Crops

Mr. Bill Cline

Researcher And Extension Plant Pathologist

Blueberry disease resistance screening. Diseases of blueberries and muscadine grapes.

Areas of Expertise
Crops
Diseases
Colleges
CALS

Dr. Ralph Dean

William Neal Reynolds Professor Of Plant Pathology And Director Of Center For Integrated Fungal Research

Discovery and analysis of genes from economically important fungi. Worked on sequencing of rice and rice blast genomes. Genomics. Fungal genomics; fungal development.

Areas of Expertise
Crops
Diseases
Genetics
Genetics
Colleges
CALS

Dr. Jim Dunphy

Professor And Extension Crop Science Specialist

Soybean production and industry overview.

Areas of Expertise
Crops
Colleges
CALS

Dr. Gina Fernandez

Professor Of Horticulture Science

Raspberry and blackberry breeding; blackberry and raspberry cultural studies: Alternative strawberry production systems

Areas of Expertise
Crops
Colleges
CALS

Dr. Greg Hoyt

Professor And Extension Soil Science Specialist

Alternative conservation management systems for crops grown on erodible mountain soils. No tillage management for vegetables, tobacco and corn.

Areas of Expertise
Crops
Tobacco
Vegetable Crops
Colleges
CALS

Dr. Michael Parker

Associate Professor Of Horticultural Science

Cultural management of all edible tree fruit crops such as apples, peaches, pecans, etc.

Areas of Expertise
Crops
Colleges
CALS

Dr. E. Barclay Poling

Professsor Of Horticultural Science

Strawberry production and market overview.

Areas of Expertise
Crops
Colleges
CALS

Dr. Turner Sutton

Professor Of Plant Pathology

Etiology, epidemiology, and control of apple diseases; vinifera grapes; disease forecasting; methods of fungicide use; fungicide resistance; integrated pest management.

Areas of Expertise
Crops
Diseases
Pest Management/Pesticides
Colleges
CALS