Kira Bowen

Professor

College of Agriculture

Entomology and Plant Pathology

Ph.D. in Plant Pathology in Plant Pathology from University of Illinois

bowenkl@auburn.edu

(334) 844-1953

Rouse Bldg.

Doctor Bowen earned a Ph.D. in Plant Pathology in Plant Pathology from University of Illinois (1987), a M.S. in Plant Pathology in Plant Pathology from University of Minnesota, St. Paul (1983), and a B.S. in Plant Sciences in Plant Sciences from Pennsylvania State University (1980).

Hadi, B., Flanders, K., Bowen, K., Murphy, J., & Blount, A. (2012). Survey of Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus and Cereal Yellow Dwarf Virus on Three Perennial Pasture Grasses in Florida. (Impact factor 0.319). Journal of Entomological Science, 47(1), 35-43. In press.

Campbell, H., Hagan, A., Bowen, K., & Gamble, B. Influence of crop rotation on diseases, nematode activity, and yield of peanut and cotton in Southeast Alabama. Phytopathology, In press.

Hagan, A., Bowen, K., Pegues, M., & Jones, J. Target spot, caused by Corynesporium cassicola, reduces yield of cotton in Alabama. Phytopathology, In press.

Bowen, K. Economics and Decision Making, Chap 33. Exercises in Plant Disease Epidemiology, In press.

Bowen, K. Models of Disease Progress, Chap2. Exercises in Plant Disease Epidemiology, 2nd Ed., In press.

Hadi, B., Flanders, K., Bowen, K., Murphy, J., & Blount, A. Survey of Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus and Cereal Yellow Dwarf Virus on Three Perennial Pasture Grasses in Florida. Journal of Entomological Science, In press.

Hagan, A., Campbell, L., Bowen, K., & Gamble, B. (2014). Disease Intensity and Yield Responses of Irrigated Commercial Peanut Cultivars Compared, 2013. Plant Disease Management Reports, Plant Disease Management Reports, FC147.

Hagan, A., Campbell, L., Bowen, K., & Gamble, B. (2014). Disease Intensity and Yield Responses of Rainfed Commercial Peanut Cultivars Compared, 2013. Plant Disease Management Reports, Plant Disease Management Reports, FC147.

Campbell, L., Hagan, A., Bowen, K., & Wells, L. (2014). Evaluation of A18993 and A18126 for peanut disease control in southeast Alabama, 2013. Plant Disease Management Reports, Plant Disease Management Reports, FC142.

Campbell, L., Hagan, A., Bowen, K., & Wells, L. (2014). Evaluation of Convoy and Artisan for peanut disease control in southeast Alabama, 2013. Plant Disease Management Reports, Plant Disease Management Reports, FC140.

Campbell, L., Hagan, A., Bowen, K., & Wells, L. (2014). Evaluation of Fontelis and Koverall for peanut disease control in southeast Alabama. Plant Disease Management Reports, Plant Disease Management Reports, FC141.

Campbell, L., Hagan, A., Bowen, K., Pegues, M., & Jones, J. (2014). Evaluation of Fontelis for peanut disease control in southwest Alabama, 2013. Plant Disease Management Reports, Plant Disease Management Reports, FC145.

Campbell, L., Hagan, A., Bowen, K., & Wells, L. (2014). Evaluation of Propulse and Serenade Soil for peanut disease control in southeast Alabama, 2013. Plant Disease Management Reports, Plant Disease Management Reports, FC139.

Campbell, L., Hagan, A., Bowen, K., & Wells, L. (2014). Evaluation of SA-0310101 and Muscle ADV for peanut disease control in southeast Alabama, 2013. Plant Disease Management Reports, Plant Disease Management Reports, FC143.

Campbell, L., Hagan, A., Bowen, K., Pegues, M., & Jones, J. (2014). Evaluation of SA-0310101 and SA-0040304 for peanut disease control in southwest Alabama, 2013. Plant Disease Management Reports, Plant Disease Management Reports, FC146.

Campbell, L., Hagan, A., Bowen, K., Pegues, M., & Jones, J. (2014). Evaluation of Serenade Optimum for peanut disease control in southwest Alabama, 2013. Plant Disease Management Reports, Plant Disease Management Reports, FC144.

Hagan, A., Bowen, K., Pegues, M., & Jones, J. (2014). Experimental Fungicides for Target Spot Control on Cotton, 2013. Plant Disease Management Reports, Plant Disease Management Reports, FC160.

Hagan, A., Bowen, K., & Scott, S. (2014). Fungicide placement and control of target spot on two cotton varieties in Central Alabama, 2013. Plant Disease Management Reports, Plant Disease Management Reports, FC162.

Hagan, A., Bowen, K., & Akridge, J. (2014). Fungicide placement and control of target spot on two cotton varieties in South Alabama, 2013. Plant Disease Management Reports, Plant Disease Management Reports, FC167.

Hagan, A., Bowen, K., & Akridge, R. (2014). Fungicides Impact Anthracnose Control and Biomass Yield of Ornamental Switchgrass, 2013. Plant Disease Management Reports, Plant Disease Management Reports, OY010.

Hagan, A., Campbell, L., Bowen, K., Pegues, M., & Jones, J. (2014). Headline Application Timing Impacts Target Spot Control and Yield of Two Cotton Varieties, 2013. Plant Disease Management Reports, Plant Disease Management Reports, FC163.

Hagan, A., Bowen, K., & Akridge, R. (2014). Rust Control and Biomass Yield of Ornamental Switchgrass Impacted By Fungicides, 2013. Plant Disease Management Reports, Plant Disease Management Reports, OY011.

Hagan, A., Bowen, K., Pegues, M., & Jones, J. (2014). Target Spot Control on Cotton with Registered and Candidate Fungicides, 2013. Plant Disease Management Reports, Plant Disease Management Reports, FC164.

Hagan, A., Bowen, K., & Scott, S. (2014). Target spot control on two cotton varieties in Central Alabama, 2013. Plant Disease Management Reports, Plant Disease Management Reports, FC166.

Hagan, A., Campbell, L., Bowen, K., Pegues, M., & Jones, J. (2014). Target Spot Control with Registered Fungicides on Two Cotton Varieties, 2013. Plant Disease Management Reports, Plant Disease Management Reports, FC163.

