The University of Florida offers excellent opportunities in the area of Plant Pathology.
Our department, founded nearly 60 years ago, is part of the University of Florida, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) and the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS). The department has 18 Gainesville-based faculty, 16 faculty located at research and education centers at nine different locations serving subtropical to temperate agroecosystems and 14 adjunct, courtesy and/or affiliate faculty. Our department is host to the Plant Medicine program that offers the Doctor of Plant Medicine degree.
For prospective students, postdoctoral scientists and visiting scholars, our department provides unique opportunities throughout the state to work with a wide variety of crops and plant diseases of national and international importance. In recent past we have had students, postdoctorates and visiting professors from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Egypt, France, Ghana, Hungary, India, Kuwait, Malaysia, Morocco, Oman, Peru, Philippines, South Africa, Surinam, Turkey and Venezuela.