UMD: A Globally Connected University

Christopher Walsh

2136 Plant Sciences Building
College Park, MD 20742
Work Phone: 
301 405 4351
Expert Credentials: 

International Training Coordinator for JIFSAN GAPs (Good Agricultural Practices) Program Participated in more than 15 Train the Trainer Programs in the Caribbean Region, Central America, South America, and Asia training agricultural professionals in Good Agricultural Practices Fluent in English and Spanish Member of the International Society for Horticultural Science Held the Vice-Chancellor's Travel Fellowship at Massey University in 1987-8. Conducted laboratory and field research on the maturation, ripening and quality of nectarines and apples.

Area of Expertise: 

Food Safety of Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Production and Handling of Fruit Crops

Ph.D Horticulture with minors in Agronomy and Plant Physiology Cornell University (1980)