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Dr. William Stump

Assistant Professor Plant Pathology

Ag C 4032
307-766-2062
wstump@uwyo.edu 

UW Extension Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic

Education
B.S., Plant Protection, Purdue University, 1981
M.S., Weed Science, Colorado State University, 1984
B.F.A., Graphic Design, Colorado State University, 1991
Ph.D., Weed Science, Colorado State University, 1997 

Academic Expertise

Plant disease management of potato, sugar beets, small grains and dry beans

Fungicide resistance in Cercospora beticola

Biology and ecology of winter annual grasses

Weed seed bank dynamics

Plant growth analysis

Bill Stump

Research and Professional Experience

2014-present: Assistant Professor, Extension Plant Pathology, Dept. of Plant Sciences, University of Wyoming.

1998-2014: Research Scientist, Plant Pathology, Dept. of Plant Sciences, University of Wyoming.

1995-1998: Research Associate, Plant Pathology, Dept. of Plant Sciences, University of Wyoming.

1988-1995: Research Associate, Weed Science, Dept. of Bioagricultural Science and Pest Management, Colorado State University.

1985-1986: Area Integrated Pest Management Coordinator, Sheridan/Johnson counties, Wyoming, University of Wyoming Cooperative Extension Service.

Honors, Awards, Offices Held

2012-present: Project PI for Wyoming’s efforts in the Great Plains Diagnostic Network

2016-present: Wyoming IR-4 state liaison

2015-present: Associate Editor (Plant Pathology) Journal of Sugar Beet Research

2013-present: Department representative Gamma Sigma Delta

2008-12: University of Wyoming Gamma Sigma Delta Chapter officer

1995: Bert Bohmont Graduate Student Award for Excellence in Extension Education

1983: Gamma Sigma Delta

Current Research

Management of soil-borne dry bean diseases with an integrated approach of cultural practices and in furrow fungicides

Disease management in small grains, dry beans, potatoes, and sugar beets

Rhizoctonia solani management in Sugar beet

Cercospora beticola biology/ecology and resistance management

Rhizosphere microbial biodiversity associated with spruce trees in the Snowy Range Mountains along a spruce beetle/blue stain infestation/disease gradient

Improving farm efficiencies with combined fungicide and herbicide applications in pest management in sugar beets

Refereed Journal Publications (2015-2020)

Custer, G.F., van Diepen, L.T.A. and Stump, W. 2019. Structural and functional dynamics of soil microbes following spruce beetle infestation. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. DOI:10.1128/AEM.01984-19.

Stump, W. L. 2018. The Potential for secondary Cercosopora leaf spot suppression with foliar fungicide applications made for Rhizoctonia solani management in sugar beet. J. of Sugar Beet Res. 55:21-48.

Wallhead, M, H Zhu, J. Sulik, and W. Stump. 2017. A Workflow for Extracting Plot-level Biophysical Indicators from Aerially Acquired Multispectral Imagery. Plant Health Progress. Vol. 18, 95-96. Http://dx.doi.org/10.1094/PHP-04-17-0025-PS

Obuya, J.O., W.L. Stump and G.D. Franc. 2016. Erratum to: Molecular analysis of Cercospora beticola isolates for strobilurin resistance from the central High Plains, USA. Eur J Plant Pathol. DOI 10.1007/s10658-016-1015-6. Original article at http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10658-016-0959-x.

Hill, T.C.J., Georgakopoulos, D., DeMott, P.J., Moffett, B.F., Stump. W.L. and Franc, G.D. 2014. Ice nucleation active bacteria on plants and in precipitation measured using quantitative PCR. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. Vol. 80 no. 4 1256-1267.

Kirk W.W., Hanson L.E., Franc G.D., Stump W.L., Gachango E., Clark G., Stewart J., 2012. First report of strobilurin resistance in Cercospora beticola in sugar beet (Beta vulgaris) in Michigan and Nebraska, USA. New Disease Reports 26, 3. [http://dx.doi.org/10.5197/j.2044-0588.2012.026.003

Stump, W.L., G.D. Franc, R.M. Harveson, and R.G. Wilson. 2004. Strobilurin fungicide timing for Rhizoctonia root and crown rot suppression in sugarbeet. J. of Sugar Beet Res. 41:17-37.

