Dr. Erick De Wolf

Erick DeWolf, PhD

Fungal diseases of wheat

4607 Throckmorton PSC
1712 Claflin Road
Manhattan, KS 66506

Ph: 785-532-3968

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Erick De Wolf is a Professor in the Department of Plant Pathology at Kansas State University where he serves as an plant pathologist plant disease epidemiologist. Dr. De Wolf served as the Extension Specialist for small grains and forages until 2019 when he assumed more research and teaching responsibilities at K-State.


  • Ph.D. Plant Pathology, North Dakota State University, 2000
  • B.A. Biology, Hope College, 1994


Erick's research interests include pathogen biology and disease management. He is particularly interested in the relationship of weather with disease epidemics and his research focuses on the development disease forecasting systems that help growers evaluate the risk of disease.