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James R. Self, PhD.


Research Scientist II Soil and Crop Sciences

Contact Info

Phone: (970) 491-5061   Office: A333 Natural & Environmental Sciences Bldg.

Email:   Lab: CSU Soil, Water, and Plant Testing Laboratory, 200 W. Lake St. A320, NESB, Dept. 1120, Fort Collins, CO¬† 80523


Fields of Expertise

1.) Agriculture
2.) Water Quality

Areas of Interest

 Fertilizer recommendationsInterpretation of lab data.Soil, water, and plant analysis for the determination of nutrients and heavy metals


Dr. Self received a B.S. from Colorado State University in 1974, an M.S. from the University of Missouri-Columbia (1977) and a Ph.D. from the University of Arizona(1988) Currently, Dr. Self is the Lab Manager of the Soil, Water and Plant Testing Lab at CSU.