Phillip M. Brannen Extension Fruit Disease Specialist Plant Pathology
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Academic Background

Ph.D. Plant Pathology, Auburn Univ. - 1996
M.S. Plant Pathology, Univ. Georgia - 1986
B.S. Plant Protection & Pest Management, Univ. Georgia - 1983
Plant Protection & Pest Management, Georgia Southern Univ. - 1981

Extension Interests and Current Efforts

Dr. Brannen has extensive experience with disease management programs in numerous cropping systems.  He serves as the extension fruit pathologist for Georgia – conducting research and technology transfer for multiple fruit commodities.  His efforts are directed towards developing IPM practices to solve disease issues and technology transfer of disease-management methods to commercial fruit producers.  He also teaches the graduate level Field Pathology Course, the History of Plant Diseases and their Impact on Human Societies Course, team-teaches the IPM Course, coordinates the Viticulture and Enology in the Mediterranean Region Course (Cortona, Italy), and guest lectures in numerous other courses throughout the year.

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More information about Dr. Brannen

Faculty profile on Experts@UGA


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