Horticulture Faculty

Chris S. Cramer
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Title: Professor

Research area: Breeding, Genetics, Onions, Quantitative Genetics, Crop Production

Office location: Skeen Hall, N346

Email Address: cscramer@nmsu.edu

Office Phone: (575) 646-2657

Office Fax: (575) 646-6041


Rachel Gioannini
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Title: College Assistant Professor/Lecturer

Specialty: Ornamental horticulture, Landscape design

Office location: Skeen Hall, N352

Email Address: rachelgi@nmsu.edu

Office Phone: (575) 646-3638

Office Fax: (575) 646-6041


Ryan Goss
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Title: Associate Professor

Research area: Turfgrass science and management

Office location: Skeen Hall, 356

Email Address: ryangoss@nmsu.edu

Office Phone: (575) 646-3297

Office Fax: (575) 646-6041


Sabine Green
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Title: Certified Floral Designer, Floriculture Program Coordinator

Office location: Skeen Hall, W353

Research area: Specialty Floral Crops, Floricuture Education

Email Address: swhitley@nmsu.edu

Office Phone: (575) 646-3662

Office Fax: (575) 646-6041


Ivette Guzman
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Title: Assistant Professor

Office location: Skeen Hall, N350

Research area: Vegetable Physiology and Biochemistry, Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods, Food Systems, and Organic Vegetable Production

Email Address: ivguzman@nmsu.edu

Office Phone: (575) 646-1914

Office Fax: (575)646-6041


Richard Heerema
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Title: Professor

Office location: Skeen Hall, N246

Research area: Extension Pecan Specialist

Email Address: rjheerem@nmsu.edu

Office Phone: (575) 646-2921

Office Fax: (575)646-6041


Bernhard Leinauer
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Title: Professor/Extension Turfgrass Specialist

Office location: Skeen Hall, N230

Email Address: leinauer@nmsu.edu

Office Phone (575)646-2546

Office Fax: (575) 646-8085


Kevin Lombard
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Title: Associate Professor of Horticulture

Office location: Agricultural Science Center in Farmington

Email Address: klombard@nmsu.edu

Office Phone: (505) 327- 7757

Office Fax: (505)325-5246


Dennis Lozada
Dennis Lozada

Title: Assistant Professor/Chile Breeder

Research Area: Genome wide association studies, genomic selection, high-throughput phenotyping, marker-assisted breeding

Office location: Skeen Hall, N354

Email Address: dlozada@nmsu.edu

Office Phone: (575) 646-5171

Office Fax: (575) 646-6041


Geno A. Picchioni
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Title: Professor

Office location: Skeen Hall, N334

Email Address: gpicchio@nmsu.edu

Office Phone: (575) 646-1820

Office Fax: (575) 646-6041


Rolston St. Hilaire
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Title: Department Head / Regents Professor

Research area: landscape and ornamental horticulture, environmental stress physiology, molecular ecophysiology

Office location: Skeen Hall, N127

Email Address: rsthilai@nmsu.edu

Office Phone: (575) 646-3638

Office Fax: (575) 646-6041


Marisa Thompson
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Title: Assistant Professor

Office location: NMSU Agricultural Science Center at Los Lunas, 1036 Miller Road, Los Lunas, NM 87031

E-mail: desertblooms@nmsu.edu

Office Phone: (575) 646-4398

Office Fax: (575) 865-7340


Stephanie Walker
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Title: Extension Vegetable Specialist

Office location: Skeen Hall, N242

E-mail: swalker@nmsu.edu

Office Phone: (575) 646-4398

Office Fax: (575) 646-8085


Shengrui Yao
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Title: Professor/ Fruit Specialist

Research Area: Tree fruit/small fruit, conventional/organic production, orchard floor and soil fertility management

Office location: Sustainable Ag Science Center at Alcalde

Email Address: yaos@nmsu.edu

Office Phone: (505) 852-4241

Office Fax: (505) 852-2857