Hilary Sandler

Professor Hilary Sandler

Director, UMass Cranberry Station; Extension Associate Professor


Ph.D. Plant and Soil Sciences, University of Massachusetts-Amherst, 2004.
M.S. Plant Science, University of Delaware, 1983.
B.A. Biology/Environmental Studies, University of Pennsylvania, 1981

Research Area: Plant Environment Interactions
Field of Study: Agriculture, Fruit Integrated Pest Management
Office: UMass Cranberry Station, PO Box 569, 1 State Bog Road, E. Wareham, MA 02538

Research Interests: 

  • Factors that influence the dynamics of crop and weed ecology within the cranberry production system
  • Development and implementation of nonchemical pest management, especially weeds
  • Utilization of precision agriculture (e.g., UAVs, application technology) for IPM
  • Investigation of dodder genetics and management impacts
  • Investigations on the vine establishment, weed colonization, and fertilizer management