Graduate Faculty

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Christopher Adams
Assistant Professor

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Mid-Columbia Agricultural Research and Extension Center

Mid-Columbia Agricultural Research and Extension Center 3005 Experiment Station Dr

Mid-Columbia Agricultural Research and Extension Center
3005 Experiment Station Dr
Hood River, OR 97031

Tree Fruit Entomology

Dennis Albert
Courtesy Appointment
541-737-7557
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Agricultural & Life Sciences

Agricultural & Life Sciences 4017

2750 SW Campus Way

2750 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331
  1. Development of regional landscape ecosystem classifications based on abiotic factors to aid in the inventory, study, and management of biota.
Nahla Bassil
Courtesy Appointment
541-738-4214
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Plant Geneticist

David Bryla
Courtesy Appointment
541-738-4094
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Kristine Buckland Kristine Buckland
Assistant Professor

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North Willamette Research and Extension Center

North Willamette Res & Ext Ctr 15210 NE Miley Rd

North Willamette Res & Ext Ctr
15210 NE Miley Rd
Aurora, OR 97002-9543
  • Sustainable agriculture
  • Soil health
  • Nutrient cycling
  • Agricultural systems analysis

North Willamette Research and Extension Center (NWREC)
15210 NE Miley Road
Aurora, OR 97002-9543

Steven Castagnoli
Academic Wage Appt - Hourly

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Mid-Columbia Agricultural Research and Extension Center

Mid-Columbia Agricultural Research and Extension Center 3005 Experiment Station Dr

Mid-Columbia Agricultural Research and Extension Center
3005 Experiment Station Dr
Hood River, OR 97031

Administration

Man Yeon Choi
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Research interests are focused on insect neurohormones, Receptors, Bioactive peptides, Receptor-i, RNAi, and Chemical ecology for Arthropod pests. 

Ryan Contreras
Associate Department Head / Professor
541-737-5462
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Agricultural & Life Sciences

Agricultural & Life Sciences 4031

2750 SW Campus Way

2750 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331

Program Overview

My teaching and research focuses on woody nursery and landscape plants. I teach spring and fall woody plant identification courses, growth and development of horticultural crops, and plant propagation. Research in my lab is closely aligned with the nursery industry...

Laurent Deluc
Associate Professor
541-737-4356
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Agricultural & Life Sciences

Agricultural & Life Sciences 4121

2750 SW Campus Way

2750 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331

Kelsey Galimba
Assistant Professor

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Mid-Columbia Agricultural Research and Extension Center

Mid-Columbia Agricultural Research and Extension Center 3005 Experiment Station Dr

Mid-Columbia Agricultural Research and Extension Center
3005 Experiment Station Dr
Hood River, OR 97031

Kim Hummer
Courtesy Appointment
541-738-4201
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Fruit, nut, and specialty crop genetics

Clive Kaiser
Courtesy Appointment
541-938-5597
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Hermiston Exp Sta

Hermiston Ag Res & Ext Ctr 2121 South 1st Street

Hermiston Ag Res & Ext Ctr
2121 South 1st Street
Hermiston, OR 97838

Temperate fruit, wine grape and vegetable research & Extension in Umatilla County, eastern Oregon.

Prevention of Sweet Cherry Fruit Cracking using SureSeal, an Organic Biofilm

Alec Kowalewski
Associate Professor
541-737-5449
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2023 Winter Field Day

Thursday - Feb 23, 2023 from 3 to 5 pm

OSU Lewis-Brown Horticulture Farm, 33329 Peoria Rd, Corvallis, OR, 97331

Dinner at Trysting Tree Golf Course 

John Lambrinos
Graduate Program Director
541-737-3484
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Agricultural & Life Sciences

Agricultural & Life Sciences 4017

2750 SW Campus Way

2750 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331

We are beginning to understand that interactions between landscape elements underlie many of the important issues we face as a human society. I am fascinated by the ecological processes that tie landscapes together.

Gail Langellotto
Professor
541-737-5175
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Agricultural & Life Sciences

Agricultural & Life Sciences 4017

2750 SW Campus Way

2750 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331

The ecology of urban and suburban landscapes remains relatively unexplored - although such habitats have great potential to positively contribute to the conservation of pollinators, parasitoids and the ecosystem services that they confer. 

Jana Lee
Courtesy Appointment
541-738-4110
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Our team studies arthropod pests of small fruits and ornamental crops.  We focus on biologically-based approaches such as biological control (predators, parasitoids), characterizing host susceptibility, and behavioral manipulation to control these pests.

