Emeritus & Retired

Emeritus & Retired faculty for the Department of Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology

George Abawi

Ecology and biology of fungal and nematodal soilborne pathogens and the integrated management of their resultant root diseases; special interests in diseases of vegetable and food legume crops; microbial interactions; biological control; cultural practices for disease management; and soil-IPM/soil health issues.

Robert Seem

Quantitative epidemiology, focusing on model development and other quantitative measures for the practical management of fruit and vegetable diseases; understanding the biological processes responsible for disease development; elucidating the role of weather and plant disease