Person

Kellie Jean Walters

Assistant Professor | Plant Sciences

Specialization: Controlled Environment Agriculture, Hydroponic Production, Plant Physiology

Overview

Dr. Kellie Walters is the Assistant Professor of Controlled Environment Vegetable Physiology at the University of Tennessee. The overall goal of the Walters Lab is to leverage the ability to manipulate the growing environment to alter plant physiology, improving production efficiencies and crop quality.

Courses
Below are courses taught during the current or past three academic years. Consult Timetable for the most current listing of courses and instructor(s).

PLSC 333 - Plant Physiology and Nutrition
3 credit hour(s)

Physiological principles as they relate to landscape design and construction, residential plant management, commercial plant production, agronomic production, and public horticulture: photosynthesis and transpiration, respiration, water and hormonal relations, mineral nutrition, plant development and response to the environment. Focus on how production practices influence plant productivity and quality. (RE) Prerequisite: PLSC 210. Recommended background: Introductory biology courses covering cell and plant metabolism.

PLSC 504 - Seminar
1 credit hour(s)

Presentations and discussion of topics.

Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 6 hours.

Other Instructors: Shekoofa, Avat | Bates, Gary Edward | Richmond, Mitchell Dale

PLSC 569 - Teaching Practicum
1 - 3 credit hours

Supervised experience in teaching. May involve preparation of lectures and teaching aids, preparation and supervision of laboratory exercises, evaluation of student performance, and for second-year graduate students, responsibility for course delivery.

Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 3 hours.
Registration Permission: Consent of instructor.

Other Instructors: Klingeman III, William E | Sorochan, John Charles | Ross, Michael

PLSC 593 - Problems in Plant Sciences
1 - 3 credit hours

Independent study. Current topic related to technology, science or design.

Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 6 hours. Credit Restriction: For MS students, a maximum of 6 hours may be applied to the major. For PhD students in PSI, a maximum of 9 hours may be applied to the major.

Other Instructors: Ross, Michael | Butler, David M. | Klingeman III, William E | Millwood, Reggie

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Plant Biotechnology Building
2505 E J Chapman Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-4500
Education and Training
  • Doctorate, Horticultural Science, Michigan State University, 2020
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Kellie Jean Walters

Assistant Professor | Plant Sciences
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Plant Biotechnology Building
2505 E J Chapman Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-4500
Education and Training
  • Doctorate, Horticultural Science, Michigan State University, 2020
Overview

Dr. Kellie Walters is the Assistant Professor of Controlled Environment Vegetable Physiology at the University of Tennessee. The overall goal of the Walters Lab is to leverage the ability to manipulate the growing environment to alter plant physiology, improving production efficiencies and crop quality.

Courses
Below are courses taught during the current or past three academic years. Consult Timetable for the most current listing of courses and instructor(s).

PLSC 333 - Plant Physiology and Nutrition
3 credit hour(s)

Physiological principles as they relate to landscape design and construction, residential plant management, commercial plant production, agronomic production, and public horticulture: photosynthesis and transpiration, respiration, water and hormonal relations, mineral nutrition, plant development and response to the environment. Focus on how production practices influence plant productivity and quality. (RE) Prerequisite: PLSC 210. Recommended background: Introductory biology courses covering cell and plant metabolism.

PLSC 504 - Seminar
1 credit hour(s)

Presentations and discussion of topics.

Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 6 hours.

Other Instructors: Shekoofa, Avat | Bates, Gary Edward | Richmond, Mitchell Dale

PLSC 569 - Teaching Practicum
1 - 3 credit hours

Supervised experience in teaching. May involve preparation of lectures and teaching aids, preparation and supervision of laboratory exercises, evaluation of student performance, and for second-year graduate students, responsibility for course delivery.

Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 3 hours.
Registration Permission: Consent of instructor.

Other Instructors: Klingeman III, William E | Sorochan, John Charles | Ross, Michael

PLSC 593 - Problems in Plant Sciences
1 - 3 credit hours

Independent study. Current topic related to technology, science or design.

Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 6 hours. Credit Restriction: For MS students, a maximum of 6 hours may be applied to the major. For PhD students in PSI, a maximum of 9 hours may be applied to the major.

Other Instructors: Ross, Michael | Butler, David M. | Klingeman III, William E | Millwood, Reggie

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