Amaya Atucha

Associate Professor


(608) 262-6452

Office Location

390 Horticulture Building

Amaya Atucha is an Associate Professor and the Gottschalk Endowed Chair for Cranberry Research in the Department of Plant and Agroecosystem Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her research program focuses on crop ecophysiology and production of small fruit and cold climate viticulture. Current research interests include cold hardiness and dormancy, fruit quality, root-microbe interactions for nutrient uptake, and organic production systems. The goal of her extension program is to generate and provide research-based information that improves crop production and profitability of the Midwest fruit industry. Atucha teaches an undergraduate course on fruit crop production.