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Trial Garden @ Turfgrass Institute

The brilliantly vibrant colours of over 500 new varieties of flowers and ornamentals attracted many passersby to the Guelph Trial Garden on Tuesday August 20th. The Guelph Trial Garden is an...26 Aug 2013
People at Vineland Fruit Research Day and Field Tour

Vineland Fruit Research Day and Field Tour

Yesterday the Vineland Research and Innovation Centre (VRIC) opened its doors to welcome nearly 50 members of the Plant Ag Department to their historic orchards and research facilities. Faculty,...21 Aug 2013
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Sweet Success: Breeding Yellow Plums

This Friday August 16th, Professor Jay Subramanian was featured in the Toronto Star's Food and Wine section for his research and development 7 new varieties of Yellow European Plums (YEPs). Jay...16 Aug 2013
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BBQ Celebrates Deb Norton's Career

Members of the Plant Ag Department from Simcoe, Vineland and Guelph as well as OMAF personnel from Simcoe gathered on Tues, Aug 13th for a barbeque in celebration of Deborah Norton’s upcoming...16 Aug 2013
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Dr. Raizada: New Tools for Old Crops

Dr. Manish Raizada was featured in the latest edition of Guelph's Research Magazine, for his research with improving millet and introducing "agricultural tool kits" to marginalized...13 Aug 2013
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Globe & Mail: Dr. Saxena & Cryopreservation

Dr. Praveen Saxena’s recent work in conjunction with the new Gosling Research Institute for Plant Preservation (GRIPP) was featured front-page of the Globe and Mail today, along with a video-...02 Aug 2013
Paul Wartman with one of his advisors, Ralph C. Martin.

Grad Student Wins Photography Competition

Graduate student Paul Wartman recently won first place in the Graduate Studies Photography Competition held this semester. The prize for first place was $2000 against summer tuition! The image will...01 Aug 2013
Photos of tissue culture steps for propagation of trees

A New Facility to Cryopreserve Endangered Canadian Native Tree Species

Dr. Praveen Saxena’s recent work in conjunction with the new Gosling Research Institute for Plant Preservation (GRIPP) was featured front-page of the Globe and Mail today. It highlights the...26 Jul 2013
Photos from Farm Smart research day

FarmSmart Expo 2013

FarmSmart celebrated its 15th year on Thursday July 11th, 2013 during the annual FarmSmart Expo at the University's Elora Research Station. They held events in celebration of "Farmer and...22 Jul 2013
Photo of Department members at picnic

Family BBQ Picnic @ Elora Research Station

More than 100 students, staff and faculty enjoyed a family BBQ and potluck lunch at the Elora research station yesterday, July 30th. The day was filled with a delicious array of food, fun team-...13 Jul 2013

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