fosheeWheeler G. Foshee

Associate Professor

View Horticulture


B.S. Auburn University
M.S. Mississippi State University
Ph.D. Auburn University


2008 – Present
Associate Professor
2003 – 2008
Assistant Professor
1995 – 2003
Pesticide Education Specialist, Entomology & Plant Pathology Department, Auburn University.
1991 – 1995
Extension Associate, Department of Entomology, Auburn University.


Auburn University Alumni Undergraduate Outstanding Teaching Award. 2010.


American Society of Horticultural Science
Weed Science Society
Southern Region – – Weed Science Society

Responsibilities include vegetable production systems, pecan pest management, vegetable and fruit pest management.

• HORT 4000 Pesticide Management in Horticulture (Fall)
• HORT 5130/6130 Sustainable Vegetable Crop Production (Spring; Summer)
• HORT 2030 Vegetable Production (Fall, Spring, Summer)

  • Foshee W.G., T.A. Monday, E.K. Blythe and G. Wehtje. Response of Yellow Nutsedge (Cyperus esculentus) to Preemergence Herbicides and Nonionic Surfactants Applied Through Drip Irrigation Under Low-Density Polyethylene Mulch. International Journal of Weed Science and Technology. Vol. 3 (1), pp. 077-083, March, 2020.
  • Hand, L.C., W.G. Foshee III, T.A. Monday and J.L. Sibley. 2018. Long-term Weed Control for Landscape Pecan (Carya illinoinensis) Trees. J. Environ. Hort. 36(2)82-85. June 2018.
  • Hand, L.C., W.G. Foshee III, T.A. Monday, D.E. Wells, and D.P. Delaney. 2018. Preemergence Herbicides Applied Pre- and Postcrimp in a Rye Cover Crop System for Control of Escape Weeds in Watermelon. HortTechnology 28: 117-120.
  • Pek, Z, L. Helyes, G. Gyulai, WG Foshee, HG Daood, J. Lau, S Vinogradov, A. Bittsanszky, W. Goff, and L. Waters, Jr. 2016. Molecular profiling – fruit carotenoids components of six American heirloom tomatoes (Solanum lycopersicum). J. Forensic Biomed, Vol 7(2). Accepted date: 4 June 2016.
  • Monday, T.A., W.G. Foshee III, E.K. Blythe, G.R. Wehtje, and C.H. Gilliam. 2015. Yellow nutsedge (Cyperus esculentus) control and tomato response to application methods of drip-applied herbicides in polyethylene-mulched tomato. Weed Tech. Vol. 29:625-632.