Welcome to Dr. Fernando's Lab

Welcome to Plant Pathology research lab of University of Manitoba

I am Dr. Dilantha Fernando, Professor in the Department of Plant Science at University of Manitoba Winnipeg Canada.
My main research interests are: Canola and Wheat Pathology. Currently my research focuses on:

  • Epidemiology of plant pathogens
  • Evolution/genetic variation of fungal pathogens
  • Biological control of plant diseases
  • Breeding for disease resistance
  • Microbial ecology and microbial interactions