Hehe Wang

Assistant Professor
Plant Bacteriologist/Pathologist
Plant and Environmental Sciences Department, Edisto Research and Education Center

Office: 64 Research Rd., Blackville, SC 29817
Phone: 803-284-3343
Email: hehew@clemson.edu

 

 Educational Background

Ph.D. Plant Pathology
The Ohio State University

M.S. Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
University of the Philippines Los Banos

B.S. Biology and Food Engineering
Fuzhou University

 Research Interests

Dr. Wang has a 100% research appointment with focus on plant bacteriology. To address the needs of stakeholders and promote sustainable agriculture, her lab team conducts fundamental and applied research on pathogenic and beneficial bacteria in different crop production systems.

 Publications

Wang, H., C. McTavish, and W. Turechek. 2018. Colonization and movement of Xanthomonas fragariae in strawberry tissues. Phytopathol. 108: 681-690.
Wang, H., G. Kennedy, F.P. Reay-Jones, D.R. Reisig, M.D. Toews, P.M. Roberts, D.A. Herbert, S. Taylor, A.L. Jacobson, and J.K. Greene. 2018. Molecular identification of thrips species infesting cotton in the southeastern United States. J. Econ. Entomol. 111:892-898.
Anco, D.J., and H. Wang. 2018. First report of rust caused by Puccinia arachidis on peanut in South Carolina. Plant Dis. 102:676.
Wang, H., C. Gigot, N. McRoberts, and W. Turechek. 2016. Inoculum sources of Xanthomonas fragariae in strawberry nursery packing houses: presence, viability and transmission. Phytopathology 106: S4.77.
Brown, R., H. Wang, M. Dennis, J. Slovin, and W.W. Turechek. 2016. The effects of heat treatment on the gene expression of several heat shock protein genes in two cultivars of strawberry. International J. Fruit Sci. 16: 239-248.
Wang, H., and W.W. Turechek. 2016. A loop-mediated isothermal amplification assay and sample preparation procedure for sensitive detection of Xanthomonas fragariae in strawberry. PLoS ONE 11: e0147122.
Wang, H., and W. Turechek. 2015. Detection of viable Xanthomonas fragariae cells in strawberry using propidium monoazide and long-amplicon quantitative PCR. Phytopathology 105: S145.
Wang, H., and W. Turechek. 2014. A loop-mediated isothermal amplification with bacterial enrichment assay for detection of Xanthomonas fragariae in strawberry. Phytopathology 104: S127.
Wang, H., C. McTavish, and W. Turechek. 2013. Monitoring the infection process of Xanthomonas fragariae in strawberry with a GFP-labeled strain. Phytopathology 103: S155.
Lee, S., R. Mian, C. Sneller, H. Wang, A.E. Dorrance, and L. McHale. 2014. Joint linkage QTL analyses for partial resistance to Phytophthora sojae in soybean using six nested inbred populations with heterogeneous conditions. Theor. Appl. Genet. 127: 429-444.
Lee, S., R. Mian, L. McHale, H. Wang, A. Wijeratne, C. Sneller, and A.E. Dorrance. 2013. Novel quantitative trait loci for partial resistance to Phytophthora sojae in soybean PI 398841. Theor. Appl. Genet. 126: 1121-1132.
Wang, H., A. Wijeratne, S. Wijeratne, S.K. St. Martin, S. Lee, C.G. Taylor, L. McHale, and A.E. Dorrance. 2012. Dissection of two soybean QTL conferring partial resistance to Phytophthora sojae by sequence and gene expression analysis. BMC Genomics 13: 428, doi:10.1186/1471-2164-13-428.
Ellis, M.L., H. Wang, P.A. Paul, and A.E. Dorrance. 2012. Identification of resistant genotypes and molecular mapping of quantitative trail loci in soybean against Fusarium graminearum. Crop Sci. 52: 2224-2233.
Wang, H., S.K. St. Martin, and A.E. Dorrance. 2012. Comparison of phenotypic methods and yield contributions of QTL for partial resistance to Phytophthora sojae in soybean. Crop Sci. 52: 609-622.
Wang, H., A. Wijeratne, S. Wijeratne, S.K. St. Martin, and A.E. Dorrance. 2011. Comparison of genes underlying two QTL conferring partial resistance to Phytophthora sojae from resistant and susceptible soybean genotypes. Phytopathology 101: S186.
Wang, H., S.K. St. Martin, and A.E. Dorrance. 2011. Mapping soybean QTL conferring resistance to Phytophthora sojae through different phenotypic methods and assessment of their contribution to yield. Phytopathology 101: S186.
Ellis, M.L., H. Wang, P.A. Paul, and A.E. Dorrance. 2011. Mapping partial resistance to Fusarium graminearum in ‘Conrad’ soybean. Phytopathology 101: S48.
Lee, S., R. Mian, H. Wang, L. McHale, C. Sneller, and A.E. Dorrance. 2011. Identification of quantitative trait loci conferring partial resistance to Phytophthora sojae in soybean PI427106. Phytopathology 101: S100.
Wang, H., L. Waller, S. Tripathy, S.K. St. Martin, L. Zhou, K. Krampis, D.M. Tucker, Y. Mao, I. Hoeschele, M.A. Saghai Maroof, B.M. Tyler, and A.E. Dorrance. 2010. Analysis of genes underlying soybean quantitative trait loci conferring partial resistance to Phytophthora sojae. Plant Genome 3: 23-40.