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Plant Science Building

Plant Science Building

  • 115 Coastal Way
  • Tifton, Georgia 31793

The Plant Science building houses faculty and staff from the departments of Plant Pathology, Crop and Soil Sciences, Animal and Dairy Science, and Poultry Science, as well as USDA Crop Genetics and Breeding.

Several research laboratories are located in the building, including the Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory. This facility provides ELISA, PCR and other plant disease diagnostic testing for research and extension personnel across campus.

Scientists at this location focus on research in the following areas:

  • Biology and management of diseases in peanuts, pecans and vegetables
  • Cotton physiology
  • Plant breeding and genetics of peanut, corn and warm season grasses
  • Statewide variety crop testing
  • Animal nutrition
  • Forage utilization
  • Heat stress physiology