Dr. Christina H. Hagerty

Christina H. Hagerty, Ph.D.
Dryland Cereal Pathology

Oregon State University

Office: 541‐278‐4396
Cell: 541‐990‐9673
Located at the Pendleton Station

Christina is a 5th generation Oregonian and grew up on a century farm in the Willamette Valley. Her family’s covered wagon from the Oregon trail is located in the Brownsville Museum. Christina earned her BS in Environmental Science at Santa Clara University, her MS in Plant Breeding at Oregon State University, and her PhD in Plant Pathology at Oregon State University. Christina is an Associate professor of plant pathology at Oregon State University’s Columbia Basin Agricultural Research Center. She is the first female chair of the National Wheat Improvement Committee, and is president of the American Phytopathological Society, Pacific Division. She lives in Pendleton, Oregon with her husband Ryan and their retired cow-dog “Mae”.



Christina’s team:

Grayson Namdar

Grayson Namdar
Faculty Research Assistant

Nuan Wen

Dr. Nuan Wen
Research Associate

Christina’s Research:

Lab Focus: Grower driven research

Goal: Help solve pathogen related profitability issues on the family farm

All projects fall into 5 theme areas:

  1. Resilient Dryland Farming Alliance
  2. Fungicide efficacy and resistance
  3. Disease identification
  4. Soilborne disease
  5. Climate variability

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