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Graduate Program

The Horticultural Sciences graduate program is dynamic and diverse, offering students the freedom to join research programs in molecular genetics, breeding, physiology/biochemistry, postharvest biology, crop production and nutrient management, organic and sustainable agriculture, or weed science.

Our dedicated research faculty and state-of-the-art laboratories, greenhouses, research farms, and research and education centers are strengths of our graduate research program.

When you join the Horticultural Sciences graduate program, you become a part of a team of faculty, students, and staff committed to the pursuit of original research in horticulture.

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Who Do I Contact?

Dr. C. Eduardo Vallejos, Graduate Coordinator | 352-273-4845 or

Curtis Smyder, Student Services Coordinator | 352-273-4781 or