Director Ribosomal Database Project
Beneficial plant-bacteria associations of agricultural importance eg.nitrogen-fixing bacterium, Rhizobium
Professor, International Agronomy - Current research relates to canola, oats, barley and international development activities.
Professor Emeritus - Soil chemistry & fertility; specialist in the application of organic residuals, inorganic residues to agricultural soils.
Professor - Diseases of potatoes, vegetables, field crops, and perennial herbaceous plants; disease management
Adjunct USDA Professor - Developing enhanced sugar beet germplasm and discovering genes of agronomic importance for sustainable crop production.
Professor - Weed science & crop physiology; herbicide selectivity, action & metabolism in crops and weeds. Fate of herbicides in soils.
Director, MSU College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Global and Strategic Initiatives
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Professor - Soil biophysics; soil water and ion fluxes within aggregates and macropore flow, soil water quality, soil carbon sequestration.
Professor - Production of biofuels, including biodiesel and alcohol fuels, from crop vegetative waste residues via genetic engineering.
University Distinguished Professor; Director of MSU Center for Microbial Ecology