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Plant and Environmental Sciences


Type locality of Simulium ustulatum in Mokelumne River San Joaquin County California.


The Plant and Environmental Sciences Department extends research-based knowledge to the scientific community, stakeholders, and the public through an extensive catalog of peer-reviewed publications in prestigious scientific journals. These publications are authored by faculty, staff, students, and extension agents. To view a list of recent scholarly publications by members of the PES Department, please visit our Recent Publications.

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One of the strongest aspects of the Plant and Environmental Sciences (PES) Department is its Research, which extends beyond the classroom and laboratories on campus, to greenhouses, farms and Research and Education Centers, and even to the International Space Station. Our faculty’s research focuses on a broad range of global issues in the plant sciences. For a peak into the PES Department, take a look at the videos highlighting our faculty research programs.

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Juan Carlos Melgar and student examining peach crop
Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences
Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences | 171 Poole Agricultural Center Clemson, SC