Staff Profile

Suvi Viljanen
Sci Group Leader -Plant Pathology, Pathology & Applied Mycology

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Suvi Viljanen


BHortSci (Hons), Lincoln University, New Zealand
PhD, Plant Pathology, Lincoln University, New Zealand

Research Interests & Activities

Vegetable and cereal disease epidemiology and modelling: management of plant diseases using targeted fungicide applications, plant resistance and cultural control methods.
Identification and management of fungicide resistance in vegetable, cereal and fruit crops.
Characterisation of exotic plant pathogen risks with respect to likelihood of arrival, establishment and potential impact; and creating new and novel ways to preserve a full range of response actions, including eradication.