Dr. Gary E. Vallad

Extension: Plant Pathology

Dr. Vallad provides leadership in Extension programs and communicates current research findings to state Extension faculty and industry clientele regarding diagnosing and managing vegetable and ornamental crop diseases.

His Extension programs help Extension specialists, commercial producers, agricultural industry representatives, and crop consultants—in cooperation with other UF/IFAS Extension and research faculty—increase their plant disease management expertise. 

Associate Professor, Plant Pathology Department