Brooke Edmunds

Assistant Professor (Practice), Community Horticulture Extension
brooke.edmunds [at]

Office: 541-730-3470

My focus is on meeting the community horticulture needs in Linn, Benton and Lane counties.  In this role, I oversee the Master Gardener programs in each county. I also coordinate research-based educational programs in community food systems and IPM.

Linn County Extension Office
33630 McFarland Rd
Tangent, OR 97389-9627

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I was born in Roseburg, OR and grew up in Vancouver, WA and Chicago, IL.  I earned a BS in Plant Health and Protection and an MS in Plant Pathology from Iowa State University and a PhD in plant pathology from North Carolina State University.  I've worked as a Regional Extension Specialist for Colorado State University and a Plant Pathologist for the Oregon Department of Agriculture.

My Publications


Magazine Article

B. Aurora Edmunds, Holmes, G. J., Boyette, M. D., Ferrin, D., and Clark, C. A., Postharvest Handling of Sweetpotatoes, North Carolina Cooperative Extension & Louisiana Cooperative Extension Bulletin, 2007.



M. Lawrence Gleason and Edmunds, B. Aurora, Tomato diseases and disorders. Iowa State University, University Extension, 2005.

Journal Article


Newspaper Article

B. Aurora Edmunds, Cedar-Apple Rust, Iowa State University Extension, 2001.


Magazine Article

Newspaper Article

B. Aurora Edmunds, Crown rot poses problem for hosta lovers, Iowa State University Extension, 2000.