Barry Pryor

Joint Appointed Faculty
Plant Sciences

Dr. Pryor's research interests include biological and cultural control of disease in field, tree, and vegetable crops, phylogenetic analysis and species concepts in fungi, secondary fungal metabolites, and environmental mycology. Additional areas of research focus on biological and genetic aspects of Alternaria in relation to the development of allergenic rhinitis and asthma.

Teaching Responsibilities: 

  • PLP 305 Introductory Plant Pathology
  • PLP 150C Mushrooms, Molds, and Man


  • David E. Cox Faculty Teaching Award, 2013
    • University of Arizona, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Fall 2013


  • Ph.D., Plant Pathology, University of California, Davis
  • M.S., Integrated Pest Management, University of California, Davis
  • B.A., Biology, University of California, Santa Cruz