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Michael Havey named fellow of the American Society for Horticultural Science

Michael Havey, horticulture professor and USDA research geneticist, was recently named a fellow of the American Society for Horticultural Science (ASHS). Election as a Fellow of the Society is the highest honor that ASHS bestows on its members in recognition of outstanding contributions to horticulture and the Society.

Havey’s research program is focused on the breeding, genetics and genomics of the Alliums (onion and garlic) and cucurbits (cucumber, melon and watermelon). Specific projects involve molecular tagging of major quality attributes and disease resistances in the Alliums and cucurbits.