Agroecology focuses on understanding and applying ecological principles in crop production to integrate natural biological cycles and controls, make efficient use of resources, enhance environmental quality, and increase biodiversity. Please note that Ag ...
Agronomy is the application of biological, chemical and physical principles to crops and cropping systems to increase their efficiency in converting light and supplemental resources into food, feed and fiber products. You’ll learn to effectively regulate ...
Horticulture is the application of scientific principles to grow vegetables, fruits, ornamental plants, and landscape design, as well as business principles to sell the commodities. You’ll learn basic characteristics of a wide variety of plants; includin ...
Plant Biosciences is a broad study of plant biology including plant form and function, diversity, reproduction, evolution, and uses of plants. Please note that Plant Biosciences is a specialization of our Sustainable Plant Systems (SPS) major. In Sustain ...
Turfgrass Science is an integrated program that studies the grasses used to enhance our environment. Turf reduces glare, noise, air pollution, heat buildup and visual pollution. Turf provides recreational benefits to sporting events as well as creates ae ...
Professional Golf Management
Majoring in Professional Golf Management (PGM) will set you up for a successful career in the golf industry. The goal of this program is to assist you in becoming a PGA member and is the only program of this type in the state of Ohio. You’ll gain real-wor ...
The Sustainable Agriculture major prepares you to think about farming holistically — to balance the environmental, social and economic dimensions. You’ll learn how to navigate multiple economic, social, and environmental goals when managing a farm, ranch, ...
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The Department of Horticulture and Crop Science offers a multitude of engaging programs filled with eye-opening, hands-on, life changing learning experiences. Our faculty and staff are devoted to teaching the next generation of leaders. Whether you'r ...
Giovanni Caccialupi Visiting Fellow firstname.lastname@example.org Williams Hall BS Agronomy – Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna Italy (2018) I work on abiotic stress response in barley. I am here to collaborate with Dr. Eric Stockinger on a project to ev ...
Reid Gohmann Phd (Mackey) email@example.com Columbus I'm anticipating graduating in 2026 Research Focus: I study plant-interactions between the model plant Arabidopsis thaliana and the pathogen Pseudomonas syringae pathovar tomato. Specifically, ...