Bob Kemerait's ImagesTitle: Associate Professor
Organization: University of Georgia
Country: United States
My Extension and research program is focused on those diseases and plant parasitic nematodes that affect peanuts (Arachis hypogaea), cotton (Gossypium hirsutum), soybeans (Glycine max) and corn (Zea mays). Working with other researchers and Extension specialists at the University of Georgia and colleagues from the agrichemical industry, I have coordinated investigation, development, and implementation of “Peanut Rx,” a risk index program for the management of tomato spotted wilt, leaf spot diseases, southern stem rot, and Rhizoctonia limb rot affecting peanut. In addition to disease and nematode management recommendations, my program is deeply involved in the national “Soybean Rust IPM-pipe” sentinel plot monitoring program (www.sbrusa.net) and the “Southern Corn Rust IPM-pipe” sentinel plot monitoring program (http://scr.ipmpipe.org).