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Ms. Margaret "Maggie" Schaber
Research Associate

Contact Information

  • Department of Horticultural Science
    Horticultural Crops Research Station
    3800 Castle Hayne Road
    Castle Hayne, NC 28429
  • Phone: 910-675-2314
    Fax: 910-675-0242

General Information


  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.C. in Horticulture, 2001
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, M.S. in Plant Breeding and Plant Genetics, 2004

Professional Experience:

  • Paul Ecke Ranch, Poinsettia and Geranium Breeder, 2005-2012


Research responsibilities include blueberry breeding and genetics. Emphasis is on creating high quality blueberry cultivars adapted specifically for the environment of North Carolina. (85% Research, 15% Extension)