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Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in the field of Horticultural and Crop Consulting with expertise in the diagnosis of all crop problems, soil fertility, crop loss estimates, and agricultural land suitability assessments for private individuals or to meet government requirements. I have experience with all types of crops: tree fruit, tropical and subtropical fruit, citrus, avocados, berries, grapes, vegetables, flower and greenhouse crops, ornamental trees and shrubs, nursery crops, field crops, insects, and insect pests. I have additional experience with commercial farming and pest management. I have over 35 years expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Areas of Expertise


Expert Witness

My expert witness experience includes cases of crop loss.


Consulting Experience

My consulting experience includes crop loss estimates, crop production methods, and agricultural viability reports. 


Professional Experiences

My professional experience includes being a Senior Adjunct Biology Professor, as well as prior experience as a Senior Adjunct Biology and Agriculture Professor, Adjunct Biology Professor, Part-Time Instructor in a Department of Plant Biology, Biology Instructor, and Adjunct Biology Professor. 


Relevant Experiences

I am very experienced with bees having managed many acres of orchards at a top state university. I had 250 hives there for pollination.


Education

DegreeSubjectInstitution
PhDHorticultureRutgers University
MSHorticultureRutgers University
BSPlant ScienceRutgers University

Licenses Certifications

Awards & Affiliation

American Society for Horticultural Science
NE American Society for Horticultural Science
California Avocado Society
International Citrus Society
New Jersey Marine Education Association

Primary Affiliation

American Society for Horticultural Science


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