Horticultural Sciences Department

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Dr. Danielle D. Treadwell

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Office:1243 Fifield Hall
Phone:352-273-4775
E-mail:ddtreadw@ufl.edu
For more information, visit Dr. Treadwell's website. 

Associate Professor

Areas of Research

  • Organic Farming Systems
  • Cover Crop Management
  • Vegetable Production
  • Conservation Tillage

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. – Horticultural Science, North Carolina State University (2005)
  • M.S., Horticultural Science, Minor: Soil Science, North Carolina State University (2001)
  • B.S., Fine Arts, Clemson University (1989)

Teaching Responsibilities

  • Guest lectures in various Horticultural Science classes

Extension Program

  • Increase knowledge of the National Organic Standards, and the process of becoming certified organic
  • Disseminate information and technology related to nutrient management with organic amendments in vegetable production
  • Increase the knowledge and skill level of producers using cover crops
  • Provide leadership for the UF and FAMU Small Farms Extension team
  • eOrganic, the Community of Practice for Organic Agriculture http://www.extension.org/organic_production  
  • UF-IFAS and FAMU- Small Farms and Alternative Enterprises http://smallfarms.ifas.ufl.edu/
  • Small Farms and Alternative Enterprises Conference http://conference.ifas.ufl.edu/smallFarms/
  • FDACS and UF-IFAS Florida Farm to School Partnership

Work and International Experiences

  • Associate Professor. Horticultural Sciences, University of Florida. Organic and Sustainable Vegetable Production. (2011 – present)
  • Assistant Professor. Horticultural Sciences, University of Florida. Organic and Sustainable Vegetable Production. (2005-2011)
  • Organic Farming Systems Extension Programming Conducted in St. Croix, US Virgin Islands and the Commonwealth of Dominica

Program Personnel

  • Lynn Max, Specialty Crops Program Assistant for Research and Extension
  • Anna Prizzia, Florida Farm to School Partnership State Coordinator

Selected Publications

  • Treadwell, D.D., G.J. Hochmuth, R.C. Hochmuth, E.H. Simonne, S.A. Sargent, L.L. Davis, W.L. Laughlin, and A. Berry. 2011. Organically-managed greenhouse basil and spearmint respond differently to fertilizer source and analysis in a trough system. HortTechnology. 21(2):162-169. 
  • Tyson, R.V., D.D. Treadwell, E.H. Simonne. 2010. Opportunities and challenges to sustainability in aquaponic systems. HortTechnology. 21(1):6-13
  • Simonne, E., C. Hutchinson, J. DeValerio, B. Hochmuth, D. Treadwell, A. Wright, B. Santos, A. Whidden, G. McAvoy, X. Zhao, and T. Olczyk. 2010. Keeping water and nutrients in the root zone of vegetables. HortTechnology. 20(1):143-152