Hagan, A., Campbell, L., Bowen, K., Pegues, M., & Jones, J. (2014). Target spot intensity and yield of two cotton varieties impacted by Headline application number, 2013. Plant Disease Management Reports, Plant Disease Management Reports, FC165.

Hagan, A., Bowen, K., & Akridge, R. (2014). Yield and disease severity on biomass, forage, and sweet sorghum varieties in Southwest Alabama, 2013. Plant Disease Management Reports, Plant Disease Management Reports, FC262.

Hagan, A., Campbell, L., Bowen, K., & Gamble, B. (2014). Yield Response and Disease Reaction of Experimental Peanut Breeding Lines Compared, 2013. Plant Disease Management Reports, Plant Disease Management Reports, FC149.

Prevatt, R., Bowen, K., & Held, D. (2013). Evaluation of burrower bug (Pangaeus bilineatus) incidence and damage compared to subsequent aflatoxin contamination in peanuts (Arachis hypogaea) in the SE US. Proc. Amer. Peanut Research & Educ. Soc., 37-38.

Hagan, A., Campbell, H., Bowen, K., & Wells, L. (2013). CruiserMAXX seed dressing compared with soil insecticides for thrips protection, TSWV incidence and yield response on three runner peanut varieties. Proceedings of the American Peanut Research and Education Society, 25-26.

Hagan, A., Campbell, H., Bowen, K., & Gamble, B. (2013). Experimental and Commercial Peanut Cultivars Reaction to Diseases and Yield Compared, 2012. Plant Disease Management Reports.

Bowen, K., Campbell, H., & Hagan, A. (2013). Predicting Aflatoxin Occurrence in Peanuts. Proceedings of the American Peanut Research and Education Society, 45(26-27).

Hagan, A., Bowen, K., Glass, K., & Wells, L. (2013). Reaction of early and mid-Season flex cotton varieties to target spot in southeast Alabama, 2012. Plant Disease Management Reports.

Hagan, A., Campbell, H., Bowen, K., & Wells, L. (2013). Recommended Fungicide Programs Compared for Leaf Spot and Stem Rot Control on Peanut, 2012. Plant Disease Management Reports.

Hagan, A., Campbell, H., Bowen, K., Pegues, M., & Jones, J. (2013). Recommended Fungicides Compared for Target Spot Control on Two Cotton Varieties, 2012. Plant Disease Management Reports.

Hagan, A., Campbell, H., Bowen, K., & Wells, L. (2013). Standard and High Input Fungicide Programs Compared on Commercial Peanut Varieties, 2012. Plant Disease Management Reports.

Hagan, A., Bowen, K., & Wells, L. (2013). Yield and Reaction of Cotton Varieties to Target Spot, 2012. Plant Disease Management Report.

Hagan, A., Bowen, K., Glass, K., & Wells, L. (2013). Yield and reaction of mid- and full-Season flex cotton varieties to target spot in southeast Alabama, 2012. Plant Disease Management Reports.

Campbell, H., Hagan, A., Bowen, K., & Wells, L. (2013). Influence of Seeding Rate and Planting Date on Diseases and Yield of Three Peanut Cultivars in Irrigated Production System. Proceedings of Amer. Peanut Res. & Educ. Soc., 38-39.

Bowen, K., & Hagan, A. (2013). Yield losses in oats due to crown rust in Alabama. Phytopathology, 103(6S), S2.19.

Hagan, A., Bowen, K., Campbell, H., Gamble, B., Pegues, M., & Wells, L. (2013). Peanut Disease Control Field Trials, 2012. Alabama Agri. Exp. Sta. Entomology and Plant Pathology Departmental Series No.17A., 63.

Lewis, M., Carbone, I., Payne, G., Bowen, K., Hagan, A., Kemerait, R., Heiniger, R., & Ojiambo, P. (2013). Genetic structure of soil populations of Aspergillus section Flavi and efficacy of biocontrol of aflatoxin. Phytopathology, 103(6S), S2.79.

Uppala, S., Bowen, K., & Woods, F. (2013). Pre-Harvest Aflatoxin Contamination and Soluble Sugars of Peanut. Peanut Science, Accepted for publication.

Flanders, K., Hagan, A., Bowen, K., & Ortiz, B. (2013). Performance of B.T. Field Corn in Alabama in 2012.

Hagan, A., Campbell, H., Bowen, K., & Wells, L. (2013). Seeding Rate and Planting Date Impacts Stand, Diseases, and Yield of Runner Peanuts.

Campbell, H., Hagan, A., Bowen, K., & Well, L. (2013). Evaluation of Convoy and Artisan for control of southern stem rot in southeast Alabama, 2012. Plant Disease Management Reports.

Campbell, H., Hagan, A., Bowen, K., Pegues, M., & Jones, J. (2013). Evaluation of Convoy and Artisan for control of southern stem rot in southwest Alabama, 2012. Plant Disease Management Report.

Campbell, H., Hagan, A., Bowen, K., & Well, L. (2013). Evaluation of Echo 720, Eminent, and Muscle ADV for peanut disease control in southeast Alabama, 2012. Plant Disease Management Reports.

Campbell, H., Hagan, A., Bowen, K., & Wells, L. (2013). Evaluation of Fontelis and YT 699 for peanut disease control in southeast Alabama, 2012. Plant Disease Management Reports.

Campbell, H., Hagan, A., Bowen, K., & Well, L. (2013). Evaluation of Fontelis and YT 699 for peanut disease control in southeast Alabama, 2012. Plant Disease Management Reports.

Campbell, H., Hagan, A., Bowen, K., Pegues, M., & Jones, J. (2013). Evaluation of Fontelis and YT 699 for peanut disease control in southwest Alabama, 2012. Plant Disease Management Report.

Campbell, H., Hagan, A., Bowen, K., & Well, L. (2013). Evaluation of Koverall, Topguard, and Headline for peanut disease control in southeast Alabama, 2012. Plant Disease Management Reports.

Campbell, H., Hagan, A., Bowen, K., Pegues, M., & Jones, J. (2013). Evaluation of Koverall, Topguard, and Headline for peanut disease control in southwest Alabama, 2012. Plant Disease Management Report.

Campbell, H., Hagan, A., Bowen, K., & Well, L. (2013). Evaluation of Proline 480SC and Provost 433SC for peanut disease control in southeast Alabama. Plant Disease Management Reports.

