CANR Research

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
Research provides insights into genetic basis of obesity
October 28, 2015
Animal and Food Sciences, Cathy Wu, Jean Simon, Larry Cogburn, chickens, department of animal and food sciences
UD Crowdfunding project looks to answer horse health questions
October 23, 2015
Animal and Food Sciences, Barbara Hahn, Brian Chambers, CANR students, CANR undergraduates, Candy Curro, Hailey Siegel, Jessica Spleen, Justin Berg, Maryn Jordan, UD Equine, UD horse health, UD horses, amy biddle, department of animal and food sciences, equine gut health, equine gut microbiome, horse colic, horse gut health, horse gut problems, horse laminitis
UD researchers help Laurel residents reimagine town
September 30, 2015
Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, Jules Bruck, Laurel Ramble, plant and soil sciences
UD professor, graduate look at effects of non-native plants on herbivores
September 28, 2015
Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, Doug Tallamy, Douglas Tallamy, Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, Karin Burghardt, alumni story, delaware native plants, native plants
Study finds conservation mascots effective in more ways than one
September 21, 2015
Applied Economics and Statistics, Brett Jenks, Center for Behavioral and Experimental Agri-Environmental Research, Department of Applied Economics and Statistics, Jacob Fooks, Julie Butler, Kent Messer, Meloy Junior, Rare, YoUDee, smokey bear
UD researchers identify behaviors of nanoparticle that shows promise as nanofertilizer
September 2, 2015
Chesapeake Bay, Chesapeake Bay Poullution, Deb Jaisi, Delaware soil pollution, Dengjun Wang, Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, UD soil, UD soil research, Yan Jin, chemical fertilizers, delaware pollution, delaware soil, delaware soils, fertilizer, hydroxyapatite nanoparticles, phosphorous fertilizer, phosphorous runoff, plant and soil sciences, research, soil, soil health, soil phosphorous, soil pollution
UD grad student Bridget Aylward recognized for work on bovine immune cells
August 31, 2015
Animal and Food Sciences, Bridget Aylward, Dairy cows, Jenna Wilson, Nicole Collins, Robert Dyer, Tanya Gressley, UD animal and food sciences, dairy cow immunology, department of animal and food sciences, graduate students, immune cells in dairy cows
UD researchers look at sweet corn damage caused by stink bugs
August 25, 2015
Bill Cissel, Cerruti Hooks, Charles Mason, Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, Joanne Whalen, Judith Hough-Goldstein, UD Extension, corn and stink bugs, delaware stink bug, delaware stink bugs, stink bug, stink bug research, stink bugs, stink bugs on corn, stink bugs sweet corn, sweet corn
UD scientists receive funding to study tropical storm impacts on water quality
August 20, 2015
Chelsea Kreig, Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, Erin Johnson, Gurbir Dhillon, Jinjun Kan, Richard Rowland, Rodrigo Vargas, Shreeram Inamdar, plant and soil sciences, water science and policy graduate program
UD’s Griffiths dives into underwater research in the Caribbean
July 21, 2015
Brian Griffiths, Central Caribbean Marine Institute, Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, Greg Foster, PLSC undergraduate, plant and soil sciences, seagrass, undergraduate research, undergraduate stories
UD researcher finds potential cause of hollow heart disorder in watermelons
June 18, 2015
Gordon Johnson, delaware, hollow heart disorder, national pollination week, pollination study, watermelon