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MS student Shouxin Li awarded scholarship
HCS 5422 Approved for Digital Book Development
PhD student, Brian Pace, was awarded the US Borlaug Fellows in Global Food Security Graduate Research Fellowship Grant.
HCS 3410 travel to the High Line in New York
Plant Breeding Summer Workshops
Harvest Day on the Student Farm
HCS and Plant Pathology Scholarship Award Winners
HCS Student Dominic Petrella wins awards!
Two HCS Students Receive Golden Opportunity Award
Undergraduate Educator of the Year Award given to Dr. Peg McMahon
HCS Instructor, Bruce Ackley is developing an iBook for HCS 5422, Principles of Weed Ecology and Management.
He works with Dr. Kristin Mercer on the evolution and ecophysiology of maize grown by subsistence farmers in Southern Mexico.
Jim Chatfield and students traveled to New York in April 2014.
Summer Plant Breeding Workshops with Dr. David Francis. 3 Sessions available.
Students harvest produce grown at the Ohio State University Student Farm.
Undergraduate students received their awards at the HCS/Plant Pathology Ice Cream Social.
Award winning HCS Graduate student, Dominic Petrella!
HCS Seniors, Stephanie Verhoff and Michael Hannewald were selected as the 2013 Golden Opportunity Institute Scholar award winners.
HCS Professor, Dr. Peg McMahon receives the award for 2013.

Department of Horticulture and Crop Science

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MS student, Shouxin Li, in the Viticulture Program in HCS, has been recently awarded a national scholarship by the American Society for Enology and Viticulture (ASEV) at their annual conference held on June 23-27 in Austin, TX. This recognition is awarded to the best graduate students in the field of viticulture and enology in all academic institutions across the country and Canada.  Shouxin also presented findings from her research project titled: “Improving freezing tolerance of Vitis vinifera Pinot Gris Grapevines using Exogenous Abscisic Acid”.


Ohio State expert: Rootless corn can recover

By Tracy Turner | Posted on 6/23/2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Rootless or "floppy" corn might look questionable, but under the right conditions, it can recover.

Corn crops that are leaning or lodged might be impacted by rootless corn syndrome, said Peter Thomison, an Ohio State University Extension agronomist. OSU Extension is the statewide outreach arm of the university's College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.

Research Associate Position

LOCATION: The San Luis Valley is unique in that it is one of the largest, high altitude (7,600 ft.), irrigated crop production
areas in the United States. The area is surrounded by 12,000-14,000 foot mountains. The San Luis Valley Research
Center, a part of the Colorado Agricultural Experiment Station, is 9 miles north of Monte Vista, Colorado.