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Dr. Helen T. Kraus - Curriculum Vitae

Address:

Department of Horticultural Science
North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC 27695-7609
Phone: 919.515.1208
Fax: 919.515.2505
Email: helen_kraus@ncsu.edu

Present position:

Assistant Professor of Horticultural Science

100% Teaching

  • Nursery Management (HS 411)
  • Nursery Production (HS 051)
  • Principles of Horticulture (HS 201)
  • Introduction to the Agriculture Institute (AGI 010)
  • Plant Nutrition (HS 451)

Education:

Degree Institution Year Field
Ph. D. North Carolina State University 1995 Horticultural Science
M. S. North Carolina State University 1992 Horticultural Science
Minor: Environmental Ethics
B. S. North Carolina State University 1989 Horticultural Science
Concentration in Ornamental Horticulture
Minor: Science, Technology and Society

Professional experience:

Date Position Institution
2009 - present Assistant Professor Horticultural Science, North Carolina State University
2004 - 2009 Lecturer Horticultural Science, North Carolina State University
2000 - 2004 Visiting Lecturer Horticultural Science, North Carolina State University
1997 - 2000 Associate Extension Agent, Environmental Horticulture Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech University
1995 - 1997 Assistant Professor of Horticulture Plant Science, Texas Tech University

Refereed Publications:

Tyler, H. H., S. L. Warren, T. E. Bilderback, and W. C. Fonteno. 1993. Composted poultry litter: I. Effect on physical and chemical properties of a pine bark based substrate. J. Environmental Horticulture 11:131-136.

Tyler, H. H., S. L. Warren, T. E. Bilderback, and K. B. Perry. 1993. Composted poultry litter: II. Effect on plant growth. J. Environmental Horticulture 11:137 141.

Warren, S. L., T. E. Bilderback, and H. H. Tyler. 1995. Efficacy of three nitrogen and phosphorus sources in container-grown azalea production. J. Environmental Horticulture 13:147-151.

Tyler, H. H., S. L. Warren, and T. E. Bilderback. 1996. Cyclic irrigation increases irrigation efficiency and ammonium retention. J. Environmental Horticulture 14:194-198.

Tyler, H. H., S. L. Warren, and T. E. Bilderback. 1996. Reduced leaching fractions improve irrigation application efficiency. J. Environmental Horticulture 14:199-204.

Kraus, H.T. 1998. Effect of soil moisture and mulch on growth of desert willow. HortTechnology 8:588-590.

Kraus, H. T., R. L. Mikkelsen, and S. L. Warren. 2000. Container substrate temperatures affect mineralization of composts. HortScience 35:16-18.

Kraus, H. T. and S. L. Warren. 2000. Performance of turkey litter compost as a slow-release fertilizer in containerized plant production. HortScience 35:19-21.

Warren, S. L., T. E. Bilderback, and H. T. Kraus. 2001. Method of fertilizer application affects nutrient losses of controlled-release fertilizer. Acta Horticulturae 548:349-353.

H.T. Kraus, S.L. Warren, and C.E. Anderson. 2002. Nitrogen form affects growth, mineral nutrient content, and root anatomy of contoneaster and rudbeckia. HortScience 37:126-129.

H.T. Kraus and S.L. Warren. 2006. Nursery Production of Helleborus x hybridus: Management of Nitrogen and Substrate pH. J. Environ. Hort. 24(4):91-96.


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Rain Gardening in the South: Ecologically Designed Gardens for Drought, Deluge, and Everything In Between