Department of Crop Sciences
Carl Bradley
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Carl Bradley

Adjunct Associate Professor
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Education

Ph.D.: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign — 2001
M.S.: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign — 1999
B.S.: Southern Illinois University at Carbondale — 1995

Research Areas

Crop Management and Environmental Systems
Plant Protection
Plant Pathology

Positions

Extension Plant Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Kentucky Research and Education Center. (2015 - present)
Associate Professor of Plant Pathology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Hold an 80% Extension and 20% Research appointment in the Department of Crop Sciences. (2011 - present)
Assistant Professor of Plant Pathology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Hold an 80% Extension and 20% Research appointment in the Department of Crop Sciences. (2007 - 2011)
Adjunct Assistant Professor, North Dakota State University, Department of Plant Pathology, Fargo. (1/2007 to present)
Assistant Professor of Plant Pathology, North Dakota State University, Fargo. Held a 90% Extension and 10% Research appointment in the Department of Plant Pathology (4/2002 to 12/2006)
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Idaho, Kimberly Research Extension Center, Kimberly, ID (2/2001 to 3/2002)
Research Specialist, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Department of Crop Sciences (9/1997 to 2/2001)
Graduate Research Assistant, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Department of Crop Sciences (8/1995 to 9/1997)

Journal Articles

Agindotan, B., Okanu, N., Oladeinde. A., Voigt, T., Long, S., Gray, M., and Bradley, C. 2013. Detection of Switchgrass mosaic virus in Miscanthus and other grasses. Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology 35:81-86.
Bradley, C. A., 2012. Factors considered when making corn foliar fungicide application decisions in Illinois. Online. Journal of Extension 50(3) Article 3RIB7, http://www.joe.org/joe/2012june/rb7.php.
Willyerd, K. T., Li, C., Madden, L. V., Bradley, C. A., Bergstrom, G. C., Sweets, L. E., McMullen, M., Ransom, J. K., Grybauskas, A., Osborne, L., Wegulo, S. N., Hershman, D. E., Wise, K., Bockus, W. W., Groth, D., Dill-Mackey, R., Milus, E., Esker, P. D., Waxman, K. D., Adee, E. A., Ebelhar, S. E., Young, B. G., and Pual, P. A. 2012. Efficacy and stability of integrating fungicide and cultivar resistance to manage Fusarium head blight and deoxynivalenol in wheat. Plant Disease 96:957-967.
Zhang, G. R., Newman, M. A., and Bradley, C. A. 2012. First report of the soybean frogeye leaf spot fungus (Cercospora sojina) resistant to quinone outside inhibitor fungicides in North America. Plant Disease 96:767.
Bradley, C. A., Wood, A., Zhang, G. R., Murray, J. E., Phillips, D. V., and Ming, R. 2012. Genetic diversity of Cercospora sojina revealed by amplified fragment length polymorphism markers. Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology 34:410-416.
Zhang, G. R., Pedersen, D. K., Phillips, D. V., and Bradley, C. A. 2012. Sensitivity of Cercospora sojina isolates to quinone outside inhibitor fungicides. Crop Protection 40:63-68.
Agindotan, B. O., Gray, M. E., Hammond, R. W., and Bradley, C. A. 2012. Complete genome sequence of Switchgrass mosaic virus, a member of a proposed new species in the genus Marafivirus. Archives of Virology doi: 10.1007/s00705-012-1354-3.
Peltier, A. J., Bradley, C. A., Chilvers, M. I., Malvick, D. K., Mueller, D. S., Wise, K. A., and Esker, P. D. 2012. Biology, yield loss and control of Sclerotinia stem rot of soybean. Online. Journal of Integrated Pest Management doi:  http://dx.doi.org/10.1603/IPM11033.
Bradley, C. A. and Pedersen, D. K. 2011. Baseline sensitivity of Cercospora zeae-maydis to quinone outside inhibitor fungicides. Plant Disease 95:189-194.
