University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Mohammad Babadoost received his B.S. in plant protection from the University of Tabriz, M.S. in plant pathology from Washington State University, and Ph.D. in plant pathology from North Carolina State University. From 1994 to 1999, he worked as a research pathologist at Montana State University, In 1999, he joined the Department of Crop Sciences, University of Illinois where he is now a Professor of Plant Pathology and Extension Specialist. He does research and extension on vegetable and fruit crop diseases, and teaches plant disease diagnosis. Dr. Babadoost has a profound commitment to aid developing countries in improving crop management. In the past 15 years, he has participated in teaching, research, and extension programs in more than 25 countries around the world.
Plant disease management, epidemiology, crop loss assessment, diseases of fruit and vegetables