Nina Bassuk

    Professor
    Cornell University

    Nina Bassuk has been a professor and program leader of the Urban Horticulture Institute at Cornell University for the past 39 years

    She is co- author of ‘Trees in the Urban Landscape”, a text for landscape architects and horticultural practitioners on establishing trees in disturbed and urban landscapes. In addition, Dr. Bassuk has authored over 100 papers on the physiological problems of plants growing in urban environments, including improved plant selections for difficult sites, soil modification including the development of ‘CU-Structural Soil’ and improved transplanting technology.

    She works closely with municipalities to help implement best practices in urban forestry management.

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