Jeffry Fuhrmann


  • Ph.D. – Soil Microbiology – North Carolina State University
  • M.S. – Forest Soil Microbiology – North Carolina State University
  • B.S. – Forest Science – Humboldt State University

Current Courses

  • PLSC170 – Soils and Environmental Quality (online only)
  • PLSC204 – Introduction to Soil Science (classroom/online)
  • PLSC205 – Introduction to Soil Science Laboratory (lab)
  • PLSC419/619 – Soil Microbiology (classroom with lab)


Soil and Environmental Microbiology: Ecology and diversity of microbial populations in soil-plant systems; microbial community responses to environmental perturbations; effects of soil-borne viruses on microbial communities and rhizobia; symbiotic nitrogen fixation.

Professional Activities

  • Member, American Society for Microbiology
  • Member, Soil Science Society of America

Contact Information
Jeffry Fuhrmann


Plant and Soil Sciences
University of Delaware
152 Townsend Hall
Newark, DE 19716
Phone: (302) 831-1371