Carrie L Harmon

Carrie L Harmon,

Senior Associate In Extension

Department: AG-PLANT PATHOLOGY
Business Phone: (352) 273-4640
Business Email: clharmon@ufl.edu

About Carrie L Harmon

Additional Positions:
Director
2009 – Current · IFAS Plant Diagnostic Center
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Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2009-2025
PLP6942 Professional Internship in Plant Disease Clinic
2015,2019-2024
PLP6291 Plant Disease Diagnosis
2015,2021
PLP6910 Supervised Research
2020,2023-2024
PLP7946 Plant Pathology Internship
2019-2020
PLP4900 Supervised Extension Experience in Plant Pathology
2018
PLP4932 Special Topics in Plant Pathology
2018
PLP7979 Advanced Research
2017-2018
PLP6105 Applied Plant Disease Management
2018
PLP6921 Colloquium in Principles of Plant Pathology
2016-2017
PLP4104 Applied Plant Disease Management
2016
PLP6104 Appl Disease Mgmt
2015
PLP4905 Problems in Intermediate Plant Pathology
2015
PLP6905 Problems in Plant Pathology
2015
ALS6943 Internship in Plant Pest Risk Assessment and Management
2015
ALS5932 Special Topics
2011
SWS4905 Individual Work

Research Profile

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)

