Department: Crop and Soil Environmental Sciences

Carl Griffey

Carl GriffeyW.G. Wysor Professor of Crop Genetics and Breeding
Department of Crop and Soil Environmental Sciences

Expert in plant breeding, genetics and genomics; plant genetic resources; plant biological efficiency and stresses affecting plants; pathogens and insects affecting plants; end-use quality and value-added traits

cgriffey@vt.edu
540-231-9789
http://cses.vt.edu/people/teaching-research-extension-faculty/griffey.html

Expertise

  • Wheat
  • Barley
  • Agronomy
  • Small grains
  • Crop genetics
  • Crop breeding
  • Pathogens and insects
  • End-use quality

T. David Reed

David ReedExtension agronomist, tobacco
Southern Piedmont Agricultural Research and Extension Center
Department of Crop and Soil Environmental Sciences

Expert in tobacco production

threed@vt.edu
434-292-5331
http://arec.vaes.vt.edu/arec/southern-piedmont/people/reed-bio.html

Expertise

  • Greenhouse tobacco transplant production
  • Tobacco conservation tillage
  • Tobacco sucker control
  • Drip irrigation
  • Flue-cured, burley, and dark air- and fire-cured tobacco
  • Flue-cured tobacco curing efficiency and alternative curingbarn technology
  • Tobacco GAP

Mark Reiter

S_mreiterAssociate professor, Extension specialist
Eastern Shore Agricultural Research and Extension Center
Department of Crop and Soil Environmental Sciences

Expert in soil, plant, water, nutrient relationships; watershed protection and management; vegetable, grain, oilseed, and fiber crops

mreiter@vt.edu
757-414-0724 ext. 16
http://arec.vaes.vt.edu/arec/eastern-shore/people/reiter-bio.html

Expertise

  • Soil
  • Cover Crops
  • Sustainability
  • Nutrient management
  • Watershed protection
  • Vegetable, grain, oilseed, fiber crops