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Nahla Bassil
Courtesy Appointment
541-738-4214
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Plant Geneticist

David Bryla
Courtesy Appointment
541-738-4094
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Man Yeon Choi
Courtesy Appointment
541-738-4026
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Research interests are focused on insect neurohormones, receptors, RNAi, and chemical ecology to develop novel pest managements and to understand biological questions.

  1. Development of RNA inference (RNAi)-based insecticide to protect small fruits and nursery crops.
  2. ...
Chad Finn
Courtesy Appointment, Research Geneticist & Small Fruit Breeder
541-738-4037
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Our research program has three primary objectives:

  • to develop blackberry, red and black raspberry, strawberry, and blueberry cultivars for the commercial small fruit industry.
  • to expand germplasm available to plant breeders by collecting wild species of Rubus,...
Kim Hummer
Courtesy Appointment, USDA
541-738-4201
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Fruit, nut, and specialty crop genetics

Zoran Jeknic
Courtesy Appointment
541-737-3695
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Biotechnology

Jungmin Lee
Courtesy Faculty, USDA Research Food Technologist
(541) 745-8377
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Plant secondary metabolites (phenolics; natural phytochemical) remain the main focus of my program. The goal of our contributions is to improve healthfulness and marketability of products consumed by the general public.

Thoroughly identifying the quality components of a food is key to...

Jana Lee
Courtesy Appointment
541-738-4110
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Entomology

Ruth Martin
Courtesy Appointment
541-738-4174
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Molecular Biologist

James Owen Jr
Courtesy Appointment
503-678-1264
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Barbara M. Reed
Courtesy Appointment
541-738-4216
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Carolyn Scagel
Courtesy Appointment
541-738-4063
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Paul Schreiner
Courtesy Faculty
541-738-4084
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My research explores biotic and abiotic components of vineyard ecosystems to develop sustainable practices that promote plant and soil health and improve fruit quality. My laboratory addresses both fundamental and applied aspects of plant nutrient physiology emphasizing the role of roots,...

Inga Zasada
Courtesy Faculty, Research Plant Pathologist
541-738-4051
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  • Develop economic thresholds for plant-parasitic nematodes important to small fruits and understand under which conditions these thresholds apply.
  • Develop production systems which promote root health and encourage the establishment of plant-...