Bruce A. Fortnum
Professor, Plant Pathology
Office: (843) 662-3526
Department of Entomology, Soils, and Plant Sciences
Ph. D., Plant Pathology, Clemson University
M.S., Plant Pathology, University of Delaware
B.A., Biology, LaSalle College
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.
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.