Karen Luong

Karen Luong

  • Ph.D. Student
  • Advised by: Dr. Paul Esker
211 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) Secretary


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