Dr. Julia Wheeler

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Research Scientist

My research focuses on cold-climate plant eco-physiology; I study how to maximize growth, productivity and yield in horticultural and forage crops in the boreal-northern climate zones of Canada.

Current research and/or projects

J-001742 Evaluation of fungal endophytes for IPM of blueberry bushes and grapevines

J-001791 Strategies for the Growth of Healthy Nutrient-Rich Plants for Northern and Remote Communities

Education and awards

B.Sc. (Hons) Biology, Memorial University, 2007

M.Sc. Biology, Memorial University, 2009

PhD (Summa cum laude) Botany, University of Basel, 2014 

Key publications

For a complete list of publications, please visit: AAFC Online

Research facility

308 Brookfield Road, BLDG 25
St. John's, NL A1E 6J5


Adjunct Professor, Memorial University, St. John's, NL

Regular Member, Canadian Society of Plant Biologists