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Heather Young Kelly

Assistant Professor, Field Crops Pathologist
Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology
University of Tennessee

West TN Research and Education Center

605 Airways Blvd.

Jackson, TN 38301

Phone: (731) 425-4713

Fax: (731) 425-4720


Dr. Kelly serves as extension plant pathologist at The University of Tennessee in the Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology in Jackson, TN. The majority of her time is concentrated on the control of diseases in cotton, corn, soybean, and wheat. She is responsible for all disease control recommendations of field crops except tobacco for Tennessee. This includes the development of statewide educational programs covering cotton, corn, soybean, and small grains.