Samuel D. Cotner

Professor
Department of Horticultural Sciences
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX 77843-2134

Phone: 979-845-5341
FAX: 979-845-0627

E-Mail: s-cotner@tamu.edu

Sam Cotner received his B.S. in Agronomy from Texas A&M University in 1964. He received his M.S. and Ph.D. in Horticulture from Texas A&M University in 1967 and 1977, respectively. Dr. Cotner is a Member of the Graduate Faculty of Texas A&M University, and can serve as a Chair, Co-Chair or Member of Graduate Student Advising Committees. He became a Member of the Graduate Faculty in February 1984.

Dr. Cotner's area of research is vegetable production.

"I expect students to set lofty and ambitious goals for themselves and to work hard toward achieving excellence while attending Texas A&M University. If they do their part, I will do all that I can to help them achieve their highest expectations."

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

The Vegetable Book: A Texan's Guide to Gardening. 1985. S. Cotner. T.G. Press.

Container Vegetables, The Easy Way To Garden. 1987. S. Cotner. Suntex Communications Inc.

Seedless Watermelon Production. 1988. Texas Agricultural Extension Service, L-2303. Parsons, J., S.D. Cotner, L. Stein and J. Johnson.

Harvesting and Handling Vegetables. 1991. Texas Agricultural Extension Service. Dainello, F., S.D. Cotner, et al.

Vegetable Growers Handbook. 1991. Texas Agricultural Extension Service. Dainello, F., S.D. Cotner, et al.

Growing Great Melons. 1994. Texas Gardener, Vol. XIII, No. 3.

Yield and Cost Impacts of Reduced Pesticide Use On Fruits and Vegetables. 1994. Choices, American Economics Association. Knutson, R.D., Charles Hall, E.G. Smith, S.D. Cotner and John W. Miller.

Greens For Texas Winter Gardens. 1996. Texas Gardener, Vol. XV, No. 4.


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