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Horticulture Faculty
default avatarJames M. AffolterProfessor and Director of Research of State Botanical Garden; Areas of Interest: Herbs and medicinal plants, plant conservation
default avatarDavid Christian BerleAssociate Professor; Areas of Interest: Sustainable food systems, landscape design
default avatarGeorge E. BoyhanProfessor; Areas of Interest: Vegetables
default avatarMatthew ChappellAssociate Professor; Areas of Interest: Nursery production
default avatarDario ChavezAssistant Professor; Areas of Interest: Peaches
default avatarJoann ConnerAssistant Research Scientist; Areas of Interest: Apomixis
default avatarPatrick J. ConnerProfessor; Areas of Interest: Pecan breeding
default avatarTim CoolongAssociate Professor; Areas of Interest: Vegetables
default avatarMark CzarnotaAssociate Professor; Areas of Interest: Weed science
default avatarJuan Carlos Diaz-PerezProfessor; Areas of Interest: Vegetables, plasticulture, protected agricultural technologies
default avatarSheri T. DornPublic Service Assistant and State Master Gardener Coordinator; Area: Consumer Ornamentals; PhD Graduate Research Assistantt
default avatarAnish MalladiAssociate Professor; Areas of Interest: Pomology
default avatarCecilia E. McGregorAssociate Professor; Areas of Interest: Cucurbit breeding, genetics and genomics
default avatarSavithri NambeesanAssistant Research Scientist; Areas of Interest: Ripening and post-harvest physiology
default avatarD. Scott NeSmithProfessor; Areas of Interest: Blueberries
default avatarSuzanne O'ConnellAssistant Professor; Areas of Interest: Sustainable and organic horticulture
default avatarPeggy Ozias-AkinsProfessor; Areas of Interest: Molecular genetics of plant development
default avatarBodie V. PennisiProfessor; Areas of Interest: Commercial landscape
default avatarCarol D. RobackerAssociate Professor; Areas of Interest: Ornamental breeding
default avatarJohn M. RuterProfessor and UGA Trial Gardens Director; Areas of Interest: Ornamentals
default avatarTim SmalleyAssociate Professor; Areas of Interest: Landscape and grounds management
default avatarErick SmithAssistant Professor; Areas of Interest: Pomology
default avatarPaul A. ThomasProfessor; Areas of Interest: Floriculture
default avatarEsther van der KnaapProfessor; Areas of Interest: Tomatoes, genetics and genomics, plant development
default avatarMarc W. van IerselProfessor; Areas of Interest: Crop physiology and nutrition
default avatarLenny WellsAssociate Professor; Areas of Interest: Pecans
default avatarBob WesterfieldSenior Public Service Associate; Areas of Interest: Consumer fruits and vegetables
default avatarDayton WildeProfessor; Areas of Interest: Molecular biology, Dooley Professorship
default avatarDonglin ZhangProfessor; Areas of Interest: Ornamentals, Dirr Professorship

Off Campus Faculty


David W. Lockwood

Professor
Area of Interest:Apples, Peaches, Bunch Grapes

dlockwood@utk.edu
865-974-7324

 

 

Wayne E. Mitchem

Extension Associate
Area of Interest: Regional Orchard and  Vineyard Floor Vegetation Management Specialist

wayne_mitchem@ncsu.edu
828-684-3562

Adjunct Faculty
default avatarScott MerkleAdjunct Professor of Horticulture

Emeritus and Retired Faculty


Allan M. Armitage

Professor Emeritus
armitage@uga.edu

Benton Jones

Stanley J. Kays

Professor Emeritus
kaysstan@uga.edu

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Jeff Lewis

ajlewis@uga.edu

Orville M. Lindstrom Jr.

oml@uga.edu

Harry Mills

David A. Knauft

Professor Emeritus
dknauft@uga.edu

Darrell Sparks

Professor Emeritus
ds@uga.edu

Hazel Y. Wetzstein

Professor Emeritus
hwetzste@purdue.edu