CANR Research

UD professor develops UV light oven to fight off foodborne pathogens
July 18, 2016
Animal and Food Sciences, Haiqiang Chen, OEIP, Office of Economic Innovation and Partnerships, UV light oven, clean produce, department of animal and food sciences, food borne pathogens
UD researchers look at programs to incentivize cover crop adoption among growers
July 15, 2016
Amy Shober, Applied Economics and Statistics, Department of Applied Economics and Statistics, Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, Emerson Paradee, Josh Duke, cover crops, delaware cover crops, maryland cover crops, ohio cover crops, plant and soil sciences
Scientists look at use of rice husk to reduce arsenic levels in vital grain
June 6, 2016
Angelia Seyfferth, Corey Leskanic, Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, Jessica N. Mann, Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, Kelli A. Kearns, Michelle Paukett, National Science Foundation, arsenic, arsenic in rice, arsenic research, plant and soil sciences, rice husk soil, risk husk
Adalsteinsson, Rosier receive Benton Graduate Student Awards
June 2, 2016
2016 Benton Awards, Amanda Rosier, Benton Awards, Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, Greg Shriver, Harsh Bais, Jake Bowman, Janine Sherrier, Jeff Buler, Solny Adalsteinsson, Vince D'Amico, graduate students, plant and soil sciences
UD, USDA researchers study natural enemies of tree-killing emerald ash borer
May 23, 2016
Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, Doug Tallamy, Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, Jian Duan, Spathius galinae, Timothy Watt, biological control, emerald ash borer
UD professors look at water reuse for irrigation and consumer response
May 17, 2016
Adrienne Shearer, Amy R. Sapkota, Animal and Food Sciences, Applied Economics and Statistics, CONSERVE, CONSERVE Center for Excellence, COordinating Nontraditional Sustainable watER Use in Variable ClimatEs, Center for Experimental and Applied Economics, Department of Applied Economics and Statistics, Gordon Johnson, Kali Kniel, Kent Messer, Manan Sharma, Matthieu Plourde, NIFA, Paul Hyde, Pei Chu, USDA, department of animal and food sciences
Researchers look at impact of competing geese, Arctic fox predation on Atlantic brant nests
April 28, 2016
Chris Williams, Clark Nissley, Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, arctic foxes, arctic research, atlantic brant, atlantic brant nesting grounds, brant, brant nesting, brant nests, southampton island
UD researchers identify two enzymes that regulate communication channels in plants
April 14, 2016
Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, Jung-Youn Lee, UD research, Weier Cui, callose, plant and soil sciences, plant communications, plasmodesmata
UD researchers examine ways to break down, track synthetic compound in herbicides
March 23, 2016
Deb Jaisi, Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, Glyphosate, Hui Li, Sunendra Joshi, graduate students, plant and soil sciences, source tracking
Consortium publishes fully sequenced genome of seagrass Zostera marina
February 22, 2016
Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, Pam Green, Pamela Green, plant and soil sciences, research, the Unidel Crawford H. Greenewalt Professor of Plant and Soil Sciences
UD researchers examine combinations of lamps, dimmer switches for poultry houses
February 16, 2016
Animal and Food Sciences, Bill Brown, Bob Alphin, Charles C. Allen Jr. Biotechnology Laboratory, Dan Hougentogler, Eric Benson, Poultry Research, Sarah Morrissey, department of animal and food sciences, lights, poultry
Antonette Todd receives doctorate after being co-advised by UD, DSU professors
February 10, 2016
Adam Marsh, Antonette Todd, Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, Nicole Donofrio, Randy Wisser, Tom Evans, Venu (Kal) Kalavacharla, doctoral student, graduate research, graduate students, plant and soil sciences
CBEAR awards $300,000 to fund 12 behavioral science projects
February 4, 2016
Applied Economics and Statistics, C-BEAR, CBEAR, Center for Experimental and Applied Economics, Kent Messer, Paul Ferraro, the Center for Behavioral and Experimental Agri-Environmental Research
UD postdoctoral researcher receives USDA grant to study arsenic uptake by rice
January 26, 2016
Angelia Seyfferth, Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, Matt Limmer, RICE Facility, Rice Investigation Communication and Education (RICE) Facility, arsenic in rice, plant and soil sciences
UD researcher Jaclyn Smolinsky uses weather radar to find migratory bird hot spots
January 12, 2016
Aeroecology Lab, Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, Jaclyn Smolinsky, Jeff Buler, song bird, song bird research, song birds
UD’s Hong Li looks at how adding amendments to poultry litter lowers ammonia, greenhouse gas emissions
January 11, 2016
Animal and Food Sciences, Hong Li, alum, alum poultry litter, department of animal and food sciences, greenhouse gas, poultry, poultry litter, poultry litter amendment, research
UD research may lead to new control for devastating rice disease
December 22, 2015
Carla Spence, Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, Harsh Bais, Nicole Donofrio, Venkatachalam Laksmanan, plant and soil sciences, research, rice, rice research
UD’s Kent Messer explores ways to increase charitable giving
December 14, 2015
Applied Economics and Statistics, Delaware Wild Lands, Department of Applied Economics and Statistics, Great Cypress Swamp Project, Jacob Fooks, Kate Hackett, Kent Messer, Madeline Valinski, Shang Wu, charitable donations, charitable giving, donations, holiday season
New issue of University of Delaware Research magazine now available
November 17, 2015
Angelia Seyfferth, Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, UD Research Magazine, plant and soil sciences, research
New UD study looks at adding rice residue to lower arsenic, improve crop yields
November 10, 2015
Alexa Bennett, Angelia Seyfferth, Ashley Fry, Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, Evanise Penido, Federal University of Lavras, Maria Pautler, Tom Hanson, Tom Sims, UFLA, arsenic in rice, arsenic research, plant and soil sciences, rice, rice research, rice studies