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Wheeler G. Foshee

Associate Professor

Horticulture

(334) 844-3033 

  foshewg@auburn.edu 

  

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Address:
119 Funchess Hall
Auburn Univ, AL 36849

Biography

EDUCATION

  • B.S. Auburn University
  • M.S. Mississippi State University
  • Ph.D. Auburn University

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • 2008 – PresentAssociate Professor
  • 2003 – 2008Assistant Professor
  • 1995 – 2003Pesticide Education Specialist, Entomology & Plant Pathology Department, Auburn University.
  • 1991 – 1995Extension Associate, Department of Entomology, Auburn University.

SELECTED HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Auburn University Alumni Undergraduate Outstanding Teaching Award. 2010.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • American Society of Horticultural Science
  • Weed Science Society
  • Southern Region – Weed Science Society

Research

Responsibilities include vegetable production systems, pecan pest management, vegetable and fruit pest management.

Courses

  • HORT 4000 – Pesticide Management in Horticulture (Fall)
  • HORT 5130/6130 – Sustainable Vegetable Crop Production (Spring; Summer)
  • HORT 2030 – Vegetable Production (Fall, Spring, Summer)

Publications

  • Foshee W.G., T.A. Monday, E.K. Blythe and G. Wehtje. Response of Yellow Nutsedge (Cyperus esculentus) to Preemergence Herbicides and Nonionic Surfactants Applied Through Drip Irrigation Under Low-Density Polyethylene Mulch. International Journal of Weed Science and Technology. Vol. 3 (1), pp. 077-083, March, 2020.
  • Hand, L.C., W.G. Foshee III, T.A. Monday and J.L. Sibley. 2018. Long-term Weed Control for Landscape Pecan (Carya illinoinensis) Trees. J. Environ. Hort. 36(2)82-85. June 2018.
  • Hand, L.C., W.G. Foshee III, T.A. Monday, D.E. Wells, and D.P. Delaney. 2018. Preemergence Herbicides Applied Pre- and Postcrimp in a Rye Cover Crop System for Control of Escape Weeds in Watermelon. HortTechnology 28: 117-120.
  • Pek, Z, L. Helyes, G. Gyulai, WG Foshee, HG Daood, J. Lau, S Vinogradov, A. Bittsanszky, W. Goff, and L. Waters, Jr. 2016. Molecular profiling – fruit carotenoids components of six American heirloom tomatoes (Solanum lycopersicum). J. Forensic Biomed, Vol 7(2). Accepted date: 4 June 2016.
  • Monday, T.A., W.G. Foshee III, E.K. Blythe, G.R. Wehtje, and C.H. Gilliam. 2015. Yellow nutsedge (Cyperus esculentus) control and tomato response to application methods of drip-applied herbicides in polyethylene-mulched tomato. Weed Tech. Vol. 29:625-632.