Welcome to the Department of Plant Sciences
Former NDSU Cereal Chemistry and Technology associate professor Dr. David E. Walsh passed away March 19, 2016 in Hollywood, SC.
The 32nd annual Plant Sciences Graduate Student Symposium was held at North Dakota State University on April 1-2, 2016, hosted by the Plant Sciences Graduate Student Association. Forty-six participants attended from the University of Manitoba, the University of Saskatchewan, and NDSU. Five NDSU students won awards.
Bradley Bisek presented his Plant Sciences M.S. thesis, "Development of a Diverse Population for Hard Red Winter Wheat Recurrent Mass Selection," on Friday, April 22, 2016 at North Dakota State University in Fargo, ND.
During spring break in March 2016, a team of research and Extension students and staff from the Department of Plant Sciences participated in a study tour of the research and Extension activities in Vietnam that support the development of a climate resilient agriculture.
Maneka Malalgoda defended her Cereal Science M.S. thesis, "Investigation of Protein Composition in Historical and Modern Hard Red Spring Wheat Cultivars" on Friday, March 18, 2016 at North Dakota State University in Fargo, ND.
Amber Lindgren defended her Cereal Science M.S. thesis, "Solvent Retention Capacity and Quality Parameters of Whole Wheat Flour from Hard Red Spring Wheat" on Monday, March 21, 2016 at North Dakota State University in Fargo, ND.
Justin Zahradka will graduate in May with a B.S. in Crop and Weed Sciences and will enter the working world with a huge log of practical experience and good memories of many activities in the Department of Plant Sciences.
Joe Kallenbach and Bonnie Cobb won the top award in the Agriculture Track at the 2016 NDSU Innovation Challenge for their project titled Clean the Cluck Up.
Department of Plant Sciences graduate student Travis Carter was awarded second place for his paper in the Student Paper and Poster Contest at the Western Society of Weed Science annual meeting.
Adam Winchester presented his Plant Sciences M.S. thesis, Improving Efficacy of Metribuzin and Rimsulfuron in Potato Production on Friday, March 4, 2016 at North Dakota State University in Fargo, ND.