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Your 2012-13 PES Graduate Student Government Senators:

Simon Schreier and Xingpeng Li are the 2012-13 GSG Senators for PES.

Graduate Student Government

List of Current Students in the Plant & Environmental Sciences

Contact Info Degree Dept.* Advisor(s) Research Emphasis
Ahmed, Saleh Ph.D.
ESPS P. Agudelo Use of plant extracts for biological control of plant nematodes
Alsudays, Ibtisaman
Ph.D. ESPS J. Kerrigan
Alwan, Mostafa Ph.D. ESPS N. Tharayil Effects of differing pH levels in irrigation water on plant growth
Atkinson, Jeffrey Ph.D. Hort L. McCarty Turfgrass
Aultman, Sherry M.S. ESPS J. Kerrigan Development of a citizen survey toolkit for invasive pests of plants
Bethea, Frank "Gib" Ph.D.
Hort H. Liu Correlating the Cuticle Layer with Foliar Absorption
Blackwell, Amy Ph.D. Bio Sci
P. McMillan
Remaking the botanical garden as a scientific and conservation institution
Brown, Philip Ph.D. ESPS V. Quisenberry Hydrology of septic drainlines
Burrell, Ralph M.S. Hort G. Reighard Fruit tree physiology
Byrd, Renee Ph.D. Hort M. Haque  
Canegallo, Alejandro Ph.D. ESPS S.B. Martin Ophiosphaerella species: Characterization and control of Spring Dead Spot Disease on Bermudagrass in SC and Argentina
Crooks, Jeremy Ph.D. Hort J. Faust Physiology of unrooted cuttings in propagation
Cross, Robert M.S. Hort L. McCarty Turfgrass
Daley, James M.S. Hort R. Hassell
Daley, Shawna M.S. Hort R. Hassell
Drechsler, Daniel M.S. ESPS S. Jeffers Phytophthora species in herbaceous perennials
Driesse, Todd M.S. Hort J. Adelberg
El-Hawaz, Rabia Ph.D. Hort J. Adelberg  Regulation of medicianl compunds in turmeric by mineral factors
Ficklin, Stephen Ph.D. Gen & Biochem A. Feltus Gene co-expression networks in rice
Frett, T.J. M.S. Hort K. Gasic Peach breeding

Fu, Zhen

Ph.D. ESPS P. Agudelo Biology and ecology of foliar nematode (Aphelenchoides fragariae) in ornamental plant species
Gann, James M.S. Hort L. McCarty Turfgrass
Gunter, David Ph.D. ESPS M. Jones Glyphosate resistant Palmer amaranth for row crops in SC
Hansen, Zach M.S. ESPS A. Keinath Biofumigation: Using Brassica Green Manures to Control Root Rot in Vegetables
Harrell, Jack M.S. Non-thesis Hort L. McCarty Turfgrass
Henderson, Russell Ph.D. ESPS B. Fortnum
Henderson, William Ph.D. ESPS J. Mueller
Holguin, Claudia Ph.D. ESPS P. Agudelo Ecology and phylogeography of Hoplolaimus columbus on cotton
Hou, Jing M.S. ESPS P. Wiatrak
Hu, Mengxuan M.S. ESPS P. Wiatrak  
Hubbard, Lewis Ph.D. Hort L. McCarty Turfgrass 
Johnson, Jenesis M.S. ESPS G. Zehnder  
Joseph, Dwayne M.S. ESPS M. Marshall
Justice, Allison Ph.D. Hort J. Faust Maximizing cutting longevity and performance of poinsettias and geraniums
Landry, Robin M.S. Hort L. McCarty Humectant and Soil Surfactant effects on Bentgrass and Bermudagrass
Li, Xingpeng
Ph.D. ESPS G. Schnabel
Fungicide Resistance of the Botrytis species
Makhdora, Almuziny
M.S. ESPS N. Tharayil
Markovic, Sean M.S. Hort G. Reighard  
Marvin, Jeffrey Ph.D. Hort L. McCarty Organically grown golf courses -fact or fantasy
Menchyk, Nicholas Ph.D. Hort H. Liu Foliar nitrogen fertility under environmental stress
Miller, Gilbert Ph.D. Hort C. Wells /
H. Farahani
Development and nutrition quality of grafted and nongrafted melon
Murday, Elspeth Ph.D. ESPS C. Wells
Endoreduplication and agronomic traits
Nirmalkumar, Smitha M.S. ESPS N. Tharayil Invasive species effects on soil microbial communities
Parris, Kevin Ph.D. Hort P. McMillan
Genetic diversity in genus Magnolia
Poudel, Bindu Ph.D. ESPS S. Scott
Reighard, Shane Ph.D. Gen & Biochem H. Luo Abiotic stress response genes in Arabidopsis thaliana
Ridge, Garrett M.S. Hort S. White Susceptibility of wetland plants to species of Phytophthora present in agricultural runoff water
Rob, David M.S. ESPS G. Zehnder  
Roberson, L. Brinkley M.S. Non-thesis Hort L. McCarty Turfgrass
Schreier, Simon Ph.D. ESPS S. Jeffers
Population structure of Phytophthora cinnamomi; genetic diversity and natural history of a pathogen
Shaver, Bradley Ph.D. ESPS B. Martin
Snipes, Zachary M.S. ESPS T. Keinath Utilization of grafting and vetch to suppress fusarium in watermelons
Stokes, Jacob M.S. ESPS M. Marshall Management of glyphosate resistant (GR) Palmer Amaranth in cotton and soybeans
Sweeney, Jason M.S. ESPS M. Jones  
Tamura, Mioko Ph.D. ESPS N. Tharayil Soil Polyphenol Dynamics and Secondary Metabolite Physiology in Plants
Triebwasser, Daniella M.S. ESPS N. Tharayil Tannin molecular structures direct soil enzyme activity and litter nitrogen degradation
VandeVoort, Allison Ph.D. ESPS Y. Arai Reactivity of natural and manufactured nanoparticles within soil/water environments
Ward, Brian Ph.D. Hort R. DuFault Development of a biologically enhanced nitrogen source for prescription fertilization of organic vegetables
Yadagiri, Kirthi Kiran Ph.D. ESPS J. Kerrigan Host-fungal pathogen interactions
Yang, Nannan Ph.D. Hort K. Gasic Peach genes for bacterial spot resistance
* BioSci = Biological Sciences; ESPS = Entomology, Soils, & Plant Sciences ; Hort = Environmental Horticulture