Campbell, H., Hagan, A., Bowen, K., & Well, L. (2013). Evaluation of Tilt Bravo, Alto, and Abound for peanut disease control in southeast Alabama, 2012. Plant Disease Management Reports.

Hagan, A., Bowen, K., Glass, K., Pegues, M., & Jones, J. (2013). Experimental and commercial cotton varieties differ in their reaction to target spot in Alabama, 2012. Plant Disease Management Reports.

Hagan, A., Campbell, H., Bowen, K., Pegues, M., & Jones, J. (2013). Headline Application Number Impacts Target Spot Intensity and Yield of Two Cotton Varieties, 2012. Plant Disease Management Reports.

Hagan, A., Campbell, H., Bowen, K., Pegues, M., & Jones, J. (2013). On-Demand fungicide treatments compared for control of Target spot on cotton, 2012. Plant Disease Management Reports.

Hagan, A., Campbell, H., Bowen, K., Pegues, M., & Jones, J. (2013). Reaction of mid- and full season flex cotton varieties to target spot in Alabama, 2012. Plant Disease Management Reports.

Hagan, A., Campbell, H., Bowen, K., & Wells, L. (2013). Recommended Fungicide Programs Compared for Leaf Spot and Stem Rot Control on Peanut, 2012. Plant Disease Management Reports.

Hagan, A., Campbell, H., Bowen, K., & Nightengale, S. (2013). Recommended fungicides compared for leaf spot and stem rot control in Central Alabama, 2012. Plant Disease Management Reports.

Hagan, A., Campbell, H., Bowen, K., & Nightengale, S. (2013). Response of Runner and Virginia peanut varieties to TSWV, early leaf spot and stem rot, 2012. Plant Disease Management Reports.

Hagan, A., Bowen, K., Pegues, M., Jones, J., & Nightengale, S. (2013). An Estimate of Yield Loss to Target Spot in Cotton in Alabama.

Bowen, K., Hagan, A., & Akridge, J. (2012). Impact of Fungicides on Rust Intensity and Biomass Yield of Switchgrass. Phytopathology, s4.14.

Campbell, H., Hagan, A., Bowen, K., & Nightengale, S. (2012). Corynespora leaf spot: A new disease in Alabama cotton. Phytopathology, S4.18.

Hagan, A., Campbell, H., Bowen, K., & Wells, L. (2012). Disease, Nematode Activity and Yield Response of a Peanut Root Knot and Susceptible Peanut Cultivar As Influenced By Crop Rotation. Proc. Amer. Peanut Res. Educ. Soc., 52-53.

Hagan, A., Bowen, K., & Akridge, J. (2012). Fungicides compared for control of Corynespora leaf spot on bigleaf hydrangea, 2011. Plant Disease Management Reports, OT023.

Hagan, A., Campbell, H., Bowen, K., Pegues, M., & Jones, J. (2012). Impact of Cropping Sequence on Diseases, Nematodes, and Yield of Peanut. Phytopathology, S4.49.

Hagan, A., Bowen, K., Howard, H., & Lawrence, K. (2012). Impact of Cropping Sequence on Diseases, Nematodes, and Yield of Peanut, Cotton, and Corn in Southwest Alabama. 10.

Bowen, K., Hagan, A., & Akridge, J. (2012). Impact of Fungicides on Rust Intensity and Biomass Yield of Switchgrass. Phytopathology.

Hagan, A., Campbell, H., Bowen, K., Pegues, M., & Jones, J. (2012). Recommended Fungicides Compared for Disease Control and Yield Response on Peanut, 2011. Plant Disease Management Reports, FC061.

Hagan, A., Campbell, H., Bowen, K., & Wells, L. (2012). Standard and High Input Fungicide Programs Give Similar Disease Control and Yields on Peanut, 2011. Plant Disease Management Reports, FC062.

Bowen, K., Campbell, H., & Hagan, A. (2012). Weather Variables for Predicting Aflatoxin Occurrence in Peanuts. Phytopathology, S4: 14.

Bowen, K., Bowen, K., & Scott, S. (2012). Evaluation of fungicides for control of diseases of wheat in east-Central Alabama, 2011. Plant Disease Management Reports, CF026.

Subedi, A., Bowen, K., & Hagan, A. (2012). Evaluation of perithecial development by Fusarium graminearum on the straws decomposed in different soils with different levels of temperature andmoisture conditions. Phytopathology, S4.115.

Hagan, A., Campbell, H., Bowen, K., & Wells, L. (2012). Impact of Seeding Rate and Planting Date on Pod Yield and Diseases in Selected Commercial Runner Peanut Cultivars. 15.

Hagan, A., Campbell, H., Bowen, K., & Nightengale, S. (2012). Early Leaf Spot Control on Peanut with Recommended Fungicides Compared, 2011. Plant Disease Management Reports, FC006.

Campbell, H., Hagan, A., Bowen, K., & Wells, L. (2012). Evaluation of Artisan 3.6e and Convoy for peanut disease control in southeast Alabama, 2011. Plant Disease Management Reports, FC003.

Campbell, H., Hagan, A., Bowen, K., & Wells, L. (2012). Evaluation of Evito, Evito T, and Elast for peanut disease control in southeast Alabama, 2011. Plant Disease Management Reports , FC002.

Hagan, A., Bowen, K., & Akridge, J. (2012). Fungicides Comparison for Control of Rust on Ornamental Switchgrass, 2011. Plant Disease Management Reports, OT011.

Hagan, A., Bowen, K., & Akridge, J. (2012). Fungicides Screened for Control of Anthracnose on an Ornamental Switchgrass, 2011. Plant Disease Management Reports, OT010.

Hagan, A., Bowen, K., & Akridge, J. (2012). Headline Application Number Impacts Southern Rust Control and Yield of Double Crop Corn. 2011 Field Crops Rust Symposium.

Hagan, A., Bowen, K., & Akridge, J. (2012). Impact of Application Interval on Rust Control of Switchgrass with Selected Fungicides, 2011. Plant Disease Management Reports, OT012.

Hagan, A., Bowen, K., Pegues, M., & Jones, J. (2012). Impact of variety selection and Aflaguard GR on insect damage and yield of corn, 2010. Plant Disease Management Reports, FC024.

Hagan, A., Campbell, H., Bowen, K., & Nightengale, S. (2012). Peanut cultivars differ in their reaction to diseases and yield response in Central Alabama, 2011. Plant Disease Management Reports, FC007.

Hagan, A., Bowen, K., Rocateli, A., Raper, R., Arriaga, F., & Balkcom, K. (2012). Production Practices Impact Anthracnose Severity and Biomass Yield of Selected Sorghum Varieties. Phytopathology , S2.1.

Hagan, A., Bowen, K., & Akridge, J. (2012). Sensitivity of ornamental switchgrass selections to anthracnose and rust in South Alabama, 2011. Plant Disease Management Reports, OT009.

Hagan, A., Bowen, K., & Akridge, J. (2012). Yield and Reaction of Selected Sweet, Forage and Silage(Grain Sorghum Varieties to Anthracnose, 2010. Plant Disease Management Reports, FC038.

Campbell, H., Hagan, A., Bowen, K., & Wells, L. (2012). Evaluation of Echo 720, Eminent 125SL and ActinoGrow AG for peanut disease control in Alabama, 2011. Plant Disease Management Reports, FC001.

Campbell, H., Hagan, A., Bowen, K., & Wells, L. (2012). Evaluation of Fontelis and Aproach for peanut disease control in southeast Alabama, 2011. Plant Disease Management Reports , FC049.

Campbell, H., Hagan, A., & Bowen, K. (2012). Evaluation of Proline 480SC and Provost 433SC for peanut disease control in southeast Alabama, 2011. Plant Disease Management Reports, FC047.

Campbell, H., Hagan, A., Bowen, K., & Wells, L. (2012). Evaluation of TiltBravo 4.3se and Alto 0.83sl for peanut disease control in southeast Alabama, 2011. Plant Disease Management Reports , FC046.

Campbell, H., Hagan, A., Bowen, K., & Wells, L. (2012). Evaluation of Topguard and CHA-026 for peanut disease control in southeast Alabama, 2011. Plant Disease Management Reports , FC048.

Flanders, K., Hagan, A., Bowen, K., & Ortiz, B. (2012). Performance of Bt Corn in Alabama in 2011. Timely Information Agriculture and Natural Resources.

Campbell, H., Hagan, A., Bowen, K., & Wells, L. (2012). Evaluation of Peanut Rx programs for controlling foliar and soil-Borne diseases in an irrigated production system in southeast Alabama. Proc. Am. Pnut. Res. Ed. Soc., 47.

Hagan, A., Campbell, H., Bowen, K., & Wells, L. (2012). Peanut Yield and Disease Intensity As Influenced By Cultivar Selection, Seeding Rate, and Planting Date. Proc. Am. Pnut. Res. Ed. Soc, 62.

Hagan, A., Akridge, J., Ducar, J., & Bowen, K. (2011). Disease resistance and adaptability of Stellar and flowering dogwood cultivars at two Alabama sites. Journal of Environmental Horticulture, 29(4), 169-174.

Hagan, A., Campbell, H., Bowen, K., & Wells, L. (2011). Peanut Yield and Disease Intensity As Influenced By Cultivar Selection, Seeding Rate, and Planting Date. Proceedings of the American Peanut Research and Education Society , 62.

Ortiz, B., Salvacion, A., Bowen, K., & Stone, H. (2011). Effect of Planting Density and Planting Date on Corn Aflatoxin Contamination. Proceedings ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meetings.

Ortiz, B., Salvacion, A., Bowen, K., Touchton, J., Scully, B., Wilson, D., & Lee, D. (2011). Evaluation of Various Approaches for Minimizing Corn Aflatoxin Risk in the Southeastern USA. Proceedings Congreso Internacional de Ciencias Agropecuarias – Agrociencias 2011.

Hadi, B., Flanders, K., Bowen, K., Murphy, J., & Halbert, S. (2011). Species Composition of the Aphid Vectors (Hemiptera: Aphididae) of Barley yellow dwarf virus and Cereal yellow dwarf virus in Alabama and Western Florida. J. Economic Entomology, 104(4), 1167-1173.

Hagan, A., Akridge, J., & Bowen, K. (2011). Drench and foliar fungicides compared for control of Entomosporium leaf spot on photinia. Phytopathology, S68.

Campbell, H., Hagan, A., Bowen, K., & Wells, L. (2011). Evaluation of Peanut Rx programs for controlling foliar and soil-Borne diseases in an irrigated production system in southeast Alabama. Proceeding of the American Peanut Research and Education Society , 47.

Hagan, A., Bowen, K., Pegues, M., & Jones, J. (2011). Impact of Nitrogen Rate and Variety Selection on Disease Severity and Yield of Rainfed Forage and Sweet Sorghum Grown for Biofuel. Phytopathology, S68.

Hagan, A., Campbell, H., Bowen, K., & Wells, L. (2011). Production Practices and Cultivar Selection Impacts the Occurrence of Diseases and Yield of Peanut. Phytopathology, S68.

Hadi, B., Flanders, K., Murphy, J., Bowen, K., & Halbert, S. (2011). Species Composition of the Aphid Vectors (Hemiptera: Aphididae) of Barley yellow dwarf virus and Cereal yellow dwarf virus in Alabama and Western Florida. Journal of Economic Entomology, 1167-1173.

Hagan, A., Akridge, R., & Bowen, K. (2011). Drench and foliar fungicides compared for control of Entomosporium leaf spot on photinia. Phytopathology, S68.

Hagan, A., Bowen, K., Pegues, M., & Jones, J. (2011). Impact of Nitrogen Rate and Variety Selection on Disease Severity and Yield of Rainfed Forage and Sweet Sorghum Grown for Biofuel. Phytopathology, S68.

Hagan, A., Campbell, H., Bowen, K., & Wells, L. (2011). Production Practices and Cultivar Selection Impacts the Occurrence of Diseases and the Yield of Peanut. Phytopathology, S68.

Bowen, K. (2011). Risk Index Assessment of Aflatoxin Contamination of Peanut. Phytopathology, S222.

Uppala, S., & Bowen, K. (2011). Effects of Drought Stress and Supplemental Soil Calcium on Pre-Harvest Aflatoxin Contamination of Peanut. Proc. Amer. Peanut Res. Educ. Soc., 55.

