Chuanxue Hong

Chuanxue HongProfessor
Hampton Roads Agricultural Research and Extension Center
School of Plant and Environmental Sciences

Expert in ornamental plant diseases, irrigation pathogens, recycled water quality and treatment, systematics and biology of the genus Phytophthora


  • Ornamental plant pathology
  • Phytophthora taxonomy, phylogenetics, and identification
  • Pathogen aquatic biology
  • Quorum sensing in Phytophthora species and associated microbes
  • Fungicide resistance
  • Boxwood blight
  • Recycled water science and technology
  • Plant biosecurity
  • Water and environmental sustainability