Prue McMichael


Dr Prue McMichael is a career plant pathologist operating predominantly in horticulture and viticulture. Prue has had broad exposure to southern Australian production regions and industries (grapes, almonds, pistachios, citrus, nursery, vegetables and potatoes).

Her technical skills in plant health management, industry development and biosecurity, diagnostics and risk assessment, have been applied across Australia and California on-farm, and in research and extension programs.

Prue is a Fellow of the Ag Institute Australia, non-executive Director Vinehealth Australia, and serves in SA branches of the GM Crop Advisory Committee, Australasian Plant Pathology Society, and Ag Institute Australia. Prue graduated with a Bachelor of Agricultural Science from the University of Adelaide, and holds a Master of Science and a Doctor of Philosophy in Plant Pathology from the University of California, Davis, in the United States.