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Raghuwinder Singh
Assistant Professor

434 Life Sciences Bldg
Baton Rouge, LA 70894
Phone: (225) 578-4562
Fax: (225) 578-1415
Email: RSingh@agcenter.lsu.edu

Education/Training

  • D.P.M., Doctor of Plant Medicine, University of Florida, FL, USA, 2004.

  • M.Sc. Crop Protection, University of Reading, Reading, United Kingdom, 2001.

Thesis Title: “Effect of temperature on invasion, establishment, and production of Steinernema (PNG) and Heterorhabditis (UAE) in Galleria mellonella.”

  • B.Sc. Agriculture, Honor’s in Plant Protection, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, Punjab, India, 1999.

Areas of Specialization/Research

100% Extension.
Direct the LSU AgCenter Plant Diagnostic Center.
Plant Diagnostics; diagnose plant problems caused by biotic and abiotic causes and direct the Plant Diagnostic Center.

Professional Experience

  • July 2013 - Present. Assistant Professor (Plant Diagnostics Specialist), Plant Diagnostic Center, Department of Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, Baton Rouge, LA.

  • July 2008 - June 2013. Instructor (Diagnostician), Plant Diagnostic Center, Department of Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, Baton Rouge, LA.

  • March 2007 - June 2008. Extension Associate (Diagnostician), Department of Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, Baton Rouge, LA.

  • February 2005 - February 2007. Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Department of Entomology & Nematology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

  • October 2004 - January 2005. Research Assistant, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

  • October 2002 - August 2004. Graduate Assistant, Plant Disease Clinic, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

  • September 2001 - September 2002. Research Assistant, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Teaching Experience

  • PLHL 8900 Plant Health Diagnostic Internship, Summer Semester.

  • Plant Health Diagnostic Internship, Fall and Spring Semester.

  • Participate in Teaching PLHL 8800 Plant Pathology Practicum.

  • Guest Lecture; PLHL 7011 Phytobacteriology, PLHL 7040 Plant Virology, PLHL 4000 General Plant Pathology, |HORT 4090 Golf Course Maintenance, and HORT 2022.

  • Teach Plant Diagnostics to Louisiana Master Gardeners.

Professional Society Memberships and Service

  • American Phytopathological Society (APS), Member 2007-present

  • Entomological Society of America, Member 2007-2009

  • APS Diagnostic Committee Chair 2013, Vice Chair 2012

  • APS Plant Pathogen and Disease Detection Committee, Member 2007-present

  • Southern Division of APS, Member 2007-present

  • National Plant Diagnostic Network, Member 2007-present

  • Southern Plant Diagnostic Network, Member 2007-present

  • Southern Plant Diagnostic Network Advisory Council, Chair 2011

  • Louisiana State Horticulture Society, Member 2007-present

  • Louisiana Nursery and Landscape Association, Member 2007-present

  • Louisiana County Agricultural Agents Association, Member 2007-present

  • National Agricultural County Agent Association, Member 2007-present

Awards/Grants

  • Education Excellence Award. New Orleans Spring Garden Show, New Orleans, LA. April 6, 2013.

  • Honorary Mention for the Plant Health Clinic at the New Orleans Spring Garden Show, New Orleans, LA. April 2, 2011.

  • Honorary Mention for the Plant Health Clinic at the New Orleans Spring Garden Show, New Orleans, LA. April 11, 2010.

  • Awarded Certificate of Appreciation for Outstanding Services in Support of the Plant Biosecurity Symposium, Southern University and A & M College, Baton Rouge, LA. November 12, 2009.

  • Student Travel Award, Southern Division of American Phytopathological Society Annual Meeting, Tulsa, OK. February 17, 2004.

  • Doctor of Plant Medicine Fellowship, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. 2001-2002.

  • National Merit Scholarship, Punjab, India, 1993-1995.

 

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Department of Plant Pathology & Crop Physiology
302 Life Science Building
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803 
(225) 578-1464
 

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