Herman Warren, professor emeritus of plant pathology, physiology, and weed science at Virgina Polytechnic Institute and State University, died on November 3 in Washington, D.C.
Professor Warren joined the faculty at Virginia Tech in 1989. He was a recognized as an expert on corn and sorghum diseases and developed plants that were resistance to disease.
Professor Warren was a graduate of Prairie View A&M University in Texas. He held a master’s degree from Michigan State University and a Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota.