A plant physiologist studies the physical, chemical, and biological functions of living plants. They study whole plants, as well as plant cells, molecules, and genes.
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 May 2020, the median yearly salary for a plant physiologist was $81,308, according to SalaryExpert.com. For more information, visit Study.com's Plant Physiologist Profile.
PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND ASSOCIATIONS
VIDEOS AND TESTIMONIALS
Learn about plant physiologist, Paul Schreiner's research with the USDA’s Agricultural Research Service and the Oregon Wine Research Institute.
Watch a day in the life of plant physiologist, Wendy Zellne and her research on the relationship of nitrogen and plants enduring stress.