Agronomy and Horticulture

 Haley Oser earned her Doctor of Plant Health degree in 2015 after completing internships in the university’s plant pathology department and MillerCoors Brewing Company.
Haley Oser earned her Doctor of Plant Health degree in 2015 after completing internships in the university’s plant pathology department and MillerCoors Brewing Company.

Nebraska program takes unique approach to plant health

As more focus is placed on the agricultural industry to produce more food with less resources, plant health is taking center stage. A unique professional program at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln is training leaders with multidisciplinary expertise to optimize plant health. Continue reading…

More details at: http://ianrnews.unl.edu/nebraska-program-takes-unique-approach-plant-health
Harkamal Walia (second from left) discusses an experimental plan for the grant at the High Throughput Phenotyping facility at the Greenhouse Innovation Center on Nebraska Innovation Campus. From left is Toshihiro Obata, Hongfeng Yu and Qi Zhang. Not pictu
Harkamal Walia (second from left) discusses an experimental plan for the grant at the High Throughput Phenotyping facility at the Greenhouse Innovation Center on Nebraska Innovation Campus. From left is Toshihiro Obata, Hongfeng Yu and Qi Zhang. Not pictu

University leads research into heat-tolerant crops

Harkamal Walia, associate professor of agronomy and horticulture at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, has been awarded a $5.78 million National Science Foundation grant to explore the affects of high nighttime temperatures on wheat and rice. Continue reading…

More details at: http://news.unl.edu/newsrooms/today/article/university-leads-research-into-heat-tolerant-crops/
Professor Ellen Paparozzi (left, at the back of the group) walks with UNL horticulture alumna Darcy Hickey (right), now a horticulturalist at the Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium, as Hickey gives the NE-1335 group a tour of the Lied Jungle.
Professor Ellen Paparozzi (left, at the back of the group) walks with UNL horticulture alumna Darcy Hickey (right), now a horticulturalist at the Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium, as Hickey gives the NE-1335 group a tour of the Lied Jungle.

Multistate research group meets at Nebraska

Horticulturists and biological systems engineers from nine universities met at the Hyatt Place in Lincoln for their annual multistate meeting June 29–30. The group was welcomed by University of Nebraska–Lincoln IANR Vice Chancellor Mike Boehm. Continue reading…

More details at: http://agronomy.unl.edu/news/multistate-research-group-meets-nebraska
Originally published August 22, 2017 - Submit an Item