Karen Luong

Karen Luong

  • Ph.D. Candidate
  • Advised by: Dr. Paul Esker
206A Buckhout Laboratory
University Park, PA 16802

Areas of Expertise

  • Sclerotinia sclerotiorum
  • Population biology
  • Fungicide resistance


  • B.S., Plant Sciences, Cornell University
  • A.A.S., Horticulture, Finger Lakes Community College

Plant Pathology Association (PPA) President 2021-2022

Plant Pathology Association (PPA) Secretary 2020-2021


Hay, F.S., Sharma, S., Hoepting, C., Strickland, D., Luong, K., and Pethybridge, S.J. 2019. Emergence of Stemphylium leaf blight of onion in New York associated with fungicide resistance. Plant Disease 103:3083-3092