Gregory M. Peck
Hard cider; organic agriculture; pomology; soil ecology; sustainable agriculture; systems-level research
Current Research Interest
Polyphenol development and characterization in cider apples; managing crop load and biennial bearing in cider apple orchards; determining soil quality in apple orchards; modeling apple pollen tube growth to improve crop load management
United States Association of Cider Makers Grower Advocate of the Year
State Horticultural Association of Pennsylvania George A. Goodling Memoral Lecture Presenter
American Society for Horticultural Science Outstanding Extension Publication
Thompson, Ashley A., Mark A. Williams, and Gregory M. Peck. “Compost and Geneva Series Rootstocks Increase Young Gala Apple Tree Growth and Change Root-Zone Microbial Communities.” Scientia Horticulturae 256 (2019): 108573.
Wolfe, David W., Arthur T. DeGaetano, Gregory M. Peck, Mary Carey, Lewis H. Ziska, John Lea-Cox, Armen R. Kemanian, Michael P. Hoffman, and David Y. Hollinger. “Unique Challenges and Opportunities for Northeastern US Crop Production in a Changing Climate.” Climate Change 146, no. 1-2 (2018): 231-245.