Dr. Melanie Lewis Ivey

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Dr. Melanie Lewis Ivey
Associate Professor
Specialization: 
Fruit Disease & Produce Safety
Biography: 

Dr. Melanie Lewis Ivey is an assistant professor in the Department of Plant Pathology, Ohio State University, Wooster, with responsibility for research, extension and teaching in fruit crop diseases. Lewis Ivey’s research focuses on the development and integration of economical and sustainable practices to reduce plant diseases in small and tree fruit and hops. Lewis Ivey has conducted research in temporal and sub-tropical climates and places a strong emphasis on integrated pest management (IPM) approaches, which can be applied to commercial, home garden and workplace production settings in any environment.  Lewis Ivey is also the state Fresh Produce Safety Specialist, with expertise in water quality management.

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