Themis Michailides

Dr. Themis Michailides

Position Title
Plant Pathologist, Lecturer

Kearney R&E Ctr
Research Interests & Expertise
  • Etiology, Etiology, ecology, epidemiology, prediction, and integrated management of above-ground fungal diseases and postharvest diseases of tree fruit and nut crops and vines in San Joaquin and Sacramento Valleys
  • Understanding and management of fungicide resistance. Preharvest aflatoxin and ochratoxin contamination in tree nuts (mainly pistachios) and figs
  • Molecular epidemiology and diagnosis of diseases by conventional and molecular procedures