Sue Barton

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Sue Barton

Associate Professor & Plant and Soil Sciences Specialist

Office Location:
531 South College Avenue
Plant and Soil Sciences
140 Townsend Hall
Newark, DE 19716


Ph.D., Plant Protection, University of Delaware

Dissertation: Enhancing Delaware Highways: A Natural Vegetation Project

M.S., Ornamental Horticulture, North Carolina State University

Thesis: Influence of Temperature, Stratification, Light and Media on Germination of Sourwood (Oxydendrum arboreum (L.) DC.)

B.S., Plant Science, University of Delaware


Area(s) of Expertise:

  • Landscaping
  • Turf
  • Trees
  • Shrubs
  • Perennials
  • Meadows
  • Plant Selection
  • Rain Gardens
  • Plant and Weed ID
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Master Gardener i|Instructor
  • Promoting Sustainable Landscapes
  • Roadside Vegetation Management