My Bio

Jim Chatfield 5

Associate Professor and Extension Specialist
Ohio State University Extension
Department of Horticulture and Crop Sciences
Department of Plant Pathology
1680 Madison Avenue, OARDC
Wooster, OH 44691
(330) 263-3831
(330) 466-0270
chatfield.1@osu.edu

 

Current Position:

Associate Professor and Extension Specialist
Ohio State University Extension
Department of Horticulture and Crop Science
Department of Plant Pathology

Educational Background:
B.S. – Botany, Ohio University, 1975
M.S. – Plant Pathology, Ohio State University, 1979

Worked 1980-1982 on PhD program in the Plant Pathology Department at OSU; completed course work and general examination.

Relevant Work History:
OSU Extension District Specialist, Assistant State Specialist, Extension Specialist (1993-2004)
OSU Extension Agent and District Specialist (1989-1993).
OSU Extension Agent (1987-1989)
Plant Disease Clinician & Horticulturist. Chemlawn (1984-1987)
Ohio Plant Pest Survey Coordinator (1983-1984)
Instructor, OSU-Plant Pathology (1982)
Plant Disease Clinician, OSU. (1979-1981) Graduate Student.
IR-4 Pesticide Projects, OSU. (1977-1979) Graduate Student.
Greenhouse Manager, Denver CO Greenhouse. (1975-1977)
Apple Picker, Canterbury NH Orchards. (1975)
City Parks Pruner, Lancaster OH City Parks. (1973)
Summer Camp Maintenance, Geneva Hills OH Camp (1969-1972, 1974)

Professional Affiliations:
American Phytopathological Society
Entomological Society of America
International Ornamental Crabapple Society, President
International Society of Arboriculture
International Plant Propagators Society
American Association for the Advancement of Science
National Association of County Agriculture Agents
Ohio Cooperative Extension Agents Association
Ohio Nursery and Landscape Association
Ohio Florist’s Association
Ohio Turfgrass Foundation

Teaching Activities:
Extensive green industry Extension workshops throughout the United States, especially in Ohio and the Midwest. Includes plant problem diagnostics, plant materials, plant selection, and plant pathology topics. Typically do approximately 75 programs (1-6 hours) per year to commercial green industry and consumer horticulture groups.

Publications of Interest:
Chatfield, J., Boggs, J., Gao, G., Draper, E., Smith, K., Ludwig, B., and Baertsche, S. 2004. The Ohio State University Extension Nursery Landscape and Turf Team: The energy of synergy. Extension Journal. Feature article, April, 2004.

Chatfield, J., Draper E., and Herms, D. 2002. Aesthetic evaluations of crabapples at Secrest Arboretum in Ohio from 1993-2001. Malus, the journal of the International Ornamental Crabapple Society.

Chatfield, J., Draper, E., and Herms, D. 2002. Apple scab evaluations at Secrest Arboretum in Ohio in 2001. Biological and Cultural Test Results. Electronic journal of the American Phytopathological Society.

Draper, E., Chatfield, J., and Herms, D. 2002. Apple scab and frogeye leaf spot at Secrest Arboretum in Ohio in 1998. Biological and Cultural Test Results. Electronic journal of the American Phytopathological Society.

Chatfield, J.A., Draper, E.A., & Herms, D.A. (2001). Incidence of apple scab on ornamental crabapples, 2000. Journal of Biological and Cultural Tests for Control of Plant Diseases, Vol. 16. (60% intellectual; 60% total effort). Electronic publication.

Draper, E.A., Chatfield, J.A., & Herms, D.A. (2001). Incidence of apple scab and frogeye leaf spot, 1998. Journal of Biological and Cultural Tests for Control of Plant Diseases, Vol. 16. (30% intellectual; 30% total effort). Electronic publication.

Gao, G.Y., Chatfield, J.A., Boggs, J.F., & Draper, E.A. (2001). Ohio State University Extension Nursery Landscape and Turf Team: Teamwork at its best. HortTechnology. Accepted for publication. (25% intellectual; 25% total effort).

Chatfield, Jim (2000). Nine Keys to Disease Prevention. Chapter. In: Natural Disease Control. Brooklyn Botanic Garden 21st Century Gardening Series, Beth Hanson, Guest Editor. 111 pages. Pp. 76-88.

Other Items:

International Registrar, ornamental Malus taxa

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