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The Fruits of his Labour

By SHAGORIKA EASWAR While most children take a toy or a book to school for show-and-tell, Varsha and Dheiksha have taken a peach. A special peach, one developed by their father Jayasankar...04 Aug 2020
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Sara Stricker Wins 1st Place at UofG 3MT Competition

  Plant Ag graduate student Sara Stricker won 1st place at the University of Guelph 3MT competition yesterday with her presentation "Know Thy Enemy: Stemphylium Leaf Blight....23 Jul 2020
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New Organic Farm Coordinator

The Department of Plant Agriculture is pleased to announce Jessica Gale as the new farm coordinator for the Guelph Centre for Urban Organic Farming (GCUOF). She begins in the role today, ...15 Jul 2020

2nd Editors Choice for Dr. Shelp

Editors’ Pick Overview: Greenhouse Canada magazine selects discussion paper by Van Cauwenberghe and Shelp as Editors’ Pick for June 2020.   Advancing cannabis genetics in...09 Jul 2020
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Editors Choice

Canadian Journal of Plant Science selects a paper from Dr. Shelp’s team as "Editor's Choice" for June 2020. Strategic timing and rate of phosphorus fertilization improves...29 Jun 2020
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Carie Devitt - New Program Counsellor for DTM

Carie Devitt has been appointed as the B.Sc. Env. and DTM program counsellor: 22 Jun 2020
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Just peachy – Ontarians can look forward to earlier, tastier peaches

How about getting the ultimate taste of summer – fresh, mouth-watering Ontario peaches – two weeks earlier than normal, and with even better colour, taste and texture? That...18 Jun 2020
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Harvest Genomics Wins Top Prize At Gryphon’s LAAIR Pitch Competition

Co-founders of Harvest Genomics, Chris Grainger (CEO) and Davoud Torkamaneh won top prize at the 2nd Annual Gryphon’s Laair Pitch Competition.  On May 27, 2020 five corporations...03 Jun 2020
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Barry Micallef Appointed Faculty Advisor of Urban Organic Farm

Prof. Barry Micallef has been appointed as the new faculty advisor for the Guelph Centre for Urban Organic Farming (GCUOF). He began in the role on May 1, 2020.  “Due to the...20 May 2020
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New Grain Farmers of Ontario Professorship in Wheat Breeding and Genetics

Prof. Helen Booker has been hired as an associate professor in the Department of Plant Agriculture, assuming the Grain Farmers of Ontario Professorship in Wheat Breeding and Genetics ...14 May 2020


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