Cooperative Extension San Joaquin County
University of California
Cooperative Extension San Joaquin County

Brenna J. Aegerter Ph.D.

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Farm Advisor
San Joaquin County
2101 East Earhart Ave, Suite 200
Stockton, CA, CA 95206-3924
(209) 953-6114
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Education

Ph.D. Plant Pathology, UC Davis. 2001
M.S. Plant Pathology, UC Davis. 1997
B.S. Plant Science, UC Davis. 1995

Specialty

Vegetable Crops, Plant Pathology

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Bibliography

Peer Reviewed

  • Chen, L-F., Batuman, O., Aegerter, B. J., Willems, J. and Gilbertson, R. L. 2017. First report of curly top disease of pepper and tomato in California caused by the spinach curly top strain of Beet curly top virus. Plant Dis.101:1334. http://dx.doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-02-17-0206-PDN

  • Salvucci, A., Aegerter, B.J., Miyao, E.M., Stergiopoulos, I. 2016. First report of powdery mildew caused by Oidium lycopersici in field-grown tomatoes in California. Plant Dis. 100:147. http://dx.doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-11-15-1362-PDN

  • Pitman, T., Tian, T., Aegerter, B., and Falk, B. 2015. Comparative analysis of Cucumber green mottle mosaic virus in California: Evidence of two introductions. (Abstr.) Phytopathology 105(Suppl. 4):S4.111 http://dx.doi.org/10.1094/PHYTO-105-11-S4.1

  • Prichard, T.; Aegerter, B.J., et al. (2015). Controlling offsite movement of agricultural chemical residues: Tomatoes. University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources, Oakland. Publication 8457.
  • Aegerter, B.J., Stoddard, C.S., Miyao, E. M., Le Strange, M., Turini, T. A. 2015. Impact of powdery mildew (Leveillula taurica) on yield and fruit quality of processing tomatoes in California. Acta Hort. 1081: 153-158.

  • Aegerter, B.J.; Smith, R., et al. (2013). Pumpkin production in California. University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources, Oakland. Publication 7222, 5.
  • Mitchell, J.P, K.M. Klonsky, E.M. Miyao, B.J. Aegerter, A. Shrestha, D.S. Munk, K.J. Hembree, N.M. Madden and T. Turini. 2012. Evolution of conservation tillage systems for processing tomato production in California¹s Central Valley. HortTechnology 22(5):617-626.

  • Aegerter, B.J.; Davis, R.M. (2012). Greenhouse tomato production and plant health. Tomato Health Management.R. Davis, K. Pernezny and J. Broome. St. Paul, MN, American Phytopathological Society.
  • Aegerter, B.J.; Broome, J.C. (2012). Pest management decision support systems. Tomato Health Management.R. Davis, K. Pernezny and J. Broome. St. Paul, MN, American Phytopathological Society.
  • Aegerter, B.J.; Cahn, M., et al. (2011). Asparagus Production in California. University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources. Publication 7234, 6.
  • Gordon, T. R., Kirkpatrick, S. C., Aegerter, B. J., Fisher, A. J., Storer, A. J., and Woods, D. L. 2011. Evidence for the occurrence of induced resistance to pitch canker, caused by Gibberella circinata (anamorph Fusarium circinatum), in populations of Pinus radiata. Forest Pathology 41:227-232.

  • Aegerter, B.J.; Nunez, J., et al. (2011). Regional Differences in cover crop management. Cover Cropping for Vegetable Production. University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources. Publication 3517
  • Aegerter, B.J.; Smith, R.F., et al. (2011). Year-Round Integrated Pest Management Program for Asparagus. University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources. Publication 3435.
  • Davis, R.M.; Aegerter, B.J. (2009). Asparagus. UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines, Disease Sections. University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources. Publication 3435.
  • Davis, R.M.; Turini, T.A., et al. (2009). Cucurbits. UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines, Disease Sections. University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources. Publication 3445.
  • Aegerter, B.J.; Stoddard, C.S., et al. (2009). "Evaluation of a forecast model for tomato powdery mildew (Leveillula taurica) in central California." Phytopathology 99S: 180.
  • Davis, R.M.; Aegerter, B.J. (2009). Onion/Garlic. UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines, Disease Sections. University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources. Publication 3453.
  • Fisher, A. J., Aegerter, B. J., Gordon, T. R., Smith, L., and Woods, D. M. 2009. Puccinia jaceae var. solstitialis teliospore priming on yellow starthistle. Phytopathology 99:67-72.

