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Speaker: Dr. Paul Fisher, Professor & Floriculture Extension Specialist

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    Dr. Paul Fisher, Professor and Floriculture Extension Specialist at the Environmental Horticulture Dept., University of Florida, Gainesville Florida USA  

    Over 30 years experience in applied research and farm advising for the commercial greenhouse and controlled environment industry, including 

    • Director of the Floriculture Research Alliance at University of Florida (, a university/industry group focused on greenhouse propagation and production efficiency.
    • Director of Greenhouse Training Online which provides certificate courses for grower professional development.
    • Outreach lead of, a multi-university group solving problems in irrigation water quality and conservation.
    • Co-author of books on pH Management and Greenhouse Lighting, and over 350 articles on floricultural crops in the trade press and scientific journals.
    • Consultant for horticulture-related companies in the U.S. and internationally.

     B.Sc. in Ecology from University of Auckland, New Zealand

    Master of Applied Science from Lincoln University, New Zealand

    Ph.D. in Horticulture from Michigan State University, U.S.

    UF/IFAS -- Environmental Horticulture Department.  
    Environmental Horticulture is the science and art of breeding, propagating, installing and maintaining plants to enhance the human and natural environment.

    Address: 1549 Fifield Hall PO Box 110670 Gainesville, FL 32611
    Contact:   Amy Alexander
    Phone:    352-273-4573   FAX:  352-392-3870