Ryan Lawrence Sebring

Ryan Lawrence Sebring

  • Ph.D. Candidate, Horticulture
USDA-ARS PSWMRU, Building 3702 Curtin Road
University Park, PA 16802

Areas of Expertise

  • Bacterial Nitrogen Fixation
  • Endophyte Mutualism & Inoculation
  • Hydroponic Vegetable Production

Education

  • B.Sc. Biology - Developmental Biology & Genetics, Eberly College of Science, The Pennsylvania State University, PA, USA 2014
  • M.Sc. Agronomy, Department of Plant Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University, PA, USA 2017

Advisers: Sjoerd Duiker, Ray B. Bryant

Studies: Bacterial inoculation (1), yield promotion (2), nutrient profiling (3), and bacterial nitrogen fixation (4) of agronomic and horticultural crops, including but not limited to -

  • Asteraceae 
    • L. sativa (1,2,4)
    • H. annuus (1,2)
    • C. bipinnatus (1,2)
    • Z. peruviana (1,2)
  • Brassicaceae
    • B. rapa (1,2)
    • B. oleracea, multiple (1)
    • R. raphanistrum subsp. sativus (1,2)
  • Poaceae
    • P. pratensis (1,2,3)
    • F. arundinacea (1,2,3)
    • S. bicolor (1,2)
    • Z. mays, silage and grain (1,2,3)
  • Solanaceae
    • C. annuum (1,2,3,4)
    • C. chinense (1,2,3,4)
    • S. lycopersicum (1,2,3,4)

Selected publications:

  • Schlossberg, M.J.; McGraw, B.A.; Sebring, R.L.; Hivner, K.R. 2018. Nitrogen Recovery and Loss from Kentucky Bluegrass Fertilized by Conventional or Enhanced-Efficiency Urea Granules. Agronomy 8, 144. 
  • Veith, T.L., J.E. Richards, S.C. Goslee, A.S. Collick, R.B. Bryant, D.A. Miller, B.W. Bills, A.R. Buda, R.L. Sebring, and P.J.A. Kleinman. 2015. Navigating spatial and temporal complexity in developing a long-term land use database for an agricultural watershed. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 70(5):288-296, doi:10.2489/jswc.70.5.288