40 Under 40, Class of 2023

Leslie Holland


University of Wisconsin-Madison

Job Title

Assistant Professor & Extension Specialist of Fruit Crop Pathology


Leslie joined the department of Plant Pathology at UW-Madison in 2020. Her research focuses on the biology, epidemiology and management of pathogens affecting fruit production in Wisconsin. The goal of her extension program is to optimize and deliver integrated disease management approaches that support the productivity and sustainability of fruit crop production. She received her PhD in plant pathology from the University of California, Davis and a masters degree in Plant Pathology from WSU.

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