Clay Britton

Clay Britton

Clay Britton
Assistant Professor of Biology and Agricultural Science

Office: Garber 118
E-mail:
cbritton@ferrum.edu
Office phone: (540) 365-4367

Clay-Britton

B.S. Biology, Elon University

Ph.D. Plant Biology, Purdue University

AGS 110: Issues in Agriculture

AGY 315: Soil Science and Management

BIO 111: Introduction to Biology II

BIO 202: Introduction to Plant Science

PPH 110: One Health

Practicums

Independent Research

Papers:

Touchette, B. W., Burkholder, J. M., Allen, E., Alexander, J.L., Kinder, C. A., James, J., and Britton, C. 2007. Eutrophication and cyanobacteria blooms in run-of-river impoundments in North Carolina, U.S.A. Lake Reserv. Manage. 23:179-192

Flaherty, K. W., H. L. Walker, C. H. Britton, and C. A. Lembi. 2007. Response of Cylindrospermopsis raciborskii and Pseudanabaena limnetica to a potential biological control agent, bacterium SG-3 (Lysobacter cf. brunescens). Lake Reserv. Manage. 23:255-263.

Poster Presentation:

Britton, C. 2015. Utilizing Phylogenetic Analyses and Population Genetics to Track the Movement of the Cyanobacterium Cylindrospermopsis raciborskii. Presented at the 55th Annual Aquatic Plant Management Society.

Presentations/Extension Talks:

Britton, C. 2015. “Container Gardening: Applied Strategies for Planting an Arthritis-Friendly Garden”. Presented to the Arthritis Support Group at Cape Fear Valley Hospital.

Britton, C. 2013. “Container Gardening: Creating an Arthritis-Friendly Garden”. Presented to the Arthritis Support Group at Cape Fear Valley Hospital.

Britton, C. 2012. “Aquatic plants and wet gardens: Design ideas and management.” Presented to the Cumberland County Master Gardener’s Association.

Dr. Britton is interested in examining the use of plant pollen as a forensic science tool. He also participates in the water quality monitoring of Smith Mountain Lake. Additionally, there is research interest in the control of aquatic weeds, algae and cyanobacteria. Dr. Britton is interested in listening to any project ideas that students might have and is willing to guide them through their exploration. Currently, he is co-advising a group of students on the establishment of a green roof on Ferrum College’s campus.

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