Mohammad Yaghmour

Area Orchard Systems Advisor
Cooperative Extension Kern County
1031 South Mount Vernon Avenue
Bakersfield, CA 93307
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Also in:
Kings County


Ph.D. Plant Pathology, UC Davis. 2010
MS Plant Sciences, CSU Fresno. 2003

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Peer Reviewed

  • Holland, L. A., Trouillas, F. P., Nouri, M. T., Lawrence, D. P., Crespo, M., Doll, D. A., Duncan, R. A., Holtz, B. A., Culumber, C. M., Yaghmour, M. A., Niederholzer, F. J. A., Lightle, D. M., Jarvis-Shean, K. S., Gordon, P. E., and Fichtner, E. J. 2021. Fungal Pathogens Associated With Canker Diseases of Almond in California. Plant Disease. 105:346-360.

  • Liu, T-H.; Yaghmour, M.A.; Lee, M-H.; Gradziel, T.M.; Leveau, J.; Bostock, R. M. (2020). A roGFP2-based bacterial bioreporter for redox sensing of plant surfaces. Phytopathology. 110:2, 297-308.
  • Browne, G. T.; Ott, N. J.; Forbes, H.; Yaghmour, M. A.; Milliron, L. K. (2020). First report of Phytophthora chlamydospora causing crown and root rot on almond in California. Plant Disease. 104, 2033.
  • Andreas W., A.; Maung, Z. T. Z.; Doll, D. A.; Yaghmour, M.A.; Chitambar, J. J.; Subbotin, S. A. (2019). First Report of the Peach Root-Knot Nematode, Meloidogyne floridensis Infecting Almond on Root-Knot Nematode Resistant ‘Hansen 536’ and ‘Bright’s Hybrid 5’ Rootstocks in California. Journal of Nematology. 51, 1-3.
  • Browne, G.T., Ott, N.J., Poret-Peterson, A.T., Lampinen, B., Metcalf, S.G., Yaghmour, M.A., Holtz, B., Culumber, M., Brar, G., and Doll, D. 2018. Anaerobic soil disinfestation as an alternative to soil fumigation for management of Prunus replant disease: effects on tree growth and yield. Acta Hortic. 1219, 287-294

  • Holland, L.A., Nouri, M.T., Crespo, M.P., Holtz, B.A. Yaghmour, M.A., Doll, D.A., and Trouillas, F.P. 2018. First Report of Collophora hispanica and C. paarla Causing Branch Cankers of Almond in California. Plant Disease 102:1663-1664.

  • Nouri, M.T., Lawrence, D.P., Yaghmour, M.A., Trouillas, F.P., and Michailides, T.J. 2018. Neoscytalidium dimidiatum Causing Canker, Shoot Blight and Fruit Rot of Almond in California. Plant Disease 102:1638-1647.

  • Holtz, B., Browne, G.T., Doll, D., Culumber, M., Yaghmour, M.A., Jahanzad, E., Lampinen, B. and Gaudin, A. 2018. Whole almond orchard recycling and the effect on second generation tree growth, yield, light interception, and soil fertility. Acta Hortic. 1219, 265-272

  • Stack, A.J., Yaghmour, M.A., Kirkpatrick, S.C., Gordon, T. R., and Bostock, R.M. 2017. First Report of Fusarium brachygibbosum Causing Cankers in Cold-Stored, Bare-Root Propagated Almond Trees in California. Plant Disease 101:390.

  • Nouri, M.T., Holland, L.A., Yaghmour, M.A., Doll, D.A., Browne, G.T., and Trouillas, F.P. 2017. First Report of Phytophthora cinnamomi Causing Trunk Canker of Almond in California. Plant Disease 102:1638-1647.

  • Hishinuma, S.M., Dallara, P.L., Yaghmour, M.A., Zerillo, M.M., Parker, C.M., Roubtsova, T.V., Nguyen, T.L., Tisserat, N.A., Bostock, R.M., Flint, M.L., and Seybold, S.J. 2016. Wingnut (Pterocarya sp.) as a new generic host for Pityophthorus juglandis (Coleoptera: Scolytidae) and the thousand cankers disease pathogen, Geosmithia morbida (Ascomycota: Hypocreales). Can. Entomol. 148: 83-91.

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