Susan Barton

Education

  • Ph.D. – Plant Protection – University of Delaware
    Dissertation: Enhancing Delaware Highways: A Natural Vegetation Project
  • M.S. – Ornamental Horticulture – North Carolina State University
    Thesis: Influence of Temperature, Stratification, Light and Media on Germination of Sourwood (Oxydendrum arboreum (L.) DC.)
  • B.S. – Plant Science – University of Delaware

Current Courses

  • PLSC100 – Plants and Human Culture
  • PLSC206 – Farm to Table
  • PLSC332 – Landscape Architecture Symposium
  • PLSC364 – Landscape Horticulture Internship
  • PLSC403 – Landscape Management

Research

  • Roadside Vegetation Management (Enhancing Delaware Highways and management of vegetation under guardrails)
  • Promoting Sustainable Landscapes (Plants for a Livable Delaware)

Outreach

  • Extension Specialist for Ornamental Horticulture
  • Industry Meetings – Delaware Horticulture Industry Expo, Summer Landscape Expo, Ornamentals Research Expo, Ornamental and Turf Workshop, Industry Short Courses
  • Newsletters – Ornamentals Hotline, DNLA News

Professional Activities

  • Past Vice President for Extension, American Society of Horticultural Sciences
  • Consulting Editor for Extension Education Methods
  • Editorial Board Member, HortTechnology
  • Member, American Public Gardens Association
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Contact Information
Susan Barton

Professor and Extension Specialist

Plant and Soil Sciences
140 Townsend Hall

Newark, DE 19716
Phone: (302) 831-1375

Email: sbarton@udel.edu