Welcome to the Department of Plant Sciences
Increased interest in growing rye in North Dakota and Minnesota has spurred North Dakota State University and University of Minnesota researchers to update production information on the small grain crop.
Professor Clifford Hall and Associate Professor Todd West were honored during the Celebration of Faculty Excellence on May 10, 2016.
Khairunizah Hazila Khalid successfully defended her Cereal Science Ph.D. thesis on April 5, 2016. Her thesis is titled "Whole Wheat Milling and Baking Studies of Hard Red Spring Wheat".
Hazila Khalid, a Cereal Science Ph.D. candidate, won the Poster Presentation Competition Award for best poster at the 15th International Cereal and Bread Congress held in Istanbul, Turkey, on April 18-21, 2016.
Jose Vasquez presented his Plant Sciences Ph.D. dissertation, "Identifying Dry Bean Genotypes and Genomic Regions Associated with Root Rot Resistance with Emphasis on Fusarium solani f. sp. phaseoli" on Friday, May 6, 2016 at North Dakota State University in Fargo, ND.
NDSU Sports and Urban Turfgrass Management senior Tanner Schoenfelder has been selected as one of twelve students nationally to attend the prestigious Jacbosen® Future Turf Managers Seminar to be held May 23-26, 2016 in Charlotte, North Carolina.
The NDSU Agronomy Club and Horticulture and Forestry Club won team and individual awards at regional and national North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Judging Competitions this spring.
Blake Thilmony presented her Plant Sciences M.S. thesis, "Aminocyclopyrachlor Efficacy on Native Forbs, and Soil Seedbank Change 15 Years Following Release of Leafy Spurge (Euphorbia esula L.) Biological Control Agents" on Monday, April 11, 2016 at North Dakota State University in Fargo, ND.