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Terry Bates

Senior Research Associate

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Director

Cornell Lake Erie Research and Extension Lab

Cornell AgriTech

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Interest

  • Viticulture
  • Digital agriculture
  • Concord (juice grape) production
Taryn Bauerle

Professor, Director of Graduate Studies

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

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Interest

  • Woody plant root biology and physiological ecology
  • Water stress
  • Root herbivory
Adam Bogdanove

Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section

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Interest

  • Bacterial blight and bacterial leaf streak of rice
  • Transcription activator-like (TAL) effector proteins
  • Genome editing and custom gene regulation
Jean Bonhotal

Senior Extension Associate

School of Integrative Plant Science

Soil and Crop Sciences Section

Graduate Student (Buckley Lab)

Soil and Crop Sciences Section

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Interest

  • Compost quality and use
  • Degradation of pharmaceuticals
  • Beneficial uses for organic residuals
Mark Bridgen

Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Plant Breeding and Genetics Section

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Interest

  • Ornamental plant breeding
  • Cell and tissue culture
  • Greenhouse floriculture
Susan Brown

Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Cornell AgriTech

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Interest

  • Plant breeding (apples)
  • Marker-assisted breeding
Bryan Brown

Senior Extension Associate

NYS Integrated Pest Management

Adjunct Assistant Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

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Interest

  • Integrated weed management
  • Culturally appropriate extension
  • Weed seedbank dynamics
Edward Buckler

Adjunct Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Plant Breeding and Genetics Section

Contact

  • esb33 [at] cornell.edu

Interest

  • Quantitative and statistical genetics in maize, cassava, biofuel grasses, and grapes.
Carlyn Buckler

Associate Professor of Practice

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Contact

  • csb36 [at] cornell.edu

Interest

  • Science communication and digital technologies
  • Plant genetics
  • Diversity, equity and inclusion
Dan Buckley

Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Soil and Crop Sciences Section

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Interest

  • Microbial diversity
  • Bacterial population structure in soils
Kathryn Bushley

Courtesy Assistant Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology

Contact

  • keb45 [at] cornell.edu
Lance Cadle-Davidson

Adjunct Associate Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section

Cornell AgriTech

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Interest

  • Sustainable management of grapevine fungal and oomycete diseases
  • Host-pathogen co-evolution and disease resistance
  • Enhanced breeding using genomic tools
Clare Casteel

Associate Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section

Contact

  • clc269 [at] cornell.edu

Interest

  • Viral plant pathogens
  • Plant-virus-vector interactions
  • Molecular basis of plant virus defenses
Carmen Catala

Senior Research Associate

School of Integrative Plant Science

Plant Biology Section

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Interest

  • Auxin
  • Fruit development
  • Cell wall modification
Lailiang Cheng

Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

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Interest

  • Nutrition physiology and nutrient management of apple
  • Nitrogen uptake and metabolism and nitrogen-carbon interaction
  • Sugar/malate metabolism and accumulation and metabolite profiling