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Wenjing Guan

Horticulture and Landscape Architecture 

  • Clinical/Engagement Assistant Professor of Horticulture
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. (in press). Early season production of grafted seedless cucumbers in high tunnels. HortTechnology.

Egel, D. S. (2017). Muskmelon variety trial in Southwest Indiana – 2017.

Egel, D. S. (2017). Watermelon variety evaluations in Southwest Indiana - 2017. Purdue Extension.

Gu, S., Guan, W., & Beck, J. E. (2017). Strawberry Cultivar Evaluation under High-tunnel and Organic Management in North Carolina. HORTTECHNOLOGY, 27(1), 84-92. doi:10.21273/HORTTECH03559-16

Vegetable Crops Hotline Newsletter Issue 637. (2017).

Guan, W. (2017). Effects of leaf mold and grafting on yield and fruit quality of high tunnel-grown tomatoes.

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

Guan, W. (2017). Evaluation of yield and Fusarium wilt resistance of grafted seedless watermelons in Indiana.

Guan, W. (2017). Grafting with cold-tolerant rootstocks enhance early season cucumber production in high tunnels.

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

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