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Gail E. Ruhl

Botany and Plant Pathology 

  • Senior Plant Disease Diagnostician

Awards & Honors

(2015) 35 Years of Service. Purdue University.

(2013) 2013 Purdue Agriculture TEAM Award. Purdue College of Agriculture.

(2013) ASA Extension Excellence award for a digital decision aid. American Society of Agronomy (ASA).

(2013) Midwest Regional Turf Foundation Award of Achievement. Midwest Regional Turf Foundation.

(2012) 2012 PUCESA Team Award: Imprelis Herbicide Injury Response Team. Purdue University Cooperative Extension Specialists Associaton (PUCESA).

(2012) APS Excellence in Extension Award. American Phytopathological Society (APS).

(2010) 30 Years Service to Purdue. Provost Recognition Luncheon.

(2010) Managing Moldy Corn Extension Team. 2010 PUCESA Team Award.

(2009) Outstanding Service in Global Relations. Epsilon Sigma Phi ; Alpha Lambda Chapter;ESP Globalization Committee.

(2005) Soybean Rust Team Award. PUCESA.

Selected Publications

Ruhl, G. E., Creswell, T. C., & Wise, K. A. (2016). First Report of Tar Spot on Corn Caused by Phyllachra maydis in the United States. Plant Disease, 100(7), 1. Retrieved from

Wise, K. A., Freije, A., & Ruhl, G. (2016). Diseases of Wheat: Wheat Viruses. 5. Retrieved from

Daniel, K., Lerner, R., Purcell, L., Beckerman, J. L., Creswell, T. C., & Ruhl, G. (2014). The Revealing Effects of Winter on Trees and Shrubs. Retrieved from

Wise, K. A., & Ruhl, G. (2015). Wet Weather Corn Disease: Crazy top and Phsoderma Brown Spot. Pest & Crop Newsletter, (17). Retrieved from

Wise, K. A., & Ruhl, G. (2015). Goss' Wilt Marches East in Indiana. Pest & Crop Newsletter, (22). Retrieved from

Wise, K. A., & Ruhl, G. (2015). Tar Spot on Corn Confirmed in the United States. Pest & Crop Newsletter, (24). Retrieved from

2015 Midwest Small Fruit and Grape Spray Guide. (2015). (ID-169).

Egel, D. S., Deering, A. J., White, E. M., Maynard, E. T., Ruhl, G., Faghihi, J., . . . Guan, W. (2015). Midwest Vegetable Production Guide for Commercial Growers 2016. Retrieved from

Corn and Soybean Field Guide App. (2015).

Forage Field Guide. (2015). (ID-317), 320.

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