Graduate Faculty

  • R. S. Yost, PhD (TPSS Chair) – Soil-plant relations, Soil management, Geospatial analysis
  • A.M. Wieczorek, PhD (Graduate Chair) – molecular ecology, population genetics, biotechnology
  • T.D. Amore, PhD-floriculture breeding
  • H. C. Bittenbender, PhD – coffee, kava and cacao physiology and management
  • J. L. Brewbaker, PhD – plant breeding, biochemical genetics
  • K. T. Cheah. PhD – tissue culture, ornamental horticulture, business management
  • J. Deenik, PhD – soil fertility, soil management
  • J. DeFrank, PhD – weed science
  • M. Habte, PhD – soil microbiology-biochemistry
  • N. V. Hue, PhD – soil chemistry
  • A. Kaufman MLA PhD – landscape systems, design and management, environmental psychology
  • K. D. Kobayashi, PhD – floriculture and fruit physiology, computer modeling
  • K. L. Leonhardt, PhD – floriculture
  • R. M. Manshardt, PhD – tropical fruit breeding and genetics
  • S. C. Miyasaka, PhD – alternative crops, plant nutrition
  • R. Ogoshi, PhD- biofuels
  • R. E. Paull, PhD – plant growth & development, postharvest handling
  • T. Radovich PhD – vegetables, sustainable farming
  • A. A Saulo, PhD- food technology extension, food safety and quality
  • B. Turano, PhD- biofuels

TPSS Cooperating Graduate Faculty

  • D. Borthakur, PhD- Plant-Microbe Interactions, Plant Biotechnology
  • C. I. Evensen, PhD – water quality extension, environmental education
  • A. El-Kadi, PhD- hydrology
  • J. Leary, PhD- Invasive Weed Management
  • W. S. Sakai, PhD – ultrastructure, physiological plant anatomy
  • M. J. Tanabe, PhD – in vitro propagation, turf management, plant propagation

TPSS Affiliate Graduate Faculty

  • M. M. M. Fitch, PhD – tissue culture, genetic engineering
  • T. Matsumoto, PhD – horticulture
  • J. J. McHugh, PhD – vegetable management, integrated pest management
  • P. Moore, PhD – plant development, sugar metabolism
  • C. N. Nagai, PhD – sugar cane genetics and tissue culture
  • D. Ragone, PhD – ethnobotany, conservation
  • C. Stiles, PhD- soil science
  • F. Zee, PhD – plant breeding, genetics