BOTANY EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-069765
This expert is an endowed professor of Weed Science at a very prominent university in California. He is the author of 2 patents, 5 books, and over 100 scholarly publications in field of Weed Science and Agronomy. He earned his doctoral degree from Kansas State University and later served as an agronomist and weed specialist at Washington State University, as well as a lecturer in Urban Horticulture at the University of Washington. He is an active member of the United ...
Expert Witness: E-069789
This supremely qualified plant physiologist earned his BS in Botany from DePauw University, his MS in Plant Ecology from the University of Colorado, and his doctoral degree from the University of Illinois. He is an active member of the Weed Science Society of America and lead a twenty plus year career at American Cyanamid, where he attained the position of Director of Herbicide Discovery. Additionally, he served as a Plant Physiologist for more than a decade with the ...
Expert Witness: E-011737
This expert is currently a wood scientist and has been working in the wood industry for almost 20 years. He earned a BS in Construction Management & Wood Products Engineering from SUNY College of Environmental Science & Forestry and a Masters Degree in Forest Products from Oregon State University. This expert focuses primarily in investigations of problems associated with wood and wood-based products, evaluations of wood products used in construction, and management of ...
Expert Witness: E-012576
This expert is one of two owners and a Principal Scientist at a major environmental firm. This firm specializes in providing solutions to challenging agricultural and environmental problems throughout the world. Their areas of expertise include soil science, water quality and demand evaluation and management, agricultural systems, salinity and nutrient management, ecosystem restoration, statistics, remote sensing, geospatial analysis, land stabilization, and regulatory ...
Expert Witness: E-052344
This highly qualified wildlife management expert earned his Masters and PhD in Wildlife Ecology from the University of Wisconsin - Madison, where he also served as an Associate Lecturer on the topic of Wildlife Population Dynamics and Zoology. He belongs to a number of prestigious societies in the wildlife field, with a focus on birds and fowl, including the Waterbirds Society and the American Ornithologists' Union. He is extensively published in the field and his ...

BOTANY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Herbal Supplement Allegedly Contains Banned Substance BOTANY Expert Case

Herbal Supplement Allegedly Contains Banned Substance

This case involves an herbal supplement manufacturer that was accused of including a banned substance in its products. The product was distributed in two primary retail drug stores. Within the first few weeks of the product’s release, the retailers receive …

Golf Course Landscape Allegedly Damaged By Herbicide Drift BOTANY Expert Case

This case involves the owners of a luxury country club and golf course in a wealthy South Carolina community. Several acres of the property in question were wooded and maintained by an experienced staff of landscapers and horticulturists. During the height …

Student Gets Severe Cut by Scalpel During Lab Class BOTANY Expert Case

Student Gets Severe Cut by Scalpel During Lab Class

This case involves an 8th-grade student who was taking a science class. The student’s teacher used an activity plan that required students to use scalpels to dissect the reproductive parts of a flower. The teacher started the class using standard lab ins …

Florist has Entire Collection of Rare Flowers Destroyed by Alleged Water Damage BOTANY Expert Case

This case involves the destruction of rare flowers in a climate-controlled warehouse. The plaintiff, a wedding florist, used a warehouse with an advanced climate-control system in order to store her bouquets before transporting them to weddings. One night, …