Dr. George Askew
Associate VP, Public Service & Agriculture and Director, Experiment Station
B.S., Forest Management, Clemson University
M.S., Forestry, Clemson University
Ph.D., Agronomy, Clemson University
Dr. Askew focuses on the influences of population size and pedigree on somatic embryogenesis systems for conifers.
Dr. Askew is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Experiment Station, its intellectual properties, and its research projects along with working with campus- and state-wide professionals to promote and support outreach and research.
Dr. Askew is also responsible for the Agriculture and Natural Resources Research and Education Centers (RECs) in Florence, Blackville, Columbia and Charleston, the Belle W. Baruch Institute of Coastal Ecology and Forest Science in Georgetown, the Archbold Tropical Research Institute in Dominica, the Biosystems Research Complex, and the campus agricultural centers.
He maintains relationships with agriculture and forest products producers and commodity groups and provides planning and collaboration between the College of Agriculture Forestry and Life Sciences and the Agriculture and Natural Resources program of Public Service Activities.
Williams, C.G. and Askew, G. R. (1993). Alternative orchard designs. Advances in Pollen Management. USDA Forest Service Agricultural, Handbook #698 pp. 83-90.
Askew, G. R. and El-Kasaby, Y. A. (1994). Estimation of relationship coefficients among progeny derived from wind-pollinated orchard seeds. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 88:267-272.
Askew, G.R. and El-Kassaby, Y. A. (1994). The basis for diversity in operational plantations. In: Proceedings 1994 SRIEG: Genetic Diversity in Commercial Forest Tree Plantations.
Askew, G.R. and El-Kassaby, Y. A. (1994). Results of domestication: Seed orchard diversity. In: Proceedings 1994 SRIEG: Genetic Diversity in Commercial Forest Tree Plantations.
McCutchan, B. G.; Askew, G. R.; Blush, T. D.; and Wise, F. C. eds. (1997). Genetic Diversity in Commercial Forest Tree Plantations. Can. Jour. For. Res. Vol. 27, No. 3, pp. 393-446.
El-Kassaby, Y. A. and Askew, G.R. (1998). Seed orchards and their genetics: Chapter 6, Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding. A. K. Mandal and G. L. Gibson eds. CBS Publishers and Distributors, New Delhi, India.