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Plant Science Grad Student Sharfadine Selected for Global Crop Loss Program

Thursday, August 13, 2020

Sherif Sharfadine, a U of A graduate student, has been selected to participate in the Global Burden of Crop Loss Initiative, which focuses on the impact of pests on food production and availability.

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Graduate School Agriculture Appointments Food & Nutrition International Points of Pride Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology Plant Pathology Program

Delgado Gained Plant Path Rice Research Experience as Bollenbacher Scholar Intern

Friday, August 30, 2019

Alejandro Rojas, assistant professor, with the help of a student intern, Laura Delgado, conducted studies this summer to see if specific bacteria can be used to fight certain plant diseases.

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Agriculture Entomology Program Plant Pathology Program

Adair Scholarship Exposes Horticulture's Lancaster to Plant Pathology Research

Monday, August 19, 2019

Amber Lancaster, a Bumpers College senior in horticulture, worked as an Adair Scholar this summer on a project to identify rice cultivars resistant to a bacteria that causes grain and plantlets to rot.

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Agriculture Research and Innovation Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences Plant Pathology Program Plant Science Program

Entomology, Plant Pathology Now One Department in Bumpers College

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Entomology students, faculty, and researchers study insects and microbes to better understand interactions between organisms and improve agricultural production systems.

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Academic Affairs Agriculture Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences Entomology Program Plant Pathology Program Plant Science Program

Doctoral Student Fischer Earns ESA Plant-Insect Ecosystem Graduate Award

Monday, August 05, 2019

Hillary Fischer, an entomology doctoral student, has been named winner of the 2019 Plant-Insect Ecosystem Kenneth and Barbara Starks Plant Resistance to Insects Graduate Student Award.

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Agriculture Awards Research and Innovation Entomology Program Plant Pathology Program
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