  • Hartz, T.; Miyao, G., et al. (2008). Processing Tomato Production in California. University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources. Publication 7228.
  • Aegerter, B.J.; Carlson, H., et al. (2008). Year-Round Integrated Pest Management Program for Potatoes. University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources. Publication 3316.
  • Davis, R.M.; Aegerter, B.J. (2007). Onion/Garlic. UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines, Disease Section. University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources. Publication 3453.
  • Aegerter, B. J. 2007. Peronospora sparsa datasheet In: Crop Protection Compendium. Commonwealth Agricultural Bureau International, Wallingford, UK.

  • Fisher, A. J., DiTomaso, J. M., Gordon, T. R., Aegerter, B. J., and Ayres, D. R. 2007. Salt marsh Claviceps purpurea in native and invaded Spartina marshes in Northern California. Plant Disease 91:380-386.  

  • Aegerter, B. J., and Gordon, T. R. 2006. Rates of pitch canker induced seedling mortality among Pinus radiata families varying in levels of genetic resistance to Gibberella circinata (anamorph Fusarium circinatum). Forest Ecology and Management 235:14-17.

  • Gordon, T. R., Kirkpatrick, S. C., Aegerter, B. J., Wood, D. L., and Storer, A. J. 2006. Susceptibility of Douglas fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) to pitch canker, caused by Gibberella circinata (anamorph = Fusarium circinatum). Plant Pathology (Oxford) 55:231-237. 

  • Hu, G., deHart, A. K. A., Li, Y., Ustach, C., Handley, V., Navarre, R., Hwang, C.-F., Aegerter, B. J., Williamson, V. M., and Baker, B. 2005. EDS1 in tomato is required for resistance mediated by TIR-class R genes and the receptor-like R gene Ve. Plant Journal 42:376-391.

  • Vogler, D. R., Gordon, T. R., Aegerter, B. J., Kirkpatrick, S. C., Lunak, G. A., Stover, P., and Violett, P. 2004. First report of the pitch canker fungus (Fusarium circinatum) in the Sierra Nevada of California. Plant Disease 88:772.

  • Gordon, T. R., Aegerter, B. J., and Friel, C. J. 2004. Stem Canker Diseases In: Encyclopedia of Forest Science, J. Burley, J. Evans and J. A. Youngquist, eds. Elsevier/Academic Press, St. Louis.

  • Aegerter, B. J., Nunez, J. J., and Davis, R. M. 2003. Environmental factors affecting rose downy mildew and development of a forecasting model for a nursery production system. Plant Disease 87:732-738.

  • Gordon, T. R., and Aegerter, B. J. 2003. Fusarium circinatum datasheet In: Crop Protection Compendium. Commonwealth Agricultural Bureau International, Wallingford, UK.

  • Aegerter, B. J., Gordon, T. R., Storer, A. J., and Wood, D. L. 2003. Pitch Canker: A Technical Review. University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources Publication 21616.

  • Koike, S. T., Gordon, T. R., and Aegerter, B. J. 2003. Root and basal rot of leek caused by Fusarium culmorum in California. Disease Note. Plant Disease 87:601.

  • Aegerter, B. J., Nunez, J. J., and Davis, R. M. 2002. Detection and management of downy mildew in rose rootstock. Plant Disease 86:1363-1368.

  • Aegerter, B. J., Greathead, A. S., Pierce, L. E., and Davis, R. M. 2002. Mefenoxam-resistant isolates of Pythium irregulare in an ornamental greenhouse in California. Disease Note. Plant Disease 86:692.

  • Aegerter, B. J. 2002. Sections on Downy Mildew, Powdery Mildew, Brown Spot of Celery, and Phoma Crown and Root Rot In: Compendium of Umbelliferous Crop Diseases, R. M. Davis and R. N. Raid, eds. The American Phytopathological Society, St. Paul.

  • Aegerter, B. J., Gordon, T. R., and Davis, R. M. 2000. Occurrence and pathogenicity of fungi associated with melon root rot and vine decline in California. Plant Disease 84:224-230.

  • Aegerter, B. J., and Davis, R. M. 1998. First report of Pythium polymastum on broccoli and cauliflower in California. Disease Note. Plant Disease 82:1282.

  • Gwynne, B. J., Gordon, T. T., and Davis, R. M. 1997. A new race of Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. melonis causing Fusarium wilt of muskmelon in the Central Valley of California. Plant Disease 81:1095.

  • Davis, R. M., Miyao, E. M., Mullen, R. J., Valencia, J., May, D. M., and Gwynne, B. J. 1997. Benefits of applications of chlorothalonil for the control of black mold of tomato. Plant Disease 81:601-603.

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