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Mary LaRue "Rue" Snell

Research Associate, Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture
Potato Certification Service
Colorado State University
San Luis Valley Research Center
0249 East Road 9 North
Center, CO 81125

Phone: 719-754-3496, ext. 18
Fax: 719-754-2619
E-mail: mary.snell@colostate.edu


B.S. Horticulture/Biology, New Mexico State University, 1976.

Current Position:

Rue became the Lab Supervisor for the Potato Certification Service in April of 1996. Her primary responsibilities are virus and bacterial testing of greenhouse stocks, summer field samples, and winter test samples for the Colorado certified seed growers.


Rue is married to Gary. Gary is the Range Management Specialist for the U.S. Forest Service on the Conejos Peak Ranger District. They have three sons: John, Christopher, and Matthew.

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San Luis Valley Research Center
0249 E Rd. 9 N
Center, CO 81125
SLVRC: (719) 754 - 3594
Coop Ext: (719) 754-3494 / 754-3495
Potato Cert Svc: (719) 754-3496
FAX: (719) 754-2619
December 07, 2007, 06:41:25 AM
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