* indicates graduate faculty who can accept MS and PhD candidates

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Peter Bottomley *
Professor, Soil Microbiology
541-737-1844
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Nash Hall

Nash Hall 348

2820 SW Campus Way

2820 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331

Current Work Focus: Research on various aspects of soil microbial ecology and microbial physiology including: nitrogen cycling in soils; population ecology of soil bacteria; physiology and ecology of nitrification; genomics of nitrifying bacteria.

Mary Corp *
Director, Columbia Basin Agricultural Research Center (CBARC), Outreach and Engagement Regional Administrator in the Upper Columbia Basin
541-278-5403
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Umatilla County Extension

Umatilla Co Extension 2411 SW Carden

Umatilla Co Extension
2411 SW Carden
Pendleton, OR 97801

I work with various techniques to control weeds in dryland wheat production. This work includes seeding rates, seeding patterns, and various in-crop tillage options. Currently I am looking at the effects of green manure on moisture-limited dryland wheat production.

Maria Dragila *
Professor, Soil Physics
541-737-5739
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Agricultural & Life Sciences

Agricultural & Life Sciences 3173

2750 SW Campus Way

2750 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331

Physical mechanisms that control water motion in soil, porous media, and fractured porous media.

Sabry Elias *
Professor (Sr Res)
+ 1 (541)-737-4799
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Seed Science and Technology

Seed quality evaluation in relation to the physiology of seed germination, vigor, dormancy, storability, post-harvest technologies, and the relationship to field performance.

Joel Felix *
Associate Professor
541-889-2174
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Malheur Agricultural Experiment Station

Malheur Exp Sta 595 Onion Ave

Malheur Exp Sta
595 Onion Ave
Ontario, OR 97914-8811

My research program focuses on development and support of weed management tactics that address grower economic growth while enhancing environmental stewardship for a viable and sustainable agriculture.

David Hannaway *
Professor and Forage Program Director
541-737-5863
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Crop Science Building

Crop Science Building 125

3050 SW Campus Way

3050 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331

To provide vision and leadership for developing a collaborative work model for national and global colleagues within the forage and grassland sciences, wherein we:

Patrick Hayes *
Professor
541-737-5878
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Crop Science Building

Crop Science Building 253A

3050 SW Campus Way

3050 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331

We use genetics and plant breeding tools to understand and realize the potential of barley, a most amazing crop and model organism. Our applied efforts are directed at developing varieties and germplasm meeting a range of end uses: malting and brewing; food; feed; and forage.

Andrew Hulting *
Associate Professor, Extension Weed Management Specialist, Hyslop Professor
541-737-5098
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Crop Science Building

Crop Science Building 337

3050 SW Campus Way

3050 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331

Responsibilities include state-wide weed management support for agronomic crops for farmers, OSU Regional Extension Faculty, and the diverse agricultural industry throughout Oregon.

Valtcho Jeliazkov *
Associate Professor
541-737-5877
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  • Long-term effects of agricultural practices on cereal production systems
  • Oilseeds, essential oil and medicinal plants, and native plants containing plant chemicals
Kate Lajtha *
Professor, Biogeochemistry

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Agricultural & Life Sciences

Agricultural & Life Sciences 3059

2750 SW Campus Way

2750 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331

Nutrient cycling in natural and human-disturbed ecosystems, including the attenuation of increased nitrogen inputs to terrestrial ecosystems by soils and vegetation, detrital controls on soil organic matter formation

Rebecca Lybrand *
Assistant Professor
541-737-1036
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Agricultural & Life Sciences

Agricultural & Life Sciences 3069

2750 SW Campus Way

2750 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331

Pedology

Stephen Machado *, *, *, *
Professor, Dryland Cropping System Agronomist
541-278-4416
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Columbia Basin Agricultural Research Center

Columbia Basin Agricultural Research Center 105

Columbia Basin Agricultural Research Center 48037 Tubbs Ranch Road P. O. Box 370

Columbia Basin Agricultural Research Center
48037 Tubbs Ranch Road P. O. Box 370
Pendleton, OR 97801

Carol Mallory-Smith *
Emeritus Appointment
541-737-5883
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Crop Science Building

Crop Science Building 331B

3050 SW Campus Way

3050 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331

Weed Science

Rory Mc Donnell *
Assistant Professor
541-737-6146
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Crop Science Building

Crop Science Building 127

3050 SW Campus Way

3050 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331

 

David Myrold *
Professor
541-737-5737
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Agricultural & Life Sciences

Agricultural & Life Sciences 3127

2750 SW Campus Way

2750 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331

Research projects are on N dynamics in forest ecosystems; use of stable isotopes for quantifying N cycle processes; ecology of Frankia in soil; functional diversity of soil microbial communities.

Current:

Susanna Pearlstein *
Courtesy Appointment
(541) 754-4534
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Ruijun Qin *, *, *
Assistant Professor and Agronomist
(541) 567-8321
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Hermiston Exp Sta

Hermiston Ag Res & Ext Ctr 2121 South 1st Street

Hermiston Ag Res & Ext Ctr
2121 South 1st Street
Hermiston, OR 97838

Oilseed and Fiber Crops

Stuart Reitz *, *
Professor and Extension Faculty, Cropping Systems
(541) 881-1417
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Malheur County Extension Office

Malheur Co Extension 710 SW 5th Av

Malheur Co Extension
710 SW 5th Av
Ontario, OR 97914-3424

Responsible for Extension and Research programming related to cropping systems in Malheur County.

Ron Reuter *
Associate Professor
541-322-3109
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Ron's Webpage: http://people.oregonstate.edu/~reuterr/

Silvia Rondon *
Professor & Extension Entomologist Specialist
541-567-8321
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IPM, Biological Control, Insect Ecology, Integrated Pest Management.

Andrew Ross *
Professor
541-737-9149
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Crop Science Building

Crop Science Building 231A

3050 SW Campus Way

3050 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331

Fundamental and applied research of cereal grain components, and wheat- and barley-based foods (focused on wheat, food barley, noodles, and artisan breads).

Vidyasagar Sath... *, *
Assistant Professor, Potato Breeding
541-567-6337
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Hermiston Exp Sta

Hermiston Ag Res & Ext Ctr 2121 South 1st Street

Hermiston Ag Res & Ext Ctr
2121 South 1st Street
Hermiston, OR 97838

My research focuses on Potato Breeding and Germplasm Improvement using traditional, molecular, and genomic tools. My program will aim at developing new potato cultivars with increased biotic and abiotic stress tolerance, nutrient efficiency and processing quality.

Clinton Shock *, *
Professor and Superintendent
541-889-2174
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Garry Stephenson *, *
Director, Center for Small Farms & Community Food Systems Coordinator, Small Farms Program
541-737-5833
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Crop Science Building

Crop Science Building 131

3050 SW Campus Way

3050 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331

Dan Sullivan *
Professor, Nutrient Management
541-737-5715
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Agricultural & Life Sciences

Agricultural & Life Sciences 3045

2750 SW Campus Way

2750 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331

Program Goals

Shaun Townsend *
Assistant Professor (Sr Res)
541-737-5099
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Crop Science Building

Crop Science Building 247

3050 SW Campus Way

3050 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331

The Aroma Hop Breeding Program is tasked with developing new hop cultivars, adapted for Oregon growing conditions, with a focus on essential oil quantity and quality. This program interacts closely with Dr.

Robert Zemetra *
Professor
541-737-4278
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Crop Science Building

Crop Science Building 231B

3050 SW Campus Way

3050 SW Campus Way
Corvallis, OR 97331

Wheat Breeding and Genetics