Academic Background
B.S. Genetics 2018, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 2018.

Research Interest and Current Efforts

Kelly Goode is a PhD student in the Institute of Plant Breeding, Genetics, and Genomics studying the interaction between soybean and the Southern root-knot nematode.


Mitchum, M.G., Averitt, B., Goode, K., Martin, K., Lance, K., Mitchell, M., Hussey R.S., Jagdale, G., & Kemerait, R. C. (2022). Frequency of occurrence of Heterodera glycines types, Meloidogyne spp. and eight other nematode taxa associated with soybeans in Georgia. Plant Health Progress.

Goode, K., & Mitchum, M.G. (2022). Pattern‐triggered immunity against root‐knot nematode infection: A minireview. Physiologia Plantarum, 174(2), e13680.

Matallana-Ramirez, L. P., Goode, K., Bertone, M., Janšta, P., Burks, R., Jetton, R., & Frampton, J. (2020). Assessing Megastigmus specularis (Hymenoptera: Megastigmidae) infestations in a Fraser fir (Abies fraseri (Pursh) Poir.) clonal seed orchard of the southern Appalachians. Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research, 35(8), 445-455.