Stump, W.L., G.D. Franc, S.D. Miller and R.G. Wilson. 2002. Azoxystrobin and post emergence herbicide combinations for Rhizoctonia and weed management in sugar beet. J. of Sugar Beet Res. 39:37-58.

Stump, W.L. and P. Westra. 2000. The seedbank dynamics of feral rye (Secale cereale). Weed Technol. 14:7-14.

Other Recent Reviewed Research Journals (2015-20):

Stump, W.L. and W. Cecil. 2020. Management of root diseases of dry beans with in-furrow fungicides, 2018. Plant Disease Management Reports No. 14. (in review)

Stump, W.L. and W. Cecil. 2019. Early blight management in Wyoming with fungicide programs, 2017. Plant Disease Management Reports No. 13:V007. Online publication. DOI:10.1094/PDMR13

Stump, W.L. and W. Cecil. 2019. Management of stripe rust in irrigated winter wheat in Wyoming, 2017. Plant Disease Management Reports No. 13:CF076. Online publication. DOI:10.1094/PDMR13

Stump, W.L. and W. Cecil. 2019. Management of Rhizoctonia root and crown rot with in-furrow plus foliar banded fungicides, 2017. Plant Disease Management Reports No. 13:CF075. Online publication. DOI:10.1094/PDMR13

Stump, W.L. and M. Wallhead. 2017. A Comparison of Foliar-Banded Fungicides Treatments for the Management of Rhizoctonia Root and Crown Rot of Sugar Beet, 2016. Plant Disease Management Reports No. 11:FC102. Online publication. DOI:10.1094/PDMR11

Stump, W.L. and M. Wallhead. 2017. Foliar fungicide programs to manage potato early blight, 2015. Plant Disease Management Reports No. 11:V119. Online publication. DOI:10.1094/PDMR11

Stump, W.L. and M. Wallhead. 2017. Foliar fungicide effect on early blight severity and yield of potato in Wyoming, 2015. Plant Disease Management Reports No. 11:V120. Online publication. DOI:10.1094/PDMR11

Stump, W.L. and M. Wallhead. 2016. Seed treatment and in-furrow fungicide effects on Rhizoctonia stem canker severity and yield of potato in Wyoming, 2015. Plant Disease Management Reports 10:ST003. Online publication. DOI:10.1094/PDMR10.

Stump, W.L. 2015. Potato early blight management in Wyoming with GWN-10126 combinations, 2014. Plant Disease Management Reports 9:V034. Online publication. DOI:10.1094/PDMR09.

Stump, W.L. 2015. Management of potato diseases with in-furrow fungicide treatments, 2014. Plant Disease Management Reports 9:V035. Online publication. DOI:10.1094/PDMR09.

Stump, W.L. 2015. Early blight management in potato with Luna Tranquility combinations, 2014. Plant Disease Management Reports. 9:V036. Online publication. DOI:10.1094/PDMR09.

Stump, W.L. 2015. Management of Cercospora leaf spot with foliar fungicide programs, 2014. Plant Disease Management Reports 9:FC125. Online publication. DOI:10.1094/PDMR09.

Stump, W.L. 2015. In-furrow fungicide treatments to manage sugar beet diseases caused by Rhizoctonia, 2014. Plant Disease Management Reports 9:FC126. Online publication. DOI:10.1094/PDMR09.

Stump, W.L. 2015. Management of Rhizoctonia seedling decay with in-furrow and foliar fungicide applications in sugar beet, 2013. Plant Disease Management Reports 9:FC093. Online publication. DOI:10.1094/PDMR09.

Stump, W.L. 2015. Management of Rhizoctonia seedling decay with in-furrow and sequential foliar banded fungicide applications in sugar beet, 2013. Plant Disease Management Reports 9:FC092. Online publication. DOI:10.1094/PDMR09.

