1999 – Ph.D. Plant Pathology, Kansas State University
Area of research interest
To research ways to assist PNW dryland winter wheat farmers to improve yields through finding cultural, mechanical or chemical methods to reduce losses from weed competition. To generate recommendations to assist farmers in making educated decisions in managing pests to maximize yields.
Fidanza, M., D. Settle, and H. Wetzel. 2016. An index for evaluating fairy ring symptoms in turfgrass. Hort Science 51:1194-1196; doi:10.21273/HORTSCI10915-16
Esvelt Klos, K.L., H.C. Wetzel, and T.D. Murray. 2014. Resistance to Oculimacula yallundae and Oculimacula acuformis is conferred by Pch2 in wheat. Plant Pathology 63: 400-404, doi: 10.1111/ppa.12107