Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
University of California
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Dr. Philip Waisen

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Vegetable Crops Advisor
Riverside County
81077 Indio Blvd.
Suite H
INDIO, CA 92201
7603422467
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Philip Waisen (Ph.D.)

Dr. Philip Waisen is currently a Vegetable Crops Advisor at the University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE). He started on January 10, 2022, and works out of the Indio Office in Riverside with responsibilities both in Riverside and Imperial counties. Prior to joining UCCE, Philip was a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, where he worked on Western SARE-funded research projects on nematode and soil health management in agroecosystems (tomato, peppers, cucurbits, asparagus, banana, brassicas). He also taught a graduate-level Plant Nematology course for a semester while as a postdoctoral researcher. For the whole of 2021, Philip was attached with his undergraduate school, the Papua New Guinea University of Technology as a part-time lecturer teaching Plant Pathology, Research Methods, and Horticultural Sciences courses.

Here at UCCE, Philip is developing Research and Extension Programs focused on Pest and Disease Management, Soil Health and Fertility Management, and Cover Crops and Insectary Plants in Low Desert Vegetable Cropping Systems. 

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Education

Ph.D. (2019) in Plant Pathology/Nematology, Plant and Environmental Protection Sciences, University of Hawaii at Manoa

MSc. (2015) in Plant Pathology/Nematology, Plant and Environmental Protection Sciences, University of Hawaii at Manoa

BSc. (2012) in Agriculture Science, Agriculture Department, The Papua New Guinea University of Technology

 

Discipline

Plant Pathology/Nematology/Soil Health

 

Specialty

Pest and Disease Management; Nutrient and Soil Health Management in Agroecosystems

 

Education

Ph.D. Plant Pathology/Nematology, University of Hawaii at Manoa. 2019
MSc. Plant Pathology/Nematology, University of Hawaii at Manoa. 2015
BSc. Agricultural Sciences, Papua New Guinea University of Technology. 2012

Specialty

Plant Pathology/Nematology Ecology/Soil Health/Cover Crops

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