University of Vermont

College of
Agriculture and Life Sciences

Department of Plant and Soil Science

Terence Bradshaw, Ph.D.


Terence Bradshaw, Research Associate

  • Ph.D, Plant & Soil Science, University of Vermont, 2015
  • M.S., Plant & Soil Science, University of Vermont, 2011
  • B.S., Plant & Soil Science, University of Vermont, 1996
  • C.V. (PDF)
Areas of Expertise

Tree Fruit & Viticulture Specialist; Horticulture; Integrated Pest Management

My research and outreach program is designed to address sustainability issues in the tree fruit and viticulture industries in Vermont. Specific program areas include: technical support to address horticultural and pest management needs of Vermont fruit growers; assessment of organic apple production systems in cool, humid climates; grape cultivar evaluation; assessment of apple production systems for hard cider markets; and mitigation of apple replant disease.

Contact Information
Phone: (802) 922-2591
Office Hours: 210 Jeffords by appointment
Website: UVM Fruit

I teach the following courses:

  • Sustainable Farm Practicum (Summer) PSS 209
  • Sustainable Orchard & Vineyard Management (Summer) PSS 195

Recent Publications:

Berkett, L.P, Bradshaw, T.L., Kingsley-Richards, S.L., and M.C. Griffith.   2013.  Disease evaluation of selected cold climate wine grape cultivars in Vermont, USA.   IOBC-WPRS Bulletin.  [accepted]

Bradshaw, T.L., Berkett, L.P., Griffith, M.C., Kingsley-Richards, S.L., Darby, H.M., Parsons, R.L., Moran, R.E. and Garcia, M.E. 2013. Assessment of Kelp Extract Biostimulants on Tree Growth, Yield, and Fruit Quality in a Certified Organic Apple Orchard. Acta Hort. (ISHS) 1001:191-198.

Bradshaw T.L., L.P. Berkett, and S.L. Kingsley-Richards. 2013. Horticultural Assessment of Eight Cold-Hardy Wine Grape Cultivars in Vermont. Oral presentation.  Proceedings of  2013 Northeast Region American Society of Horticultural Science Annual Meeting. January 2-4, 2013, New Brunswick, NJ.