Lori D. Osburn, M.S.

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Greenhouse Manager
  UT AgResearch
Office: 119 North Greenhouse
Phone: (865) 776-3668
Email: loric@tennessee.edu

Focus: Greenhouse Manager

  • Monitoring and trouble-shooting greenhouses
  • Providing advice about plant maintenance procedures
  • Educating users on pest identification and control
  • Educating and assisting with irrigation/fertilization systems
  • Coordinating repair and warranty work
  • Coordinating space assignments for teaching bays
  • Collecting and archiving environmental data
  • Assisting with assessing space and implementing policies
  • Communicating project needs and problems
  • PLSC 330 Plant Propagation: Sp06, Sp07, Sp08, Sp09, Sp10, Sp11, Sp12

Biographical sketch

Lori began her UT career as a graduate research assistant from 1994-1997 working on her MS degree under the direction of Dr. Carl Sams. She transitioned to a Research Associate position in the Department of Ornamental Horticulture and Landscape Design until 2000. From 2000-2001, Lori worked as a Research Associate for the UT Gardens and OHLD Conservatory. From 2001 to 2012, Lori served as a Research Associate in Woody Plant Biotechnology in the Plant Sciences Department, where she worked with Drs. Max Cheng and Feng Chen.

Recent Publications


M.S. Plant and Soil Sciences, University of Tennessee, 1997