Department of Horticultural Science
250 Kilgore Hall, Box 7609
North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC 27695-7609
Office Phone: 919.515.5366
Responsible for teaching graduate course in plant stress physiology. Research on the molecular mechanisms of plant stress responses, and the use of biotechnology in nontraditional breeding of crops with increased stress tolerance. Current focus is on the role of mannitol in salt tolerance and pathogen resistance.