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Jeffery K. Iles

Professor and Chair

Department of Horticulture
106 Horticulture Hall
Iowa State University
Ames, IA  50011-1100

Phone:
(515) 294-3718
Email:
iles@iastate.edu
Room:
106B Horticulture
Bio

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Iowa State University, 1993
Master of Science, Penn State University, 1985
Bachelor of Science, Michigan State University, 1977

Research Focus

Woody landscape plant evaluation (for use in the upper Midwest).  Landscape plant establishment and maintenance.  Nursery crop production practices.

Awards/Special Recognition

2008 Gamma Sigma Delta, Extension Award of Merit
2007 Iowa State Horticultural Society, Honor Award
2007 American Society for Horticultural Science, Education Publication Award
2004 ISU Interfraternity Council, Outstanding Faculty Award
2004 Iowa Nursery & Landscape Association, Honorary Lifetime Member
2002 American Society for Horticultural Science, Extension Educational Aids Award
2001 Iowa State Horticultural Society, Award of Merit
2000 Society of Municipal Arborists, Award of Merit
2000 American Society for Horticultural Science, Extension Educational Aids Award
2000 Iowa Nursery & Landscape Association, Merit Award
1997 ISU Foundation, Award for Early Achievement in Extension
1995 American Society for Horticultural Science, Extension Educational Aids Award
1992 ISU Extension, New Professional Award
1992 Iowa Nursery & Landscape Association, Merit Award

Teaching Responsibilities

Horticulture 341 – Woody Plant Cultivars: Shade Trees, Ornamental Trees, and Shrubs
Horticulture 342 – Landscape Plant Installation, Establishment, and Maintenance
Horticulture 442 – Nursery Production and Garden Center Management
Horticulture 445 – Horticulture Management & Administration
Horticulture 493 – Plant Forensics:  Examining Landscape Implementation
Horticulture 698 – Horticulture Teaching Practicum (for graduate students)