overview

Dr. Pierson's areas of research include plant-microbe interactions, biological control, and sustainable agriculture. She also conducts research related to zebra chip disease of potato, microbe-insect interactions, and terrestrial plant ecology. She teaches the undergraduate course Garden Science and the graduate course Plant-associated Microorganisms, which is available to students in three different graduate programs. Dr. Pierson is active in graduate education, currently serving as a member of the Horticultural Sciences Graduate Program Committee and the MEPS admissions committee and as the advisor for the Horticulture Graduate Council. She also serves as a chair or member of graduate research committees and provides undergraduate laboratory research experience.

education and training
selected publications
Academic Articles58
Chapters2
Conference Papers12
chaired theses and dissertations
Email
eapierson@tamu.edu
First Name
Elizabeth
Last Name
Pierson
mailing address
Texas A&M University; Horticultural Sciences; 2133 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-2133
USA