Nursery Crop Extension Research
Nursery Crop Extension Research

Current Research

Current Research

Current Research

Water Use Efficiency

Alternative Greenhouse & Nursery Containers

Life Cycle Assessment (Carbon Footprint)

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

PDF icon 2018_bedding_plant_report.pdf

Water Footprint Investigator Checklist

Revised:  May 5, 2017

PDF icon wf_investigator_checklist_ver2.pdf

Water Footprint Data Inventory

Revised January 16th, 2018

PDF icon wf_data_inventory_1-16-2017.pdf

Partner Organizations


US Army Corps of Engineers - Ohio River Basin Pilot Study

Ohio River Basin--Formulating Climate Change Mitigation/Adaptation Strategies through Regional Collaboration with the Ohio River Basin Alliance

CWTS Report May 1st, 2017

PDF icon usace_ohio_river_basin_cc_report_may_2017.pdf

Contact Information

N-318 Ag. Science Center North Lexington, KY 40546-0091