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Auburn entomologist seeks alternatives for urban pesticide use

By Jacqueline Kochak More than 80 percent of Americans live in expanding urban areas, and suburbanites are still craving greenspace as farmland gives way to housing developments and big-box stores.  The problem is that proud homeowners use significantly more...

Researcher part of international weed genomics effort

An Auburn University professor and researcher is one of the founding members of an international group of scientists and industry professionals that has launched an ambitious new project aimed at improved understanding of the most intractable species of weeds in the...
Study shows undergrad research experiences benefit students and society

Study shows undergrad research experiences benefit students and society

College students who participate in hands-on, faculty-mentored research en route to their bachelor’s degrees cite multiple personal and professional benefits the experience delivers, from strengthening their time-management, critical-thinking and communication skills to developing one-on-one connections with distinguished faculty.

New peanut variety is first of its kind for Auburn

New peanut variety is first of its kind for Auburn

Auburn University might be relatively new to the peanut breeding business, but its just-released runner peanut variety is already winning accolades for its high yields, resistance to disease and healthy traits. The new release is the product of a peanut breeding program operated jointly by the Department of Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences and USDA’s National Peanut Research Lab.

Study shows undergrad research experiences benefit students and society

Study shows undergrad research experiences benefit students and society

College students who participate in hands-on, faculty-mentored research en route to their bachelor’s degrees cite multiple personal and professional benefits the experience delivers, from strengthening their time-management, critical-thinking and communication skills to developing one-on-one connections with distinguished faculty.

New peanut variety is first of its kind for Auburn

New peanut variety is first of its kind for Auburn

Auburn University might be relatively new to the peanut breeding business, but its just-released runner peanut variety is already winning accolades for its high yields, resistance to disease and healthy traits. The new release is the product of a peanut breeding program operated jointly by the Department of Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences and USDA’s National Peanut Research Lab.