Welcome to the Department of Plant & Soil Science at Texas Tech University.
We are a student-focused and research-intense department, offering a range of multidisciplinary coursework and academic programs. Plant & Soil Science faculty conduct research from the cellular level to large-scale ecosystems and post-production processes, and they are committed to helping you reach your educational goals. If you have any questions about our department, are a prospective student, or want to visit with our faculty, we would be delighted to hear from you.
What's Happening in PSS
A 3-year, $500,000 USDA-NIFA AFRI grant was awarded to Lindsey Slaughter, Charles West, Sanjit Deb, and Veronica Acosta-Martinez of the USDA-ARS Cropping Systems Research Laboratory. The grant supports research at the crossroads of water scarcity, soil health, climate change, meat production, and economic viability of the Texas High Plains...Read full story