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Youping Sun

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Plants, Soils, and Climate

Assistant Professor, Landscape Horticulture

Assistant Professor

Contact Information

Office Location: AGRS 336
DialPhone: 435-797-2972
SendEmail: youping.sun@usu.edu


Educational Background

PhD, Plant Science, The University of Maine, 2010
MS, Biochemical Engineering, Huazhong University of Science & Technology, 2004
BS, Biotechnology, Hunan Agricultural University, 2001

Non Commercial Pesticide Applicator, State of Utah Department of Agriculture and Food, 2017

Teaching Interests

Applied Statistics Plant Stress Physiology

Research Interests

My area of research is landscape horticulture with an emphasis in water conservation. Specifically, my research focuses on understanding whole plant responses to water stress in urban landscapes and Promoting the use of native plants for water-efficient landscaping

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                    Scheduled Teaching

                    PSC 6900 - Special Problems in Plants, Soils, and/or Climate, Spring 2019

                    PSC 6900 - Special Problems in Plants, Soils, and/or Climate, Fall 2018


                    Graduate Students Mentored

                    Asmita Paudel, Plants, Soils, and Climate, August 2018
                    Ji-Jhong Chen, Plants, Soils, and Climate, August 2018