David J. Norman, Ph.D.
Professor — Plant Pathology
Research emphasis is centered on the study of bacterial and fungal diseases that affect the production of ornamental foliage crops in Florida. Research projects are designed to examine new cultural, biological and chemical integrated disease control methods. Research is also conducted on pathogen detection, isolation, and classification. Information gained from research is disseminated to extension personnel and grower groups via talks and publications. Research interests include the following: ecology, epidemiology and host pathogen relationships.