RaymondKesslerJ. Raymond Kessler


Appointment:60% Instruction 20% Extension 20% Research
Joined Auburn Faculty: May 1995
Research: Floriculture and greenhouse management
Courses currently taught:

 HORT 5220/6220 Greenhouse Management Science (Fall) —Syllabus

 HORT 4100 Herbaceous Ornamentals (Spring, Summer) —Spring or Summer Syllabus

 HORT 4250 Intermediate Fruit and Vegetable Production (Fall, Spring, Summer)

 HORT 4930 Directed Study —Trial Garden Syllabus —HORT Research Syllabus


B.S. Auburn University, 1978
M.S. Mississippi State University, 1980
Ph.D. University of Georgia, 1989

Publication Bibliography

Journal Articles and Circulars

Visit my greenhouse production page at www.ag.auburn.edu/hort/landscape/greenhouseredo2.html

J. Raymond Kessler, Jr. is a Professor in the Department of Horticulture at Auburn University specializing in greenhouse management and production of herbaceous ornamental plants. He joined the Department of Horticulture faculty in May 1995. His current areas of responsibility include 60% teaching, 40% research in Commercial Floriculture. He currently teaches classes in Greenhouse Management Science, Intermediate Fruit and Vegetable Production, and Herbaceous Ornamental Plants. His areas of research include plant growth control of bedding plants and herbaceous perennials. Dr. Kessler received his B.S. degree from Auburn University (1978), M.S. degree from Mississippi State University (1980), and Ph.D. from The University of Georgia (1989). Before accepting the faculty position at Auburn, he gained commercial experience working for over eight years with several wholesale and retail firms. Dr. Kessler is a native of Clayton, AL.