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Institute of Plant Breeding, Genetics & Genomics: People

Scott NeSmith


Department of HorticultureScott NeSmith
1109 Experiment St
Griffin, GA 30223

Phone: 770-228-7358
Fax: 770-229-3305

Research area: Blueberry cultivar development


Dr. NeSmith is a member of the American Society for Horticultural Science and the International Society for Horticultural Science. He is Past-President of the Southern Region ASHS. He has served as Associate Editor for HortScience. Dr. NeSmith has received two awards for outstanding publications, and has received the D.W. Brooks Award for Excellence in Research from UGA. Dr. NeSmith has published more than 200 research papers.


Degree Field Institution Date Obtained
M.S. Agronomy University of Georgia 1986
Ph.D. Crop & Soil Science Michigan State University 1990