Hagan, A., Bowen, K., Campbell, H., Gamble, B., Pegues, M., & Wells, L. (2011). Peanut disease control field trials, 2010: Experimental Fungicide and Cultivar Trials. AAES Entomology and Plant Pathology Departmental Series , 48.

Hagan, A., Bowen, K., Campbell, H., Gamble, B., Pegues, M., & Wells, L. (2011). Peanut disease control field trials, 2010: Standard Fungicide Trials. AAES Entomology and Plant Pathology Departmental Series , 34.

Sudini, H., Liles, M., Arias, C., Bowen, K., & Huettel, R. (2011). Exploring Soil Bacterial Communities in Different Peanut-Cropping Sequences Using Multiple Molecular Approaches. Phytopathology, 101(7), 819-827.

Hagan, A., Akridge, J., & Bowen, K. (2011). Reaction of ornamental switchgrass (Panicum virgatum) selections to rust and anthracnose. Proceedings of the Southern Nursery Association Research Conference , 20-22.

Hagan, A., Campbell, H., Bowen, K., Pegues, M., & Jones, J. (2011). Commercial Runner Peanut Cultivar Yields Significantly Differ Despite Low Disease Pressure, 2010. Plant Disease Management Reports (PDMR), 5(FC023), 2.

Hagan, A., Campbell, H., Bowen, K., & Wells, L. (2011). Disease control on selected peanut cultivars with Standard and High Input fungicide programs, 2010. Plant Disease Management Reports (PDMR), 5(FC022), 2.

Hagan, A., Campbell, H., Bowen, K., & Wells, L. (2011). Disease Incidence and Yield of Peanut As Impacted By Cultivar Selection and Insecticide Use, 2010. Plant Disease Management Reports, 5(FC030), 2.

Hagan, A., Campbell, H., Bowen, K., & Gamble, B. (2011). Disease Response and Yield of Irrigated Runner-Type Commercial Peanut Cultivars, 2010. Plant Disease Management Reports (PDMR), 5(FC026), 2.

Hagan, A., Campbell, H., Bowen, K., & Gamble, B. (2011). Disease response and yields of irrigated Virginia and runner-Type experimental peanut lines, 2010. Plant Disease Management Reports , 5(FC027), 2.

Hagan, A., Campbell, H., Bowen, K., & Wells, L. (2011). Disease Risk Index fungicide programs compared for peanut disease control, 2010. Plant Disease Management Reports, 5(FC028), 2.

Hagan, A., Campbell, H., Bowen, K., & Nightengale, S. (2011). Early Leaf Spot and Stem Rot Control on Peanut with Recommended Fungicides Compared, 2010. Plant Disease Management Reports (PDMR), 5(FC025), 1.

Campbell, H., Hagan, A., Bowen, K., & Wells, L. (2011). Evaluation of Echo 720 and Eminent 125SL for peanut disease control in southeast Alabama, 2010. Plant Disease Management Reports (PDMR), 5(FC036), 2.

Campbell, H., Hagan, A., Bowen, K., & Wells, L. (2011). Evaluation of Fontelis and experimental products for peanut disease control in southeast Alabama, 2010. Plant Disease Management Reports (PDMR), 5(FC033), 2.

Campbell, H., Hagan, A., Bowen, K., & Pegues, M. (2011). Evaluation of Fontelis and experimental products for peanut disease control in southwest Alabama, 2010. Plant Disease Management Reports (PDMR), 5(FC038), 2.

Campbell, H., Hagan, A., Bowen, K., & Wells, L. (2011). Evaluation of new fungicides for peanut disease control in southeast Alabama, 2010. Plant Disease Management Reports (PDMR), 5(FC035), 2.

Campbell, H., Hagan, A., Bowen, K., & Wells, L. (2011). Evaluation of Proline 480SC and Provost 433SC for peanut disease control in southeast Alabama, 2010. Plant Disease Management Reports (PDMR), 5(FC034), 2.

Campbell, H., Hagan, A., Bowen, K., & Pegues, M. (2011). Evaluation of Proline 480SC and Provost 433SC for peanut disease control in southwest Alabama, 2010. Plant Disease Management Reports (PDMR), 5(FC039), 2.

Campbell, H., Hagan, A., Bowen, K., & Wells, L. (2011). Evaluation of TiltBravo 4.3sc and Alto 0.83sl for peanut disease control in southeast Alabama, 2010. Plant Disease Management Reports, 5(FC037), 2.

Campbell, H., Hagan, A., Bowen, K., & Pegues, M. (2011). Evaluation of TiltBravo and Alto 0.83sl for peanut disease control in southwest Alabama, 2010. Plant Disease Management Reports (PDMR), 5(FC040), 2.

Hagan, A., Bowen, K., & Akridge, J. (2011). Fungicide activity against rust on ornamental switchgrass in South Alabama greatly varied, 2010. Plant Disease Management Reports (PDMR), 5(OT002), 1.

Hagan, A., Campbell, H., Bowen, K., & Wells, L. (2011). Impact of Proline applied at-Plant on disease control and yield of peanut, 2009. Plant Disease Management Reports (PDMR), 5(FC029), 2.

Hagan, A., Campbell, H., Bowen, K., Pegues, M., & Jones, J. (2011). Peanut Disease Risk Index fungicide programs compared in Southwest Alabama, 2010. Plant Disease Management Reports (PDMR), 5(FC024), 2.

Hagan, A., Bowen, K., & Akridge, J. (2011). Reaction of ornamental switchgrass selections to anthracnose and rust in South Alabama, 2010. Plant Disease Management Reports (PDMR), 5(OT001), 1.

Hagan, A., Campbell, H., Bowen, K., Pegues, M., & Jones, J. (2011). Yield and response of peanut cultivars to diseases in Southwest Alabama, 2009. Plant Disease Management Reports (PDMR), 5(FC021), 2.

Hagan, A., Campbell, H., Bowen, K., & Nightengale, S. (2011). Peanut cultivars differ in their reaction to diseases and yield response in Central Alabama, 2010. Plant Disease Management Reports (PDMR), 5(FC031), 1.

Sudini, H., Arias, C., Liles, M., Bowen, K., & Huettel, R. (2011). Comparison of soil fungal community structure in different peanut rotation sequences using RISA in relation to aflatoxin producing fungi. Phytopathology, 101(1), 52-57.

