CV for LEONARD J. FRANCL
B.S. Agriculture with high distinction, 1974; University of Arizona
M.S. Agriculture, 1975; University of Arizona
Ph.D. Plant Pathology, 1985; University of Missouri
Department Head, Professor of Plant Pathology, and Chair of the Graduate Program, Department of Plant Pathology, The Pennsylvania State University, 2002-present
Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor, Department of Plant Pathology, North Dakota State University, 1990-2002
Research Plant Pathologist, Beltsville, ARS, USDA, 1987-1990.
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Plant Pathology, The Ohio State University, 1985-1987
American Phytopathological Society
APS, Northeastern Division
International Plant Pathological Society
American Association for the Advancement of Science
U.S. Wheat and Barley Scab Initiative, Steering Committee, 2002-present; Epidemiology and Disease Management Program Area Committee, Vice-chair, 1999-2001; Chair 2002-2004
NC-503 Karnal Bunt Emergency Response Committee 2001-2003
NC-148 North Central Committee on Migration and Dispersal of Agriculturally Important Biota 2000-2002
WCC-97 Western Coordinating Committee on Small Grain Diseases 1995-2002
Office of Public Affairs and Education Board member, APS, 1996-1998
Public Relations Committee, APS, 1993-1996, vice-chair, 1995-1996; Chair, 1996-1998
Epidemiology Committee, APS, 1988-1991
Nematology Committee, APS, 1990-1993
Computers in Nematology Committee, Society of Nematologists, 1986-1991; Chair, 1989
Education Committee, Society of Nematologists, 1997-2000; Chair 1999-2000
Senior Editor, Plant Disease, 1997-2000
Associate Editor, Plant Disease, 1996-1998
Associate Editor, Journal of Nematology, 1992-1996
Associate Editor, Phytopathology, 1989-1992
Reviewed about 175 journal articles from 1990 to 2004
REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES (Past 4 years)
Francl, L.J. 2004. Squeezing the turnip with artificial neural nets. Phytopathology 94:1007-1012.
Markell, S.G. and Francl, L.J. 2003. Fusarium head blight inoculum: Species prevalence and Gibberella zeae spore type. Plant Disease 87:814-820.
Friesen, T.L., Ali, S., Kianian, S., Francl, L.J., and Rasmussen, J. 2003. Role of host sensitivity to Ptr ToxA in development of tan spot of wheat. Phytopathology 93:397-401.
Ali, S. and Francl, L.J. 2003. Population race structure of Pyrenophora tritici-repentis prevalent on wheat and non-cereal grasses in the Great Plains. Plant Disease 87:418-422.
Effertz, R.J., Meinhardt, S.W., Anderson, J.A., Jordahl, J.G., and Francl, L.J. 2002. Identification of a Chlorosis-Inducing Toxin from Pyrenophora tritici-repentis and the Chromosomal Location of an Insensitivity Locus in Wheat. Phytopathology 92:527-533.
Friesen T.L., Rasmussen J.B., Ali, S., Kwon, C.Y., Francl, L.J., and Meinhardt, S.W. 2002. Reaction of Ptr ToxA-insensitive wheat mutants to Pyrenophora tritici-repentis race 1. Phytopathology 92:38-42.
Friesen, T.L., De Wolf, E.D., and Francl, L.J. 2001. Source strength of wheat pathogens during combine harvest. Aerobiologia 17:293-299.
Larson, C., Francl, L., and Friesen, T. 2001. Evaluation of the Burkard cyclonic spore sampler for collection efficiency of ascospores. Plant Disease 85:1249-1252.
Martinez, J.P., Ottum, S.A., Ali, S., Francl, L.J., and Ciuffetti, L.M. 2001. Characterization of the ToxB gene from Pyrenophora tritici-repentis. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interact. 14:675-677.
Ali, S., and Francl, L.J. 2001. First report of Pyrenophora tritici-repentis in Pakistan. Plant Disease 85:1031.
Ali, S., and Francl, L.J. 2001. Recovery of Pyrenophora tritici-repentis from barley and reaction of 12 cultivars to five races and two host-specific toxins. Plant Dis. 85:580-584.
Effertz, R.J., Anderson, J.A., and Francl, L.J. 2001. Restriction fragment length polymorphism mapping of resistance to two races of Pyrenophora tritici-repentis in adult and seedling wheat. Phytopathology 91:572-578.
RECENT NON-REFEREED ARTICLES
De Wolf, E., Lipps, P., Miller, D., Knight, P., Molineros, J., Francl, L., and Madden, L. 2004. Evaluation of prediction models for wheat Fusarium head blight in the U.S., 2004. Proc. 2nd Internat. Symposium on Fusarium Head Blight, Orlando, FL.
Molineros, J.E., Madden, L., Lipps, P., Shaner, G., Osborne, L., Ali, S., Francl, L., and De Wolf, E.D. 2004. Comparison of methods for developing Fusarium head blight forecasting models. Proc. 2nd Inter. Symposium on Fusarium Head Blight, Orlando, FL.
De Wolf, E., Molineros, J., Wei, C., Lipps, P., Madden, L., and Francl, L. 2003. Development and deployment of the next generation prediction models for Fusarium head blight. Proc. 2003 National Fusarium Head Blight Forum, Bloomington, MN.
De Wolf, E., Lipps, P., Madden, L., and Francl, L. 2002. Influence of corn residue and cultivar susceptibility on the accuracy of Fusarium head blight risk assessment models. Proc. 2002 National Fusarium Head Blight Forum, Erlanger, KY.
Francl, L. 2001. Past, present, and future of forecasting small grain diseases. Proc. 2001 National Fusarium Head Blight Forum, Erlanger, KY.