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Department of Plant Pathology

Forrest Chumley

forest Adjunct Professor
1712 Claflin Rd
4024 Throckmorton Ctr.
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506
Phone: 785-587-8200



Biography and Education


Ph.D. Molecular Biology, University of California, Berkeley, 1980
B.A. Liberal Arts, Johns Hopkins University - Baltimore, 1969


Valent, B., Farrall, L., Seigard, J.A. and Chumley, F.G. A second naphthol reductase for fungal melanin biosynthesis in Magnaporthe grisea is not required for pathogenicity. (in preparation)

Beyer, E.M. and Chumley, F.G. 2000. Crop Protection Industry: Re-tooling for a New Tomorrow. Pesticide Outlook, February 2000, pp 8-14.

Orbach, M.J., Farrall, L., Sweigard, J.A., Chumley, F.G., and Valent, B. 2000. A telomeric avirulence gene determines efficacy for rice blast resistance gene Pi-ta. The Plant Cell 12:2019-2032.