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Clemson University
college of agriculture, forestry and life sciences clemson university

Junaed Ahmed

Graduate Research Assistant
Plant and Environmental Sciences Department, Edisto Research and Education Center

Office: 64 Research Road, Blackville, SC 29817
Phone: 803-918-2179



Educational Background

PhD Plant and Environmental Sciences
Clemson University Current

M.S. Plant Pathology
Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh 2022

B.S. Agriculture
Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh 2019


I am a Ph.D. student working under Dr. Hehe Wang at Clemson University Edisto REC in Blackville, SC. My research is focused on management of bacterial spot and bacterial canker disease in peach trees. Bacterial spot (Xanthomonas arboricola pv. pruni) can cause severe defoliation in trees and significantly reduce the marketability of fruit. Bacterial canker (Pseudomonas syringae pv. syringae) infection on woody tissues leads to shoots and tree death. My work focuses on developing new spray programs with biopesticides to manage these diseases in peach trees sustainably.

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