Jonathan A. Allred is a PhD student at Cornell University. He received his BS in plant science at Cal Poly Pomona with a focus in field-crops. In 2015, Jonathan joined the Mattson Lab at Cornell where he obtained his MS in horticulture biology with a focus in controlled environment agriculture, biological and environmental engineering and economics as they relate to microgreen cultivation. In 2017, Jonathan accepted the position as a PhD student at Cornell remaining in the Mattson Lab. Currently Jonathan’s focus is on the optimization of day-neutral strawberry cultivars in controlled environments through the modification of various environmental parameters.
“In a field as pioneering and creatively captivating as plant production in controlled systems, sometimes it pays to have a fresh set of eyes” – Jonathan Allred