Nebraska Authors

Paul E. Read

Born 1937 Canandaigua, NY (USA)

Professor of Horticulture and Viticulture at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Speaker, Nebraska Speakers Bureau.

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Horticulture; Lab Manuals; Textbooks


BS, 1959, Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
MS, 1964, Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
PhD, 1967, University of Delaware, Newark, DE


County 4-H Club Agent (N.Y.)

Places Worked

Cornell University, Graduate Resident Assistant, 1962-64
University of Delaware, 1964-67
University of Minnesota, 1967-87
University of Nebraska, Head Department of Horticuture, Professor of Horticulture and Viticulture, 1987-


American Society Horticultural Science, Fellow and Vice-President
Plant Growth Regulation Society of America, President
The American Chestnut Foundation, President
Mari Sandoz Heritage Foundation, Board of Directors
Omaha Botanical Gardens, Board of Directors;


The Biology of Horticulture.
Plant Propagation Lab Manual. 1979. (with T. Fretz and M. Peele).
An Introductory Textbook. 1993. (with John E. Preece).
(Numerous other scholarly publications.)

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