Great Lakes Plant Breeding Trip 2017 Participants

Great Lakes Plant Breeding Initiative Trip 2017: Visiting Cornell University

The Great Lakes Plant Breeding Initiative (GLPBI) trip is 3-day event that aims to connect plant breeding students from Universities around the Great Lakes. This includes University of Guelph,...15 Aug 2017
Meet Mehrdad Behzadian, CHATS Student

Meet Mehrdad Behzadian, CHATS Student

About Mehrdad Behzadian Mehrdad chose to travel far from his home in Mashhad, Iran to pursue his studies and interests in agriculture. Now studying crop, horticulture and turfgrass science...28 Jul 2017
Karthika Sriskantharajah

Karthika Sriskantharajah, Inaugural Arrell Food Institute Scholar Working with Plant Ag's Jay Subramanian

Karthika Sriskantharajah was born in Jaffna, the fruit crops capital of Sri Lanka and raised in a very rural, agricultural community. Her scientific interest in agriculture and plants has driven her...20 Jul 2017
Professor Amar Mohanty

Congratulations to Professor Mohanty

Plant Ag's Professor Amar Mohanty, Premier's Research Chair in Biomaterials & Transportation, has received an inaugural  Research Leadership Chair Award which recognizes...10 Jul 2017
Planting thistles

U of G, National Park Restoration Project Celebrates Canada 150

A University of Guelph project to save an endangered thistle may ultimately restore the plant and help preserve biodiversity in Canada’s national parks. The Gosling Research Institute for...28 Jun 2017
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Honours & Awards

3MT, FMC and SIVB – Plant Ag Grad students shine Our graduate students have been reaping a whole bunch of awards and are in the news. Here is a list of who won what and the significance of...26 Jun 2017
Plant Ag booth at Summerfest 2017.

Plant Ag Booth at Summerfest 2017 a Success

Many thanks go to Rodger Tschanz for the popular display at Summerfest which had a lot of traffic. The activity tent asked visitors to use a a selection of new flower cultivars to create a mixed...26 Jun 2017
Al Sullivan

Al Sullivan Wins 2017 UGFA Distinguished Professor Award for Excellence in Teaching

On June 1, 2017, Al Sullivan won the 2017 UGFA Distinguished Professor Award for Excellence in Teaching at OAC. A more formal recognition ceremony is slated for the fall when the Faculty Association...15 Jun 2017
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Plant Ag grad student Shanthanu Krishnakumar wins Top Prize, People's Choice Award in national 3MT contest!

A University of Guelph graduate student has become the first competitor in the national 3-Minute Thesis contest to win both the annual competition’s top prize and its People’s Choice...07 Jun 2017
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Plant Ag Grad Amélie Gaudin - A scientist to watch says The Scientist Magazine®

Plant Ag grad Amélie Gaudin says having grown up on a farm in France, it’s little wonder she ended up working with crops. “I’ve been interested in agriculture...01 Jun 2017


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