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Name: Clayton Hollier
Title: Professor
Specialization: Major Crops
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Department: Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology Department
Organization: LSU AgCenter
Address 1: Life Sciences Building
Address 2: Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Phone Number: (225) 578-4487
Mobile: (225) 978-8157
Fax Number: (225) 578-1415

Education/Training
A.A., Copiah-Lincoln Junior College, 1973
B.S., Delta State University, 1975
M.S., Delta State University, 1977
Ph.D., Mississippi State University, 1981
Areas of Specialization/Research

75% Extension appointment. Responsible for plant pathology educational programs for rice, small grains, feed grains, sugarcane, ornamentals, turf grasses and forages.

25% Research appointment. Crop loss assessment (plant disease losses) for sheath blight of rice, leaf rust of wheat and common rust of sugarcane.

Professional Experience

Teaching Experience:

PLHL 4014 - Disease of Economic Crops (small grains and feed grains sections).

PLHL 7051 - Plant Pathology for Extension Agricultural Agents

Miscellaneous Professional Activities:

Past-President, Southern Division, American Phytopathological 
    Society, 2000-2001
President, Southern Division, American Phytopathological Society, 
    1999-2000
Vice President, Southern Division American Phytopathological 
    Society, 1998-1999
Plant Disease Losses Committee (five terms), American 
    Phytopathological Society, Chairman 1993 and 2005
Extension Committee, American Phytopathological Society 
    Committee

Assignments (University, Experiment Station and Departmental):

Council of Faculty Advisors (LSU AgCenter representative to the
    LSU Board of Supervisors)
Council of Faculty Advisors representative to the Board of Regents
Louisiana State University Agricultural Center Chancellor’s 
    Oversight Committee
Louisiana State University Agricultural Center Faculty Advisory 
    Council
Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station Director Search 
    Committee
Louisiana Cooperative Extension Service Promotion Committee
Louisiana Cooperative Extension Advisory Committee Process 
    Review Task Force
Louisiana Cooperative Extension Service Master Farmer Initiative 
    Co-Chairman Horticultural Department Head Search Committee
Chairman of the advisory committee for agricultural agents seeking 
    education in Plant Pathology and Weed Science (Agent 
    Specialization)
Rice Variety Recommendation Committee
Small Grain Variety Recommendation Committee
Cool-Season Pasture and Forage Variety Recommendation 
    Committee
Warm-Season Pasture and Forage Variety Recommendation 
    Committee
Feed Grains Variety Recommendations Committee
Extension Water Quality Committee
Water Quality Evaluability Assessment Committee
LSU Agricultural Center Annual Conference
Extension Annual Conference Chairman
Extension Annual Conference Banquet Chairman
Department of Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology’s Committee 
    on Graduate Admissions and Standards

Professional Organization Committees:

Plant Disease Losses Committee (five terms), American 
    Phytopathological Society,Chairman 1993 and 2005
Extension Committee, American Phytopathological Society
Louisiana Plant Protection Association
International Society of Plant Pathology
Mid-south Association of Wheat Scientists, Chairman
Rice Technical Working Group
SERA-IEG 3 IPM, Secretary, 2002
SERA-IEG 3 IPM, Chairman-Elect and Local Arrangements
 Coordinator, 2003
SERA-IEG 3 IPM, Chairman, 2004
Southern IPM Center Advisory Committee
Southern IPM Center Personnel Hiring/Review Subcommittee

Professional Society Memberships:

American Phytopathological Society
Louisiana Plant Protection Association
International Society of Plant Pathology
Mid-south Association of Wheat Scientists
Rice Technical Working Group
SERA-IEG 3 IPM

Awards/Grants

Louisiana Cooperative Extension Award (1996) in recognition of excellence in planning and implementing statewide education programs

Distinguished Service Award for Specialists (1997) from the Louisiana County Agricultural Agents Association.

Distinguished Service Award (1997) from the National Association of County Agricultural Agents.

Publications/Presentations/Patents

Book and Book Chapter Contributions
Hollier, C. A. 2003. Integrated pest management. Pages 337-344 in: Plant Pathology: Concepts and Laboratory Exercises. CRC Press, Boca Raton , FL. 413 pp.

Hollier, C. A., Hershman, D. E., Overstreet, C. and Cunfer, B. M. 2000. Management of wheat diseases in the southeastern United States: an integrated pest management approach. Louisiana State University Agricultural Center. 44 pp.

Hollier, C. A. (ed). 1999. Louisiana rice production handbook. Louisiana State University Agricultural Center. LCES Publication Number 2321. 116 pp.

Groth, D. E., Rush, M. C. and Hollier, C. A. 1999. Disease management. Pages 51 - 85 in: Louisiana Rice Production Handbook. Louisiana State University.

Abstracts in Proceedings
Holcomb, G. E. and Hollier, C. A. 2003. Daylily rust: a new disease for Louisiana. (Abstr.) Louisiana Plant Protection Association Proceedings. (In press).

Hollier, C. A. and Groth, D. E. 2000. Characteristics of rice blast epidemics in Louisiana. (Abstr.) Proceedings of the Rice Technical Working Group 28:70.

Semi-Technical Articles
Hoy, J. W., Grisham, M. P. and Hollier, C. A. 2000. The rust outbreak of 2000. Sugar Bulletin 78(11): 25 - 27.

Other
Whitam, H. K., Hollier, C. A. and Overstreet, C. 2004. 2004 Plant disease control guide (electronic). LCES 1802. 185 pp.

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