Faculty

Jim M. Affolter Larry R. Beuchat Professor; Emphasis: Plant conservation & native plant production
Horticulture National Environmentally Sound Production Agriculture Laboratory (NESPAL)
David Berle Associate Professor & Undergraduate Coordinator; Emphasis: Urban & small farm organics, medicinal herbs
Horticulture
Julie Campbell Assistant Research Scientist; Emphasis: Consumer horticulture
Horticulture
Kate Cassity-Duffey Assistant Professor; Emphasis: Organic production
Horticulture
Dario Chavez Associate Professor; Emphasis: Peach physiology & breeding
Horticulture Institute of Plant Breeding, Genetics and Genomics (IPBGG)
Ye (Juliet) Chu Assistant Professor, Emphasis: Blueberry breeding
Horticulture Institute of Plant Breeding, Genetics and Genomics (IPBGG)
Joann Conner Associate Research Scientist; Emphasis: Apomixis, plant reproduction
Horticulture National Environmentally Sound Production Agriculture Laboratory (NESPAL) Institute of Plant Breeding, Genetics and Genomics (IPBGG)
Patrick J. Conner Professor & Tifton REI Coordinator; Emphasis: Pecan & muscadine breeding
Horticulture Institute of Plant Breeding, Genetics and Genomics (IPBGG)
Timothy Coolong Professor & SARE State Coordinator; Emphasis: Vegetable production
Horticulture Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) Program - Southern Region
Mark Czarnota Associate Professor; Emphasis: Weed science & christmas trees
Horticulture
Angelos Deltsidis Assistant Professor & Post-harvest Extension Specialist; Emphasis: Post-harvest fruit & vegetables physiology
Horticulture
Juan Carlos Diaz-Perez Professor; Emphasis: Vegetable production & plasticulture
Horticulture
Sheri Dorn Senior Public Service Associate & State Master Gardener Coordinator; Emphasis: Consumer ornamentals
Horticulture
Rhuanito Soranz Ferrarezi Associate Professor; Emphasis: Controlled environment horticulture
Horticulture
Rachel Itle Assistant Research Scientist; Emphasis: Fruit production & genetics
Horticulture
Leonardo Lombardini Professor and Head, Department of Horticulture
Horticulture
Anish Malladi Associate Professor; Emphasis: Pomology, fruit growth & developmental physiology
Horticulture
Ted McAvoy Assistant Professor & Vegetable Production Extension Specialist; Emphasis: Vegetable production
Horticulture
Cecilia E. McGregor Professor; Emphasis: Cucurbit breeding, genetics & genomics
Horticulture Institute of Plant Breeding, Genetics and Genomics (IPBGG)
Savithri Nambeesan Assistant Research Scientist; Emphasis: Ripening & post-harvest physiology
Horticulture
Peggy Ozias-Akins Distinguished Research Professor; Emphasis: Molecular genetics of plant development, peanuts
Horticulture National Environmentally Sound Production Agriculture Laboratory (NESPAL) Institute of Plant Breeding, Genetics and Genomics (IPBGG)
Bodie V. Pennisi Professor; Emphasis: Commercial & sustainable landscape; pollinators
Horticulture
Carol D. Robacker Associate Professor & Griffin REI Coordinator; Emphasis: Ornamental breeding
Horticulture Institute of Plant Breeding, Genetics and Genomics (IPBGG)
Zilfina Rubio Ames Assistant Professor & Small Fruit Extension Specialist; Emphasis: Blueberry, small fruits
Horticulture
John M. Ruter Allan M. Armitage Professor & UGA Trial Gardens Director; Emphasis: Ornamental breeding & production
Horticulture Institute of Plant Breeding, Genetics and Genomics (IPBGG)
Esther van der Knaap Professor; Emphasis: Tomatoes, plant development, genetics & genomics
Horticulture Institute of Plant Breeding, Genetics and Genomics (IPBGG)
Marc W. van Iersel Vincent J. Dooley Professor; Emphasis: Controlled environment agriculture, plant physiology & nutrition
Horticulture
Lenny Wells Professor & Pecan Extension Specialist; Emphasis: Pecans
Horticulture
Bob Westerfield Senior Public Service Associate; Emphasis: Consumer fruits & vegetables
Horticulture
Dayton Wilde Professor; Emphasis: Molecular genetics of ornamental plants
Horticulture Institute of Plant Breeding, Genetics and Genomics (IPBGG)
Ping Yu Assistant Professor, Ornamental Extension Specialist, GGIA & CANR Faculty Liaison; Emphasis: Nursery & greenhouse production
Horticulture
Donglin Zhang Professor; Emphasis: Ornamental breeding
Horticulture Institute of Plant Breeding, Genetics and Genomics (IPBGG)
D. Scott NeSmith Professor Emeritus; Emphasis: Blueberry breeding
Horticulture
Tim Smalley Professor Emeritus; Emphasis: Landscape, plant identification, historic gardens
Horticulture

Adjunct Faculty


Tom Kon Adjunct Assistant Professor
Scott Merkle Adjunct Professor of Horticulture
Cristina Pisani Adjunct Assistant Professor

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Off Campus Faculty


Wayne E. Mitchem

Extension Associate; Areas of Interest: Regional Orchard and  Vineyard Floor Vegetation Management Specialist
wayne_mitchem@ncsu.edu
828-684-3562


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Emeritus and Retired Faculty


 

Allan M. Armitage

Professor Emeritus
armitage@uga.edu



 

Michael Dirr

Professor Emeritus



 

Stanley J. Kays

Professor Emeritus
kaysstan@uga.edu

 

More about Stanley J. Kays

Postharvest Biology by Kays and Paull



 

David Knauft

Professor Emeritus
dknauft@uga.edu



 

Gerard Krewer

Professor Emeritus
gkrewer@uga.edu

229-392-1388



Jeff Lewis

ajlewis@uga.edu


 

Orville M. Lindstrom Jr.

Professor Emeritus
oml@uga.edu



 

Harry Mills

Professor Emeritus


 

Tim Smalley

Professor Emeritus
tsmalley@uga.edu



 

Darrell Sparks

Professor Emeritus
ds@uga.edu



 

Hazel Y. Wetzstein

Professor Emeritus
hwetzste@purdue.edu


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