Lee SchweitzerLee E Schweitzer

Professor of Agronomy

Department: Agronomy
Phone: 765.494.4789
Fax: 765.496.2926
Office: Lilly 2-414B
E-mail: lschweit@purdue.edu

Curriculum Vitae

Area of Expertise: Crops Teaching

 

Research Areas:
Identification of key physiological processes which contribute to superior performance in soybean.  Site specific management of grain crops.

Most Significant Publications:
Schweitzer, L.E., et al. 1996. Corn Growth, Development and Diagnostics - Germination To Knee High. CD-ROM. Purdue University Media Distribution, Lafayette, IN. CD - AY 1. 

Schweitzer, L.E., et al. 1998. Broadleft Weed Seedling Identification. CD-ROM. Purdue University Media Distribution. Lafayette, Indiana. CD - AY 3. 

Schweitzer, L.E., et al. 1999. Corn Growth, Development, and Diagnostics - Knee High To Maturity. CD-ROM. Purdue University Media Distribution. Lafayette, IN. CD - AY 2. 

Schweitzer, L.E., et al. 2003. Soybean Growth, Development, and Diagnostics. CD-ROM. Purdue University Media Distribution. Lafayette, IN. CD - AY 4.

Teaching: 
Agronomy 375 - Crop Production Systems
Agronomy 398 - Sophomore Seminar
Agronomy 350 - Global Awareness
Industry Internship Placement Coordinator

Extension:
No formal responsibilities, however, computer-based interactive multimedia CDs published for teaching are being distributed through the Purdue University Media Distribution Center to meet teaching, extension, producer, and industry needs.  Titles released thus far include:  Corn Growth, Development and Diagnostics - Germination to Knee High (CD-AY-1); Corn Growth, Development and Diagnostics - Knee High to Maturity (CD-AY-2); and Soybean Growth, Development and Diagnostics (CD-AY-4).  Also available is Broadleaf Weed Seedling Identification (CD-AY-3).  These multimedia CD-ROM programs incorporate reference and teaching tools.  CDs may be ordered from the Purdue Crop Management CD Series Website

Professional Experience:
Professor, Department of Agronomy, Purdue University, 1994-present
Associate Professor, Department of Agronomy, Purdue University, 1986-1993
Assistant Professor, Department of Agronomy, Purdue University, 1980-1985

Awards and Honors:
Teacher-Fellow, National Associate of Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture, 1986
Amoco Outstanding Teacher (University wide competition) 1987
Outstanding Teacher, Purdue School of Agriculture, 1987
Outstanding Counselor, Purdue School of Agriculture, 1987
ASA, Agronomic Resident Education Award, 1991
E.B. Knight Award for "Outstanding NACTA Journal Article," 1994
Educational Materials Award, American Society of Agronomy, 1996
Purdue University Teaching Academy, 1997
Purdue University Book of Great Teachers, 1999
Crop Science Teaching Award, Crop Science Society of America, 2001

Education:
B.S., Purdue University, 1974
M.S., University of Illinois, 1978
Ph.D., University of Illinois, 1980

Date joined staff:  1980