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James H. Blake

State Coordinator, SC Master Gardener Program and SC Master Naturalist Program
Adjunct Faculty
Horticulture Program Team, Pickens County Cooperative Extension Office, Plant and Environmental Sciences Department, Public Service Activities

Office: Pickens County Extension Office
Phone: 864-878-1394
Email: jblake@clemson.edu

 

 Educational Background

Ed.D. Career and Technology Education/Plant Pathology
Clemson University 2004

M.S. Plant Pathology
University of Arkansas 1984

A.S. Pre-Engineering
Columbia State Community College 1976

B.S. Plant and Soil Science (Horticulture option)
Tennessee Technological University 1982

 Courses Taught

Diseases of Ornamental Plants
Diseases and Insects of Turfgrasses
Special Problem - Plant Problem Clinic

 Extension and Outreach

The Clemson Extension Master Gardener Program trains, selects, and utilizes knowledgeable volunteers to facilitate the educational work of the local Consumer Horticulture Agent, by delivering research-based information to citizens of the state.

The mission of the South Carolina Master Naturalist Program is to create a corps of citizen volunteers well trained in the fundamentals of natural history, nature interpretation and the interface of humans and nature in order to empower them to contribute their time and talents to responsible, science-based environmental stewardship.

 Publications

Blake, James H. and Williamson, Meg. 2015. Index of Plant Disease in South Carolina, 3rd edition. 187 pp.
http://www.clemson.edu/public/regulatory/plant_industry/pest_nursery_programs/plant_prob_clinic/pdf/index_of_plant_diseases_in_south_carolina.pdf

Blake, James H. 2015. HGIC 1360, Pawpaw. 3pp.
http://www.clemson.edu/extension/hgic/plants/pdf/hgic1360.pdf

 Links

SC Master Gardener Program
SC Master Naturalist Program
Home & Garden Information Center