Dahu Chen, Ph.D.
Current research and/or projects
Studies on potato diseases, particularly fouced on potato early dying complex management, identification of genes for disease resistance, development of disease diagnostic technologies.
Research and/or project statements
Use integrated approaches to develop inovative solutions to manage potato diseases and improve potato productivity.
Professional activities / interests
National research teams for advancing potato disease management
Collaborations with researchers within and outside AAFC.
Work on projects with other professionals, technicians, support staff and students at the Centre
Education and awards
Ph.D. Plant Pathology, University of the Philippines and International Rice Research Institute, 1994
M.Sc. Agronomy, Zhejiang Agricultural University (Zhejiang University), China, 1986
B. Sc. Plant Protection, Zhejiang Agricultural University (Zhejiang University), China, 1983
International experience and/or work
International Rice Research Institute, 1990 – 1996
University of California, Davis, 1996-1999
DNA LandMarks, a BASF company, 1999-2015
Nie X, Singh M, D Chen, C Gilchrist, Y Soqrat, M Shukla, A Creelman, V Dickison, B Nie, J Lavoie, and V Bisht. 2021. Development of high resolution DNA melting analysis for simultaneous detection of potato mop-top virus and its vector, Spongospora subterranea, in soil. Plant Disease. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-06-20-1321-RE2020 - View publication details
De Koeyer, D., V. Dickison, K. Gardner, B. Bizimungu, D. Chen, C. Goyer, L. Kawchuk, D. Main, J. Neilson, X. Nie, A. Smith, and H. Tai. 2019. Modernization of the Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Potato Breeding Program. p. 34. In: Northeast Potato Technology Forum 2019 Conspectus. March 20-21, Charlottetown, PE.2019 - View publication details