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David Wees

Mr. David Wees,
Faculty lecturer,
Department of Plant Science
and Farm Management and Technology Program
Phone: 514-398-7868 or 398-7756
Fax: 514-398-7897
david [dot] wees [at] mcgill [dot] ca (E-mail)

David Wees teaches courses in the Department of Plant Science and the Farm Management and Technology Program: Greenhouse Management, Urban Horticulture, Fruit and Vegetable Crops, Introduction to Plant Science, Landscape Design and others.  He is responsible for an outreach program called “You are what you eat” (see outreach activities below).

Outreach activities

You are what you eat (PromoScience): http://www.mcgill.ca/whatueat/

McGill feeding McGill: http://www.mcgill.ca/sustainability/sites/mcgill.ca.sustainability/files/13-176_mcgill_feeding_mcgill_4.pdf and http://www.mcgill.ca/sustainability/sites/mcgill.ca.sustainability/files/mcgill_feeding_mcgill.ecocity2011.presentation.ppt

Selected Publications

D. Wees. 2013. Hardy fruit handbook, 8th edition. Macdonald Campus of McGill University.

D. Wees,  J. Boisclair, P. Séguin et M. Bleho. 2013. Amélioration de la culture de la patate douce : une nouvelle culture pour le Québec. Rapport final, Programme de soutien à l’innovation horticole. 

D. Wees. 2013. The greenhouse handbook, 6th edition. Macdonald Campus of McGill University.

D. Wees. 2013. Mint. The Canadian Encyclopedia.

D. Wees. 2012. La patate douce et son potentiel pour la production biologique: essais et constats. Les journées horticoles de St-Rémi, Dec. 6, 2012, St-Rémi.

D. Wees. 2012. McGill feeding McGill : Agriculture urbaine à l’Université McGill. Colloque sur l’agriculture urbaine à Montréal, Palais des Congrès, 17 mai 2012.

D. Wees. 2012. L’agriculture urbaine: un projet éducatif multidisciplinaire. Mémoire déposé à la consultation publique sur l’agriculture urbaine à Montréal.  Office de consultation publique de Montréal.

A. Odenigbo, J. Rahimi, M. Ngadi, D. Wees, A. Mustafa and P. Seguin. 2012. Quality changes in different cultivars of sweet potato during deep-fat frying. Journal of Food Processing and Technology 3(5):1-5.

Wees, D. and K.A. Stewart. 2011. Quality of organic and conventional greenhouse cucumbers and tomatoes. Acta Horticulturae 893:1209-1214.

Wees, D. 2008. La culture en serre des fines herbes. Centre de référence en agriculture et agroalimentaire du Québec.