Lynette Morgan, PhD


Dr. Lynette Morgan holds a B.Hort.Tech (Hons) degree and a PhD in Horticultural Science (greenhouse crop production) from Massey University in New Zealand. Her PhD thesis focused on hydroponic tomato production in both NFT and media systems and improvement of fruit quality aspects. Now a partner in SUNTEC International Hydroponic Consultants, and with over 25 years experience in the industry, Lynette is involved in many aspects of hydroponic and greenhouse production, including remote consultancy services for new and existing commercial greenhouse growers and other organizations worldwide, as well as research trials and product development for manufacturers of horticultural products. Lynette has also presented seminars, key note addresses, research papers and technical workshops at a number of hydroponic conferences in New Zealand, Australia, USA, Canada and Mexico. As a part time tutor with ACS (Australian Correspondence School) Lynette is involved with biochemistry, hydroponics (beginner to advanced courses), plant breeding, tissue culture and aquaponics subjects. Lynette is also the author of six hydroponic technical books designed to provide basic to advanced technical information for growers, students and researchers and regularly contributes to a number of industry publications. She has contributed 24 Key Topic datasheets for the CABI Horticulture compendium since 2015 and prior to that wrote crop datasheets for the Crop Protection Compendium. Lynette is also a member of the CABI Horticulture Board.