CANR Research

UD’s Rodrigo Vargas works with NASA to map carbon dynamics across Mexico
April 12, 2018
Carbon, Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, Mexico Carbon Dynamics, NASA, PLSC, Rodrigo Vargas, University of Delaware Research, big data, carbon dynamics in soil, ecological big data, plant and soil sciences
UD professor collaborates on publication focused on the importance of near-term ecological forecasting
March 12, 2018
Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, Michael Dietze, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Rodrigo Vargas, plant and soil sciences
UD researchers investigate population of black ducks in coastal North Carolina
March 8, 2018
Black Duck Joint Venture, Chris Williams, Daniel Lawson, Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission, UD College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, black duck, black duck nesting preference, black duck nesting success, black duck research, ducks, north carolina black duck
CANR 2018 Research Symposium set for Monday, April 30
March 7, 2018
2018 CANR research symposium, Animal and Food Sciences, Applied Economics and Statistics, CANR symposium, Department of Applied Economics and Statistics, Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, Research Symposium, department of animal and food sciences, plant and soil sciences
UD holds sixth annual Microbial Systems Symposium
February 21, 2018
Amelia Harrison, Animal and Food Sciences, CEOE, Clara Chan, Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, Eric Wommack, Fidelma Boyd, Jennifer Biddle, Kaliopi Bousses, Lingyi Wu, Michael Pavia, Nathan MacDonald, Rebecca Vandzura, amy biddle, cassandra harris, department of animal and food sciences, microbial systems symposium
UD study looks at how light pollution lures birds into urban areas during fall migration
January 18, 2018
Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, Jeff Buler, LED lights, Light pollution, bird flight, bird migration, birds, birds fly south, civil twilight, sky glow
New BASF biofungicide uses UD patents
January 4, 2018
Delaware Biotechnology Institute, Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, Harsh Bais, Janine Sherrier, Plant Pathology, Velondis biofungicide, Venkatachalam Lakshmanan, fungal disease, plant and soil sciences
Fulbright Scholar learns research techniques at UD
November 15, 2017
DANS Assay, Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, Drop-And-See, Fulbright scholar, Jung-Youn Lee, Nicolas Carlotto, plant and soil sciences, plant communication, plasmodesmata
UD’s Palm-Forster looks to incentivize environmental improvements for farmers
November 13, 2017
Algal Blooms, Applied Economics and Statistics, BMP, Department of Applied Economics and Statistics, Leah Palm-Forster, Michigan state university, Toxic Algal Blooms, best management practices, environmental improvements, farm, farmer insurance, farmers, farming, phosphorus runoff, robert schupp, runoff, scott swinton
UD professors team with Brandywine Zoo to test cameras for wildlife population study
November 7, 2017
Brandywine Zoo, Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, Jennifer McCarthy, Kyle McCarthy, jaguarundi, jaguarundi population study, wildlife photos
UD’s Desiree Narango looks at how residential yards impact food webs
October 25, 2017
Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, Desiree Narango, Doug Tallamy, Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, food webs, native plants, native plants food webs
Research explores the positives and negatives of food labels
October 20, 2017
Applied Economics and Statistics, Department of Applied Economics and Statistics, Food Labels, GMO, Kent Messer, food labeling, organic, organic food label
UD’s Rodrigo Vargas receives National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Award
October 17, 2017
Amy Trauth-Nare, Blue Carbon, DNREC, David Satran, Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, NSF, NSF Career award, Rodrigo Vargas, associate in arts program, plant and soil sciences, st. jones reserve
UD’s Sherrier receives $5.9 million NSF grant to conduct research on beneficial plant-microbe interactions
October 3, 2017
4-H, Catalina Pislariu, Delaware 4-H, Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, Janine Sherrier, Maria Harrison, Michael Udvardi, NSF, National Science Foundation, Rebecca Dickstein, debra coffey, plant and soil sciences
UD’s Jaisi Receives NSF EPSCoR Research Fellowship
September 22, 2017
Deb Jaisi, Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, Don Sparks, Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR), NSF, National Science Foundation, plant and soil sciences
UD Cooperative Extension teams with University of Maryland Extension to assess disease resistance in small grains
September 14, 2017
Cooperative Extension, Fusarium head blight, Jason Wight, Nate Kleczewski, UD Cooperative Extension, UD Extension, University of Maryland Extension, University of Maryland’s Beltsville facility, deoxynivelenol (DON), misted nursery, wheat blight, wheat disease
UD’s Arsenault uses lab to improve gut health of livestock animals
September 6, 2017
Animal and Food Sciences, Bridget Aylward, Casey Johnson, Robert Dyer, Ryan Arsenault, Tanya Gressley, amy biddle, department of animal and food sciences, gut health, gut health in animals, gut microbiome, microbiome
UD study looks to clean up subsurface phosphorus risk assessment
August 18, 2017
Amy Shober, Anthony Buda, Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, Joshua McGrath, Journal of Environmental Quality, Kathyrn Turner, Nicole Fiorellino, Scott Andres, Tom Sims, USDA, mid-Atlantic Phosphorous index, nutrient management, phosphorous, phosphorous index, plant and soil sciences, united states department of agriculture
UD’s Hiltpold looks at adding silicon to soil to strengthen plant defenses
August 10, 2017
Adam Frew, Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, Ivan Hiltpold, Soil Biology and Biochemistry, Soil Biology and Biochemistry journal, australia cane grub, australian cane grub, plant stones, silicon, sugar cane, sugar cane pest, sugra cane grub
K. Eric Wommack’s group gets $6 million to study viruses
August 3, 2017
Charles Riordan, DBI, Denise Barnes, Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, EPSCoR, Eric Wommack, Jason Gleghorn, Jaysheel Bhavsar, Jeffry Fuhrmann, K. Eric Wommack, Kelvin Lee, Nanofabrication Facility, National Science Foundation, Shawn Polson, microbes, plant and soil sciences