Steven R. Turner


West Virginia University 1986 - 1989.

M.S. in Horticulture

Thesis Title: Regeneration of Shoots from Pear Cotyledons in Vitro and Effects of Agar Substitutes and Thidiazuron in Crabapple, Pear, and Geum.

West Virginia University 1975 -1979.

B.S.F. in Forest Resource Management.


Coauthored - (Vitrification of Crabapple, Pear, and Geum on Gellan Gum-solidified Culture

Medium). HortScience 25(12):1648-1650. Dec. 1990.

Coauthored - (1988 West Virginia Hybrid Corn Trials). Circular 150 Agricultural and Forestry

Experiment Station, West Virginia University, March 1989.


April 1997 to present - Curator, Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Conservatory

July 1989 to March 1997 - Lead Horticulturist, National Aquarium in Baltimore, Baltimore, MD.

June 1988 to July 1989 - Research Technologist II, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV.

January 1988 to June 1988 - Graduate Research Assistant, West Virginia University,

Morgantown, WV.

March 1987 to January 1988 - Greenhouse Grower, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV.