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Professor Ian Toth

Professor Ian Toth

Ian Toth

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James Hutton Institute
Errol Road


Ian in a senior scientist in cell and molecular sciences at the James Hutton Institute. His current research includes molecular bases of pathogenesis in the enterobacterial potato pathogens Pectobacterium and Dickeya species, and the eucalyptus pathogen Pantoea ananatis using functional and comparative genomics approaches. Ian's research also includes The interaction between human enteric pathogens and plants and the role of these plants in the spread of disease. He is also a key staff member leading Integrated Pest and Disease Management (IPM) research at the James Hutton Institute.

Leading Ideas

  • Pest Control and Management

Area of Strategic Research Programme

Further information the Scottish Government's Strategic Research Programme is available

  • Theme 2: Productive and sustainable land management and Rural Economies
  • 2.1 - Crop and Grassland Production and Disease Control
  • 2.1.1 Genetic diversity of crops
  • 2.1.3 Plant-pest interactions
  • 2.1.6 Integrated pest management