Arvazena E. Clardy

Arvazena E. Clardy
Assistant Professor in Ornamental Horticulture, 4-SET and NRCS Outreach Coordinator
Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
College of Agriculture, Human and Natural Sciences





Contact Information:

Office Location:  200 Farrell-Westbrook
Telephone:  615-963-4887
FAX:  615-963-5833


Research Areas:

Ornamental Horticulture, Growth Regulators, Hydroponics and Nutrition


AGSC 1200: Introduction to Plant Science
Adjunct Teaching: Introduction to Soil Science
High School Classes: Landscaping, Small Animal Care and Management, Fish and Wildlife Management, Introduction to Agricultural Science, Greenhouse Management, Nursery Production, and Floral Design.


  • Research experiments in Ornamental Grasses
  • Research Using Aquatic Plant Species for Phytoremediation of Agricultural Pollutants in Ponds and Small Farmers
  • Pond maintenance, management and cleanup
  • Provide leadership for Youth Development in Science, Engineering and Technology
  • Plan and conduct statewide educational programs in Horticulture


B. Sc     Plant Science, option in Ornamental Horticulture-Tennessee State University

M. Sc   Agriculture, option in Plant Science-Tennessee State University

Ph. D   Soil and Plant Science, option in Plant Physiology-Alabama A & M University   

Tennessee State University, Fifteen (15) Graduate Hours in Education, Curriculum and Development


Date joined staff:  May 2008

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