Kristi Ledman received her M.S. in Plant Pathology

October 1, 2019

Kristi Ledman received her M.S. in Plant Pathology My research is focused on bacterial leaf streak disease in small grains. I will be investigating the host range of the pathogen, Xanthomonas translucens. I take a particular interest in surveying weedy grass species in the field to find where the pathogen survives.

Thesis: Pathovar Identification and Genetic Diversity of Xanthomonas translucens strains isolated from weedy grasses and cultivated wild rice in Minnesota. 

Plant Pathology Graduate Student Kristi Ledman