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William F. (Bill) Brown
Dean and Director
Dean and Director

David M. Butler
Associate Professor
Organic agriculture and agroecology

Heather Marie Kelly
Assistant Professor
Plant Pathologist

Brent Lamons
Director, Advising

John Brian (Brian) Alford
Assistant Professor
Fishery conservation and management



Promotion and Tenure 2017, 10/16/2017

Promotion and Tenure 2016, 9/29/2016

New Head for Department of Entomology & Plant Pathology, 9/15/2016

New Ventures | Creative Agricultural Technologies, LLC, 2/25/2016

Down to the Short Rows, 11/17/2015


Recent Publications

Evaluating variable-rate, laser-guided sprayer performance and powdery mildew control in Cornus florida Cherokee Princess.  Fulcher, A., J. McHugh, R. Collier, H. Zhu, W. Yeary, W. C. Wright, S. Xiacun, F. Collier, and D. W. Lockwood.  2017.  HortScience.

Cotton Disease Loss Estimate Committee Report, 2016 Lawrence, K., H. M. Kelly, et al.  2017.  Beltwide Cotton Conference. [Abstract]

Exploring Florida residents' food safety knowledge and behaviors: A generational comparison Leal, A., T. K. Ruth, J. N. Rumble, and A. H. Simonne.  2017.  Food Control, 73: 1195-1202.

Quantitative trait loci associated with resistance to powdery mildew in Cornus florida.  Lipi, P. M., M. T. Mmbaga, G. Meru, G. Zhang, L. Mackasmiel, X. Wang, P. A. Wadl, and R. N. Trigiano.  2017.  Scientia Hort, Sci. Hort. 226:322-326.

Evaluation of a tri-daily water use irrigation schedule and cyclic irrigation on plant growth and water use of Cornus florida and Cornus kousa var. chinensis dogwoods.  McHugh, J., W. C. Wright, Q. Cypher, A. Fulcher, and I. Hiscock.  2017.  HortScience.

Southern Phosphorus Indices, Water Quality Data, and Modeling (APEX, APLE, and TBET) Results: A Comparison Osmond, D., C. Bolster, A. Sharpley, M. Cabera, S. Feagley, A. Forsberg, C. Mitchell, R. Mylavarapu, L. Oldham, D. Radcliffe, J. J. Ramirez-Avila, D. Storm, F. R. Walker, and H. Zhang.  2017.  Journal of Environmental Quality. [Abstract]

Florida’s Natural® and The Supply of Florida Oranges.  Trejo-Pech, C., T. H. Spreen, and L. A. House.  2017.  International Food and Agribusiness Management Association, In Press. [Abstract]

Is growing oranges in Florida a good investment? Trejo-Pech, C., T. H. Spreen, and M. Zansler.  2017.  Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Annual Meeting 2017 (AAEA). Chicago, July 2017.. [Abstract]

Genetic diversity and population characterization of Erysiphe pulchra, the causal agent of dogwood powdery mildew, from the eastern United States Wyman, C. R., S. Boggess, D. Hadziabdic, T. Rinehart, A. S. Windham, P. A. Wadl, and R. N. Trigiano.  2017.  APS Annual Meeting, 559-P, San Antonio, TX, Aug 8.

Epidemiology of Toxoplasma gondii in the Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris) and Antillean manatee (Trichechus manatus manatus).  Wyrosdick, H. M., R. W. Gerhold, C. Su, A. A. Mignucci-Gianonni, R. Bonde, A. Chapman, M. De Wit, C. Rivera, J. Martinez, and D. L. Miller.  2017.  Diseases of Aquatic Organisms.

Population structure and post-glacial expansion of Cornus florida L. (Cornaceae) - integrative evidence from phylogeography, population demographic history, and ecological niche modeling Call, A., Y. X. Sun, D. T. Thomas, P. B. Pearman, R. N. Trigiano, I. Carbone, and Q. Y. Xiang.  2016.  J. System Evol., 54(2):136-151.

Surveying the Near-Surface Fibrous Roots of The Orange Tree With 3-D GPR Freeland, R. S.  2016.  Applied Engineering in Agriculture,  32(2): 145-153. [Abstract]