Dr. Clydette Alsup-Egbers is associate professor of environmental plant science at Missouri State University. She has taught vegetable production yearly at Missouri State for nearly 20 years. She has a farm near Springfield, Missouri, and grows a wide variety of fruits and vegetables in raised beds, containers and in the ground, wanting to experience first-hand what she teaches and wanting to discover the ‘best’ tasting varieties of each kind of produce to have answers for when people ask what tastes best.
PhD, Plant Science (focus in ornamental horticulture), 2001, Oklahoma State University
Dissertation topic: root initiation in stem cuttings of drought-resistant sugar maples
Introduction to Horticulture
Herbaceous Plants Vegetable Production
Diseases of Economic Plants
Advanced Greenhouse and Nursery Management
Greenhouse and Nursery Management
Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition
Research and professional interests
Gardening in a bag
Raised bed gardening
Floriculture and greenhouse management
Flower variety trials
Scholarship of teaching and learning
Awards and honors
College of Natural and Applied Sciences Outstanding Teaching Award, Missouri State University, 2006.
College of Natural and Applied Sciences Outstanding Service Award, Southwest Missouri State University, 2005.