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Research locally. Impact globally.

On the Cutting Edge

Recognized faculty. Well-maintained facilities. An abundance of topics. Research is alive and well here.

In the Department of Horticultural Science, eager faculty await to embark on a research journey with you. Our formula is simple: connect recognized faculty with curious students in remarkable facilities. The result? Superior research.

Our faculty work collaboratively in graduate training and research — simultaneously accelerating the growth of the graduate student and the necessary research. We are on a mission to find answers to our industry’s most critical questions, and we want you to join our investigative team.

Become a Friend of Horticultural Science

Your support today advances our research endeavors tomorrow and beyond, enabling our sustained pursuit of agricultural breakthroughs. Help champion our efforts.

Dr. Julia Kornegay