CANR Research

UD researchers travel to Brazil to study heat stress in poultry
May 17, 2017
Animal and Food Sciences, Blair Schneider, Brazil chickens, CANR, Carl Schmidt, Delaware agriculture, Matheus Reis, NIFA, National Institute of Food and Agriculture, Sao Paulo State University, UD CANR, UD College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, agriculture, chicken genetics, chickens heat stress, college of agriculture and natural resources, department of animal and food sciences, heat stress poultry
Injured plants warn neighbors of danger, UD study finds
May 16, 2017
CANR, DBI, Delaware Biotechnology Institute, Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, Harsh Bais, UD CANR, connor sweeney, injured plants, plant and soil sciences, plant communications, research
UD researchers look at population history of sika deer in Delmarva
May 10, 2017
Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, Jacob Bowman, Jake Bowman, deer delmarva, deer ecology, delmarva, ecology, sika deer
UD’s Trammell looks at similarities, differences among American lawns
April 26, 2017
Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, Los Angeles Lawns, NSF, National Science Foundation, Tara Trammell, lawn, lawns, native plants, plant and soil sciences
UD researchers discover tree trunks act as methane source in upland forests
March 31, 2017
CO2, Dan Warner, Daniel Warner, Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, Rodrigo Vargas, Shreeram Inamdar, USDA, global warming, greenhouse gases, methane flux, methane from trees, methane tree trunks, plant and soil sciences, trees global warming, trees greenhouse gases, trees methane
UD’s Emmalea Ernest uses lima bean breeding program to develop disease resistant lines
March 27, 2017
Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, Emmalea Ernest, Paul Gepts, UD lima bean breeding, delaware lima bean, delaware lima bean breeding program, delaware lima beans, lima bean, lima bean breeding, lima beans, plant and soil sciences
UD researchers present findings on how to best market oysters
March 9, 2017
Applied Economics and Statistics, CEAE, Center for Experimental and Applied Economics, Delaware Sea Grant, Department of Applied Economics and Statistics, Ed Lewandowski, Francesca Piccone, Kent Messer, Maik Kecinski, Tongzhe Li, delaware oysters, oysters
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