Ahonsi, M. O., Agindotan, B. O., Gray, M. E., and Bradley, C. A. 2011. First report of a basal stem rot and foliar blight caused by Pythium sylvaticum on Miscanthus sinensis in Illinois. Plant Disease 95:616.
Wise, K. A., Bradley, C. A., Markell, S. Pasche, J., Delgado, J. A., Goswami, R. S., and Gudmestad, N. C. 2011. Sensitivity of Ascochyta rabiei populations to prothioconazole and thiabendazole. Crop Protection 30:1000-1005.
Qi, M., Wang, D., Bradley, C. A., and Zhao, Y. 2011. Genome sequence analyses of Pseudomonas savastanoi pv. glycinea and subtractive hybridization-based comparative genomics with nine pseudomonads. PLoS One 6:e16451. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0016451.
Bilgi, V. N., Bradley, C. A., Mathew, F. M., Ali, S., and Rasmussen, J. B. 2011. Root rot of dry edible bean caused by Fusarium graminearum. Online. Plant Health Progress doi:10.1094/PHP-2011-0425-01-RS.
Khot, S. D., Bilgi, V. N., del Rio, L. E., and Bradley, C. A. 2011. Identification of Brassica napus lines with partial resistance to Sclerotinia sclerotiorum. Online. Plant Health Progress doi:10.1094/PHP-2010-0422-01-RS.
Weems, J. D., Ebelhar, S. A., Chapara, V., Pedersen, D. K., Zhang, G. R., and Bradley, C. A. 2011. First report of charcoal rot caused by Macrophomina phaseolina on sunflower in Illinois. Plant Disease 95:1318.
Paul, P. A., L. V., Bradley, C. A., Robertson, A. E., Munkvold, G. P., Shaner, G., Wise, K. A., Malvick, D. K., Allen, T. W., Grybauskas, A., Vincelli, P., and Esker, P. 2011. Meta-analysis of yield response of hybrid field corn to foliar fungicides in the U.S. corn belt. Phytopathology 101:1122-1132.
Agindotan, B. O., Ahonsi, M. O., Domier, L. L., Gray, M. E., and Bradley, C. A. 2010. Application of sequence-independent amplification (SIA) for the identification of RNA viruses in bioenergy crops. Journal of Virological Methods 169:119-128.
Bradley, C. A. and Ames, K. A. 2010. Effect of foliar fungicides on corn with simulated hail damage. Plant Disease 94:83-86.
Sims, A. L., Windels, C. E., and Bradley, C. A. 2010. Content and potential availability of selected nutrients in field-applied sugar beet factory lime. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 41:438-453.
Bradley, C. A., Pataky, N. R., Gulya, T., Friskop, A., Jordahl, J., and Markell, S. 2010. First report of virulence phenotypes of Puccinia helianthi, causal agent of sunflower rust in Illinois. Plant Disease 94:273.
Bradley, C. A., Hines, R. A., Pataky, N. R., Haudenshield, J. S., and Hartman, G. L. 2010. First report of soybean rust, caused by Phakopsora pachyrhizi, on kudzu (Pueraria montana var. lobata) in Illinois. Plant Disease 94:477.
Ahonsi, M. O., Agindotan, B. O., Williams, D. W., Arundale, R., Gray, M. E., Voigt, T. B., and Bradley, C. A. 2010. First report of Pithomyces chartarum causing a leaf blight of Miscanthus x giganteus in Kentucky. Plant Disease 94:480-481.
Bradley, C. A., Allen, T. W., Dorrance, A. E., Dunphy, E. J., Giesler, L. J., Hershman, D. E., Hollier, C. A., Horn, V., and Wrather, J. A. 2010. Evaluation of the soybean rust pest information platform for extension and education (PIPE) public website's impact on certified crop advisers. Online. Plant Health Progress doi:10.1094/PHP-2010-0701-RS.
Wise, K. A., Bradley, C. A., Pasche, J. S., and Gudmestad, N. C. 2009. Resistance to QoI fungicides in Ascochyta rabiei from chickpea in the Northern Great Plains. Plant Disease 93:528-536.
Wise, K. A., Henson, R. A., and Bradley, C. A. 2009. Ascochyta rabiei infection in chickpea seeds and management with fungicide seed treatments. HortTechnology 19:533-537.
Meyer, M. D., Zhang, G. R., Pedersen, D. K., and Bradley, C. A. 2009. First report of Phomopsis stem canker of sunflower in Illinois caused by Phomopsis helianthi. Plant Disease 93:760.
Bradley, C. A. 2008. Effect of fungicide seed treatments on stand establishment, seedling disease, and yield of soybean in North Dakota. Plant Disease 92:120-125.
