Ph.D., Plant Pathology, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND
Graduate Certification in Statistics, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND
M.S., Plant Pathology, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND
B.Tech., Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India
Biology of pathogens affecting broadleaf/oilseed crops (soybean, sunflower) and how these organisms interact with their hosts, leading to the development of disease management strategies (with emphasis on fungicides and host resistance).
Okello, P., Solanki, S., Rafi, N., and *Mathew, F. 202X. Sources of resistance, effect of maturity groups and marker-trait associations associated with Fusarium graminearum causing root rot of soybean (Glycine max). Plant Health Prog. https://doi.org/10.1094/PHP-01-23-0011-RS
Ortiz, V., Chang, H. -X., Sang, H., Jacobs, J., Malvick, D., Baird, R., Mathew, F. M., Wise, K. A., Mosquera, G. M., and Chilvers, M. I. 2023. Population genomic analysis reveals geographic structure and climatic diversification for Macrophomina phaseolina isolated from soybean and dry bean across the US, Puerto Rico, and Colombia. Frontiers in Genetics, section Evolutionary and Population Genetics (Accepted: April 20, 2023). https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fgene.2023.1103969/abstract
Kashyap, R., Markell, S. G., Harveson, R. M., Rekabdarkolaee, H. M., and *Mathew, F. M. 2023. Application of pyraclostrobin fungicides at miniature floral head development growth stage is efficacious against Phomopsis stem canker fungi in sunflower (Helianthus annuus). Plant Health Prog. https://doi.org/10.1094/PHP-06-22-0059-RS.
Dangal, N. K., Rekabdarkolaee, H. M., Markell, S. G., Harveson, R. M., and *Mathew, F. M. 2023. Foliar fungicides containing FRAC 11 mitigates Phomopsis stem canker in sunflower (Helianthus annuus). Plant Dis. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-03-22-0516-RE
Guidini, R., Jahani, M., Huang, K., Rieseberg, L., and *Mathew, F. M. 2023. Genome wide association mapping in sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) reveals common loci and putative candidate genes for resistance to Diaporthe gulyae and D. helianthi causing Phomopsis stem canker. Plant Dis. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-05-22-1209-RE
*Mathew, F., Harveson, R., Gulya, T., Thompson, S., Block, C., and Markell, S. Spanish translation by Andres Zambelli, 2022 (Accepted 3/24/2022). Phomopsis stem canker of sunflower. The Plant Health Instructor. https://doi.org/10.1094/PHI-I-2018-1103-01
2023 Faculty Fellowship for Broadening Participation, NDSU
2022 Silver Anvil Award from Public Relations Society of America for excellence in issues management: SCN Coalition (team award)
2021 NACAA Communication Award (Class #13 Bound Book/eBook) North Central Regional and State Winner -Best Management Practices for Sunflower Production (team award)
2021 North Central Regional Multistate Research Award for NCERA137: Soybean Diseases (team award)
2018 Early Career Award, American Phytopathological Society- North Central Division
2017 Schroth Faces of the Future Award in Host Resistance and Host/Pathogen Interaction, American Phytopathological Society
2016 Inducted into Gamma Sigma Delta Honor Society of Agriculture, SDSU
2016 Nominated for Excellence in Graduate Student Mentoring award, SDSU
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