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Hung Doan, PhD

Small Farms Advisor, Riverside and San Bernardino Counties

UC Cooperative Extension, Riverside County
21150 Box Springs Road, Suite 202
Moreno Valley, CA 92557
Phone: (408) 717-0161
E-mail: hkdoan@ucanr.edu

PhD, Plant Pathology, University of California, Davis, 2019
MS, Plant Pathology, University of California, Davis, 2014
BS, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of California, Davis, 2011

Vegetable production, nutrient management, small farms, vegetable and field crop pathology, fruit and tree nuts pathology

Languages Spoken
English and Vietnamese


  • Akum, F.N., R. Kumar, G. Lai, C.H. Williams, H.K. Doan, and J.H.J. Leveau. 2021. Identification of Collimonas gene loci involved in the biosynthesis of a diffusible secondary metabolite with broad?spectrum antifungal activity and plant?protective properties. Microbial Biotechnology https://doi.org/10.1111/1751-7915.13716

  • Antequera Gómez, M.L., Díaz Martínez, L., Guadix, J.A., Sánchez Tévar, A.M., Sopeña Torres, S., Hierrezuelo, J., Doan, H.K., Leveau, J.H., de Vicente, A. and Romero, D., 2021. Sporulation is dispensable for the vegetable?associated life cycle of the human pathogen Bacillus cereus. Microbial Biotechnology. https://doi.org/10.1111/1751-7915.13816

  • Doan, H. K., Doan, Ngassam, V.N., Gilmore, S.F., Tecon, R., Parikh, A.N., and Leveau, J.H.L. 2020. Topography-driven shape, spread, and retention of leaf surface water impacts microbial dispersion and activity in the phyllosphere. Phytobiomes. doi:1094/PBIOMES-01-20-0006-R

  • Doan, H. K., Maharaj, N.N., Kelly, K.N., Miyao, E.M., Davis, R.M., and Leveau, J.H. 2020. Antimycotal activity of Collimonas isolates and synergy-based biocontrol of Fusarium wilt of tomato. Phytobiomes Journal 4:64-74 https://doi.org/10.1094/PBIOMES-05-19-0027-R2019

  • Doan, H.K., M.L. Antequera-Gómez, A.N. Parikh, and J.H.J. Leveau. 2020. Leaf surface topography contributes to the ability of Escherichia coli on leafy greens to resist removal by washing, escape disinfection with chlorine, and disperse through splash. Frontiers in Microbiology, 11: 1485. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2020.01485

  • Doan, H. K. and Davis, R.M. 2019. Pythiogeton manoomin, a new species causing root and basal stalk rot of wild rice in the United States. Mycology 10.4 (2019): 243-249 doi:10.1080/21501203.2019.1635216

  • Henry, P.M., Stueven, M., Li, S., Miyao, E.M., Gordon, T.R., Davis, R.M. and *Doan, H.K. Genome Sequence of a California Isolate of Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. lycopersici Race 3, a Fungus Causing Wilt Disease on Tomato. Microbiol Resour Announc, 8(15), pp.e01713-18. doi: 10.1128/MRA.01713-18

  • Romano, M.C., Doan, H.K., Poppenga, R.H., Filigenzi, M.S., Bryant, U.K. and Gaskill, C.L., 2019. Fatal Amanita muscaria poisoning in a dog confirmed by PCR identification of mushrooms. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation, 31(3):485-487.
    doi: 10.1177/1040638719842897

  • da Silva, M. B., Davis, R. F., Doan, H. K., Nichols, R. L., Kemerait, R. C., Brewer, M. T., Jagdale, G., Chee, P. W. 2018. Fusarium wilt of cotton may commonly result from the interaction of Fusarium oxysporum sp. vasinfectum with Belonolaimus longicaudatus. Journal of Nematology. 51:1-10. doi: 10.21307/jofnem-2019-015.

  • Crutcher, F. K., Doan, H. K., Bell, A. A., Davis, R. M., Stipanovic, R. D., Nichols, R. L., and Liu, J. (2016). Evaluation of methods to detect the cotton wilt pathogen Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. vasinfectum race 4. European journal of plant pathology, 144(1), 225-230. doi:10.1007/s10658-015-0763-z

  • Cumeras, R., Pasamontes, A., Aksenov, A., Cianchetta, A., Doan, H., Davis, R., and Davis, C. 2016. Identification of fungal metabolites from inside Gallus gallus domesticus eggshells by non-invasively detecting volatile organic compounds (VOCs)Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry. 408, 24, p. 6649-6658 10 p. doi: 10.1007/s00216-016-9778-3

  • Doan, H.K. and Leveau, J.H.J. 2015. Artificial Surfaces in Phyllosphere Microbiology. Phytopathology: PHYTO02150050RVW. doi: 10.1094/PHYTO-02-15-0050-RVW

  • Doan, H. K., Perez, K., Slaughter, D. C., and Davis, R.M. 2015. Survey of Molds in California Processing Tomatoes. J Food Sci 81.11 (2016). doi: 10.1111/1750-3841.13525.

  • Doan, H. K. and Davis, R.M. 2015. Efficacy of Seed Treatments on Viability of Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. vasinfectum race 4 in Infected Cotton Seed. Crop Protection 78: 178–184.

  • Leveau J.H.J. and Doan, H.K. Synergy-based Biocontrol of Plant Pathogens. University of California, US patent, 20,150,135,371

  • Doan, H. K., Zhang, S., and Davis, R.M. 2013. Development and Evaluation of AmplifyRPÒ Acceler8Ô  Assay for the Detection of Fusarium oxysporum sp. vasinfectum race 4 in Cotton. Plant Health Progress: doi:10.1094/PHP-RS-13-0115

  • Doan, H.K. and Davis, R.M. 2014. Evaluation of Fusarium wilt resistance in Upland Cotton Germplasm Lines J. Cotton Sci. 18:430-434.

  • Doan, H. K., Davis, R. M., Sartori, F. F., and Marcum, D.B. 2014. First Report of a Pythiogeton Causing Root and Basal Stalk Rot of Wild Rice in California. Plant Disease 98:851. doi:10.1094/PDIS-10-13-1098-PDN

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