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Mary Ruth McDonald Receives Outstanding Researcher Award

Dr. Mary Ruth McDonald, professor in the Department of Plant Agriculture, was the recipient of the 2021 Outstanding Researcher Award presented by the Canadian Phytopathological Society (CPS). The...13 Apr 2022
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Dr. Clarence Swanton to Give Talk at Iowa State University Dept of Agronomy

Lecture Title: How talking plants alter crop yield Clarence Swanton is University Professor Emeritus in the Department of Plant Agriculture at the University of Guelph. Between earning his M.Sc....11 Apr 2022
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Nima Nalin (PhD) Wins 1st Place at 2022 OAC 3MT Competition

The results of the 2022 OAC 3MT Competition are in and Nima Nalin (PhD) from Plant Ag won first place. Here are the standings: 1st Place: Nima Nalin (PhD), Plant Agriculture ...28 Mar 2022
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Will Kramer Wins 1st Place

William Kramer won first place in the MSc competition held at the joint Weed Science of America and Canadian Weed Science Society Annual Conference held February 22 to 24th , 2022.  His...01 Mar 2022
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Karthika Sriskantharajah - Selected as Inaugural Cohort in the Science to Policy Accelerator program by the Evidence for Democracy Institute

Karthika Sriskantharajah has been selected as one of the inaugural cohorts for the Science to Policy Accelerator program by the Evidence for Democracy Institute, Ottawa. Dr. Karthika...25 Feb 2022
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A DIY Crop Tour by Plant Ag Students

MANY ONTARIO AGRICULTURAL College (OAC) alumni list the Midwest crop tour as a highlight of their time at the University of Guelph. When the 2021 trip was cancelled due to COVID-19 travel...18 Feb 2022
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Dr. Shelp's Research Profiled in Floral Today

Optimizing nutrient delivery in greenhouse-grown potted chrysanthemums The ever-increasing cost of fertilizer inputs is just one reason why indoor floricultural growers are interested in...17 Feb 2022
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Peter Pauls & Tom Smith: Winners of the 2022 Seed of the Year Award

Nearly a decade after its release, the Dynasty Dark Red Kidney Bean has set the bean world on fire and now comprises 90% of all dark red kidneys grown in Ontario. (Watch video) It’s hard to...11 Feb 2022
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Istvan Rajcan - 2022 Winner Plant breeding and Genetics Award

Legendary soybean breeder Istvan Rajcan knows how to give the seed industry what it wants. His business savvy is one reason he’s the recipient of the 2022 Plant Breeding and Genetics Award. (...11 Feb 2022
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Dr. Swanton Co-authors Expert Panel Report on Crop Plant, Food Security Threats

Helping Canada to meet current and emerging threats to its crop plants and food security is the purpose of a new report by an expert panel including a University of Guelph plant scientist...02 Feb 2022


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