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Ph.D. in Crop Science - Legacy program as of Spring 2012

noneDescription: We have a wide variety of research programs in Crop Science. See below to learn more about specific faculty working in these areas.

Application and Assistantships: Click here for application information.

Requirements: Click here to see the requirements for the Ph.D. Program in Crop Science.

Graduate Student Handbook: PDF last revised July 2011.

Careers: Go to our alumni page to learn about graduates like Dennis Hancock (class of 2006) now an Extension Forage Specialist at the University of Georgia.

Contacts: You can contact our Director of Graduate Studies or click on a researcher's name below to learn about their specific program.

Crop Science Faculty

Glen E. Aiken - Plant-Animal Interface
William A. Bailey - Dark Tobacco
Michael Barrett - Mechanisms of Herbicide Selectivity and Metabolism
C C. Baskin - Seed Germination Ecology
David C. Ditsch - Grassland Science 
Dennis B. Egli - Yield Physiology 
Ben Goff - Forage Managment, Production, and Utilization
Jonathan D. Green - Weed Science
Garry D. Lacefield - Forages
Chad D. Lee - Corn, Soybean and Small Grains Production
James R. Martin - Weed Science
Rebecca L. McCulley - Grassland Ecology
Robert D. Miller - Burley and Dark Tobacco Breeding
Bob C. Pearce - Tobacco Production
Todd W. Pfeiffer - Department Chair, Plant Breeding and Genetics
Tim D. Phillips - Forage Grass Breeding
Ray Smith - Forage Extension Specialist
David A. Van_Sanford - Wheat
David W. Williams - Turfgrass Science Research and Teaching
William W. Witt - Weed Science
Hongyan Zhu - Plant Genetics and Genomics