Dr. Anna Testen

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Dr. Anna Testen
Research Plant Pathologist
USDA ARS (Wooster)
USDA ARS (Wooster)
Disease Management of Specialty Crops

Anna Testen is a Research Plant Pathologist with the USDA-ARS Application Technology Research Unit (ATRU) in Wooster, OH.

Dr. Testen’s research focuses on management of diseases of specialty crops produced in controlled environment agriculture systems, ranging from high tunnels to vertical farms. This research focuses on developing non-chemical methods of disease management, such as anaerobic soil disinfestation and biological control.

She has expertise in plant disease management, disease diagnostics and monitoring, specialty crop production, seed pathology, and international agriculture.

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