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Dr. D. Paul Jackson


Department: Agricultural Sciences and Forestry

Phone: 318.257.2412

Fax: 318.257.4288

Email: pjackson@latech.edu

Office: Reese Hall 124

Address: 1501 Reese Dr.

Room 124

P.O. Box 10198

Ruston, LA 71272


Ray and Dorothy Young Endowed Professor of Plant Science

Curriculum Vita


  • Ph.D.- Auburn University, 2010, Horticulture
  • M.S. – Louisiana Tech University, 2006, Environmental Biology
  • B.S. – Northwestern State University, 2000, Biology 

Teaching Responsibilities 

  • PLSC 101-Introduction to Plant Science 
  • PLSC 220-Greenhouse Management 
  • PLSC 284-Landscape Plants  
  • PLSC 301-Landscape Design and Contracting
  • PLSC 312-Turf Management 
  • PLSC 325-Vegetable Crop Production
  • PLSC 422-Pest Management
  • PLSC 440-Forest Tree Seedling Production
  • AGSC 516-Contemporary Topics  

Research Interests

  • Tree Seedling Nursery Management
  • Tree Seedling Quality and Outplanting Performance
  • Weed Control and Herbicide Plant Tolerance
  • Vegetable Gardening