Personnel Profile

Dr. Greta Schuster, Department Chair and Professor of Agronomy/Integrated Pest Management

Dr. Greta Schuster

Dr. Schuster is originally from Weslaco, Tx but was raised in Starkville, Mississippi.  Dr. Schuster has been at A&M-Kingsville since 2008. In addition to her teaching duties, she has a 25 percent appointment with AgriLife Extension. Previously, she worked in the Integrated Pest Management program in the Division of Agriculture at West Texas A&M University, the last three years as director of the program. She also held appointments with Texas Cooperative Extension and Texas A&M University. She was an extension integrated pest management agent for Castro and Lamb Counties. She earned her bachelor’s degree in animal science and her master’s degree in agronomy from East Texas State University and her doctorate in plant virology and plant pathology from Texas A&M University. Schuster has had numerous published manuscripts and publications and presented at a variety of professional meetings.  

Curriculum Vitae


B.S. in Animal Science, East Texas State University - 1985

M.S. in Agronomy, East Texas State University - 1991

Ph.D. in Virology, Texas A&M University - 1994

Contact Information

Agriculture, Agribusiness & Environmental Sciences
KLAG 117
MSC 228 Texas A&M University-Kingsville
Kingsville, Texas 78363-8202
voice: 361-593-3719 (Anna Salazar, Admin Assist.)
fax: 361 593-3788
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This page was last updated on: August 18, 2017