Department of Plant Science
Ranjit Riar, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Agronomy
Office: Ag 113 Office Hours: Spring 2020, 10:00 am-12:00 pm Mondays and Wednesdays
Phone: (559) 278-2147
Office Hours: Monday/Wednesday: 10 a.m. - Noon
Education: B.S. Agriculture (Hons.)- Khalsa College, GNDU, Amritsar, India.
M.S. Agronomy- Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, India.
Ph.D. Crop Science- North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC.
Fields of Interest: Teaches cereal and forage crops, aspects of crop productivity, and introductory crop science courses at the undergraduate level, and crop physiology class at the graduate level. Areas of research include cotton, sorghum, hops, cereal and forage crops, and tillage practices. Joined the department in fall of 2018.