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Brian Caldwell

Research Support Specialist, Horticulture, Cornell University


  • 1986 M.S., Floriculture and Ornamental Horticulture, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
  • 1979 B.S., Economic Botany, Empire State College, Saratoga Springs, NY


Research Focus

Brian is interested in all aspects of organic crop management. His current project is a comparison of four organic approaches to production of field and vegetable crops. The four systems include: one

2005Caldwell, B., E. Sideman, E. Brown-Rosen, A. Shelton, and C. Smart. Resource Guide for Organic Insect and Disease Management. New York State Agriculture Experiment Station, Geneva, NY. For more information visit:
2004Caldwell, B. Vegetable Crop Health: Helping Nature Control Pests and Diseases Organically Vegetable Crop Health. NOFA Interstate Council. Barre, MA. For more information visit:
2001Caldwell, B. and C.L. Mohler. Stale seedbed practices for vegetable production. HortScience 36:703-705.
1994Dushoff, J., B. Caldwell and C. L. Mohler. Evaluating the environmental impact of pesticides: a critique of the environmental impact quotient. American Entomologist 40:180-184.