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

2019 Great Lakes Plant Breeding Initiative Field Trip to Michigan State University

2019 Great Lakes Plant Breeding Initiative Field Trip to Michigan State University By Kaitlyn Sjonnesen and Adam Brown At the end of June, Plant Agriculture faculty and students made their way...23 Jul 2019
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Dr. Helen Fisher Receives the VQA Promoters Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr. Helen Fisher has been chosen to receive the VQA Promoters Lifetime Achievement Award, in recognition of her immeasurable contributions to the Ontario wine industry. These awards were founded...19 Jun 2019
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2 PAg Grad Students win Extremely Prestigious Scholarships.

Many of you will have seen this news on the University website already, but in case you missed it…two graduate students in Plant Agriculture have received extremely prestigious scholarships...07 Jun 2019

Kyra Lightburn, Recipient of the Prestigious Vanier Award

Three University of Guelph PhD candidates studying mental health, permafrost and bee health have received Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships, one of the most prestigious doctoral awards in...27 May 2019
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Plant Sale 2019

Date: May 15 (rain date May 16) Time: 9 am to 4 pm Location: In front of Crop Science 08 May 2019


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