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Yongju HUANG
Last name : HUANG
First name : Yongju
Entrance year : 2023
Occupation : Research
Company : University of Hertfordshire
Address : College Lane AL10 9AB Hatfield / United Kingdom
Main fields of interest :
  • Crop protection
Professional experience : Research on epidemiology, biology, diagnosis and genetics, as components of a strategy to achieve sustainable control of crop diseases, especially phoma stem canker and light leaf spot in oilseed rape.
Education : PhD in Plant Pathology
Selected publications : * Huang YJ, Sidique SNM, Karandeni Dewage CS, Gajula LH, Mitrousia GK, Qi A, West JS, Fitt BDL (2022). Effective control of Leptosphaeria maculans increases importance of L. biglobosa as cause of phoma stem canker epidemics on oilseed rape. Pesticide Management Science, * Karandeni Dewage CS, Cools K, Stotz HU, Qi A, Huang YJ, Wells R, Fitt BDL (2022). QTL mapping for resistance against Pyrenopeziza brassicae derived from a Brassica napus secondary gene pool. Frontiers in Plant Science. DOI: 10.3389/fpls.2022.786189. * Noel K, Qi A, Gajula LH, Padley C, Rietz S, Huang YJ, Fitt BDL, Stotz HU (2022). Influence of elevated temperatures on resistance against phoma stem canker in oilseed rape. Frontiers in Plant Science. DOI:10.3389/fpls.2022.785804. * Karandeni Dewage CS, Qi A, H. U. Stotz HU, Huang YJ, Fitt BDL (2021). Interactions in the Brassica napus-Pyrenopeziza brassicae pathosystem and sources of resistance to P. brassicae (light leaf spot). Plant Pathology 70: 2104-2114. DOI: 10.1111/ppa.13455. * Huang YJ, Paillard S, Kumar V, King GJ, Fitt BDL, Delourme R (2019). Oilseed rape (Brassica napus) resistance to growth of Leptosphaeria maculans in leaves of young plants contributes to quantitative resistance in stems of adult plants. PLoS ONE 14(9): e0222540. * Huang YJ, Mitrousia GK, Sidique SNM, Qi AM, Fitt BDL (2018). Combining R gene and quantitative resistance increases effectiveness of cultivar resistance against Leptosphaeria maculans in Brassica napus in different environments. PLoS ONE Huang YJ, Jestin C, Welham SJ, * King GJ, Manzanares-Dauleux MJ, Fitt BDL, Delourme R (2016). Identification of environmentally stable QTL for resistance against Leptosphaeria maculans in oilseed rape (Brassica napus). Theoretical and Applied Genetics 129: 169 - 180. * Huang YJ, Qi AM, King GJ and Fitt BDL (2014). Assessing quantitative resistance against Leptosphaeria maculans (phoma stem canker) in Brassica napus (oilseed rape) in young plants. PloS One, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0084924. 13(5): e0197752. * Huang YJ, Hood JR, Eckert MR, Stonard JF, Cools HL, King GJ, Rossall S, Ashworth M and Fitt BDL (2011). Effects of fungicide on growth of Leptosphaeria maculans and L. biglobosa in relation to development of phoma stem canker on oilseed rape (Brassica napus). Plant Pathology 60: 607–620.