Research Spotlight: Department of Plant & Soil Science’s Catherine Simpson
By: Christy Bratcher
Catherine Simpson, an assistant professor of sustainable and urban horticulture with Texas Tech's Department of Plant & Soil Science, joined the Texas Tech faculty in 2019. The Louisiana native leads the department's applied research activities related to controlled environments, horticulture plant production systems, urban horticulture, vertical farming, or other pertinent horticulture disciplines relevant to the region, state and nation.
Her research interests include urban horticulture, controlled environment system research, vertical greenhouse production, water conservation, abiotic stress physiology, ornamental horticulture and plant-soil-water relationships. Prior to joining the Tech faculty, Simpson served as an assistant professor and research scientist at the Texas A&M University-Kingsville Citrus Center in Weslaco, Texas. Her doctorate in horticulture is from Texas A&M University-College Station.
CONTACT: Christy Bratcher, Associate Dean for Research, Davis College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources, Texas Tech University at (806) 742-2808 or firstname.lastname@example.org
- Agricultural & Applied Economics
- Agricultural Education & Communications
- Animal & Food Sciences
- Landscape Architecture
- Natural Resources Management
- Plant & Soil Science
- Veterinary Science
Editor: Norman Martin
Maps: Where to Find It