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Matt Arrington

Matt Arrington

Assistant Teaching Professor
Plant & Wildlife Sciences

108 LSGH
Provo, UT 84602


Dr. Arrington graduated with a BS in Horticulture from Brigham Young University Idaho. Completed a MS with Oregon State University in crop load and canopy management of tree fruit. Finished a PhD in plant physiology, specializing in crop load management and pollination of fruiting crops.
Dr. Arrington worked as a research scientist and director of new crops for Plenty Inc. developing systems and guiding a team in researching the needs of non-conventional fruiting crops for indoor farming.

Research Interests

Indoor agriculture systems development, non-conventional crop use in vertical farming, environmental control of indoor fruiting crops

Teaching Interests

Plant physiology, greenhouse management, urban agriculture, vertical farming, sustainable agriculture and agricultural innovation


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Horticulture , Plant Physiology/Pomology, Washington State University (2018)
  • Master of Science, Horticulture , Whole Plant Physiology, Oregon State University (2015)
  • Bachelor of Science, Horticulture , Production Horticulture, Brigham Young University- Idaho (2012)

Licenses and Certifications

  • State of Utah Department of Agriculture and Food, Non Commercial Pesticide Applicator (2023 - 2025)

Courses Taught