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Eric M. Lyons

Meet Professor Lyons

Eric is a professor in our Department. His research focuses on the management of different turfgrass systems to reduce inputs and maximize the environmental, social and economic benefits of turfgrass systems. More information on Eric and his research is available: https://www.plant.uoguelph.ca/...04 May 2016
Praveen Saxena

Meet Professor Saxena

Praveen Saxena is a professor in our Department of Plant Agriculture and Director of the Gosling Research Institute for Plant Preservation. More information on Praveen and his research is available at http://www.plant.uoguelph.ca/psaxena A descriptive transcript is available here: https://...15 Apr 2016
Max Jones

Meet Professor Jones

Max Jones is a professor in our Department of Plant Agriculture and his research supports the mission of the Gosling Research Institute for Plant Preservation (GRIPP). To learn more about Max, GRIPP and his research visit: http://www.plant.uoguelph.ca/amjones A descriptive transcript is...08 Apr 2016
Peter Pauls

Meet Professor Pauls

Peter Pauls is a professor in our Department of Plant Agriculture who researches plant traits like disease resistance and nutrition. More information on Peter and his research is available at http://www.plant.uoguelph.ca/ppauls A descriptive transcript is available here: https://www.uoguelph...08 Apr 2016
R.M. DePauw Lecture Adapting Wheat in Canada to Contribute to Global Fodd Security

R.M. DePauw Lecture

Dr. Ron M. DePauw, visited the department on July 9-10, 2015, meeting with staff and presenting a seminar titled "Adapting Wheat in Canada to Contribute to Global Food Security".   After a 41 year career with Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada, and building his reputation...15 Jul 2015
2014 Research Magazine, U of G & OMAFRA partnership

Research Mag 2014

Ten faculty and staff members from the department of Plant Agriculture were featured in this month's 2014 Agri-Food Yearbook Edition of Research Magazine. This year's edition features a wide variety of research projects at Guelph, that focus on innovation in the agri-food and rural sectors...08 Aug 2014
Phillip and Susan Gosling officially open GRIPP

GRIPP Grand Opening

The Gosling Research Institute for Plant Preservation plans to freeze and bank all Canadian plant species Click above to see CTV feature on the GRIPP Grand Opening The Gosling Research Institute for Plant Preservation (GRIPP) officially opened its doors yesterday afternoon. The GRIPP...26 Jun 2014
The Good Season weed cookbook cover

Weed Cookbook

The Good Season, a cookbook featuring recipes with edible weeds, was released this spring by Michelle Arseneault and Michelle Carkner. Michelle Arseneault is now a grad student in Plant Ag working under professor John Cline. The book introduces wild edibles, showing readers how to identify...08 May 2014
Prof. Lewis Lukens

Crop Domestication

Prof. Lewis Lukens and PhD student Ann Meyer of the Department of Plant Agriculture examined why domestic crops have been so slow to take root. Their research, now published in the current issue of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, revealed that the slower than expected evolution of...06 May 2014
Cake that reads: "Congratulations OAC Bayfield"

20th year, OAC Bayfield

OAC Bayfield soybean has been named 2013 Seed of the Year for Eastern Canada. Photo: Presentation of clock to commemorate the 20th year of commercial use of OAC Bayfield soybean; Dr. Istvan Rajcan, current soybean breeder, Guelph Campus, Dr. Wally Beversdorf (retired) who directed the...29 Nov 2013

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