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Outstanding Academic Achievements Recognized at Bumpers College Honors and Awards Reception
Eighteen students from nine different majors and concentrations in Bumpers College were honored for outstanding academic achievement at a recent honors reception.
NSF CAREER Award Supports Plant Pathologist's Protein Research, Teaching Program
Plant pathologist Clemencia M. Rojas received a $900,000 CAREER Award that will help support her investigation of the biological warfare waged between plants and pathogenic bacteria.
Bumpers Crop of Students Earn Graduate Degrees in Entomology and Plant Pathology
Thirteen students earned graduate degrees in entomology and plant pathology in 2018. The two programs are merging into one department.
2018 Outstanding Staff Team Award Winners Announced
Cindy Morley, Heather Jorgensen, Chad Mills, Doris Smith and Kim Keeney helped guide the merger of the departments of entomology and plant pathology into a stronger single department.
Chancellor's Grant Helps Division of Agriculture Researcher Attack Rice Blast From Within
Rice blast causes the loss of 10 percent to 30 percent of the planet's rice crop every year. Enough to feed 60 million people. Professor Martin Egan is investigating the fungus to find its weakness.
Korth to Serve as Interim Head of Combined Entomology, Plant Pathology Departments
Ken Korth, a professor recognized as an outstanding mentor and researcher, has been appointed interim head of the combined department of entomology and plant pathology.
Site-specific Technology Aids Nematode Control When Cotton Fields Turn to Soybeans
John Rupe research into the problem of parasites in soybeans shows a nematicide chemical is the most effective control strategy .
Plant Disease Diagnostic Booth at Farmers Market
Plant Pathology graduate students and faculty table a booth at the farmers market to provide free plant disease diagnosis and education to the Fayetteville community.
Division of Agriculture Receives $2.45 Million USDA Grant for Spinach Research
The USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture awarded a $2.45 million research grant to University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture scientists working to develop disease resistance in spinach.
Division of Agriculture Research Pursues Resistance to Rosette Virus in Roses
U of A System Division of Agriculture scientists have identified a rose genotype that resists infection by the rose rosette virus, a pathogen that disfigures and kills rose plants.