Department of Botany & Plant Sciences



COGGINS, Charles W.

Professor of Plant Physiology

Citrus physiology and management including use of plant growth regulators to extend the harvest season and improve fruit quality

Darleen DeMason

DeMASON, Darleen A.

Professor of Botany & Plant Morphologist

Mechanisms of plant development, using morphological mutants to study processes at the level of the cell, tissue, organ, and whole plant

Victor Gibeault


CE Specialist

Cooperative Extension Environmental Horticulture Specialist
Arturo Gomez-Pompa


Distinquished Professor of Botany

Ethnoecology and floristics: rain forest conservation and management

HALL, Anthony E.

Professor of Plant Physiology

Plant physiology and genetics; understanding of plant adaptation to stressful environments; develop improved cultivars and management methods.
Robert Heath

HEATH, Robert L.

Professor of Plant Physiology & Biophysics

Plant physiology and biophysics; air pollution damage; photosynthetic mechanisms

Elizabeth Lord

LORD, Elizabeth M.

Professor of Botany

Pollination; Pollen Tube Guidance; Pistil ECMs; Adhesion


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