Larry Stein

Larry A. Stein

Associate Head
Professor and Extension Horticulturist
Department of Horticultural Sciences
Texas A&M University
P.O. Box 1849, Uvalde, TX 78802-1849
PH: 830-278-9151 | FAX: 830-278-4008


Larry Stein received his B.S. in Horticulture from Texas A & M University in 1979 followed by a M.S. in 1981 and Ph.D. in 1985. He was appointed Extension Horticulturist at the Texas A & M Research and Extension in Stephenville in 1985 to work on pecans, fruit crops, and vegetables.  In 1992 he transferred to the Research and Extension Center in Uvalde to continue work in these same areas and was promoted to Professor.  Stein was named Associate Department Head for Extension Horticulture in September of 2012. 

Larry Stein’s area of research has been on production horticulture developing best management practices for pecans, fruits and vegetable crops.  He has authored numerous Extension publications and is co-author of the Texas Peach Handbook (A & M Press).  He is also an editor of the Texas Pecan Handbook and assisted with the release of a new table grape, ‘Victoria Red’, and two bluebonnets, ‘Texas Maroon’, and ‘Ladybird Johnson Royal Blue’.

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