Plant and Environmental Sciences

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The Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, formerly Agronomy and Horticulture, was formed in 1986 from the merging of the Crop and Soil Science department with the Horticulture department.

The department consists of 30 faculty, including 8 off-campus faculty with exclusive research appointments, as well as several Affiliate faculty.

Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences
Skeen Hall Room N127
Box 30003 MSC 3Q
Las Cruces, NM 88003
Phone: (575) 646-3405
Fax: (575) 646-6041
Email: esramire@nmsu.edu