Michael Flowers
Assistant Professor, Extension Cereals Specialist

Research Areas:

  1. Variety trials
  2. Nitrogen management in hard wheat
  3. Management practices for new Oregon winter wheat varieties
OSU Campus
Department of Crop and Soil Science
225 Crop Science Building
Corvallis, OR 97331
United States
(541) 737-9940

Biography

Education:

1999-2002, Ph.D. Crop Science, North Carolina State University
1995-1997,  M.S. Soil Science, The Ohio State University
1993-1995,  B.S. Agriculture, The University of Tennessee

Professional Experience:

2005 – Present
Extension Cereal Specialist, Assistant Professor,
Oregon State University, Department of Crop and Soil Science, Corvallis, OR.

2003 – 2005
Plant Physiologist, Post Doctoral Research Associate,
The United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Plant Sciences Research Unit, Raleigh, NC.

2002 – 2003
Post Doctoral Research Associate, North Carolina State University,
Department of Crop Science, Raleigh, NC.

I accept graduate students for Crop and Soil Science

Publications

Flowers, M., P.B. Hamm, A.H. Carter, and T.D, Murray.  2012.  Reaction of Winter Wheat Cultivars and Breeding Lines to Soilborne Wheat Mosiac, 2011.  Plant Dis Management Reports. 6:CF025. 

Lutcher, L.K., D. J. Wysocki, and M.D. Flowers.  2012.  Performance of Hard Red Winter Wheat in Late-Planted No-Till Fallow.  Pacific Northwest Extension Publication PNW635. [Online]. Available at: http://eesc.oregonstate.edu.

Ross, A.S., M.D. Flowers, R.S. Zemtera, and T. Kongraksawech.  2012.  Effect of Grain Protein Concentration on Falling Number of Ungerminated Soft White Winter Wheat.  Cereal Chem.  89(6):307-310.

Smiley, R.W., J.M. Marshall, T.C. Paulitz, S.L. Kandel, M.O. Pumphery, K. Garland-Campbell, G. Yan, M.D. Anderson, M.D. Flowers, and C. A. Jackson.  2012.  Spring Wheat Tolerance and Resistance to Heterodera avenae in the Pacific Northwest.  Plant Dis.  [Online]. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-10-12-0906-RE. 

Anderson, N.P., J.M. Hart, N.W. Christensen, M.E. Mellbye, and M.D. Flowers.  2010.  Using the Nitrogen Mineralization Soil Test to Predict Spring Fertilizer N Rate.  Oregon State Extension Service Publication EM 9020-E. [Online]. Available at: http://eesc.oregonstate.edu.

Eleveld, B., T. Silberstein, M. Mellbye, M. Flowers, and E. Lahmann.  2010.  Enterprise Budget: Spring Oats, Willamette Valley Region.  Oregon State Extension Service Publication AEB 0017. [Online]. Available at: http://eesc.oregonstate.edu.

Eleveld, B., T. Silberstein, M. Mellbye, M. Flowers, and E. Lahmann.  2010.  Enterprise Budget: Spring Wheat, Willamette Valley Region.  Oregon State Extension Service Publication AEB 0016. [Online]. Available at: http://eesc.oregonstate.edu.

Flowers, M.D., J.M. Hart, W.C. Young III, M.E. Mellbye, and C.J. Garbacik.  2010.  Using Remote Sensing to Assess the In-Season Nitrogen Status of Perennial Ryegrass for Seed Production.  Agron. J. 102:1441-1447.

Horneck, D.A., J.M. Hart, M.D. Flowers, L.K. Lutcher, D.J. Wysocki, M.K. Corp, and M. Bohle. 2010. Nutrient Management Guide: Irrigated Soft White Winter Wheat (Eastern Oregon).  Oregon State Extension Service Publication EM9015-E. [Online]. Available at: http://eesc.oregonstate.edu.

Mellbye, M., B. Eleveld, T. Silberstein, M. Flowers, and E. Lahmann.  2010.  Enterprise Budget: Winter Wheat, Conventional Tillage and No-Till, Willamette Valley Region.  Oregon State Extension Service Publication AEB 0015. [Online]. Available at: http://eesc.oregonstate.edu.

Flowers, M.D. and C.J. Peterson.  2010.  ORSS-1757: ‘SuperSoft’ Soft White Winter Wheat.  Oregon State Extension Service Publication EM9016-E. [Online]. Available at: http://eesc.oregonstate.edu.

Flowers, M.D., C.J. Peterson, A. Hulting, J. Burns, S. Guy, and J Kuehner.  2010.  Skiles: Soft White Winter Wheat.  Oregon State Extension Service Publication EM9004-E. [Online]. Available at: http://eesc.oregonstate.edu.

Flowers, M.D., C.J. Peterson, A. Hulting, J. Burns, S. Guy, and J Kuehner.  2010.  ORCF-103: CLEARFIELD® Soft White Winter Wheat.  Oregon State Extension Service Publication EM9006-E. [Online]. Available at: http://eesc.oregonstate.edu.

Flowers, M.D., C.J. Peterson, A. Hulting, J. Burns, S. Guy, and J Kuehner.  2009.  Tubbs 06: Soft White Winter Wheat.  Oregon State Extension Service Publication EM8993-E. [Online]. Available at: http://eesc.oregonstate.edu.

Flowers, M.D., C.J. Peterson, J. Burns, and J. Kuehner.  2008.  Norwest 553: Hard Red Winter Wheat. Oregon State Extension Service Publication EM8967-E. [Online]. Available at: http://eesc.oregonstate.edu.

Flowers, M.D., Peterson, C.J., Larson, M., Verhoeven, M., and E. Simmons. 2009. Oregon Winter Elite Yield Trials. [Online]. Available at http://cropandsoil.oregonstate.edu/wheat/state_performance_data.htm (verified 29 Jan. 2010).

Flowers, M.D., Peterson, C.J., Larson, M., Verhoeven, M., and E. Simmons. 2009. Hard Winter Elite Yield Trials. [Online]. Available at http://cropandsoil.oregonstate.edu/wheat/state_performance_data.htm (verified 29 Jan. 2010).

Flowers, M.D., Peterson, C.J., Larson, M., Verhoeven, M., and E. Simmons. 2009. Oregon Spring Elite Yield Trials. [Online]. Available at http://cropandsoil.oregonstate.edu/wheat/state_performance_data.htm (verified 29 Jan. 2010).