Areas of Research

Biobased products and processing

Growing bioenergy crops

Ornamental horticulture/nursery crops

Crape myrtle breeding program; evaluation of nitrogen rates and timing of fungicide treatments on shrub roses, hydrangea and crape myrtles; disease control studies; variety evaluations

Variety evaluations

Corn, small grain, soybeans

Vegetables, fruits and berries

Nematode control; variety evaluations on tomatoes, peppers, squash, leaf lettuce, leafy greens and southern peas