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Tag "Department of Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management"

Understanding plant-microbiome interactions could improve plant health and yield

A coordinated effort to understand plant microbiomes could boost plant health and agricultural productivity, according to a new Perspective published in the open access journal PLOS Biology.

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CSU to study the spread of pathogens in U.S. potato crops

Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner this week announced that Colorado State University will receive $264,600 in funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to study the spread of pathogens in U.S potato crops.

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2017 Best Teacher Awards

Each year, the Colorado State University Alumni Association recognizes outstanding CSU educators with the Best Teacher Awards.

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Microbiome mind-meld

CSU’s Microbiome Network wants researchers to learn from each other across the disciplines and apply microbiomes to their respective fields of study.

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Getting to the root(s) of the problem

John McKay, an associate professor in CSU’s Department of Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management, will lead a $6.1 million study to learn about plant genetics from exploring plant roots as well as the soil around the plants.

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Where the wild things are

As climate change and biological invasions continue to impact global biodiversity, scientists at CSU and CU suggest the way organisms move to new areas, or range expansion, can be impacted directly by evolutionary changes.

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Career Connections brings ag students together with employers

More than 20 employers, representing a broad spectrum of the agricultural industry traveled to Fort Collins to have dinner with students and to interact with them on a personal level.

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Internationally recognized potato researcher takes the helm of Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management

Amy Charkowski, an expert in potato pathogens, is the new head of the Department of Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management.

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MLK Scholarship winner’s passion, generosity lead to success

Theresa Barosh is the 2016 Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship recipient.

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DNA analysis device a game-changer for researchers

The digital PCR system provides an incredibly sensitive analysis of DNA samples, which is critical to a wide range of fields in the life sciences.

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