Jewel Arthur

Research Assistant
Greenhouse Manager

Texas A&M AgriLife Research
6500 Amarillo Blvd. West
Amarillo, TX 79106
Office: (806) 354-5842

2006: B.S. Agriculture, West Texas A&M University
1992 – 1996: United States Navy, USS Shenandoah.

March 2006 – present: Plant Pathology Dept. Texas A&M AgriLife Research, Bushland, Texas.

  • Insect Vector Diseases in peppers, tomatoes, and melons
  • Lso Resistance in Peppers
  • Zebra Chip Pathogen & Vector Study
  • Sugarbeet Virology Project
  • Ipomoea Sp. Study
  • Wheat Streak Mosaic Virus Project
  • Cotton Root Rot Project
  • Vegetable Seed Increase Project
  • High tunnel projects

Jewel Arthur serves as the Greenhouse Manager. Her role is to coordinate work with researchers’ projects in the greenhouse by collaborating with PI’s and senior staf and participates in the development of experiments and research protocols. She makes adjustments for temperature, insects or other major issues. Supervises and trains student workers on how to mix soil, plant seed, pull weeds, spray insects, sampling and processing of samples, and proper lab technique/safety. Analyzes and maintains detailed records of data, prepares summaries for reports or manuscripts, procures and maintains stocks of supplies as needed for laboratory or field experimentation.

Recent Publications

Price, J. A., Workneh, F., Evett, S., Jones, D. C., Arthur, J. and Rush, C. M. 2010. Effects of Wheat streak mosaic virus on root development and water use efficiency of winter wheat. Plant Disease 94:766-770.

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