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Gilbert Miller

Extension Vegetable Specialist
Horticulture Program Team, Edisto Research and Education Center

Office: 64 Research Road, Blackville, SC 29817
Phone: 803-793-6614
Email: gmllr@clemson.edu
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 Educational Background

PhD Plant and Environmental Sciences
Clemson University 2012

M.S. Horticulture - Fruit and Vegetables
Clemson University 1980

B.S. Horticulture - Fruit and Vegetables
Mississippi State University 1975

 Profile

1980 - 2002 County Agent Bamberg County, South Carolina
2002 - present Extension Vegetable Specialist, Edisto Research and Education Center

 Research Interests

Fertigation and water management in drip irrigated fruit and vegetables
Sensor Based Irrigation
Watermelon Variety Trials
Pumpkin Variety Trials
Sweet Potato Variety Trials
Plasticulture Fruit and Vegetable Production
Honey Bee Management for Pollination

 Extension and Outreach

President South Carolina Watermelon Association
President Edisto Beekeepers Association
Secretary Collenton/Bamberg County Young Farmers Association

 Publications

Miller, G., Khalilian, A., Aldelberg, J.W., Farahani, H.J., Hassell, R., Wells, C.E., 2013. Grafted Watermelon Root Length Density and Distribution under Different Soil Moisture Treatments. HortScience 48: 1021-1026.
Miller, G., Khalilian, A., Aldelberg, J.W., Farahani, H.J., Hassell, R., Wells, C.E., 2013. Field evaluation and performance of capacitance probes for automated drip irrigation of watermelons. Agricultural Water Management 131:124-134.
• 2008: Perkins-Veazie, Penelope, Olson, S.M., Hassell, R.L., Schultheis, J.R., Miller, G.A., Kelly, W.T. Rootstock of Interspecific Squash Hybrids (Cucurbita maxima x Cucurbita moschata) Increases Lycopene Content of Watermelon. HortScience. 43(4):1199-1200.