Dear Forest Pathology Colleagues
Elizabeth Nair has sent me the attached two fine photographs of one of our special
colleagues of years gone by. These will be added to the gradually growing Photo album of
Forest Pathologist and Forest Entomologists.
Please visit the site if you have not done so previously. Send photos for inclusion and
please suggest annotations if you have a chance to do so.
All best wishes
Michael J. Wingfield (Ph.D., FRSAF, ASSAf)
Mondi Professor of Forest Protection
Director, Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute (FABI);
Tree Protection Co-operative Programme (TPCP) &
DST/NRF Centre of Excellence in Tree Health Biotechnology (CTHB)
University of Pretoria, PRETORIA 0002, South Africa
Phone (office): +27 12 420 3938
Fax (office): +27 12 420 3960
>> "Elizabeth Nair"
<eliznair(a)sbcglobal.net> 7/6/2010 10:13 PM >>>
Dear Dr Wingfield,
With intererst I saw your Webpage with Photos of Plant Pathologists.I do think my late
Prof. Dr. VM Gangadharan Nair -- should be there. He taught for 40 years Plant- and Forest
Pathology and Mycology at UW Green Bay WI USA.
He was a student of JC Walker and James Kuntz who was Rikers student ---- a fine
I am sending you a photo with his root cutter in Madison WI in 1959 and then also a photo
taken prior to his passing on Mar 10 2010.
It would be nice if you could upload it.
Green Bay WI