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Wright Soil and Water Science Laboratory

Wright Soil and Water Science Laboratory

Soils and Cropping Systems

Dr. Alan Wright assists citrus and vegetable growers in both the Everglades Agricultural Area, and the Indian River District. His work involves soil nutrient cycling and nutrition for a a number of crops, including:

  • Citrus
  • Lettuce
  • Corn
  • Snap beans


  1. To develop new and improved crop management strategies for subsiding soils of the Everglades Agricultural Area
  2. To improve sugarcane and vegetable production systems using updated nutrient management practices

group of workers harvesting snap beans in the field
Snap beans near harvest