Matthew D. Kleinhenz, Ph.D.

Department of Horticulture & Crop Science

122 Gourley Hall
(330) 263-3810

After education at Kent State University and The Ohio State University for his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees, Dr. Matthew Kleinhenz received his Doctoral degree in Horticulture at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. He currently is a Professor at OSU in the Department of Horticulture and Crop Science in the Extension Vegetable Crop Physiology Lab. Dr. Kleinhenz is currently active in three areas of study: (1) the stability of important physiological and market-based factors across genotypes and environments; (2) the control of phytonutrient accumulation for consumer and grower benefit; and (3) lessening specific challenges (e.g., nutrient management) associated with organic vegetable crop production. Since 1996, he has delivered more than sixty presentations in Extension programs (conferences, field days, workshops, television) held in four states to approximately four thousand program attendees. He has also led and contributed to the development of twenty programs, including field tours, conferences, workshops, and roundtable discussions.

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