The Egyptian Phytopathological Society - EPS is the premier society dedicated to high-quality, innovative plant pathology research. It has the International Standard Serial Number (ISSN): 1110-0230. This society Publishes Egyptian Journal of plant diseases which covers the subjects of Biology-Botany and Agricultural.
Professor Mahmoud Maher Ragab was born on May 20, 1921 in Mit Ghamr, Deqahliya Governorate, Egypt. He was the past Vice Dean of the Faculty of Agriculture, Cairo University and the Editor in Chief of the Egyptian Journal of Phytopathology for more than 20 years. He had a long and distinguished career in plant pathology as being one of the early great pioneers in mycology and fungal diseases in Egypt. He died on August 19, 2003 in Giza, Egypt. Professor Ragab obtained his Bachelor degree in 1944 from Fouad I (Cairo) University, and then he went to USA to obtain the M.Sc. degree in 1949 from Nebraska Univ. and the Ph.D. in 1952 from Iowa University.
Professor Ragab was an active member in many National and International Scientific Societies (Mycology and Sigma Xi, USA). He was selected as ISPP Councilor of the Egyptian Phytopathological Society. He attended and introduced scientific articles in many local and international conferences in Mycology and Plant Pathology since 1961. In the national conferences and congresses organized by the Egyptian Society of Plant Pathology, he was always selected as the Chairman of the Scientific Committee, even in the Tenth Congress (December, 2003). He presided the 8`'' Congress held in 1997 and also presided the scientific sessions of several national conferences and symposia organized by the Egyptian universities and institutes.Read More»