Hagan, A., Akridge, J., & Bowen, K. (2010). Application rate and treatment interval influence the efficacy of Heritage fungicide for the control of Alternaria leaf spot on marigold. Journal of Environmental Horticulture, 28(2), 81-84.

Kemerait, R., Sanders, F., Luis, J., Bowen, K., & Beasley, J. (N.d.). A Survey of Aflatoxin Contamination from Peanuts Affected by Nematodes and Burrower Bugs. Proc. Amer. Peanut Research and Educ. Soc., 53-54.

Subedi, A., & Bowen, K. (N.d.). Degradation of wheat straws under different soil moisture and temperature conditions and their ability to support perithecia development by Fusarium graminearum. Phytopathology, S2.9-2.10.

Subedi, A., Bowen, K., & Norris, B. Evaluation of fungicides to control diseases of wheat in north Alabama, 2011. Plant Disease Management Reports, Accepted for publication.

Bowen, K. (N.d.). Improving the Success of Microcutting Establishment from Native Azaleas. Proc. SNA Research Conference, 385-388.

Conner, K., Morgan-Jones, G., & Bowen, K. (N.d.). Revised description of Pseudocercospora cornicola. Mycotaxon, 179-183.

Hagan, A., Bowen, K., Pegues, M., & Jones, J. Nitrogen rate and variety impact on dry biomass and sugar yield along with disease identity and severity in sweet, forage, and silage(Grain sorghum in Alabama. Agronomy Journal, Accepted for publication.

Bowen, K., Flanders, K., Hagan, A., & Ortiz, B. Performance of Bt corn in Alabama. Journal of Economic Entomology.

Lewis, M., Carbone, I., Payne, G., Bowen, K., Hagan, A., Kemerait, R., Heiniger, R., & Ojiambo, P. Genetic structure of soil populations of Aspergillus section Flavi and efficacy of biocontrol of aflatoxin in corn. Phytopathology, Accepted for publication.

Subedi, A., Bowen, K., & Nightengale, S. Evaluation of fungicides for control of diseases of wheat in east-Central Alabama, 2012. Plant Disease Management Reports, Accepted for publication.

Bowen, K., Campbell, H., & Hagan, A. (N.d.). Evaluation of Burrower Bug Occurrence with Aflatoxin in Peanuts. Proc. Amer. Peanut Research & Educ. Soc., 50.

Hagan, A., Bowen, K., Rocateli , A., Raper, R., Arriaga, F., & Balkcom, K. Impact of Production Practices on Anthracnose Severity and Yield of Selected Sorghum Varieties. Phytopathology, Accepted for publication.

Hagan, A., Bowen, K., & Akridge, J. Headline Application Number Impacts Southern Rust Control and Yield of Double Crop Corn. 2011 Field Crops Rust Symposium, Accepted for publication.

Hagan, A., Bowen, K., Pegues, M., & Jones, J. (2012, October). Sorghum Biomass and Disease Severity As Impacted By Nitrogen Rate and Variety. 2012 National Conference, Science for Biomass Feedstock Production and Utilization, Lecture conducted from SunGrant, New Orleans, LA.

Campbell, H., Hagan, A., & Bowen, K. (2012, August). Corynespora leaf spot: a new disease in Alabama cotton. Annual Meeting of the American Phytopathological Society, Lecture conducted from American Phytopathological Society, Providence, RI.

Subedi, A., Bowen, K., & Hagan, A. (2012, August). Evaluation on perithecial development by Fusarium graminearum on the straws of decomposed in different soils with different levels of temperature and moisture conditions. Annual Meeting of the American Phytopathological Society, Lecture conducted from American Phytopathological Society, Providence, RI.

Bowen, K., Hagan, A., & Akridge, J. (2012, August). Impact of Fungicides on Rust Intensity and Biomass Yield of Switchgrass. Annual Meeting of the American Phytopathological Society, Lecture conducted from American Phytopathological Society, Providence, RI.

Bowen, K., Campell, H., & Hagan, A. (2012, August). Weather Variables for Predicting Aflatoxin Occurrence in Peanuts. Annual Meeting of the American Phytopathological Society, Lecture conducted from American Phytopathological Society, Providence, RI.

Hagan, A., Campbell, H., & Bowen, K. (2012, July). Disease, Nematode Activity, and Yield Response of a Peanut Root Knot Resistant and Susceptible Peanut Cultivar As Influence By Crop Rotation. Annual Meeting of the American Peanut Research and Education Society, Lecture conducted from APRES, Raleigh, NC.

Bowen, K., Campbell, H., & Hagan, A. (2012, July). Evaluation of Burrower Bug Occurrence with Aflatoxin in Peanuts. Annual Meeting of the American Peanut Research and Education Society, Lecture conducted from APRES, Raleigh, NC.

Campbell, H., Hagan, A., & Bowen, K. (2012, July). Impact of Enclosure 4L and Temik 15G on peanut root knot control and yield response of two peanut cultivars in southeast Alabama. Annual Meeting of the American Peanut Research and Educational Society, Lecture conducted from APRES, Raleigh, NC.

Hagan, A., Bowen, K., Rocateli, A., Raper, R., Arriaga, F., & Balkcom, K. (2012, February). Production Practices Impact Anthracnose Severity and biomass yield of selected sorghum varieties. Southern Division of the American Phytopathological Society, Lecture conducted from American Phytopathological Society, Birmingham, AL.

Hagan, A., Bowen, K., & Akridge, J. (2011, December). Headline Application Number Inpacts Southern Rust Control and Yield of Double Crop Corn. 2011 Field Crops Rust Symposium, Lecture conducted from American Phytopathological Society, San Antonio, TX.

Ortiz, B., Salvacion, A., Bowen, K., Touchton, J., Scully, B., Wilson, D., & Lee, D. (2011, October). Evaluation of Various Approaches for Minimizing Corn Aflatoxin Risk in the Southeastern USA. Congreso Internacional de Ciencias Agropecuarias – Agrociencias 2011, Lecture conducted from Universidad Agraria de la Havana, Cuba.

Hagan, A., Akridge, R., & Bowen, K. (2011, August). Drench and foliar fungicides compared for control of Entomosporium leaf spot on photinia. American Phytopathological Soc. Annual Meeting, Lecture conducted from American Phytopathological Society, Honolulu, HI.

