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PPPMB Ph.D student gets spud scholarship

Aug 31, 2014

Washington Luis da Silva, a plant pathology Ph.D. student at Cornell University, has been awarded an academic scholarship from the National Potato Council.

Genetics used to improve plants for bioenergy

Aug 21, 2014

A genetics investigation into the symbiosis between soil fungi and plants for bioenergy production could lead to more efficient uptake of nutrients, which would help limit the need for fertilizers.

Mexican students gain research experience on campus

Aug 12, 2014

Twenty-three Mexican undergraduates joined research labs at Cornell this summer as part of President Obama's 100,000 Strong Initiative, an effort to increase student exchanges with Latin America.

New school positions plant and soil science for the future

Jun 6, 2014

Five departments in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences – Plant Biology, Horticulture, Plant Breeding and Genetics, Crop and Soil Sciences, and Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology – have been consolidated into the School of Integrative Plant Science.