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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Julie Thayer

Non-Federal Affiliate

Contact Information

E-mail:
     jthayer@wsu.edu
Office:
     509-335-3846
Greenhouse:
     509-335-9173
Virus Lab:
     509-335-8128
Address:
     59 Johnson Hall, WSU
     Pullman, WA 99164-6402

Julie Thayer

Education

2012 M.S. Horticulture
Washington State University
Thesis Title:
STORAGE ROOT PRODUCTION OF CASSAVA IS ALTERED IN CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT THROUGH MANIPULATION OF PHOTOPERIOD, LIGHT INTENSITY, AND HUMIDITY
2000 B.S. Conservation Biology/Ecology Education
University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Professional Experience

1999 - Present Agriculture Research Technologist 3
USDA-ARS Western Regional Plant Introduction Station
Pullman, WA

Manage over 14,000 square feet of greenhouse space used for increasing seed of the Phaseolus collection.

Areas of Responsibility

Manages all Phaseolus growth and seed increase operations in greenhouse

Images and characterizes Germplasm accessions.

Oversees virus testing lab and program

Pest control (implementing and sustaining effective bio-control program -IPM).

General greenhouse and lab maintenance and repairs

Training and supervision of students and time-slip labor


Last Modified: 9/19/2014
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