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College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Horticultural Science

Think and Do The Extraordinary Support the College
Think and Do The Extraordinary Support the College

Brian Whipker

Interim Assistant Department Head and Professor

Extension, Faculty, Research

Kilgore Hall 51B

919.515.5374

Extension (80%) and research (20%) responsibilities for commercial floriculture.

Research: 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.

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Education

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