated scientists have helped conduct the work to accomplish this project.
Meet Team Green!