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Elizabeth T Maynard

Horticulture and Landscape Architecture 

  • Clinical Engagement Assistant Professor of Horticulture
219.548.3674
1101 Glendale Blvd. Suite 101A
Valparaiso, IN 46383

Area of Expertise:  Vegetable Production



Awards & Honors

(2015) Team Award, “Indiana Hort Congress”. Purdue University Cooperative Extension Specialists Association.

(2015) Scholarship of Engagement Fellow. Purdue University.

(2014) Team Award “Food safety for Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Issue Based Action Team”. Indiana Extension Educators Association.

(2013) State Communication Award “Watch Out For: Pesticide Drift and Organic Production,” Maynard, L., J. Riddle and B. Overstreet. National Association of County Ag Agents.

(2006) Eric G. Sharvelle Distinguished Extension Specialist Award. Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service.

(2005) Senior Extension Specialist Award. Purdue University Cooperative Extension Specialists Association.

Selected Publications

Maynard, E. T., & O'Donnell, M. (2019). Managing the Environment in High Tunnels for Cool Season Vegetable Production. Purdue University, 20. Retrieved from https://mdc.itap.purdue.edu/item.asp?Item_Number=HO-297-W

Egel, D. S., Jones, J. B., Minsavage, G. V., Creswell, T. C., Ruhl, G., Maynard, E. T., & Marchino, C. L. (2018). Distribution and characterization of Xanthomonas strains causing bacterial spot of tomato in Indiana. Plant Health Progress, 19, 319-321. doi:10.1094/PHP-07-18-0041-BR

Bruce, A., Maynard, E. T., Farmer, J., & Carpenter, J. (2018). Indiana High Tunnel Handbook. Purdue University. Retrieved from https://mdc.itap.purdue.edu/item.asp?Item_Number=HO-296-W

Midwest Vegetable Trial Report for 2017. (2018). Purdue University. Retrieved from https://docs.lib.purdue.edu/fvtrials/72/

Maynard, E. T., Calsoyas, I., & Malecki, J. (2017). Potassium Applications and Yellow Shoulder Disorder of Tomatoes in High Tunnels. Purdue University, 113-118. Retrieved from https://docs.lib.purdue.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1066&context=fvtrials

Bruce, A. B., Farmer, J. R., Maynard, E. T., & Valliant, J. C. (2017). Assessing the Impact of the EQIP High Tunnel Initiative. J. Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development, 7(3), 159-180. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.5304/jafscd.2017.073.012

Mohammadi, A. S., Maynard, E. T., Foster, R. E., Egel, D. S., & McNamara, K. T. (2018). Muskmelon Attractiveness to Striped Cucumber Beetle and Susceptibility to Bacterial Wilt. HortScience. HortScience, 53, 782-787. Retrieved from http://hortsci.ashspublications.org/content/53/6/782.abstract

Hillger, D., Weller, S., Maynard, E., & Gibson, K. (2006). Emergent weed communities associated with Indiana tomato weed management systems. Weed Science, 54(6), 1106-1112.

Hillger, D., Weller, S., Maynard, E., & Gibson, K. (2006). Weed management systems in Indiana tomato production. Weed Science, 54(3), 516-520.

Morales, M., Maynard, E., & Janick, J. (2006). Adagio: A Slow-Bolting Arugula. HortScience, 41(6), 1506-1507.

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