Wise, K. A., Bradley, C. A., Pasche, J. S., Gudmestad, N. C., Dugan, F. M., and Chen, W. 2008. Baseline sensitivity of Ascochyta rabiei to azoxystrobin, pyraclostrobin, and boscalid. Plant Disease 92:295-300.
Wise, K. A., Zhao, Y. F., and Bradley, C. A. 2008. First report of pink seed of pea caused by Erwinia rhapontici in North Dakota. Plant Disease 92:315.
Xu, Z., Gleason, M. L., Mueller, D. S., Esker, P. D., Bradley, C. A., Buck, J. W., Benson, D. M., Dixon, P. M., and Monteiro, J. E. B. A. 2008. Overwintering of Sclerotium rolfsii and Sclerotium rolfsii var. delphinii in different latitudes of the United States. Plant Disease 92:719-724.
Harikrishnan, R., del Rio, L. E., and Bradley, C. A. 2008. Estimates of yield and economic losses associated with white mold of rain-fed dry bean in North Dakota. Agronomy Journal 100:315-319.
Bilgi, V. N., Bradley, C. A., Khot, S. D., Grafton, K. F., Rasmussen, J. B. 2008. Response of dry bean genotypes to Fusarium root rot , caused by Fusarium solani f. sp. phaseoli, under field and controlled conditions. Plant Disease 92:1197-1200.
Berti, M. T., Johnson, B. L., and Bradley, C. A. 2008. Emergence of cuphea seeds treated with different fungicides. Industrial Crops and Products 28:184-189.
Bradley, C. A., Chesrown, C. D., and Hofman, V. L. 2007. Evaluation of foliar fungicide application methods on soybean. Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology 29:197-202.
Khan, M. F. R., Richards, G., Khan, J., Harikrishnan, R., Nelson, R., and Bradley, C. A. 2007. Effect of adjuvants on the performance of pyraclostrobin for controlling Cercospora leaf spot on sugar beet. Journal of Sugar Beet Research 44:71-81.
Bradley, C. A., Halley, S., and Henson, R. A. 2007. Evaluation of fungicide seed treatments on flax cultivars differing in seed color. Industrial Crops and Products 25:301-304.
Bradley, C. A., Burlakoti, P., Nelson, R. S., and Khan, M. F. R. 2007. First report of the perfect stage of powdery mildew of sugar beet in North Dakota caused by Erysiphe polygoni. Plant Disease 91:470.
del Rio, L. E., Bradley, C. A., Henson, R. A., Endres, G. J., Hanson, B. K., McKay, K., Halvorson, M., Porter, P. M., LeGare, D. G., and Lamey, H. A. 2007. Impact of Sclerotinia stem rot on yield of canola. Plant Disease 91:191-194.
Harikrishnan, R., del Rio, L. E., Lamppa, R. S., Padilla, R., Zabala, F., Gregoire, M., and Bradley, C. A. 2006. Occurrence of foliar fungal and bacterial diseases of dry bean in North Dakota. Online. Plant Health Progress doi:10.1094/PHP-2006-0915-01-RS.
Bradley, C. A., Lamey, H. A., Endres, G. J., Henson, R. A., McKay, K., Halvorson, M., LeGare, D. G., and Porter, P. M. 2006. Efficacy of fungicides for control of Sclerotinia stem rot of canola. Plant Disease 90:1129-1134.
Bradley, C. A. and Khan, M. F. R. 2006. Evaluation of dichloropropene fumigant and benzothiadiazole seed treatment on sugar beet in a rhizomania infested field. Journal of Sugar Beet Research 43:27-34.
Bradley, C. A., Henson, R. A., Porter, P. M., LeGare, D. G., del Rio, L. E., and Khot, S. D. 2006. Response of canola cultivars to Sclerotinia sclerotiorum in controlled and field environments. Plant Disease 90:215-219.
Gulya, T. J., Gesch, R. W., Bradley, C. A., del Rio, L. E., and Johnson, B. L. 2006. First report of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum infection on Cuphea. Plant Disease 90:1554.
Bradley, C. A. and Li, S. 2006. First report of northern stem canker of soybean caused by Diaporthe phaseolorum var. caulivora in North Dakota. Plant Disease 90:687.
Bradley, C. A., Hartman, G. L., Mueller, D. S., Hoffman, D. D., Nickell, C. D., and Pedersen, W. L. 2005. Genetic analysis of partial resistance to Rhizoctonia solani in the soybean cultivar 'Savoy'. Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology 27:137-142.