Hagan, A., Campbell, H., Bowen, K., & Wells, L. (2011, August). Production Practices and Cultivar Selection Impacts the Occurrence of Diseases and the Yield of Peanut. American Phytopathological Soc. Annual Meeting, Lecture conducted from American Phytopathological Society, Honolulu, HI.

Bowen, K. (2011, August). Risk Index Assessment of Aflatoxin Contamination of Peanut. American Phytopathological Society Annual Meeting, Honolulu, HI.

Hagan, A., Bowen, K., Pegues, M., & Jones, J. (2011, August). Impact of Nitrogen Rate and Variety Selection on Disease Severity and Yield of Rainfed Forage and Sweet Sorghum Grown for Biofuel. Annual Meeting of the American Phytopathological Society, Lecture conducted from American Phytopathological Society, Honolulu, HI.

Uppala, S., & Bowen, K. (2011, July). Effects of Drought Stress and Supplemental Soil Calcium on Pre-Harvest Aflatoxin Contamination of Peanut. American Peanut Research and Education Soc. Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX.

Campbell, H., Hagan, A., Bowen, K., & Wells, L. (2011, July). Evaluation of Peanut Rx programs for controlling foliar and soil-Borne diseases in an irrigated production system in southeast Alabama. Annual Meeting of the American Peanut Research and Education Society, Lecture conducted from American Peanut Research and Education Society, San Antonio, TX.

Hagan, A., Campbell, H., Bowen, K., & Wells, L. (2011, July). Peanut Yield and Disease Intensity As Influenced By Cultivar Selection, Seeding Rate, and Planting Date. Annual Meeting of the American Peanut Research and Education Society, Lecture conducted from American Peanut and Education Society, San Antonio, TX.

Bowen, K. (2011, January). Improving the Success of Microcutting Establishment from Native Azaleas. Southern Nursery Association Research Conference, Lecture conducted from SNA, Mobile, AL.

Hagan, A., Akridge, J., & Bowen, K. (2011, January). Reaction of ornamental switchgrass (Panicum virgatum) selections to rust and anthracnose. Southern Nursery Association Research Conference, Lecture conducted from Southern Nursery Association, Mobile, AL.

Bowen, Kira, Towards Managing Target Spot, Caused by Corynespora cassiicola, in Cotton, $30,000 (February 2014 - December 2014).

Bowen, Kira, Enhancing the Efficacy of Biocontrol for the Management of Aflatoxin Contamination in Corn., Sponsored by AMCOE Aflatoxin Program, Private $75,000 (January 2014 - December 2014).

Bowen, Kira, Aflatoxin Contamination of Peanuts: Microbial Community Characterization and the Role of Burrower Bug, Sponsored by AAES, Auburn University $49,810 (October 2012 - September 2014).

Bowen, Kira, Towards Managing Target Spot, Caused by Corynespora cassiicola, in Cotton, $30,000 (April 2013 - June 2014).

Bowen, Kira, Association mapping DNA markers to leaf spot resistance in cultivated peanut that can be used in breeding program, Sponsored by National Peanut Board, Federal $5,000 (March 2013 - June 2014).

Bowen, Kira, Economic Value of Rotations Under Alternative Crop Prices and Risk Tolerance, Sponsored by Alabama Wheat and Feed Grain Committee, Private $3,000 (March 2013 - June 2014).

Bowen, Kira, Impact of Variety Selection, Tillage, and Crop Protection on the Yield of Cotton, Sponsored by Alabama Cotton Commission, Private $10,000 (March 2013 - June 2014).

Bowen, Kira, Management of Southern Rust and Other Diseases in Early and Double Crop Corn, Sponsored by Alabama Wheat and Feed Grain Committee, Private $6,000 (March 2013 - June 2014).

Bowen, Kira, Reproduction of Peanut Root Knot Nematodes and Occurrence of Foliar Diseases in Corn, Sponsored by Alabama Wheat and Feed Grain Committee, Private $5,000 (March 2013 - June 2014).

Bowen, Kira, Developing a risk-Index for Aflatoxin contamination in corn, $7,000 (April 2011 - April 2014).

Bowen, Kira, Aflatoxin management in corn with Afla-Guard and Bt Traits., Sponsored by Alabama Wheat and Feed Grain Committee, Private $7,000 (February 2011 - February 2014).

Bowen, Kira, Enhancing the Efficacy of Biocontrol for the Management of Aflatoxin Contamination in Corn., Sponsored by Aflatoxin Mitigation Center for Excellence, Private $70,000 ( - December 2013).

Bowen, Kira, Minimizing Aflatoxin in Corn, Sponsored by AMCOE Aflatoxin Program, Private $92,700 (January 2012 - December 2013).

Bowen, Kira, Refining Sweet Sorghum Cultural Practices toward Ethanol production in Alabama, Sponsored by Auburn University, Auburn University $25,000 (2012 - 2013).

Bowen, Kira, Sweet sorghum cultural practices toward ethanol production in Alabama., Sponsored by Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station, Other (October 2011 - September 2013).

Bowen, Kira, Economic Value of Rotations under Alternative Crop Prices and Risk Tolerances, $4,600 (March 2012 - December 2012).

Bowen, Kira, Risk and Returns to Cotton Rotations under Alternative Crop Prices, with and without Irrigation, Sponsored by Alabama Cotton Commission, Private $4,600 (March 2012 - December 2012).

Bowen, Kira, Aflatoxin management in corn with Afla-Guard and Bt Traits, $8,000 (January 2012 - December 2012).

Bowen, Kira, Performance of Genetically Engineered Corn in North and Central Alabama, $12,870 (January 2012 - December 2012).

Bowen, Kira, AAES Equipment Grant-Water Purification System, Sponsored by Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station, Auburn University $5,715 (April 2011 - December 2012).

Bowen, Kira, Impact of Crop Rotation on Diseases and Nematode Pests of Corn, Cotton, and Peanut As Well As on the Economics of Corn, Cotton, and Peanut Production., Sponsored by Alabama Wheat and Feed Grain Committee, Private $2,000 (February 2011 - December 2012).

