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

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, Ornamental Horticulture

Plant and Soil Sciences
140 Townsend Hall
Newark, DE 19716
Phone: (302) 831-1375
Email: sbarton@udel.edu