Title: Visiting Professor
Department: Plant and Animal Science
Office Location: CANR 215
Office Phone: (518) 255-5503
Areas of Expertise: Dendrology, Ecology, Botany, Forest Soils, Maple Sugar Industry, Landscape Design and Construction
Courses Taught: ORHT 121 Woody Plant Materials, AGSC 186 Entomology, BIOL 116 Botany
State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse, NY
Masters of Science, Forest Ecology & Ecosystem Science
Thesis: “Soil Nutrients Affect Sweetness of Sugar Maple Sap”
State University of New York College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill, Cobleskill, NY
Bachelors, Landscape Contracting,
Wild, A.D. & Yanai, R.D. (2015). “Soil Nutrients Affect Sweetness of Sugar Maple Sap.” Forest Ecology and Management. 341:30-36.
Research & Grants:
SUNY 4E Network of Excellence Award “Aphid-like Biosensors for Ecosystem Studies: NANAPHID Proof of Concept” January 2014
Northern States Research Cooperative Graduate Research Grant “Sugar Content of Maple Sap after N, P, or Ca Fertilization” January 2013-May 2014 – P.I.