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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Rebecca S. Bennett
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Dr. Rebecca Bennett

Research Plant Pathologist

Wheat, Peanut and Other Field Crops Research Unit

1301 N. Western Rd.

Stillwater, OK 74075

Phone: (405) 624-4141 ext. 253

Fax: (405) 624-4142



B.S., Animal Science, University of Maryland College Park, 1993
Ph.D., Plant Pathology, Cornell University, 2005

Current Research

••Improve existing methods and/or develop new methods to screen for resistance to Sclerotinia blight, southern blight (also known as white mold and stem rot), and pod rot of peanut

••Identify useful resistance genes from the USDA peanut germplasm collection and other sources


Research Projects and Publications


Last Modified: 8/13/2016
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