Alec Levin Alexander Levin
Director SOREC
541-930-8411
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Southern Oregon Research and Extension Center

Southern Oregon Research and Extension Center 569 Hanley Rd

Southern Oregon Research and Extension Center
569 Hanley Rd
Central Point, OR 97502

Dani Lightle Danielle Lightle
Assistant Professor (Practice)


North Willamette Research and Extension Center

North Willamette Res & Ext Ctr 15210 NE Miley Rd

North Willamette Res & Ext Ctr
15210 NE Miley Rd
Aurora, OR 97002-9543

Lynn Long
Emeritus Appointment
541-296-5494
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Professor Lynn Long has worked in sweet cherry research and Extension at Oregon State University since 1988. His main focus of research in recent years has been cherry variety, rootstock and training system evaluations.

Dr. Scott Lukas Scott Lukas
Associate Professor

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The OSU Horticulture Integrated Cropping Systems Program focuses on providing research based solutions to high value irrigated crops, with an emphasis on optimizing production system outputs while reducing negative environmental impacts.

Ruth Martin
Courtesy Appointment
541-738-4174
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Molecular Biologist

Shawn Mehlenbacher
Oregon Hazelnut Ind. Professor
541-737-5467
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Agricultural & Life Sciences

Agricultural & Life Sciences 4145

2750 SW Campus Way

2750 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331

The OSU Hazelnut Breeding program develops new cultivars for Oregon's hazelnut industry, with an emphasis on resistance to eastern filbert blight (EFB) and suitability for the kernel market.

Marcelo Moretti
Assistant Professor

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Agricultural & Life Sciences

Agricultural & Life Sciences 4151

2750 SW Campus Way

2750 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331
  • Weed Science
  • Perennial Crops
  • Integrated Weed Management
  • Sustainable Agriculture

4017 Agriculture & Life Sciences Building
 

Lloyd Nackley
Associate Professor

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North Willamette Research and Extension Center

North Willamette Res & Ext Ctr 15210 NE Miley Rd

North Willamette Res & Ext Ctr
15210 NE Miley Rd
Aurora, OR 97002-9543

My research and teaching program investigates how light, nutrients, water, potting media and container-type, affect plant growth, development, and aesthetics.

Ed Peachey
Academic Wage Appt - Salaried
541-737-3152
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Agricultural & Life Sciences

Agricultural & Life Sciences 4045

2750 SW Campus Way

2750 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331

Ramesh Sagili
Professor
541-737-5460
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Agricultural & Life Sciences

Agricultural & Life Sciences 4017

2750 SW Campus Way

2750 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331

Carolyn Scagel
Courtesy Appointment
541-738-4063
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Paul Schreiner
Courtesy Appointment
541-738-4084
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Horticulture Crops Research Lab

3420 NW Orchard Avenue

3420 NW Orchard Avenue
Corvallis, OR 97331

Patricia Skinkis
Professor
541-737-1411
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Agricultural & Life Sciences

Agricultural & Life Sciences 4121

2750 SW Campus Way

2750 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331

Alexandra Stone
Associate Professor
541-737-5461
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Ashley Thompson
Assistant Professor
541-296-5494

Mid-Columbia Agricultural Research and Extension Center

Mid-Columbia Agricultural Research and Extension Center 3005 Experiment Station Dr

Mid-Columbia Agricultural Research and Extension Center
3005 Experiment Station Dr
Hood River, OR 97031

Kelly Vining
Associate Professor

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Agricultural & Life Sciences

Agricultural & Life Sciences 4170

2750 SW Campus Way

2750 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331

Vaughn Walton
Professor
541-737-3464
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Agricultural & Life Sciences

Agricultural & Life Sciences 4105C

2750 SW Campus Way

2750 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331
  • Entomology
  • IPM
  • Biorational pest control agent
  • Biological control
  • Small fruit and tree nut crops

Timothy Warren
Assistant Professor
541-737-7557
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Agricultural & Life Sciences

Agricultural & Life Sciences 4127

2750 SW Campus Way

2750 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331

Nik Wiman Nik Wiman
Associate Professor

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Research Way Laboratory Building

Research Way Laboratory Building 1087

Research Way Laboratory Building 4575 SW Research Way

Research Way Laboratory Building
4575 SW Research Way
Corvallis, OR 97333
  • biological control
  • population biology
  • orchard ecology
  • insect behavior
  • integrated pest management

Wei Yang Wei Yang
Professor
503-678-1264
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North Willamette Research and Extension Center

North Willamette Res & Ext Ctr 15210 NE Miley Rd

North Willamette Res & Ext Ctr
15210 NE Miley Rd
Aurora, OR 97002-9543

My responsibility is to provide leadership for the blueberry education program in the North Willamette District where the most of the state’s blueberry industry is concentrated. I also conduct applied research in blueberry production systems to support my extension activities.