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Wenjing Guan

Horticulture and Landscape Architecture 

  • Clinical/Engagement Assistant Professor of Horticulture
812.886.0198
Southwest Purdue Agricultural Center
4369 N. Purdue Rd.
Vincennes, IN 47591

Dr. Guan’s research and education programs focus on developing and delivering sustainable vegetable and melon production practice that can increase efficiency and profitability of specialty crop production in Indiana. Her specific research interests include vegetable grafting, season extension with high and low tunnels, watermelon and cantaloupe variety evaluations, annual plastic culture strawberry production. Wenjing also work with companies to evaluate new products that could benefit vegetable production in the state.

Awards & Honors

(2018) NCR-SARE scholarship. NCR-SARE.

Selected Publications

Egel, D. S., Marchino, C. L., & Guan, W. (2016). Evaluation of fungicides for the control of powdery mildew on pumpkin, 2015. Plant Disease Management Reports. doi:https://www.plantmanagementnetwork.org/pub/trial/pdmr/volume10/abstracts/v020.asp

Guan, W., & Zhao, X. (2015). Effects of Grafting Methods and Root Excision on Growth Characteristics of Grafted Muskmelon Plants. HORTTECHNOLOGY, 25(6), 706-713.

Guan, W. (2018). Annual Strawberry Production in Southern Indiana.

Guan, W. (2018). Strawberry Winter Protection: Straw Mulch vs. Row Covers.

Milees, C., Zhao, X., & Guan, W. (2017). How to Produce Grafted Vegetable Plants. doi:www. vegetablegrafting. org

Zhao, X., & Guan, W. (2018). Rootstock selections and important considerations in melon and watermelon grafting. doi:www. vegetablegrafting. org

Guan, W. (2017). Growing day-neutral strawberries in high tunnels to target fall markets in Southern Indiana.

Guan, W. (2017). Evaluation of Chateau® (flumioxazin) and Fierce® (flumioxazin + pyroxasulfone) for rowmiddle weed control for seedless watermelons in Indiana.

Guan, W. (2018). Opportunities of growing grafted seedless cucumbers for greenhouse and high tunnel production in the Midwest.

Guan, W., Egel, D. S., & Nowaskie, D. (2018). 2017 Triploid watermelon variety evaluations in southwest Indiana.

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