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Plant and Environmental Sciences Interdepartmental Graduate Program

Dr. Halina Knap, Graduate Coordinator
272 Plant & Animal Science Building, Clemson University, Clemson, SC 29634-0315 Telephone: 864-656-3102     E-mail: hskrpsk@clemson.edu


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2010-11 GSG Senators from PES - Gretchen Wakeley, Jeremy Crook

Ph.D. Students M.S. Students

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BioSci = Biological Sciences
ESPS = Entomology, Soils, & Plant Sciences
Hort = Environmental Horticulture

Ph.D. Students

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Ahmed, Saleh ESPS P. Agudelo Use of plant extracts for biological control of plant nematodes
Alwan, Mostafa ESPS N. Tharayil Effects of differing pH levels in irrigation water on plant growth
Blackwell, Amy Bio Sci P. McMillan  
Brown, Philip ESPS V. Quisenberry Hydrology of Septic Drainlines
Byrd, Renee Hort M. Haque  
Canegallo, Alejandro ESPS B. Martin  
Crook, Jeremy Hort J. Faust  
Ficklin, Stephen Gen & Biochem A. Feltus Gene Co-expression Networks in Rice
Fu, Zhen ESPS P. Agudelo Biology and ecology of foliar nematode (Aphelenchoides fragariae) in ornamental plant species
Gunter, David ESPS M. Jones  
Hubbard, Lewis Hort L. McCarty Turfgrass
Justice, Allison Hort J. Faust Maximizing cutting longevity and performance of poinsettias and geraniums
Leach, Megan ESPS P. Agudelo Biology and ecology of reniform nematode (Rotylenchulus reniformis)
Li, Xingpeng ESPS G. Schnabel  
Marvin, Jeffrey Hort L. McCarty Organically Grown Golf Courses - Fact or Fantasy
Menchyk, Nicholas Hort H. Liu Turfgrass
Miller, Gilbert Hort C. Wells /
H. Farahani
Development and Nutrition Quality of Grafted and Nongrafted Melon
Murday, Elspeth ESPS H. Knap Endoreduplication and Agronomic Traits
Parris, Kevin Hort H. Knap Magnolia research
Reighard, Shane Gen & Biochem H. Luo  
Rick, Allison ESPS Y. Arai Reactivity of natural and manufactured nanoparticles within soil/water environments
Schreier, Simon ESPS S. Jeffers  
Tamura, Mioko ESPS N. Tharayil  
Tompkins, Robert ESPS W. Stringer Phenotypic and Genotypic Diversity of Big Bluestem (Andropogon gerardii Vittman) Natural Populations in the Piedmont of South Carolina and North Carolina
Ward, Brian Hort R. DuFault Development of A Biologically Enhanced Nitrogen Source for Prescription Fertilization of Organic Vegetables
Yadagiri, Kirthi Kiran ESPS J. Kerrigan Host-Fungal Pathogen Interactions
Yang, Nannan Hort K. Gasic Peach genes for bacterial spot resistance

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BioSci = Biological Sciences
ESPS = Entomology, Soils, & Plant Sciences
Hort = Environmental Horticulture

**Non-thesis

M.S. Students

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Akuma, Celestine ESPS J. Culin Assessing the influence of hemlock mortality due to hemlock woolly adelgid infestation on streams
Atkinson, Jeffrey Hort L. McCarty Turfgrass
Aultman, Sherry ESPS J. Kerrigan  
Bethea, F. Gibson ** Hort H. Liu Turfgrass
Burrell, Ralph Hort G. Reighard  
Collins, Benjamin ** ESPS N. Tharayil Effect of an invasive species on plant communities
Cross, Robert Hort L. McCarty Turfgrass
Frett, T.J. Hort K. Gasic Peach breeding
Gann, James Hort L. McCarty Turfgrass
Halloran, Sean Hort J. Adelberg Correlative Analysis of Macronutrient Use and Plant Quality in a Multi-factor Nutrient Platform with Curcuma longa L.
Hansen, Zach ESPS A. Keinath  
Harrell, Jack** Hort L. McCarty Turfgrass
Kalariya, Hetalben ESPS G. Schnabel Determination of GAFP (anti-fungal protein) in transgenic plum line which confers resistance to plums for Phytophthora root rot disease.
Johnson, Jenesis ESPS G. Zehnder  
Landry, Robin Hort L. McCarty Turfgrass
Ma, Xinyuan** ESPS P. Agudelo Phylogeny and biogeography of lance nematodes (Hoplolaimus spp.)
Markovic, Sean Hort G. Reighard  
McIntyre, John Hort C. Wells Effects of environmental conditions on fine root growth in red maples
Nirmalkumar, Smitha ESPS N. Tharayil  
Odula, Francis Hort J. Faust  
Ridge, Garrett Hort S. White  
Roberson, L. Brinkley ** Hort L. McCarty Turfgrass
Stokes, Jacob ESPS M. Marshall Management of Glyphosate Resistant (GR) Palmer Amaranth in Cotton and Soybeans
Wakeley, Gretchen ESPS N. Tharayil Effect of invasive species on soil nutrient cycling in various habitats
Wyatt, Sam ** ESPS J. Andrae  
Xie, Yuhui Hort D. Bielenberg  

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BioSci = Biological Sciences
ESPS = Entomology, Soils, & Plant Sciences
Hort = Environmental Horticulture

**Non-thesis


Participating Departments: Biological Sciences -- Environmental Horticulture -- Entomology, Soils, & Plant Sciences

College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences -- Public Service and Agriculture (PSA)

Contact -- Halina Knap -- Telephone 864-656-3102

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