The UT Institute of Agiculture‘s areas of excellence— teaching, research, and Extension—continue UT’s legacy as a land-grant institution. In the Department of Plant Sciences, the work of Herbert College of Agriculture students, AgResearch scientists, Extension professionals, industry members, and the public combine to create a unique and collaborative experience for all.
Have questions about plants? Call or email your local Extension office.
YEAR IN REVIEW
47 Faculty Appointments
$4,400,000 Granted Awards
6 Undergraduate Concentrations
188 Students Enrolled
While conducting AgResearch and Extension initiatives, we serve a teaching mission within the Herbert College of Agriculture. The College supports experiential learning and greater access to careers in agriculture. With six undergraduate concentrations and multiple areas of graduate study, we encourage students to make Herbert home!
The Department of Plant Sciences houses UT Gardens, the designated State Botanical Garden of Tennessee.
We participate in world class faculty, staff, and student AgResearch. From creating crops with higher nutritional value to growing safer turfgrass athletic fields, Plant Sciences ensures every study has Real. Life. Solutions.