Emily Hoover, University of Minnesota

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Dr. Emily Hoover is currently the Head of the Department of Horticultural Sciences, overseeing diverse research, extension, and teaching programs.  Additionally she teaches courses in fruit production and teaching pedegogy. Her research has focused primarily on evaluation of winter hardiness and winter protection/adaptation to enhance profitability, efficiency, and sustainability of fruit cropping systems.

Contact Information

305A Alderman Hall
University of Minnesota
1970 Folwell Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108

email:  hoover@umn.edu


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Managing Apple Trees and Orchards

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This work is supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, New Technologies for Ag Extension project.