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Dakota Ruby tubers

New Potato Variety 'Dakota Ruby' Released

Dakota Ruby is the name of a new potato cultivar developed by the North Dakota State University potato breeding project and released by the North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station. Dakota Ruby has bright red skin, stores well and is intended for the fresh market. Dr. Asunta (Susie) Thompson is the NDSU potato breeder.

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Pulse Quality Director Named

Pulse Quality Director Named

Dr. Clifford Hall will oversee the Pulse Quality research program in the Department of Plant Sciences’ Cereal Food Science group. He also coordinates the undergraduate Food Science program.

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Statistical Genomicist Joins Plant Sciences

Statistical Genomicist Joins Plant Sciences

The Department of Plant Sciences welcomes Dr. Xuehui Li in the position of assistant professor in statistical genomics.

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Roshan Sharma Poudel Presents M.S. Seminar

Roshan Sharma Poudel Presents M.S. Seminar

On January 16, 2015 Roshan Sharma Poudel presented research he completed for his Plant Sciences M.S. degree. He worked to develop winter-hardy and disease resistant winter wheat germplasm. Sharma Poudel’s adviser is Dr. François Marais.

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Etsehiwot Gebreselassie Defends Cereal Science M.S. Thesis

Etsehiwot Gebreselassie Defends Cereal Science M.S. Thesis

Etsehiwot Gebreselassie defended her Cereal Science M.S thesis, Composition and Stability of Phytochemicals during Food Processing, on Tuesday, December 2, 2014 in Harris Hall at North Dakota State University in Fargo, ND.

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Kirk Howatt

Howatt Recognized by Weed Science Society

Kirk Howatt, associate professor in weed science at North Dakota State University, received the Outstanding Teacher Award from the Weed Science Society of America. The award recognizes excellent teaching and advising of students.

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Weed Science Researchers Featured in The Forum

Weed Science Researchers Featured in The Forum

Dr. Richard Zollinger, NDSU Extension Service weed specialist and research specialists Aaron Carlson and Devin Wirth discussed efforts to control herbicide resistant weeds during the 2015 Wild World of Weeds workshop. They were featured in this article published in The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead January 29. The Wild World of Weeds workshop is planned annually by NDSU Extension and Plant Sciences employees.

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Dr. Clifford Hall, III addresses the 2014 Flax Institute, held March 2014 in Fargo

Hall Awarded Grant for Flax Study

Plant Sciences Associate Professor Dr. Clifford Hall received a North Dakota Agricultural Products Utilization Council research grant to determine if a new low temperature pasteurization technique will improve the safety and shelf life of flax seed.

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Robinson Honored with Spudman Emerging Leader Award

Robinson Honored with Spudman Emerging Leader Award

The North Dakota State University and University of Minnesota Potato Extension Agronomist Andy Robinson received the Emerging Leader Award from the National Potato Council in January. The award is presented to individuals under the age of 35 who promote the potato industry and exhibit leadership and community involvement. Robinson has held the joint agronomist position at NDSU and the U of M since 2012.

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Mihiri Mendis Defends Ph.D. Thesis

Mihiri Mendis Defends Ph.D. Thesis

Mihiri Marini Judith Mendis defended her Cereal Science Ph.D. dissertation, "Arabinoxylan Hydrolyzates as Prebiotics and Immunomodulators" on Monday, December 1, 2014 in Harris Hall at North Dakota State University in Fargo, ND.

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Xianwen Zhu Presents Ph.D. Seminar

Xianwen Zhu Presents Ph.D. Seminar

Ph.D. candidate Xianwen Zhu presented a seminar on his doctoral research titled "Molecular and Genetic Characterization of Fusarium Head Blight Resistance in Durum Wheat" on Friday, February 13, 2015 in Loftsgard Hall at North Dakota State University.

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Hazila Khalid

Khalid Receives Poster Award at National Meeting

Cereal Science Ph.D. student Hazila Khalid won the “People’s Choice Award” for best poster at the 2015 NC-213 Annual Meeting (The U.S. Quality Grains Research Consortium).

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Williams receiving award

Williams Honored at State Crop Show

NDSU Foundation Seedstocks Director Dale Williams was named the 2015 North Dakota State Crop Show Honoree. He was honored at an awards banquet held during the North Dakota State Winter Show in Valley City.

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Paul Subart

Students Win Top Honors at Innovation Challenge ‘15

Three department of Plant Sciences students won top awards at the 6th Annual Innovation Challenge competition in the corn-based innovation track. Paul Subart won first place with his project “A Displaced Farmer” and Cassandra Hillen and Joseph Kallenbach placed third with their project “Color with Corn”.

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Pederson Awarded Mid America CropLife Scholarship

Pederson Awarded Mid America CropLife Scholarship

Crop and weed sciences student Matthew Pederson was awarded the Mid America CropLife Association Young Leader Scholarship.

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ND Genesis barley - young

Barley and Soybean Varieties Released by North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station

The North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station released a new two-rowed barley line, ND Genesis, and a new soybean line, ND Henson.

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Deckard next to plaque outside Advising Resource Center

Deckard Named Outstanding Faculty Adviser

Plant Sciences professor Edward Deckard received the NDSU Outstanding Faculty Advising Award at a ceremony and reception held March 26, 2015. The award recognizes advisers who are committed to helping undergraduate students reach their full potential.

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Plant Sciences 335 students tour the Agronomy Seed Farm (photo by Joyana Baumann)

Students Tour Agronomy Seed Farm

The Plant Sciences 335: Seed Technology and Production class toured the NDSU Agronomy Seed Farm on March 23. The class is taught by Gonzalo Rojas, who is also the Assistant Director of the North Dakota Foundation Seedstocks program.

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Agronomy Seed Farm Director Retires

Agronomy Seed Farm Director Retires

After 32 years as director of the NDSU Agronomy Seed Farm, Tom Teigen retired on April 1. He said he “enjoyed being a part of new plant breeding and development” efforts and “worked with a good bunch from NDSU and with a good progressive bunch of producers” during his tenure.

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