Title: Assistant 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, AGRN 313 Soil Fertility, AGSC 186 Entomology, BIOL 116 Botany, ORHT 199 Maple Syrup Production, AGSC 111 Soil Science.
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.