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PSS Faculty Research Interests

Faculty in the Department of Plant and Soil Science conduct research at the cutting edge of their professions. During calendar year 2015, our faculty brought in $7.6 million in external research grants, cash gifts, and in-kind support. These funds were used to support our graduate program and research activities.

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Explore our faculty research interests:

Crop Protection Research Specialty
Peter Dotray Weed Science
Scott Longing Entomology
Rupinder Saini Weed Science
Jason Woodward Plant pathology
Crop Science Research Specialty
Mark Burow Peanut breeding and genomics
Benildo de los Reyes Plant Genomics
Glen Ritchie Crop physiology
Wenxuan Guo Crop Ecophysiology & Precision Agriculture
Rosalyn Shim Plant Breeding and Genetics
Chuck West Forage-livestock systems
Robert Wright Crop molecular genetics
 Wenwei Xu  Corn breeding
Fiber and Biopolymer Research Specialty
Noureddine Abidi Biopolymer science
Eric Hequet Cotton fiber quality
Yang Hu Multifunctional renewable bioproducts
Brendan Kelly Cotton Fiber Phenomics
Venugopal Mendu Plant cell wall biosynthesis
Horticulture Research Specialty
Ed Hellman Viticulture and Enology
Thayne Montague Plant physiology/viticulture
Jyotsna Sharma Plant ecology and conservation
Sukhbir Singh Vegetable Production Systems
Joey Young Turfgrass science
Soil Science Research Specialty
Cade Coldren Ecological Modeling
Sanjit Deb Soil physics and hydrology
Katie Lewis Soil Fertility
Lindsey Slaughter Soil Microbial Ecology/Biochemistry
David Weindorf Pedology
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