Dr. H. Brent Pemberton


Texas A&M Regents Fellow and Professor of Ornamental Horticulture and Plant Physiology
E-Mail: b-pemberton@tamu.edu

Website: East Texas Ornamental Plants




  • BS, Texas Tech University, 1978
  • PhD, University of Minnesota, 1983

Professional Positions Held:

  • September 1999 to present – Professor – Horticulture
  • September 1988 to September 1999 – Associate Professor – Horticulture
  • October 1982 – September 1988 – Assistant Professor – Horticulture, Texas A&M University Agricultural Research and Extension Center, Overton
  • September 1978 – October 1982 – Research Assistant – University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota
  • 1980 and 1981 (Winter Quarters) – Teaching Assistant – University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota.
  • October 1977 to May 1978 – Student Assistant – Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Honors / Awards Received:

  • Recipient of the Ornamental Publication Award 1986 from the American Society for Horticultural
  • Master Gardener Partner Award of 1998.  Texas Agricultural Extension Service and the Smith County Master Gardeners.  March 1999
  • The BUILD EAST TEXAS Award of Excellence in Agricultural Research and Extension for 2000
  • ISHS Medal.  Awarded in recognition of meritorious service to the International Society of Horticultural Science as Convener of the IV International Symposium on Rose Research and Cultivation.  September 2005
  • Friend of Master Gardeners – 2010.  Awarded for his ongoing support of the Smith County Master Gardener program.  Awarded by Texas AgriLife Extension Service and the Smith County Master Gardeners.  April 2011
  • Fellow of the Society, Class of 2015. American Society of Horticultural Science

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