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Henry C. Wetzel III

Henry Wetzel


Research Associate

Department of Crop and Soil Sciences
Johnson Hall 164
PO Box 646420
Pullman, WA 99164-6420



Faculty supervisor

Drew Lyon

Educational background

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