I have 19 years of experience, and specialize in the field of horticulture with specific knowledge in the areas of vegetable breeding, vegetable production and vegetable biotechnology. I have published on such topics as vegetable grafting, watermelon variety development and vegetable biotechnology. I have developed new varieties of watermelon, cucumber and cantaloupe. I have field tested numerous genetically engineered vegetables. I have tested numerous vegetable growing techniques for the field and greenhouse. I operate a small commercial greenhouse that specializes in greenhouse tomatoes and other locally grown vegetables.