Bradley, C. A., Parks, P. S., Chen, Y., and Fernando, W. G. D. 2005. First report of Pathogenicity Groups 3 and 4 of Leptosphaeria maculans on canola in North Dakota. Plant Disease 89:776.
del Rio, L. E., Bradley, C. A., and Johnson, B. L. 2005. First report of white mold caused by Sclerotinia sclerotiorum on echium (Echium vulgare). Plant Disease 89:684.
Windels, C. E., Brantner, J. R., Bradley, C. A., and Khan, M. F. R. 2005. First report of Fusarium oxysporum causing yellows on sugar beet in the Red River Valley of Minnesota and North Dakota. Plant Disease 89:341.
Bradley, C. A., del Rio, L. E., Chesrown, C. D., and Johnson, B. L. 2005. First report of soft rot, caused by Sclerotinia sclerotiorum, on borage in North Dakota. Plant Disease 89:208.
Halley, S., Bradley, C. A., Lukach, J. R., McMullen, M., Knodel, J. J., Endres, G. J., and Gregoire, T. 2004. Distribution and severity of pasmo on flax in North Dakota and evaluation of fungicides and cultivars for management. Plant Disease 88:1123-1126.
Mueller, D. S., Bradley, C. A., Grau, C. R., Gaska, J. M., Kurle, J. E., and Pedersen, W. L. 2004. Application of thiophanate-methyl at different host growth stages for control of Sclerotinia stem rot in soybean. Crop Protection 23:983-988.
Strausbaugh, C. A., Bradley, C. A., Koehn, A. C., and Forster, R. L. 2004. Survey of root diseases of wheat and barley in southeastern Idaho. Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology 26:167-176.
Bradley, C. A., Biller, C. R., and Nelson, B. D. 2004. First report of soybean cyst nematode (Heterodera glycines) on soybean in North Dakota. Plant Disease 88:1287.
Bradley, C. A., Noel, G. R., Grau, C. R., Gaska, J. M., Kurtzweil, N. C., MacGuidwin, A. E., Hartman, G. L., Wax, L. M., and Pedersen, W. L. 2003. Impact of herbicides on Heterodera glycines susceptible and resistant soybean cultivars. Journal of Nematology 35:88-97.
Pedersen, W. L., Kline, J. D., Bradley, C. A., and Mueller, D. S. 2003. Influence of metalaxyl fungicide seed treatment on severity of rootworm (Diabrotica spp.) damage to corn (Zea mays) under no-tillage conditions. Crop Protection 22:647-652.
del Rio, L. E., Bradley, C. A., and Lamppa, R. S. 2003. First report of white leaf spot of dry bean caused by Pseudocercosporella albida in North America. Plant Disease 87:1537.
Bradley, C. A. and del Rio, L. E. 2003. First report of charcoal rot on soybean caused by Macrophomina phaseolina in North Dakota. Plant Disease 87:601.
Bradley, C. A., del Rio, L. E., and Johnson, B. L. 2003. First report of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum on niger (Guizotia abyssinica). Plant Disease 87:602.
Bradley, C. A., Hartman, G. L., Wax, L. M., and Pedersen, W. L. 2002. Quality of harvested seed associated with soybean cultivars and herbicides under weed-free conditions. Plant Disease 86:1036-1042.
Bradley, C. A., Hartman, G. L., Wax, L. M., and Pedersen, W. L. 2002. Influence of herbicides on Rhizoctonia root and hypocotyl rot of soybean. Crop Protection 21:679-687.
Mueller, D. S., Dorrance, A. E., Derksen, R. C., Ozkan, E., Kurle, J. E., Grau, C. R., Gaska, J. M., Hartman, G. L., Bradley, C. A., and Pedersen W. L. 2002. Efficacy of fungicides on Sclerotinia sclerotiorum and their potential for control of Sclerotinia stem rot on soybean. Plant Disease 86:26-31.
Bradley, C. A., Hartman, G. L., Nelson, R. L., Mueller, D. S., and Pedersen, W. L. 2001. Response of ancestral soybean lines and commercial cultivars to Rhizoctonia root and hypocotyl rot. Plant Disease 85:1091-1095.
Bradley, C. A., Wax, L. M., Ebelhar, S. A., Bollero, G. A., and Pedersen, W. L. 2001. The effect of fungicide seed protectants, seeding rates, and reduced rates of herbicides on no-till soybean. Crop Protection 20:615-622.
Li, S., Bradley, C. A., Hartman, G. L., and Pedersen, W. L. 2001. First report of Phomopsis longicolla from velvetleaf causing stem lesions on inoculated soybean and velvetleaf plants. Plant Disease 85:1031.