CANR Research

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
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