Gary Gao, PhD

Gary Gao, PhD
Small Fruit Specialist, Professor
1864 Shyville Road, Piketon, Oh 45661
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Degree Information: 
Ph.D. in Viticulture (Grape Physiology and Production), The Ohio State University
Master’s Degree in Viticulture (Grape Physiology and Production), The Ohio State University
Bachelor’s Degree in Pomology (Fruit Production), Shanxi Agricultural University
Fruit (Blueberry, Bramble, Grapes & more) production, Horticulture, International and sustainable Ag

Welcome to Dr. Gao’s home page at OSU South Centers. Dr. Gao is a small fruit specialist at South Centers. He conducts research trials on high value fruit crops. He also designs and delivers Extension programs on such fruit crops as Aronia, blackberries, blueberries, elderberries, goji berries, grapes, hardy figs, hardy kiwis, and raspberries.  Follow this link for information on various fruit crops.

Dr. Gao is a professor with Ohio State University Extension and a courtesy professor with the Department of Horticulture and Crop Science, College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, The Ohio State University. Dr. Gao has been working at The Ohio State University since August 1994.  He received his Ph.D. and Master’s degree from THE as well. It is easy to conclude that he is a Buckeye for life!

For more information about Dr. Gao, please check out his CV HERE.