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Plant Pathology

Plant Pathology

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Vegetables

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Agronomic crops are staple food crops, such as corn, rice, beans, and wheat, which are produced on a large scale and represent the foundation of our human food supply. Agronomic crops also include cereal or grain crops; grain legumes or pulses and oilseed crops for food, feed or industrial use; pasture and forage crops; fiber crops; sugar crops; and starchy root and tuber crops.


  • Specialists

    Richard N. Raid

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    Email: rnraid@ufl.edu
    Phone: (561) 993-1564
    Location: Belle Glade
    Specialization: Management of vegetable, rice, and sugarcane disease.Sustainable rodent control studies through the UF Barn Owl Program.


    Pamela D. Roberts

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    Email: pdr@ufl.edu
    Phone: (239) 658-3400
    Location: Immokalee
    Specialization: Molecular-based analysis of diseases affecting vegetables, tomato and citrus


    Gary E. Vallad

    Publications | Profile
    Email: gvallad@ufl.edu
    Phone: (813) 633-4121
    Location: Balm
    Specialization: Diagnosis and management of diseases of vegetable and ornamental crops. Bio-based disease management.


    Shouan Zhang

    Publications | Profile
    Email: szhangoooo7@ufl.edu
    Phone: (305) 246-7001
    Location: Homestead
    Specialization: Biorational strategies for vegetable diseases and integrated management.

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