Robert R. Krueger


Dr. Robert R. Krueger is a native of California. He grew up in an agricultural environment and this interest lead to a MS in Plant Science from the University of California, Riverside, and eventually to a PhD in Plant Physiology from the University of California, Davis. Since receiving his doctorate, he has worked as a Horticulturist at the USDA-ARS National Clonal Germplasm Repository in Riverside, California, where he is the Curator of the national collections of genetic resources of citrus, date palms, and related taxa. As Curator, he is responsible for acquisition, maintenance, distribution, and evaluation of these plant genetic resources. His research interests and activities include phytosanitary considerations, genetic relationships, ecophysiology, nursery practices, and cultural associations of the crops.