Language(s) spoken: English, Hindi
Naveen DixitAssistant Professor of Horticulture and Extension specialist, University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Dr. Naveen Kumar Dixit (he/him) works as an Assistant Professor of Horticulture and Extension specialist at University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES), Princess Anne. He also holds the position of NE SARE coordinator in MD. Dr. Dixit works on multiple aspects of crop growth and development including stress physiology (abiotic and biotic stress), postharvest physiology, integrated weed management, nano-technological management of insects, plant-pathogen interaction, nutrient management, phosphorus phytoremediation, community horticulture, global climate change (high temperature), produce safety, nanotechnology, fruit and vegetable production, and orchard management. In addition to rejuvenating the lost fruit industry on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, He is working to establish a multi-fruit orchard at UMES for teaching, research, and extension. Dr. Dixit is actively engaged in community welfare with a vision of promoting fruit/vegetable cultivation in each backyard in MD for a healthy lifestyle.