Stump, W.L. 2015. In-furrow fungicide programs to manage potato diseases, 2013. Plant Disease Management Reports 9:V041. Online publication. DOI:10.1094/PDMR09.

Stump, W.L. 2015. Luna Tranquility combinations for management of potato early blight, 2013. Plant Disease Management Reports 9:V042. Online publication. DOI:10.1094/PDMR09.

Extension Publications

Hilgert, C., W. Stump, and S. Schell. 2020. Strawberry production in Wyoming. University of Wyoming College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension Bulletin (in review).

Hilgert, C., W. Stump, and S. Schell. 2020. Raspberry production in Wyoming. University of Wyoming College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension Bulletin (in review).

Stump, W. 2019. Diseases and disorders of potatoes in the home garden. University of Wyoming College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension Bulletin B-1348.

Stump, W., C. Eberle, and W. Cecil. 2019. Stripe rust of wheat. University of Wyoming College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension Bulletin B-1345.

Race, N.R., W. Stump, and D.R. Tekiela. 2019. Pseudomonas spp. as Bio-herbicides Is this a fit for Wyoming? University of Wyoming College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension Bulletin B-1337.

Stump, W.L. 2017. Disease Alert: Bacterial leaf streak of corn. University of Wyoming College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension Bulletin B-1301.

Franc, G.D. and W.L. Stump 2008. Plant Pathology Research and Demonstration Progress Reports 2007. University of Wyoming Agriculture Experiment Station MP101-08 Laramie, WY (Internal peer Review). Web only http://www.uwyo.edu/ces/plantsci.htm University of Wyoming Cooperative Extension. University of Wyoming Plant Sciences and CES

Franc, G.D. and W.L. Stump 2007. Plant Pathology Research and Demonstration Progress Reports 2006. University of Wyoming Agriculture Experiment Station MP101-07 Laramie, WY (Internal peer Review). Web only http://www.uwyo.edu/ces/plantsci.htm University of Wyoming Cooperative Extension. University of Wyoming Plant Sciences and CES

Franc, G.D. and W.L. Stump 2006. Plant Pathology Research and Demonstration Progress Reports 2005. University of Wyoming Agriculture Experiment Station MP101-06 Laramie, WY (Internal peer Review). Web only http://www.uwyo.edu/ces/plantsci.htm University of Wyoming Cooperative Extension. University of Wyoming Plant Sciences and CES

Franc, G.D. and W.L. Stump 2005. Plant Pathology Research and Demonstration Progress Reports 2004. University of Wyoming Agriculture Experiment Station MP101-05 Laramie, WY (Internal peer Review). Web only http://www.uwyo.edu/ces/plantsci.htm University of Wyoming Cooperative Extension. University of Wyoming Plant Sciences and CES

Miller, S. D., C. M. Alford and W. L. Stump 2004. Feral rye: a serious threat to high quality wheat WY Coop Ext. Ser. B-1157

Franc, G.D. and W.L. Stump. 2004. Plant Pathology Research and Demonstration Progress Reports 2003. University of Wyoming Agriculture Experiment Station MP101-04 Laramie, WY (Internal peer Review). Web only http://www.uwyo.edu/ces/plantsci.htm University of Wyoming Cooperative Extension.

Franc, G.D., and W.L. Stump. 2003. Plant Pathology Research and Demonstration Progress Reports 2002. University of Wyoming Agriculture Experiment Station MP101-03. Laramie, WY (Internal peer Review; 33 pp.). University of Wyoming Cooperative Extension.

Franc, G.D., W.L. Stump, and S.C. Briere. 2002. Plant Pathology Research and Demonstration Progress Reports, 2001. University of Wyoming Agriculture Experiment Station MP101-02. on web

Franc, G.D., W.L. Stump, and S.C. Briere. 2001. Plant Pathology Research and Demonstration Progress Reports, 2000. University of Wyoming Agriculture Experiment Station MP101-01. Laramie, WY (Peer Reviewed; 57 pp.)

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