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Larry A. Rupp

Larry A. Rupp

Professor Ornamental Horticulture, Extension Specialist
Area of Study: Plant Science
Emphasis: Ornamental Horticulture
Employee Type: Extension, Faculty
Location:  AGRS 337
Office Phone:  435-232-1158
4820 Old Main Hill AGS 322
Logan Utah 84322-4820

Specialties: Ornamental horticulture

UNIVERSITY EDUCATION:
Doctorate of Philosophy: Cornell University, Floriculture and Orn. Horticulture. 1984.
Master of Science: Utah State University, Plant Science. 1980.
Bachelor of Science: Utah State University, Plant Science. 1978.

PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS:

Professor/Ornamental Horticulture Extension Specialist. Department of Plants,
Soils and Biometeorology, Utah State University, 2007-Present.
Professor/Department Head. Department of Plants, Soils and Biometeorology, Utah State
University, Logan, UT. July, 2000-2007.
Professor/Ornamental Horticulture Extension Specialist. Department of Plants,
Soils and Biometeorology, Utah State University, 1998-1999.
Associate Professor/Ornamental Horticulture Extension Specialist. Department of Plants,
Soils and Biometeorology, Utah State University, 1990-Present.
Assistant Professor. Department of Plants, Soils and Biometeorology, Utah State University,
1984-1990.

HONORS AND AWARDS:
Distinguished Service Award, Utah Water Conservation Forum, 1999.
President’s Award, Utah Nursery and Landscape Association, 1997.
Innovative Specialist’s Award, Utah State University Extension, 1997.
National Extension Leadership Development Intern, 1997-1999.
Teacher of the Year, Utah State University College of Agriculture, 1994.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:
American Society for Horticultural Science
Utah Nursery and Landscape Association

TEACHING:
Courses Currently Taught
Plant Science 3700 Plant Propagation 1985-2006
PSB 4890 Senior Seminar 2000-2006

HIGHLIGHTED ACCOMPLISHMENTS:
Executive Producer, USU Landscape Management Teleconference. 1994-1997.
Educational Program Chair, Utah Green Industry Conference and Trade Show. 1994-2002.
Co-author of 20 research and 15 extension publications, and over 45 extension presentations.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS (2000-2006):

Rupp, L.A. and R. Kjelgren. 2006. Stewardship and the Concept of Yield in Landscape Water Conservation. In "Stewardship and the Creation: LDS Perspectives on the Environment," G.B. Handley, T.B. Ball, and S.L. Peck, Eds. Religious Studies Center, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah. 204 pp.

Rupp, L.A. 2001. The Merged Department Experience at Utah State University: Is Diversity a Blessing or a Curse? HortTechnology. 11:9-11.

Montague, D. T., R. K. Kjelgren, and L. Rupp. 2000. Surface energy balance affects gas exchange and growth of two transplanted landscape trees. J. Am. Soc. Hort. Sci. 125:299-309

R. Kjelgren, N. Chapman, L. Rupp. 2000. Tree seedling establishment with protective shelters and irrigation scheduling in three naturalized landscapes in Utah. J. Env. Hort 18:238-246.

R. Kjelgren. L. Rupp, and D. Kilgren. 2000. Water conservation in urban landscapes.  HortScience. 35:1037-1043.