Texas Tech University

Sukhbir Singh, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Vegetable Production Systems
Plant and Soil Science

Email: s.singh@ttu.edu

Phone: (806) 834-3108

Department of Plant and Soil Science 
Texas Tech University
Bayer Plant Science Building, Room 114A
2911 15th Street 
Mail Stop 2122
Sukhbir Singh

Personal Information

Dr. Singh received his bachelor's degree and master's degree in agronomy from Punjab Agricultural University (Ludhiana, India). He also received a master's degree in plant and environmental sciences from New Mexico State University. His doctorate in plant and environmental sciences is from New Mexico State University. 
Prior to joining the Tech faculty, Dr. Singh worked as a graduate research assistant at New Mexico State University's Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, and a research associate in the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (New Delhi) National Professor Project at Punjab Agricultural University.

Research

The long-term goal of Dr. Singh's research program is to sustain economic vegetable production for supplying quality vegetables to consumers, and to support local food and farm to table type movements with an emphasis on urban or small acreage systems. For this, his research will focus on different aspects of organic and conventional vegetable production systems which include but not limited to (1) best cultural practices to grow vegetable crops (2) sensor-based irrigation and nutrient management (3) stresses physiology (4) disease and pest control (5) cropping systems (6) crop modeling and (7) soil fertility management.  

 

Teaching

  • PSS 1411 – Principles of Horticulture
  • PSS 2316 – Introduction to Sustainable Agriculture
  • PSS 3414 – Permaculture
  • PSS 4323 – Organic Crop Production Systems

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