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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
UD researchers work to predict disease resistance in lima beans
June 28, 2017
Computer and Information Sciences and Biological Sciences, Cooperative Extension, Delaware Biotechnology Institute, Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, Department of Plant and Soil Science, Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, Emmalea Ernest, Keith Hopper, Nicole Donofrio, Randy Wisser, Sean Polson, Terence Mhora, Tom Evans, USDA, downy mildew, fungus, plant disease
UD’s Buler takes class up in hot air balloon to study landscape ecology
June 15, 2017
Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, Jeff Buler, UD hot air balloon, hot air balloon, landscape ecology
NSF grant to support development of cyberinfrastructure tools for precision agriculture
June 6, 2017
Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, Mario Guevara, Michela Taufer, NSF, National Science Foundation, Rodrigo Vargas, plant and soil sciences
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