Sustainable Nursery Production Research

Over the past decade, researchers in the Department of Horticulture have been active in research and extension projects focused on sustainable nursery production practices. The major areas research areas have included:

  1. Water use efficiency
  2. Life cycle assessment (Carbon footprint)
  3. Alternative greenhouse and nursery containers

2018 Kentucky Annual Bedding Plant Evaluation

Posted January 2, 2020

Water Footprint Investigator Checklist

Revised:  May 5, 2017

Water Footprint Data Inventory

Revised January 16th, 2018

Partner Organizations

USDA-NIFA Specialty Crop Research Initiative