A plant cytologist is a scientist who studies plant cells, especially their appearance and structure, and their effects on each other and their environment.
The minimum education requirement is a Bachelor's degree.
WHERE TO STUDY
For 2- and 4-year college and university programs across the country, visit our Where to Study page.
In December 2018, the median yearly salary for a plant cytologist was $75,703, according to Salary.com. For more information, visit Study.com's Cytologist Profile.
PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND ASSOCIATIONS
- American Society for Cytotechnology
- American Society for Horticultural Science
- American Society of Cytopathology
- Botanical Society of America
VIDEOS AND TESTIMONIALS
Learn how Dominique Loqué, JBEI's Director of Cell Wall Engineering believes that through the study of cytology, we can improve bioenergy crops, which are used to make biofuels.