August 2011 -
present: Associate Professor of Ornamental Horticulture, University of Connecticut.
August 2005 -
August 2011: Assistant Professor of Ornamental Horticulture, University of Connecticut.
2005: Research Scientist, College of Environmental Science and Forestry, State University of New York.
2004: Postdoctoral Associate, Plant Science Research Center, University of Toledo.
1999 - 2003: Graduate Teaching Assistant, Horticulture and Crop Science Department, The Ohio State University. 1996 - 1998: Horticulturist, Toledo Botanical Garden.
1990 - 1996: Researcher, Moscow Botanical Garden of Russian Academy of Sciences.
1999 - 2003: Ohio State University, Ph.D. in Horticulture
1988 - 1990: Moscow State University, M.S. Botany
1985 - 1988: Moscow State University, B.S. Botany
University of Connecticut, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
2010 Kinsman Award for Excellence in Teaching.
Volk, T. A., L. P. Abrahamson, K. D. Cameron, P. Castellano, T. Corbin, E. Fabio, G. Johnoson, Y. Kuzovkina-Eischen, M. Labreque, R. Miller, D. Sidders, L. B. Smart, K. Staver, .G R. Stanozs and K. Van Rees. 2011. Yields of willow biomass crops across a range of sites in North America. Aspects of Applied Biology Biomass and Energy Crops IV 112: 67-74
Zhivotovsky, O.P., Y. A. Kuzovkina, C. P. Schulthess, T. Morris, and D. Pettinelli. 2011. Lead uptake and translocation by willows in pot and field experiments. International Journal of Phytoremediation. 13:731-749.
Zhivotovsky, O.P., Kuzovkina, Y. A., C. P. Schulthess, T. Morris, D. Pettinelli, and M.Ge. 2011. Hydroponic screening of willows (Salix L.) for lead tolerance and accumulation. International Journal of Phytoremediation, 13:75-94.
Kuzovkina, Y.A. 2010. Integrating innovative green technologies into curriculum for tomorrow's professionals. Acta Horticulturae. 881:363-365.
Saska, M., Y. A. Kuzovkina, R. Ricard. 2010. North American willow cut-stem growers: a survey of the business identities, production practices and prospective for the crop. HortTechnology 20(2):351-356.
Saska, M., Kuzovkina, Y.A. 2010. Phenological stages of willow (Salix). Annals of Applied Biology 156(3): 431-437.
Zhivotovsky, O.P. and Kuzovkina, Y.A. 2010. Response of two Salix L. species to water deficit. Journal of Environmental Horticulture 28(2): 63-68.
Kuzovkina, Y.A., O.P. Zhivotovsky, C.P. Schulthess and D. Pettinelli. 2010. Plant selection for a pilot phytoremediation study at a former skeet range. Remediation Journal 20(2): 93-105.
Kuzovkina, Y.A. and Volk T.A. 2009. The characterization of willow (Salix L.) varieties for use in ecological engineering applications: co-ordination of structure, function and autecology. Ecological Engineering 35: 1178-1189.
Dickmann, D. and Y.A. Kuzovkina.
2008. Poplars and Willows in the World. In: FAO. Poplars and Willows in the World: Meeting the needs of society and the environment. International Poplar Commission 9-2, FAO, Rome, Italy. http://www.fao.org/forestry/32608/en 134 pp.
Kuzovkina, Y.A., M. Weih, M. Abalos Romero, J. Charles, S. Hurst, I. McIvor, A. Karp, S. Trybush, M. Labrecque, T. Teodorescu, N.B. Singh, L. Smart and T. Volk. 2008. Salix : botany and global horticulture. HortReviews 34:447-489.
Kuzovkina, Y.A. 2008. Establishment and maintenance of living structures made of willow (Salix) stems. Arboriculture & Urban Forestry 34(5): 290-295
Kuzovkina Y.A., Quigley M.F. 2005. Willows beyond wetlands: uses of Salix L. species for environmental projects.
Water, Air and Soil Pollution. 162: 183-204. Article
Kuzovkina Y.A., Knee M., Quigley M.F. 2004. Cadmium and copper uptake and translocation of five Salix L. species. International Journal of Phytoremediation, V.6(3): 269-287. Article
Kuzovkina Y.A., Knee M., Quigley M.F. 2004. Soil compaction and flooding effects on the growth of twelve Salix L. species.
Journal of Environmental Horticulture, 22(3): 155-160. Article
Kuzovkina Y.A. and Quigley M.F. 2004. Ornamental Salix L. species for alpine and small urban gardens.
Journal of Arboriculture 30(2): 127-131. Article
Kuzovkina Y.A., Quigley M.F. 2004. Evaluation of Salix L. species for florist cut stem production. HortTechnology, 14(3): 415-419. Article
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