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Dr. James R. Ballington
Professor

James Ballington

Contact Information

Department of Horticultural Science
260 Kilgore Hall, Campus Box 7609
North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC 27695-7609

Office Phone: 919.515.1214
Fax: 919.515.2505
E-mail: jim_ballington@ncsu.edu

General Information

Teaching responsibilities in plant propagation and small fruit production. Research responsibilities with small fruits, especially breeding, genetics, and taxonomy in Vaccinium Fragaria and Rubus. Research emphases include: germplasm enhancement and breeding adapted cultivars of blueberries, strawberries, blackberries, and raspberries; disease and insect resistance; micropropagation and in-vitro polyploidy induction; phylogenetic relationships among Vaccinium species.

Cultivar releases (small fruit varieties from NC State University)

Publications (NCSU Scholarly Publications Repository)