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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Alternatives to methyl bromide soil fumigation for vegetable and floriculture production

Location: Subtropical Plant Pathology Research

Title: Impact and Legacy of Raghavan Charudattan in Biological Control of Weeds

Authors
item Rosskopf, Erin
item Devalerio, James -
item Elliott, Mark -
item Shabana, Yasser -
item Yandoc Ables, Camilla -

Submitted to: Weed Science Society of America Meeting Proceedings
Publication Type: Proceedings
Publication Acceptance Date: October 11, 2011
Publication Date: N/A

Technical Abstract: Dr. Raghavan Charudattan has worked in the area of biological control of weeds with plant pathogenic fungi for nearly four decades. He has maintained his research program in this line throughout his career. The excellent scientific discoveries and contributions that he has made have been recognized by his peers and demonstrated through his election as fellow of both the Weed Science Society of America and the American Phytopathological Society. The basic knowledge that he has contributed to our understanding of the fundamental biology of weed/pathogen interactions and his contributions in the areas of mycology, etiology, and natural products will have lasting impact. As important as the basic and applied research that he has conducted is his role as a mentor and colleague. Dr. Charudattan has contributed to the scientific development of more than 60 students, post-docs, and scientists from more than 20 countries and contributed to the establishment of biological control of weeds with pathogens as a permanent and highly productive area of weed control research.

Last Modified: 7/31/2014
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