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Three Plant Ag Genomics Projects Receive $ from Government & Industry

Three Plant Ag Genomics projects received funding under the Ontario Regional Priorities Partnership Program announced on Dec. 5, 2019. Praveen Saxena, Department of Plant Agriculture...12 Dec 2019
Liz Lee describing different honey

Honey Tasting Event for the United Way

Today was the first Honey Tasting event in support of the United Way held at the Department of Plant Agriculture.  22 students and staff listened as Liz Lee spoke about her personal experience...21 Nov 2019
Prof. Dave Wolyn in an asparagus field.

Professor Dave Wolyn in the Oct. 29 Toronto Star

Hundreds of petri dishes and test tubes containing little asparagus clones sit on shelves in a tiny climate-controlled room at the University of Guelph campus. One of these could breed the next...31 Oct 2019
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Professor Dave Wolyn Honoured for Decades of Asparagus Developement

Prof. David Wolyn, Department of Plant Agriculture, is the University of Guelph’s Innovation of the Year award winner for 2019.  Malcolm Campbell, vice-president (research), presented...10 Oct 2019
Darren Robinson

Meet Prof. Robinson

Darren is a professor in our Department of Plant Agriculture who researches how to manage weeds and minimize herbicide persistence. He and his research program are stationed at the Ridgetown...05 Sep 2019
Barry Micallef

Meet Prof. Micallef

Barry is a professor in the Department of Plant Agriculture who researches greenhouse plants, including tomatoes. For example, he works to improve harvest yields through physiological and genetic...29 Aug 2019
Dr. Subramanian holding a peach.

Eating Niagara: A peach of a story

Eating Niagara: A Peach of a Story August 13, 2019 by Tiffany Mayer  Special to the St. Catharines Standard Jay Subramanian, a University of Guelph tree fruit breeder based in Vineland...15 Aug 2019
Dr. Manish Raizada

Professor M. Raizada Developing Plants That Can Produce Their Own Nitrogen

University of Guelph research rooted in traditional seeds and driven by contemporary science is helping plants produce their own all-important nitrogen. The findings could lead to a more sustainable...12 Aug 2019
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Plant Ag Weeds Team Does it Again

Once again, the University of Guelph students showed their strength in weed science and agronomy in a grueling contest opposing them to students from some of the top United States agricultural...01 Aug 2019
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Plant Ag Students Win Awards at Plant Canada Conference

At the recent Plant Canada Conference held at the University of Guelph, some students from Dr. Mary Ruth McDonald's lab were the recipients of some awards: CSHS awards:  Umbrin ...23 Jul 2019


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