Welcome to the Department of Plant Sciences
The NDSU Food Science program in the Department of Plant Sciences was awarded first place in the Best Value Food Science Degree Programs published by College Values Online. Twenty-nine other schools were evaluated.
Plant Sciences professor Chiwon Lee received the 2016 Friend of the Farmer award at a recent Northern Plains Sustainable Agriculture Society winter conference.
Alfredo Aponte-Zayas presented his Plant Sciences Ph.D. dissertation, Advanced Cropping Systems for Food, Feed and Energy Production in the Northern Great Plains on Monday, January 11, 2016 at North Dakota State University in Fargo, ND.
The Department of Plant Sciences welcomes Dr. Anuradha Vegi in the position of assistant professor of practice in the Cereal and Food Sciences program
Two new woody plant selections were introduced by the North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station and the NDSU Research Foundation in 2015. Lavaburst™ Ohio Buckeye is a narrow, upright, northern hardy selection that maintains a bright green summer color, changing to orange-red in autumn. September Flare™ Sugar Maple is a very winter hardy selection noted for its reliable, early annual display of radiant orange-red to red fall color. The selections were developed by the NDSU Woody Plant Improvement program under the direction of Dr. Todd West and research specialist Greg Morgenson.
Debjyoti Sen Gupta defended his Cereal Science Ph.D. dissertation, Genetic and Phenotypic Assessment of Iron and Folate Concentration in Lentil (Lens culinaris Medik.), on Thursday, November 12, 2015 at North Dakota State University in Fargo, ND.
Plant Sciences M.S. student Amanda Crook was awarded second place for her poster presentation during the 70th Annual North Central Weed Science Society meeting.
Plant Sciences information processing specialist Kamie Beeson was awarded the Donald and Jo Anderson Staff Award, and nine other department employees were honored during the annual NDSU Agriculture and Extension Faculty/Staff Awards program.