Crop and Horticultural Management and Production

Extension Weed Specialist - School of Plant Sciences
541B Marley / 520-621-7613 /

Evaluation of management tactics for weedy and invasive plant species in Arizona's crops, range and natural landscapes including cultural methods, herbicides, GPS-RTK precision cultivation, optical sensing and computer technology.

Extension Agronomist - School of Plant Sciences
Marley 541C / 621-1583 /
621-7619 (Lab)

My research is in the areas of crop production and crop physiology. Specific topics include the effect of climate and weather, fertilizer and irrigation, and genotypes on growth and yield of alfalfa, corn, sorghum, barley, wheat, and perennial...

Assistant Professor - School of Plant Sciences
Marley 541A / (520)-621-3656 /

I use a combination of high-throughput phenotyping, genomics, and data science to reveal the genetic architecture of stress adaptive traits that are critical for abiotic stress tolerance.

Associate Professor of Practice - School of Plant Sciences
Marley Bldg., Rm. 541G / 520-306-1228 /
520-621-7074 (Lab)

Tanya Quist received a Ph.D. in Plant Physiology from Purdue University’s Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture where she studied in the Center for Plant Environmental Stress Physiology. Her thesis and post-doctoral work used whole...

University Distinguished Professor - School of Plant Sciences
Forbes 415 / 520-621-7612 /
520-621-2817 (Lab)

Research emphasizes evaluation and enhancement of new and/or underutilized plant germplasm suitable for cultivation in arid environments. Present focus is the evaluation and development of new biofuel feedstocks.

Extension Specialist and Professor - School of Plant Sciences
Forbes 435 / 520-621-1060 /

Dr. Schuch's research addresses issues in plant production and landscape management with the goal to provide information on how to produce and maintain healthy, functional plants with minimum inputs.

Extension Horticulturist - School of Plant Sciences
Yuma Agriculture Center / 928-782-5876 /

Our lab conducts applied research on citrus, date palms and other tree fruit crops of importance to the desert. southwest. This includes investigations of rootstock and variety evaluation, pollination, fruit thinning, plant nutrition, irrigation,...