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Brenda Schroeder

Brenda Schroeder

Associate Research Professor


Ag Science, Room 239



Mailing Address

Entomology, Plant Pathology and Nematology
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2329
Moscow, ID 83844-2329

Ph.D., Washington State University
M.S., North Carolina State University
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison

  • Plant pathology
  • Phytobacteriology
  • Molecular genetics
  • Genomics
  • Plant-microbe interactions
  • Microbial ecology

  • Dugan, F.M., Lupien, S.L., Vahling-Armstrong, C.M., Chastagner, G.A., and Schroeder, B.K.. 2014. Host ranges of North American isolates of Penicillium causing blue mold of bulb crops. Crop Protection 64:129-136.
  • Humann, J.L., Wildung, M., Pouchnik, D., Bates, A. A. Drew, J. C., Zipperer, U. N., Triplett, E. W., Main, D. and Schroeder, B. K. 2014. Complete genome of the switchgrass endophyte Enterobacter clocace P101. Standards in Genomic Sciences. 9:3. doi:10.4056/sigs.4808608 
  • Dung, J.K.S., Johnson, D.A., and Schroeder, B.K.. 2014. Role of co-infection by Pectobacterium spp. and Verticillium dahliae in the development of early dying and aerial stem rot of potato. Plant Pathology.63:299-307. DOI: 10.1111/ppa.12086
  • M. Powell, B. Gundersen, C. A. Miles, J. L. Humann, B. K. Schroeder, and D. A. Inglis. 2013. First Report of Tomato Pith Necrosis (Pseudomonas corrugata Roberts & Scarlett) on Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum Mill) in Washington. 2013. Plant Disease 97:1381.
  • Hadwiger, L.A., Druffel, K., Humann, J.L., and Schroeder, B.K.. 2013. Nuclease released by Verticillium dahliae is a signal for non-host resistance. Plant Science 201-202: 98-107. DOI: 10.1016/j.plantsci.2012.11.011.
  • Dung, J.K.S., Johnson D.A., and Schroeder, B.K. 2012. First report of Pectobacterium wasabiae causing aerial stem rot of potato in Washington State. Plant Disease. 96:1819. doi/pdf/10.1094/PDIS-05-12-0444-PDN.
  • Schroeder, B.K., Humann, J.L., and du Toit, L.J. 2012. Effects of postharvest onion curing parameters on the development of sour skin and slippery skin in storage. Plant Disease 96: 1548-1555.
  • Barak, J.D. and Schroeder, B.K. 2012. Inter-relationships of Food Safety and Plant Pathology: The Life Cycle of Human Pathogens on Plants. Annual Review of Phytopathology 50:241-266. doi:10.1146/annurev-phyto-081211-172936
  • Humann, J.L., Wildung, M., Cheng, C-H, Lee, T., Stewart, J.E., Drew, J.C., Triplett, E.W., Main, D., and Schroeder, B.K. 2011. Complete genome of the onion pathogen Enterobacter cloacae EcWSU1. Standards in Genomic Sciences, 5:3 279-286. ISSN 1944-3277 doi:10.4056 /sigs.2174950.
  • Johnson, D.A., Dung, J.K.S., Cummings, T.F. and Schroeder, B.K. 2011. Development and Suppression of Aerial Stem Rot in Commercial Potato Fields. Plant Disease 95:285-291.

  • Schroth Faces of the Future-Early Career Professional Symposium Speaker. Annual Meeting of the American Phytopathology Society, 2009.


University of Idaho

Physical Address:
E. J. Iddings Agricultural Science Laboratory, Rm 242
606 S Rayburn St

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2329
Moscow, ID 83844-2329

Phone: 208-885-3776