Lee SchweitzerLee E Schweitzer

Professor of Agronomy

Department: Agronomy
Phone: 765.494.4789
Fax: 765.496.2926
Office: Lilly 2-414B
E-mail: lschweit@purdue.edu
Area of Expertise: Crops Teaching​

Curriculum Vitae

Research Areas

Identification of key physiological processes which contribute to superior performance in soybean.  Site specific management of grain crops.

Most Significant Publications

Schweitzer, L.E., et al. 1996. Corn Growth, Development and Diagnostics - Germination To Knee High. CD-ROM. Purdue University Media Distribution, Lafayette, IN. CD - AY 1. 

Schweitzer, L.E., et al. 1998. Broadleft Weed Seedling Identification. CD-ROM. Purdue University Media Distribution. Lafayette, Indiana. CD - AY 3. 

Schweitzer, L.E., et al. 1999. Corn Growth, Development, and Diagnostics - Knee High To Maturity. CD-ROM. Purdue University Media Distribution. Lafayette, IN. CD - AY 2. 

Schweitzer, L.E., et al. 2003. Soybean Growth, Development, and Diagnostics. CD-ROM. Purdue University Media Distribution. Lafayette, IN. CD - AY 4.

Teaching 

Agronomy 375 - Crop Production Systems
Agronomy 398 - Sophomore Seminar
Agronomy 350 - Global Awareness
Industry Internship Placement Coordinator

Extension

No formal responsibilities, however, computer-based interactive multimedia CDs published for teaching are being distributed through the Purdue University Media Distribution Center to meet teaching, extension, producer, and industry needs.  Titles released thus far include:  Corn Growth, Development and Diagnostics - Germination to Knee High (CD-AY-1); Corn Growth, Development and Diagnostics - Knee High to Maturity (CD-AY-2); and Soybean Growth, Development and Diagnostics (CD-AY-4).  Also available is Broadleaf Weed Seedling Identification (CD-AY-3).  These multimedia CD-ROM programs incorporate reference and teaching tools.  CDs may be ordered from the Purdue Crop Management CD Series Website

Professional Experience

Professor, Department of Agronomy, Purdue University, 1994-present
Associate Professor, Department of Agronomy, Purdue University, 1986-1993
Assistant Professor, Department of Agronomy, Purdue University, 1980-1985

Awards and Honors

Crop Science Teaching Award, Crop Science Society of America, 2001
Purdue University Book of Great Teachers, 1999
Purdue University Teaching Academy, 1997
Educational Materials Award, American Society of Agronomy, 1996​
E.B. Knight Award for "Outstanding NACTA Journal Article," 1994​
ASA, Agronomic Resident Education Award, 1991
Amoco Outstanding Teacher (University wide competition) 1987
Outstanding Teacher, Purdue School of Agriculture, 1987
Outstanding Counselor, Purdue School of Agriculture, 1987
Teacher-Fellow, National Associate of Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture, 1986

Education

Ph.D., University of Illinois, 1980
M.S., University of Illinois, 1978​
B.S., Purdue University, 1974

Date joined staff:  1980