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Stephen W. Fraedrich

Plant Pathologist
320 Green Street
United States

Phone: 706-559-4273
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Current Research

Laurel Wilt and Associated Projects

● Etiology and Epidemiology of Laurel Wilt on Redbay, Sassafras and Other Lauraceous Species in the Southeastern US

● Association of Raffaelea lauricola and Other Raffaelea spp. with the Redbay Ambrosia Beetle

● Association and Identification of Symbiotic Fungi Associated with Ambrosia Beetles

Thousand Cankers Disease (TCD)

● Development of Phytosanitary Log Treatments and Characterization of Fungi Associated with TCD in the Southeastern US

Nurseries – Pest Management and Seedling Quality

● Biology and Management of Plant Parasitic Nematodes Affecting Seedling Production

● Effect of Arbuscular Mycorrhizae (AM) on Seedling Quality

● Other Disease and Possible Disease-Related Issues Which Have Come to My Attention

See more research details at my RWU page


  • Clemson University, Ph.D. Forestry/Forest Pathology 1987
  • Clemson University, M.S. Plant Pathology 1980
  • Old Dominion University, B.S. Biology 1978

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Research Highlights


Assessing the Role of a Little-known Wood-boring Beetle in Sugarberry Decline

Ongoing research seeks to explain an ongoing, severe episode of sugarberry mortality in the southeastern U.S. A rarely collected species of bupr ...


Last updated on : 05/19/2021