Mark Uchanski

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Academic Expertise:

Current projects/research:

  • Student farm

  • Physiological disorders of chile peppers

  • Hoop house production of leafy greens

  • Onion pest monitoring

  • Cover cropping, companion planting, and crop diversification

  • Alternatives to fumigants (biofumigation)


  • HORT/AGRO 100- Intro Plant Science

  • HORT 315 Crop Physiology

  • HORT 485- Vegetable Crop Management

  • Mountain View Market Internship

  • Applied Vegetable Crop Management


October 2007, Ph.D.:

  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)

  • Horticulture, vegetable crops

  • Certificate of Business Administration

  • Dissertation Title: Yield and Quality of Pathogen-Free Horseradish (Armoracia rusticana) Planting Stock.

May 2002, B.S.:

  • University of Illinois (UIUC)

  • Major: Horticultural Science

  • Minor: Spanish