Plant Pathologist Crop Loss Expert 55939 TX

Expertise Description

I have 30 years experience as a plant pathologist researching concerns related to tropical fruits and citrus, in addition to research on indoor air quality problems caused by molds. My plant investigations include citrus diseases caused by viruses, nematode, and mold / fungi, in addition to post-harvest fruit decay, rot, fruit handling at packing houses, and shipping / transportation. My indoor air quality expertise includes allergies; mold remediation protocols and clearance tests; mold management / solutions; HVAC and microbial contamination; re-engineering to correct indoor air quality concerns; and water intrusion, in various buildings not limited to public and private education facilities, residential structures, medical centers, hospitals, and state and federal buildings. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience.

Areas of Expertise

Consulting Experience

My consulting services include: Instructor in subject matters regarding mold in residential and commercial buildings; Numerous courses developed at university level for mold and quality of human life; Research emphasis in citrus pathology.


Ph.D.Plant PathologyPurdue University

Licenses Certifications

Awards & Affiliation

David Ross Fellowship

Primary Affiliation

Rio Grande Valley Horticultural Society

Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases