CANR Research

UD graduate student investigates energy expenditure of ducks
August 14, 2018
Chris Williams, DU, Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, Ducks Unlimited, Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, Jake McPherson, USGS, United States Geological survey, american black duck, carrying capacity, ducks energy, lesser scaup, patuxent wildlife research center
UD scientists examine how plants protect themselves by emitting scent cues for birds
August 13, 2018
Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, Greg Shriver, Ivan Hiltpold, birds, plant defense, plant defense system, plant's defenses, plants, plants and birds, volatiles
UD Cooperative Extension coordinates statewide insect trapping program to benefit growers
June 27, 2018
Bill Cissel, Cooperative Extension, Delaware cooperative extension, IPM, Joanne Whalen, UD Cooperative Extension, david owens, delaware insect trapping
UD research shows beachgoers negatively impacted by offshore oil platforms
June 26, 2018
Applied Economics and Statistics, Delaware beaches, Delaware oil, Department of Applied Economics and Statistics, George Parsons, Josh Duke, Kent Messer, delaware beach tourism, delaware offshore oil, offshore oil rigs
New study uses weather radar technology to identify important stopover sites for migratory birds
May 21, 2018
Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, Gwen Brewer, Jeff Buler, Northeast Stopover Sites for Migratory Landbirds, Randy Dettmers, The Northeast Migratory Landbird Stopover Report, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, migratory birds, tracking birds with weather radar, weather radar and birds
UD doctoral student co-authors guide on Mexico’s Mangrove forests
May 16, 2018
Alma Vazquez-Lule, Blue Carbon, Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, Mangroves, Mexican Forest Service (CONAFOR), Mexican Magroves, National Commission for Knowledge and Use of Biodiversity (CONABIO), ProNatura, Rodrigo Vargas, U.S. Forest Service, United States Agency for International Development, mangrove forests, plant and soil sciences, the Mexican Fund for the Conservation of Nature (FMCN)
CANR holds 2018 Research Symposium
May 2, 2018
2018 CANR research symposium, Adam Stager, Alma Vazquez-Lule, Animal and Food Sciences, Applied Economics and Statistics, Branimir Trifunovic, Department of Applied Economics and Statistics, Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, Dominique Lester, Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, Eric Wommack, Hannah Clipp, Imogene Cancellare, Justin Blair, Matt Limmer, Sean Ellis, Susan Gachara, Ying Peng, department of animal and food sciences, plant and soil sciences
UD’s Rodrigo Vargas works with NASA to map carbon dynamics across Mexico
April 12, 2018
Carbon, Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, Mexico Carbon Dynamics, NASA, PLSC, Rodrigo Vargas, University of Delaware Research, big data, carbon dynamics in soil, ecological big data, plant and soil sciences
UD professor collaborates on publication focused on the importance of near-term ecological forecasting
March 12, 2018
Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, Michael Dietze, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Rodrigo Vargas, plant and soil sciences
UD researchers investigate population of black ducks in coastal North Carolina
March 8, 2018
Black Duck Joint Venture, Chris Williams, Daniel Lawson, Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission, UD College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, black duck, black duck nesting preference, black duck nesting success, black duck research, ducks, north carolina black duck
CANR 2018 Research Symposium set for Monday, April 30
March 7, 2018
2018 CANR research symposium, Animal and Food Sciences, Applied Economics and Statistics, CANR symposium, Department of Applied Economics and Statistics, Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, Research Symposium, department of animal and food sciences, plant and soil sciences
UD holds sixth annual Microbial Systems Symposium
February 21, 2018
Amelia Harrison, Animal and Food Sciences, CEOE, Clara Chan, Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, Eric Wommack, Fidelma Boyd, Jennifer Biddle, Kaliopi Bousses, Lingyi Wu, Michael Pavia, Nathan MacDonald, Rebecca Vandzura, amy biddle, cassandra harris, department of animal and food sciences, microbial systems symposium
UD study looks at how light pollution lures birds into urban areas during fall migration
January 18, 2018
Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, Jeff Buler, LED lights, Light pollution, bird flight, bird migration, birds, birds fly south, civil twilight, sky glow
New BASF biofungicide uses UD patents
January 4, 2018
Delaware Biotechnology Institute, Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, Harsh Bais, Janine Sherrier, Plant Pathology, Velondis biofungicide, Venkatachalam Lakshmanan, fungal disease, plant and soil sciences
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