Andrew Watson is a Plant Pathologist with NSW DPI based at Yanco Agricultural Institute providing a disease diagnostic service for local agricultural industries and undertaking vegetable disease research. His main areas of research have been directed towards vegetable diseases.
Watson A, Pung H, Hall B (2017) Managing leaf diseases of carrots with traditional and alternative fungicides including baseline sensitivity studies. Crop Protection 92:53-59
Watson A (2016) Managing carrot powdery mildew. Australasian Plant Pathology 45(1): 29-35
Watson A, Burgess LW Summerell BA, O’Keeffe K (2014) Fusarium species associated with cob rot of sweet corn and maize in New South Wales. Australasian Plant Disease Notes 9:142
Watson A, Snudden M, Browne L and Mudford E (2013) Aphanomyces root rot of beans and control options in New South Wales. Australasian Plant Pathology 42: 3, 321-327.
Cunnington JH, Watson A, Liberato JR, Jones R (2008) First record of powdery mildew on carrots in Australia. Australasian Plant Disease Notes 3: 38-41.
Watson A,Mo J, Napier A, Munro S, Chambers G, Browne L, Boulton A, Baker G, Powis K, Hill K, Glatz R Metcalf D, Persley D, Steele V and Coutts B (2014) Assessing and managing Iris yellow spot virus in onion production regions of Australia Horticulture Australia Final Report VN 11005
Watson A (2013) Rice field guide to pests, diseases and weeds in southern New South Wales.Disease section Editor Rachael Whitworth and Mary-Anne Lattimore
S McDougall, Watson A , Stodart B, Napier T, Kelly G, Troldahl D, Tesoriero L (2013) Tomato, capsicum, chille and eggplant. – A field guide for the identification of insect pests , beneficials, diseases and disorders in Australia and Cambodia.
Watson A, Pung H, McKay A. (2012) Development of methods to monitor and control Aphanomyces root rot and black root rot of beans. Horticulture Australia Final Report-VG08043
Watson A, Pung H, Hall B. (2012)Investigations and developing management strategies for carrot powdery mildew. Horticulture Australia Final Report-VG08044
Watson A (2009) Fusarium associated with sweet corn and maize in New South Wales. MSc. Agr. Sydney University
Watson A,Yousiph A. Liew E. Duff J. (2009) Fusarium wilt of snow peas.Horticulture Australia Final Report-VG05029
Watson A (2009) Disease Section in “Pests, beneficials, diseases and disorders in Cucurbits: Field Identification Guide” Napier T (Editor).
Watson A (2008) Contributor to Green Beans, insect pests, beneficials and diseases. Ute Guide Queensland Department of Primary Industries. Duff J (Editor)
Watson A Pung H, Duff J (2007) Managing bean, root and stem diseases. VG 03002 Horticulture Australia Final Report.
Phone: (02) 6951 2647
Location: Yanco Agricultural Institute