Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Faculty Spotlight: Kyle Broderick
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Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Faculty Spotlight: Tony Adesemoye
About Tony Adesemoye:
Friday, September 29, 2017
Agronomy and Horticulture Fall 2017 Seminar Series: TONY ADESEMOYE
TONY ADESEMOYE Assistant Professor and Disease Management Specialist, Plant Pathology, University of Nebraska–Lincoln, West Central Research and Extension Center, North Platte
Soilborne diseases are difficult to manage and continue to cause yield losses in row crops. Rhizoctonia and Fusarium are two important soilborne pathogens. This presentation will discuss research to harness beneficial components of the microbiome for integrated management of soilborne diseases, including extension components.
Friday, September 15, 2017
Agronomy and Horticulture Fall 2017 Seminar Series: DEANNA FUNNELL-HARRIS
Research Plant Pathologist, Wheat, Sorghum and Forage Research Unit, USDA-ARS; Adjunct Associate Professor, Plant Pathology, University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Deanna Funnell-Harris’ research focuses on responses of sorghum metabolically modified for increased usability, to grain and stalk pathogens. Recently, she has studied the response of modified wheat to the insidious disease, Fusarium head scab. The surprising results have demonstrated that these changes do not always result in a more susceptible plant.
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Funds set up to help agronomy graduate student
UNL faculty, staff and students have established donation funds to help the family of Margarita Marroquín, an agronomy graduate student whose mother died following an Aug. 18 auto accident.
Friday, June 17, 2016
UNL to celebrate $20M award for soil, crops research
The event, 11:30 a.m. June 17 in the Beadle Center atrium, 1901 Vine St., will include remarks and researcher-led greenhouse tours. The celebration is free and open to the public.
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
$1.3M NIH grant to aid study of plants’ viral defense
Hernan Garcia-Ruiz did not understand why the farmers could no longer grow the tomatoes and peppers and beans that had once fed their small town north of Mexico City. He was a child then, watching the farmers reluctantly abandon their favored crops for corn and wheat.
Thursday, November 10, 2016
Study: Predators can drive increase in virus populations
The transparent belly of a tiny beast has revealed how algae-infecting chloroviruses bloom in freshwater around the world, says a new study from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.