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Northwest Missouri State University


Dr. Oscar Pérez-Hernández

Dr. Oscar Pérez-Hernández

Email

Office

1221 Center of Innovation

Phone

660.562.1157
660.562.1621 (fax)

Joined Northwest in 2017

Assistant Professor


Education

  • Ph.D. Agronomy: Plant Pathology; University of Nebraska-Lincoln
    • Minor in Statistics
  • M.S. Plant Pathology; Iowa State University
  • B.S. Plant Protection; Universidad Autónoma Chapingo, México

Courses Taught

  • AGRI 434  Weed Science: Ecology and Control (Fall)
  • AGRI 381  Applied Entomology (Fall)
  • AGRI 292  Introduction to Agricultural Pesticides (Fall)
  • AGRI 540  Grain Crops (Fall)

Academic Interests

  • Ecology and epidemiology of diseases in field crops
    • Methods for disease assessment, sampling, and yield loss estimation
    • Spatial and temporal modeling of epidemics in relation to weather
    • Subterranean and surface dispersal of plant parasitic nematodes
  • Design of experiments in agronomical sciences
  • Statistical modeling; generalized linear mixed models
  • Integrated crop management; emphasis on the relationship of plant nutrition and disease development

Scholarly Activity

Recent Publications

  • Pérez-Hernández, O., and Giri, A. 2017. Efficacy of fungicides in the control of foliar diseases in soybean in West Central Missouri. Plant Disease Management Report 11:FC120.
  • Pérez-Hernández, O., and Giesler, L. J. 2017. Intra- and interplot variability of Heterodera glycines population densities in experimental settings to soybean variety evaluations in Nebraska. Crop Protection 94:123-136.
  • Carmona, M., Sautua, F., Grijalba, P., Cassina, M, and Pérez-Hernández, O. 2017. Effect of K and Mn phosphites in the control of Pythium damping-off in soybean: a feasible alternative to fungicide seed treatments. Pest Management Science: In Press.
  • Montesinos-López, O. A., Montesinos-López, A., Crossa, J., Toledo, F., Pérez-Hernández, O., Eskridge, K., and Rutkoski, J. 2016. A genomic Bayesian multi-trait and multi-environment model. Genetics 6:2725-2744.
  • Pérez-Hernández, O., and Giesler, L. J. 2014. Quantitative relationship of soil texture with the observed population density reduction of Heterodera glycines after annual corn rotation in Nebraska. Journal of Nematology 46:90-100.

Published Abstracts in Proceedings of Scientific Meetings [Last two years]

  • Pérez-Hernández, O., Giesler, L. J., and Hubbard, K. 2016. Implications of an epidemiological study to management of the soybean cyst nematode in Nebraska. Phytopathology 106:S4.192.
  • Pérez-Hernández, O., Giri, A., Kidwaro, F., and Montesinos-López, O. 2016. Subsampling and counting in nematology: a case study with population densities of Heterodera glycines. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society of Nematologists and The Organization of Nematologists of Tropical America. July 17 to 21, 2016. Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • .Zancan, W., and Pérez-Hernández, O. 2016. Transmission potential of Sclerotinia sclerotiourum to cotton seedlings from differential exposure times of seeds to mycelium. Phytopathology 106.S4.194.
  • Lark, J., Navarrete-Tindall, N., and Pérez-Hernández, O. 2016. Characterization of the seed frequency in wild and cultivated persimmon fruit in Central Missouri. Missouri Academy of Sciences Meeting. Jefferson City, Missouri. April 22-23, 2016.
  • Pérez-Hernández, O., and Giesler, L. J. 2015. Spatial pattern analysis of Heterodera glycines population densities in experimental settings to soybean variety evaluations in the United States. Presented at the 2015 annual meeting of the ASA, CSSA, and SSSA. Nov. 15-18, Minneapolis, MN. 

Other Professional Experience

Member:

  • The American Phytopathological Society
  • The Society of Nematologists
  • American Statistical Association
  • The American Association for the Advancement of Science