0000-0001-5316-3602

Publications

2024
Parvodontia relampaga sp. nov.: A Cystostereaceae fungal pathogen that is the causal agent of relampago blight of woody plants in Florida, USA
Fungal Biology. 128(3):1758-1770 [DOI] 10.1016/j.funbio.2024.03.002.
2023
First Report of Bipolaris sorokiniana Leaf Spot Disease on Watermelon (Citrullus lanatus) in Florida
Plant Disease. 107(7) [DOI] 10.1094/pdis-09-22-2208-pdn.
2023
First Report of Herbaspirillum sp. Causing Leaf Spots on Boston Fern (Nephrolepis exaltata) in Florida
Plant Disease. 107(10) [DOI] 10.1094/pdis-06-23-1115-pdn.
2023
Focus Issue Articles on Diagnostic Assay Development and Validation: The Science of Getting It Right
PhytoFrontiers™. 3(1):5-8 [DOI] 10.1094/phytofr-02-23-0014-fi.
2023
Ginger, Galangal, and Turmeric Production in Florida
EDIS. 2023(4) [DOI] 10.32473/edis-ep638-2023.
2023
Standards of Diagnostic Validation: Recommendations for Reference Collections
PhytoFrontiers™. 3(1):43-50 [DOI] 10.1094/phytofr-05-22-0050-fi.
2023
The Need and a Vision for a Diagnostic Assay Validation Network
PhytoFrontiers™. 3(1):9-17 [DOI] 10.1094/phytofr-05-22-0056-fi.
2022
Draft genome sequences of Pseudomonas amygdali pv. loropetali pathotype strain DSM 105780 PT, isolated from Florida.
Access microbiology. 4(9) [DOI] 10.1099/acmi.0.000423. [PMID] 36415546.
2021
Everything Is Faster: How Do Land-Grant University-Based Plant Diagnostic Laboratories Keep Up with a Rapidly Changing World?
Annual review of phytopathology. 59:333-349 [DOI] 10.1146/annurev-phyto-020620-102557. [PMID] 34432509.
2021
Galling Damage to Woody Ornamentals: Diagnosis and Potential Causes
EDIS. 2021(1) [DOI] 10.32473/edis-in1310-2021.
2020
Draft Genome Sequences of Plant-Pathogenic Klebsiella variicola Strains Isolated from Plantain in Haiti
Microbiology Resource Announcements. 9(29) [DOI] 10.1128/mra.00336-20.
2020
First Report of Lasiodiplodia hormozganensis Causing Fruit Rot of Eggplant in Haiti
Plant Disease. 104(2) [DOI] 10.1094/pdis-05-19-1093-pdn.
2020
First Report of Plantain Soft Rot Caused by Klebsiella variicola in Haiti
Plant Disease. 104(6) [DOI] 10.1094/pdis-10-19-2105-pdn.
2018
Bacterial Gall of Loropetalum chinense caused by Pseudomonas amygdali pv. loropetali pv. nov.
Plant disease. 102(4):799-806 [DOI] 10.1094/PDIS-04-17-0505-RE. [PMID] 30673405.
2018
Comparison of genus-specific primers in RT-PCR for the broad-spectrum detection of viruses in the genus Potyvirus by plant diagnostic laboratories.
Journal of virological methods. 258:29-34 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jviromet.2018.05.003. [PMID] 29753708.
2018
Plant and Pest Diagnosis and Identification through DDIS
EDIS. 2018(2) [DOI] 10.32473/edis-ae225-2018.
2016
Bacterial Wilt of Southern Highbush Blueberry Caused by Ralstonia solanacearum
EDIS. 2016(9) [DOI] 10.32473/edis-pp332-2016.
2016
Evaluation of recombinase polymerase amplification for detection of begomoviruses by plant diagnostic clinics.
Virology journal. 13 [DOI] 10.1186/s12985-016-0504-8. [PMID] 27000806.
2015
“Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum”: An Emerging Pathogen Infecting Potato and Tomato
EDIS. 2015(7) [DOI] 10.32473/edis-pp320-2015.
2015
Rose Rosette Disease: A New Disease of Roses in Florida
EDIS. 2015(4) [DOI] 10.32473/edis-pp317-2015.
2014
Development of Multilocus PCR Assays for Raffaelea lauricola, Causal Agent of Laurel Wilt Disease.
Plant disease. 98(3):379-383 [DOI] 10.1094/PDIS-07-13-0772-RE. [PMID] 30708438.
2013
First Report of Asian Soybean Rust Caused by Phakopsora pachyrhizi in Puerto Rico.
Plant disease. 97(10) [DOI] 10.1094/PDIS-01-13-0108-PDN. [PMID] 30722174.
2011
Effects of Shade Intensity and Duration on Asian Soybean Rust Caused by Phakopsora pachyrhizi.
Plant disease. 95(4):485-489 [DOI] 10.1094/PDIS-11-09-0753. [PMID] 30743333.
2010
Characterization of kudzu (Pueraria spp.) resistance to Phakopsora pachyrhizi, the causal agent of soybean rust.
Phytopathology. 100(9):941-8 [DOI] 10.1094/PHYTO-100-9-0941. [PMID] 20701492.
2009
Plant disease diagnostic capabilities and networks.
Annual review of phytopathology. 47:15-38 [DOI] 10.1146/annurev-phyto-080508-081743. [PMID] 19385729.
2008
First Report of Soybean Rust Caused by Phakopsora pachyrhizi on Erythrina herbacea (Coral Bean).
Plant disease. 92(10) [DOI] 10.1094/PDIS-92-10-1472C. [PMID] 30769555.
2008
Winter Survival of the Soybean Rust Pathogen, Phakopsora pachyrhizi, in Florida.
Plant disease. 92(11):1551-1558 [DOI] 10.1094/PDIS-92-11-1551. [PMID] 30764437.
2006
First Report of Phakopsora pachyrhizi Telia on Kudzu in the United States.
Plant disease. 90(3) [DOI] 10.1094/PD-90-0380C. [PMID] 30786581.
2006
First Report of Soybean Rust Caused by Phakopsora pachyrhizi on Kudzu (Pueraria montana var. lobata) in Kentucky.
Plant disease. 90(6) [DOI] 10.1094/PD-90-0834B. [PMID] 30781272.
2006
First Report of Soybean Rust Caused by Phakopsora pachyrhizi on Phaseolus spp. in the United States.
Plant disease. 90(7) [DOI] 10.1094/PD-90-0970C. [PMID] 30781041.
2006
Florida Plant Diagnostic Network
EDIS. 2006(11) [DOI] 10.32473/edis-pp151-2006.
1969
Southern Wilt of Geranium
EDIS. 2005(3) [DOI] 10.32473/edis-pp131-2005.
1969
Sudden Oak Death
EDIS. 2004(5) [DOI] 10.32473/edis-pp118-2004.