Bowen, Kira, Reproduction of the Peanut Root-Knot and Cotton Root-Knot Nematodes on Commercial Field Corn Varieties and the Impact of This Nematode on Corn Yield., Sponsored by Alabama Wheat and Feed Grain Committee, Private $4,000 (February 2011 - December 2012).

Bowen, Kira, Managing Corn to Minimize Aflatoxin Contamination, Sponsored by Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station, Other (October 2010 - September 2012).

Bowen, Kira, Effects of Rainfall Relative to Planting on BYD in Wheat, Sponsored by AL Wheat Feed and Grain Committee, ALFA, Other States and Local Governments (including any municipalities or county government such as Lee County, City of Auburn, etc.) (April 2009 - March 2012).

Bowen, Kira, Evaluation of Corn for Aflatoxin Contamination, Sponsored by AL Wheat Feed and Grain Committee, ALFA, Other States and Local Governments (including any municipalities or county government such as Lee County, City of Auburn, etc.) (April 2009 - March 2012).

Bowen, Kira, Evaluation of Disease Response on Small Grain Cultivars in Alabama, Sponsored by AL Wheat Feed and Grain Committee, ALFA, Other States and Local Governments (including any municipalities or county government such as Lee County, City of Auburn, etc.) $50,000 (April 2009 - March 2012).

Bowen, Kira, Evaluation of Disease Response on Wheat Cultivars, Sponsored by AL Wheat Feed and Grain Committee, ALFA, Other States and Local Governments (including any municipalities or county government such as Lee County, City of Auburn, etc.) (April 2009 - March 2012).

Bowen, Kira, Evaluation of Different Input Levels for Economic Wheat Production, Sponsored by AL Wheat Feed and Grain Committee, ALFA, Other States and Local Governments (including any municipalities or county government such as Lee County, City of Auburn, etc.) (April 2009 - March 2012).

Bowen, Kira, Evaluation of Effects of Foliar Fungicide Applications on Diseases of Wheat, Sponsored by AL Wheat Feed and Grain Committee, ALFA, Other States and Local Governments (including any municipalities or county government such as Lee County, City of Auburn, etc.) $5,200 (April 2009 - March 2012).

Bowen, Kira, Influence of Management Inputs on Pest Systems and Yield of Sweet and Forage Sorghum Grown As a Biofuel., Sponsored by Alabama Wheat and Feed Grain Committee, Private $4,000 (February 2011 - December 2011).

Bowen, Kira, Aflatoxin Mitigation Index: An Early Warning Alert for Corn Aflatoxin Risk in the Southern United States, Sponsored by AMCOE Aflatoxin Program, Private $166,000 (2011 - December 2011).

Bowen, Kira, A Survey of Peanut Diseases, Nematodes and Insects and Their Relationship to Pre-Harvest Aflatoxin Contamination Risk, Sponsored by National Peanut Board through SPRI, Other States and Local Governments (including any municipalities or county government such as Lee County, City of Auburn, etc.) $28,654 (January 2009 - December 2011).

Bowen, Kira, Switchgrass Diseases: Understanding the Range of Problems, Sponsored by AAES Hatch/Multistate, Auburn University (October 2009 - September 2011).

Bowen, Kira, Inclusion of preharvest aflatoxin management studies in sod-Based rotation efforts. Tri-State Peanut Project., Sponsored by Tri-State Peanut Studies, Other (April 2008 - April 2011).

Bowen, Kira, Evaluation of Disease Response on Wheat Cultivars, Sponsored by AL Wheat Feed and Grain Committee, ALFA, Other States and Local Governments (including any municipalities or county government such as Lee County, City of Auburn, etc.) (April 2008 - March 2011).

Bowen, Kira, Planting Dates and Diseases of Sweet Sorghum: Effects on Yield and Yield Components., Sponsored by AAES Hatch/Multistate, Auburn University (October 2008 - September 2010).

Bowen, Kira, Risk of Pre-Harvest Aflatoxin Contamination in Peanuts, Sponsored by National Peanut Board through SPRI, Other States and Local Governments (including any municipalities or county government such as Lee County, City of Auburn, etc.) (January 2008 - December 2008).

Bowen, Kira, Bio-Rad dcode gel system for DGGE analysis, Sponsored by AAES Equipment, Auburn University (April 2008 - April 2008).

Bowen, Kira, Evaluation of Disease Response on Small Grain Cultivars in Alabama, Sponsored by AL Wheat, Feed, and Grain, Alabama State Funding (only agencies from the State of Alabama such as ADECA or ALDOT) $4,000 ( - ).

Bowen, Kira, Evaluation of Effects of Foliar Fungicide Applications on Diseases of Wheat, Sponsored by , Alabama State Funding (only agencies from the State of Alabama such as ADECA or ALDOT) $4,200 ( - ).

Bowen, Kira, Evaluations of Different Input Levels for Economic Wheat Production, Sponsored by ALFA Wheat Feed and Grain Comm., Alabama State Funding (only agencies from the State of Alabama such as ADECA or ALDOT) $2,400 ( - ).

Bowen, Kira, Understanding target spot and Corynespora cassiicola on cotton in the southeast U.S., Sponsored by AFRI, Federal ( - ).

Bowen, Kira, Understanding target spot and Corynespora cassiicola on cotton in the southeast U.S., Sponsored by NIFA-AFRI, Federal ( - ).

Bowen, Kira, Burrower Bug Occurrence As Affected By Environment and Its Role on Aflatoxin Contamination of Runner Peanut., Sponsored by National Peanut Board - So. Peanut Research Initiative, Federal $10,020 (March 2013 - ).

Bowen, Kira, Aflatoxin contamination of Peanuts: microbial community characterization and the role of burrower bug, Sponsored by AAES, Federal (October 2012 - ).

PLPA 3000

General Plant Pathology

PLPA 4960

Special Problems in Plant Path

PLPA 4980

Undergraduate Research

PLPA 5050

Plant Disease Diagnosis

PLPA 6050

Plant Disease Diagnois

PLPA 7860

Plant Disease Epidemiology

PLPA 7861

Plant Disease Epidemiology Lab

PLPA 7900

Directed Studies in Plant Path

PLPA 7910

Teaching Practicum

PLPA 7960

Special Problems in Plant Path

PLPA 7990

Research And Thesis

PLPA 8910

Teaching Practicum

PLPA 8990

Research And Dissertation