Thomas G. Ranney
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.