Professor Emeritus, School of Integrative Plant Science
Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section
George S. Abawi is a professor of Plant Pathology and International Agriculture at Cornell University. He received his MSc. And Ph.D. degrees from Cornell. He was a Postdoctoral Fellow in Plant Nematology at Cornell from 1970 to 1972, after which he was appointed as a faculty member in the Department of Plant Pathology at the NYS Agric. Expt. Station, Cornell - Geneva. The major area of his research responsibility deals with Vegetable Pathology, with emphasis on the biology and the integrated management of root diseases caused by pathogenic fungi and plant-parasitic nematodes. Special interests are in soil health issues and tropical pathology and international agriculture in general. Sabbatical leaves have been with the University of California Ð Davis, University of Illinois Ð Urbana, North Carolina State University Ð Raleigh, and the International Tropical Research Center (CIAT) in Cali, Colombia (SA).
In its special Spring 2015 issue, Ezra Magazine asked faculty members to imagine the world in 2065, when Cornell celebrates its bicentennial. Among those featured in that cover story are: Wendy Wolford, the Robert A. and Ruth E. Polson Professor...