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Research Technician

Absalom Heatwole Shank

Graduate Students (past and present)


Christine Bradish  Ph.D. Student

Moo Jung Kim  Ph.D. Candidate


Jessica Spencer
M.S. 2012.  Molecular Marker Analysis of Primocane-Fruiting Traits in Raspberry

Christine Bradish
M.S. 2011.  Measured Variation in Flavonoid Composition of North Carolina Red Raspberry through Targeted Metabolite Profiling

Ramon Molina Bravo
Ph.D. 2009. Genetic and Quantitative Analysis of Red Raspberry (Rubus idaeus) for Heat Tolerance and Longer Chilling Requirement.

Mary Helen Ferguson
M.S. 2006. Evaluation of three commercially available composts for use in strawberry production on plastic.

Tania L. Guzman
M.S. 2003. Incidence, distribution and sympton description of viruses in cultivated balckberry (Rubus subgenus Eubatus) in the southeastern U.S.

Laura Butler Carver
M.S. 1999. The biology of Botrytis cinerea and strawberry plant development in southeastern production systems.

Michelle Grabowski
M.S. 2001. Biologically and chemically - based alternatives to methyl bromide fumigation in strawberry production.

Post Docs

Leanor Leandro (now at Iowa State University)

Lisa Ferguson (now with USDA)