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Erick Smith

Assistant Professor; Areas of Interest: Pomology
  • Horticulture
Mailing Address:
Tifton, CAES Campus

Dr. Smith has an 80% extension and 20% research appointment in fruit production for southern Georgia. His responsibilities include providing leadership to the blueberry educational programs of southern Georgia. He assists county extension agents and commercial blueberry growers in production oriented material. His research interests are focused on plant nutrition, blueberry establishment, and production improvement. In blueberry and other commercial fruit crops, Dr. Smith is working to research and educate through collaborative efforts that include, but not exclusive to, leaders from the fields of plant pathology, entomology, physiology, and engineering to bring a rounded approach to problem solving.

Degrees

Degree

Field

Institution

Date Obtained

A.A.&Sc.

Chemical Technology

Lower Columbia College

1992

B.S.

Agriculture

Washington State University

2003

B.S.

Horticulture

Washington State University

2005

Ph.D.

Horticulture

Washington State University

2009