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Dr. Brian E. Whipker - Curriculum Vitae

Address:

Department of Horticultural Science
North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC 27695-7609
Phone: 919.515.5374
Fax: 919.515.7747
E-Mail: brian_whipker@ncsu.edu
Website: www.floricultureinfo.com

Present Position:

Professor of Horticultural Science

Extension (80%) and research (20%) responsibilities for commercial floriculture.  Research interests include: diagnostics, plant nutrition, water quality, plant growth regulators, and economics.

Extension: Focus includes: providing production information and diagnostic services to commercial greenhouse floriculture operations.  Area of specialization includes plant nutrition, plant growth regulators, and problem diagnostics.  Primary crop focus includes pansies, bedding plants, poinsettias, and general potted plants.

Research: Focus includes: plant nutrition, water quality, plant growth regulators, and economics.

Education:

  • B.S. 1985, Purdue University: Horticulture
  • B.S. 1985, Purdue University: Agricultural Education
  • M.S. 1988, Purdue University: Agricultural Economics
  • Ph.D. 1995, Purdue University: Horticulture