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Dr. Christopher S Walsh

Faculty Assistant


Professor

Plant Science & Landscape Architecture 2102 Plant Sciences Building 4291 Fieldhouse Drive College Park, Maryland 20742

Expertise

  • Horticulture

RESEARCH FOCUS

  • Economically-significant questions affecting the production and handling of fruit and vegetable crops
  • Culture-dependent and molecular techniques to study the effects of standard production practices on the epiphytic bacteria present on the surface of fresh fruits and vegetables
  • Identify and test metrics for use in food safety assurance programs