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Dr. Teun Munnik Phospholipid Signaling in Plant Stress and Development by Kasuni Wattarantenne (and PLSC689A) As plants can’t run away like humans do, they have successfully developed strategies that...
Dr. Jo Anne Crouch, USDA-ARS New Downy Mildew Diseases – by Robert Korir (and PLSC689A) A rapid emergence of downy mildew diseases is having a detrimental impact on many specialty crops in the United...
For the second year in a row, a team of six graduate students from the University of Maryland won the national U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Campus RainWorks Challenge on Friday out of 77...
Congratulations to all the students recognized by MDASLA for their design work! Above: Amina Mohamed, Kathleen Hayes, Stephanie Bartas, Brittney Wood, Nathan Allen, Hanyang Liu, and Kim Jacobs...
COLLEGE PARK, Md. – A University of Maryland team is this year’s winner of the U.S">https://www3.epa.gov/">U.S . Environmental Protection Agency’s fourth annual Campus">https://www.epa.gov/...
We are pleased to announce this on Earth Day. University of Maryland has been awarded First Place in the Demonstration project category. In 2015, seventy-seven student teams from 26 states submitted...
Tucked away in a corner of the Central Maryland Research and Education Center’s Beltsville facility, several dozen small grains varieties are about to be put to the test under harsh disease...
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Sarah Allard, a PhD candidate in Dr. Shirley Micallef's lab, has been awarded a 2016 IAFP Student Travel Scholarship to attend the International Association for Food Protection Annual Meeting in St...
This semester, 4th year BLA student Hyung Seok Terry Choi has been working with Dr. Byoung-Suk Kweon on research titled: "Green Hospitals: Sustainable Designs and Its Impact." The abstract for the...
Dr. Shirley Micallef receives funding to conduct research on irrigation water through a USDA Center of Excellence for Sustainable Water Reuse, Food, and Health Finding alternative sources of water...
Dr. Emily Bernhardt 3/10: Coastal plains and their associated wetlands are natural buffer zones between freshwater runoff and saltwater intrusion. After years of agricultural use these landscapes are...
Dr. Melissa Welsh on 2/18: This week the PLSC seminar focused on science communication. With increasing attention being paid to the effectiveness of disseminating scientific findings, this seminar...
Congratulations to 1st year MLA student team, Jason Poole, Jennifer Ren, Laura Robinson, and professor Dr. Byoung-Suk Kweon on being chosen as the First Place Winner for this year's Sustainable...
The Maryland Sustainable Growth Commission's Sustanable Growth Challenge Professor Kweon and her student team, Jason Poole, Jennifer Ren and Laura Robinson, won first place on their project "Gold...
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Dr. Steven Cohan was interviewed and featured on page 21 of Washington Gardener Magazine. To read the article click below! Washington Gardener Magazine
Last week PSLA hosted Dr. Robert Ryan from the University of Massachusetts Amherst for an engaging discussion on how to achieve green equity in urban areas. Dr. Ryan’s research combines sociology,...
Joe Crank, a senior undergraduate Agriculture Science and Technology student, was recently awarded the Dr. James R. Miller scholarship by the Maryland Crop Improvement Association. This scholarship...
Thousands of servicemen gave their lives during the first World War, and yet there is no monument commemorating their ultimate sacrifice. Recognizing this, the World">http://terp.umd.edu/...

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