Dr. Anthony P. Keinath, Ph.D.
Professor of Plant Pathology
Coastal Research and Education Center, Charleston, SC
1982 Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI. Botany-Honors. B.Sc.
1985 Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. Plant Pathology/Mycology. M.Sc.
1988 Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. Plant Pathology/Soil Science. Ph.D.
Dr. Keinath serves as the vegetable pathologist for South Carolina growers. His appointment time is split 80% research and 20% Extension. From 2010 to 2013, he serves as chair of the Publications Board and as the Publications Counselor for the American Phyopathological Society.
Dr. Keinath's research focuses on management, ecology, and epidemiology of fungal and bacterial pathogens of cucurbits and cole crops and general sustainable disease management for vegetables. His area of expertise is the fungus Didymella bryoniae, the cause of gummy stem blight and black rot on cucurbits.