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
Nahla Bassil
Courtesy Appointment
541-738-4214
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Plant Geneticist

Kristine Buckland Kristine Buckland
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
Sustainable agriculture, Soil health, Nutrient cycling, and Agricultural systems analysis
Erica Chernoh
Assistant Professor (Practice)

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Lane County Extension

Lane County Extension 996 Jefferson Street

Lane County Extension
996 Jefferson Street
Eugene, OR 97402
Berries and Fruit; Fruit Trees; Organic Agriculture
Man Yeon Choi
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Research interests are focused on insect neuropeptides, GPCRs, Bioactive peptides, and pheromones for Arthropod pests, such as spotted-wing drosophila, thrips, and slugs.  

Ryan Contreras
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
Landscape Plant Breeding
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
Genomics and genetic engineering in crops
Michael Hardigan
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Alec Kowalewski
Associate Professor
541-737-5449
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2024 Winter Turfgrass Field Day

Thursday - Feb 29, 2024

3 P.M. Education at Lewis-Brown Horticulture Farm, 33329 Peoria Rd, Corvallis, OR, 97333

5 P.M. Dinner

John Lambrinos
Associate Professor
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
Ecological restoration, invasive species management, ecosystem services.
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
Urban Insect Ecology: garden pollinators, native plants, urban agriculture
Jana Lee
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541-738-4110
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Biological control and sustainable pest management of small fruit and nursery pests.
Rachel Leisso
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Alec Levin Alexander Levin
SOREC Director and Viticulturist
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
Viticulture, plant water relations, woody perennial physiology, fruit ripening biochemistry
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
Pesticide product efficacy, degradation and registration issues
Scott Lukas
Northwest Berry Production and Management Professor

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Clint Mattox
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research alternative methods of controlling turfgrass diseases, notably Microdochium patch on Poa annua putting greens

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
Associate 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
James Myers
Professor-Endowed
541-737-3083
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We develop improved vegetable varieties with the main focus being to support gardeners, growers and processors in the Pacific Northwest (PNW).

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.
Lauri Reinhold
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Hannah Rivedal
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Research Plant Pathologist
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
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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

Govinda Shrestha
Assistant Professor (Practice)

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Integrated Pest Management; Insect Ecology-Movement
Patricia Skinkis
Professor
541-737-1411
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Agricultural & Life Sciences

Agricultural & Life Sciences 4047

2750 SW Campus Way

2750 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331
I conduct applied viticulture research with focus on canopy and yield management, rootstocks, vine nutrition, soil x plant interactions, and vineyard sustainability.
Heather Stoven
Associate Professor (Practice)
503-434-8910
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Small Farms, Community Horticulture
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
Genomics approaches to crop improvement
Vaughn Walton
Professor
5417404149
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Agricultural & Life Sciences

Agricultural & Life Sciences 4105C

2750 SW Campus Way

2750 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331
  • Entomology
  • Ecology
  • Integrated Pest Management (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.