Research in the Department of Horticulture and Crop Science (HCS) focuses on plants and diverse aspects of their genetics, biochemistry, ecology, management, quality, utilization, and associated social dimensions. See what we’ve been up to!  

Faculty labs are located in Columbus (c), Ohio or Wooster (w), Ohio 

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Student researchers are a valuable part of our department. Undergraduate students in HCS have a variety of opportunities to gain valuable hands-on research experience while learning new skills and techniques, which can be broadly applied across fields.  

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