CANR Research

UD researchers create website to inform lima bean growers of downy mildew risk
February 22, 2017
Chris Hughes, College of Earth Ocean and Environment, Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, Gordon Johnson, Kevin Brinson, Matthew Shatley, Nicole Donofrio, Specialty Crop Research Initiative, Tom Evans, USDA, downy mildew, lima beans
UD’s Inamdar receives funding to investigate water quality impacts of legacy sediments
February 17, 2017
Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, Jinjun Kan, Shreeram Inamdar, UD Water Science and Policy graduate program, USDA, legacy sediments, plant and soil sciences, stormwater runoff, water science and policy graduate program
UD researcher, Fulbright Scholar join forces to defend and fortify rice
January 30, 2017
Angelia Seyfferth, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, Fulbright program, Fulbright scholar, Mahmud Hossain Sumon, aresenic, arsenic in rice, plant and soil sciences
UD’s Jaisi wins NSF Career Award for research on sources, fate of phytate in soils
January 24, 2017
Chesapeake Bay Phosphorous, DTCC, Deb Jaisi, Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, Janine Sherrier, Lakshmi Cyr, Mark Rieger, NSF Career award, UD research, isotope fingerprints, isotopic fingerprinting, plant and soil sciences, source tracking
UD researchers use weather radar to track migrating waterfowl, avian influenza
January 17, 2017
Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, Jaclyn Smolinsky, Jeff Buler, avian influenza, weather radar, weather radar avian flu, weather radar avian influenza, weather radar bird flu, weather radar birds
UD Fulbright Foreign Student studies effects of streetlights on migratory birds
December 19, 2016
Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, Fulbright scholar, Jeff Buler, Sergio Cabrera-Cruz, artificial lights birds, streetlights birds, streetlights effect on birds
Senior project designed to check the spread of avian influenza
December 15, 2016
Animal and Food Sciences, Dan Hougentogler, Darian Abreu, Dianna Kitt, Dyer Harris, Eric Benson, Jennifer Buckley, Lucas Serge, UD poultry, UDel poultry, Xiaolun Guo, avian influenza, avian influenza delaware, delaware poultry, department of animal and food sciences
Migrating Birds Pile Up Along Great Lakes’ Shores
December 7, 2016
Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, Jeff Buler, Kevin Archibald, great lakes region, migrating landbirds
UD researchers develop models to improve environmental conservation on military bases
November 29, 2016
APEC, Center for Behavioral and Experimental Agri-Environmental Research, Center for Experimental and Applied Economics, Department of Applied Economics and Statistics, Kent Messer, Maik Kecinski, endangered species, land economics, military bases, united states military bases
Novel study shows ‘cocktail’ of soil bacteria can protect rice plants from deadly forces
November 21, 2016
Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, Harsh Bais, Jonathon Cottone
UD study suggests people prefer conservation as way to protect drinking water
October 27, 2016
American Water Works Association, Department of Applied Economics and Statistics, Kent Messer, climate change, gray infrastructure, green infrastructure, water, water conservation, water protection
UD study links real, perceived transaction costs to low farmer participation in BMP programs
October 17, 2016
American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Department of Applied Economics and Statistics, Leah Palm-Forster, agri-environmental program
UD researchers conduct consumer behavior studies in Washington
October 11, 2016
Center for Experimental and Applied Economics, Department of Applied Economics and Statistics, Kent Messer, USDA, tuk tuk
UD study looks at population fluctuations of Canada geese in New Jersey
October 3, 2016
Canada goose, Chris Williams, Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, Julie Beston, Kate Guerena, NJ canada geese, UD Chris Williams, canada geese, new jersey canada geese, resident canada geese, udel chris williams
UD research shows importance of marketing for watermelon growers
September 16, 2016
APEC, Applied Economics and Statistics, Department of Applied Economics and Statistics, Greg Vitz, John Bernard, Josh Duke, Sarah Albrecht
UD professor stresses importance of helping moths, a key component in food webs
September 13, 2016
Dave Wagner, Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, Doug Tallamy, Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, Erik Wright, Jim McCormac, Lindsay Cathcart, Magdalen Cattle, William Keilsohn, moth lights, mothapalooza, mothing
UD researcher works to make understanding big data easier
August 31, 2016
APEC, Applied Economics and Statistics, NSF, National Science Foundation, UD data, UD statistics, Xiaoke Zhang, big data
UD researchers to tackle sediment, human behavior questions
August 29, 2016
APEC, Applied Economics and Statistics, Chesapeake Bay, Department of Applied Economics and Statistics, HomeVISE, Kent Messer, delaware river watershed initiative
UD researchers conduct study of consumers’ oyster preferences
August 22, 2016
Applied Economics and Statistics, Center for Experimental and Applied Economics, Delaware Bay, Department of Applied Economics and Statistics, Kent Messer, Tongzhe Li, oyster research
UD researchers investigate wooden breast in broiler chickens
August 16, 2016
Animal and Food Sciences, Behnam Abasht, Delmarva poultry, delaware poultry, department of animal and food sciences, poultry, wooden breast, wooden chicken breast, wooden chicken breast syndrome, woody breast