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Providing innovative teaching, research, and outreach in the art and science of horticulture.

Dr. Brian E. Whipker

Professor - Floriculture Extension and Research


Department of Horticultural Science
51B Kilgore Hall, Box 7609
North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC 27695-7609

Office Phone: 919.515.5374
Fax: 919.515.7747
Website: Commercial Floriculture


Curriculum Vitae

Extension (80%) and research (20%) responsibilities for commercial floriculture.  Research interests include: diagnostics, plant nutrition, water quality, plant growth regulators, and economics.

Extension: Focus includes: providing production information and diagnostic services to commercial greenhouse floriculture operations.  Area of specialization includes plant nutrition, plant growth regulators, and problem diagnostics.  Primary crop focus includes pansies, bedding plants, poinsettias, and general potted plants.

Research: Focus includes: plant nutrition, water quality, plant growth regulators, and economics.


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