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Anna Testen



Job Title

Research Plant Pathologist


Anna Testen is a research plant pathologist with USDA-ARS in Wooster, Ohio. Her research program focuses on developing practical disease management solutions for protected culture horticultural crop production, both domestically and internationally. She is passionate about frequent grower engagement to proactively identify plant disease issues. She completed her PhD at Ohio State, master’s degree at Penn State and bachelor’s degree at University of Minnesota.

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