Plants, Soils and Climate
Assistant Professor | Ornamental Horticulture Specialist
Contact InformationOffice Location: AGRS 337, USU Logan Campus
Horticulture, Plant Physiology, Water Conservation, Water Quality, Sustainability
Dr. Poudyal received his doctoral degree from Michigan State University in 2020. His research focuses on developing sustainable management practices for landscape and nursery plants, emphasizing water conservation. He aims to evaluate and understand physiological, morphological, and biochemical responses of various ornamentals subjected to irrigation with unconventional water sources and develop effective techniques to protect surface and groundwater resources by reducing agrochemicals runoff. He collaborates with various public and private entities to share knowledge on water conservation and conservative irrigation practices.
Dr. Poudyal aims to develop best management practices on efficient irrigation of landscape nursery plants, identify and promote unconventional water sources for irrigation and protect surface and groundwater quality by lowering agrochemicals runoff.
Association of Nepalese Agricultural Professionals of Americas outstanding service award, 2022
Association of Nepalese Agricultural Professionals of Americas