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Harald Scherm

Professor & Department Head
  • Plant Pathology

Academic Background

Ph.D. in Plant Pathology, University of California, Davis, 1994
Dipl. Ing. agr. in Agricultural Sciences, Technical University of Munich, Germany, 1990

Administrative Goals

As the Academic Department Head, my main goals are to further strengthen the holistic nature of the department’s research, extension, and instruction portfolio, and to produce graduates with strong integrative and translational skills that are equipped to address tomorrow’s technical and societal challenges in pathogen biology and disease management.

Research Interests and Current Efforts  

Etiology and integrated management of diseases of fruit crops. Theoretical and applied epidemiology.

Recent Publications

An up-to-date listing of Dr. Scherm’s publications is available through his Google Scholar profile