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NC State Extension

Thomas G. Ranney

Professor, Department of Horticultural Science
North Carolina State University

Mountain Horticultural Crops Research & Extension Center
455 Research Drive
Mills River, NC 28759
Phone: 828-585-3579 ~ Fax: 828.684.8715


Research (100%): Evaluation and improvement of new crops. Major research areas include:

  • Development of new nursery and bioenergy crops with greater adaptability, pest resistance, and commercial potential.
  • Enhancing production efficiency and quality of crops.
  • Basic research in plant science, cytogenetics, and reproductive biology.

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