Grants

Jun 2024 ACTIVE
Proofreading and Augmenting NPDN Diagnostic Data to Support Risk Analysis and Accurate Communications
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: US DEPT OF AG APHIS
Aug 2023 ACTIVE
FL FY23 P.ramorum Diagnostics
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: US DEPT OF AG APHIS
Sep 2022 ACTIVE
Great Plains Diagnostic Network
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY via US DEPT OF AG NATL INST OF FOOD AND AG
Sep 2022 ACTIVE
The Southern Plant Diagnostic Network
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: US DEPT OF AG NATL INST OF FOOD AND AG
Aug 2022 – Aug 2023
Phytophthora ramorum Program Diagnostics for APHIS Funded Survey/Regulatory Incidents
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: US DEPT OF AG APHIS
Mar 2022 ACTIVE
Diagnostic Assay Laboratory Network (DALN) to Coordinate and Harmonize Diagnostic Assay Development and Validation for Plant and Animal Diseases
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: OKLAHOMA STATE UNIV via US DEPT OF AG NATL INST OF FOOD AND AG
Sep 2021 – Aug 2023
The Southern Plant Diagnostic Network
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: US DEPT OF AG NATL INST OF FOOD AND AG
Aug 2021 – Aug 2022
Phytophthora ramorum Program Diagnostics for APHIS Funded Survey/Regulatory Incidents
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: US DEPT OF AG APHIS
Jul 2021 – Jun 2023
Validation of a rapid, high throughput screening assay for Phytophthora ramorum using isothermal recombinase polymerase amplification
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: US DEPT OF AG APHIS
Feb 2021 ACTIVE
Coordinated Pathogen Surveillance and Resistance Delivery
Role: Co-Project Director/Principal Investigator
Funding: US DEPT OF AG NATL INST OF FOOD AND AG
Aug 2020 – Aug 2021
Phytophthora ramorum Program Diagnostics for APHIS Funded Survey/Regulatory Incidents
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: US DEPT OF AG APHIS
May 2020 – Mar 2023
Diagnostic Assay Laboratory Network
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: OKLAHOMA STATE UNIV via US DEPT OF AG NATL INST OF FOOD AND AG
Aug 2019 – Aug 2020
Phytophthora ramorum Program Diagnostics for APHIS Funded Survey/Regulatory Incidents
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: US DEPT OF AG APHIS
Sep 2018 – Sep 2019
FL FY18 Pramorum Diagnostics
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: US DEPT OF AG APHIS
Aug 2017 – Aug 2018
Phytophthora ramorum Program Diagnostics for APHIS Funded Survey/Regulatory Incidents
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: US DEPT OF AG APHIS
Sep 2016 – Aug 2021
The Southern Plant Diagnostic Network
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: US DEPT OF AG NATL INST OF FOOD AND AG
Jul 2016 – Jun 2017
Phytophthora Ramorum Program Diagnostics for APHIS Funded Survey/Regulatory Incidents Year 2016
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: US DEPT OF AG APHIS
Jul 2015 – Jul 2016
Phytophthora Ramorum Program Diagnostics for APHIS Funded Survey/Regulatory Incidents
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: US DEPT OF AG APHIS
Aug 2014 – Feb 2016
Evaluated, Improved, and Expanded Collaborative and Enhanced First Detector Training for Florida, California, and New York
Role: Project Manager
Funding: US DEPT OF AG APHIS

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 273-4640
Emails:
Business:
clharmon@ufl.edu
Addresses:
Business Mailing:
2570 HULL RD BLDG 1291
BLDG 1291, 2570 HULL RD
GAINESVILLE FL 326112058
Business Street:
DEPARTMENT OF PLANT PATHOLOGY
DEPARTMENT OF PLANT PATHOLOGY
1443 FIFIELD HALL
GAINESVILLE FL 326110001