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Programs Accepting Graduate Students

Prosser IAREC faculty currently accepting graduate student applications are listed below. Click to learn more about their innovative research programs:


  • 3 Ph. D. students interested in agricultural engineering / alternative and intelligent spray application technologies (preferred start in spring 2019 if possible): Dr. Lav Khot
  • M.S. students or interns interested in AgWeatherNet and/or biological systems engineeringDr. Melba Salazar-Gutierrez
  • M.S. or Ph. D. students interested in cherry breeding and genetics (Ph. D. preferred): Dr. Per McCord
  • M.S. or Ph. D. students interested in cherry horticulture: Dr. Matt Whiting
  • Ph. D students interested in entomology for grapes and/or hops: Dr. Doug Walsh
  • M.S. students interested in fruit pathology: Dr. Gary Grove 
  • M.S. or Ph. D. students interested in grape virology: Dr. Naidu Rayapati
  • M.S. or Ph. D. students interested in tree fruit or hop virology: Dr. Scott Harper