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Deom, C. Michael

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C. Michael Deom, Ph.D.
Phone: +1 (706) 542-1270
Fax: +1 (706) 542-1262
University of Georgia
Department of Plant Pathology
3309 Miller Plant Sciences Building
Athens, GA USA 30602


C. Michael (Mike) Deom is a Professor in the Department of Plant Pathology at the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. He is Lead Scientist on PMIL’s Peanut Varietal Development: An Integrated Global Breeding and Genomics Approach to Intensifying Peanut Production and Quality project.

Mike is also a collaborator on PMIL’s Southern Africa Peanut Value Chain project. Currently he is coordinating research in Burkina Faso, Ghana, Haiti, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Uganda, and Zambia.

Current Research Projects

Peanut Varietal Development

Southern Africa Peanut Value Chain Interventions

Research Locations

Burkina Faso, Ghana, Haiti, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Uganda, and Zambia

Previous Research Projects

Control Strategies for Peanut Viruses: Transgenic Resistance, Natural Resistance, and Virus Variability

Strategies for Controlling Groundnut Rosette Disease in Sub-Saharan Africa: Breeding for Disease Resistance, Seed Dissemination, Disease Management Education, and Generation of Transgenic Groundnut with Resistance to Groundnut Rosette Disease

More about Deom

Q&A with Mike Deom