Bruce A. Fortnum

Professor, Plant Pathology


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Email: bfrtnm@clemson.edu

Office: (843) 662-3526 ext. 259

Department:
Department of Entomology, Soils, and Plant Sciences

Education:
Ph. D., Plant Pathology, Clemson University
M.S., Plant Pathology, University of Delaware
B.A., Biology, LaSalle College

Responsibilities:
Professor of Plant Pathology and Physiology. Responsible for research and Extension efforts related to tobacco diseases. Areas of emphasis include: nematodes, bacterial wilt, and greenhouse diseases.

Research interest:
Reduce Losses to Bacterial Wilt on Flue-Cured Tobacco. Use of Biological Organisms to Reduce Mechanical Transmission of Bacterial Wilt on Tobacco. Use of Natural Resistance Genes in Tobacco. Control/Management of Root-Knot Nematodes of Tobacco.