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Frank Hay

Frank Hay

Senior Extension Associate

120 Barton Laboratory
(315) 787-2411

Graduated with Ph.D from Lincoln University, New Zealand in 1989 and worked with AgResearch (NZ) (1990-1996), Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, Australia (1997) and University of Tasmania, Australia (1998-2014) before joining Cornell University NYSAES Geneva in 2014.

Research Focus

Fusarium basal rot of garlic

Root knot and lesion nematode of potato

Stemphylium leaf blight of onion

Presentations and Activities

  • Relationship between Stemphylium vesicarium and onion thrips (Thrips tabaci) in the development of Stemphylium leaf blight disease. International Congress of Plant Pathology (ICPP) 2018: Plant Health in A Global Economy. July 2018. International Society for Plant Pathology. Boston, MA United States .