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PSS researchers developing novel method to help High Plains growers protect their vineyards

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PSS researchers developing novel method to help High Plains growers protect their vineyards

The hot, dry, and windy conditions of the High Plains can carry herbicides miles from the application site, and for perennial species such as grapes, this potential volatility and drift exposure may affect plant productivity and yield for many years. Researchers from the TTU Department of Plant and Soil Science are hoping to help...

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June 11, 2021

2021 Poster Competition highlights grad students' dedication to research & science communication

Five top-flight graduate students from Texas Tech's College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources took high honors earlier this semester at the Texas Tech University Graduate School's 20th Annual Graduate Student Virtual Poster Competition. The competition, which typically features more than 100 high-level projects, is seen as a professional development opportunity for students...

June 07, 2021

TTU Research Park launches ag technology entrepreneurship fund

The Texas Tech Research Park Inc. Board of Directors chairman and president John Esparza has announced the launch of a collaboration with Seraph and the Lubbock Angel Network to launch the research park's first venture capital fund, the Seraph Hub Fuel Fund. The focus of the collaboration is to accelerate business success of high-tech startups and emerging companies in the agriculture sector that can scale and provide return to investors...

May 31, 2021

PSS students recognized with end-of-year awards

Top academic standouts from Texas Tech's College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources were recognized as Dean's Scholars in May. Additionally, among the students, faculty, and staff recognized in May's virtual College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Honors Banquet, several PSS students received departmental awards...

April 28, 2021

Vikram Baliga receives Diamond Award for teaching

PSS's own Vikram Baliga is one of 15 Texas Tech University instructors to be named as a recipient of a 2021 Diamond Award. The award was created by the Teaching Academy and the Teaching, Learning, & Professional Development Center to recognize faculty whose innovative and adaptive teaching strategies went above and beyond...

April 27, 2021

OIA Graduate Student International Research Award goes to Shan Wong

Shan Wong, a doctoral student from Texas Tech University's Department of Plant and Soil Science, was awarded the Graduate Student International Research Award at the university's Office of International Affairs Annual Global Vision Awards ceremony. The program recognizes the generosity and continued support of the university's efforts to expand its global footprint and its work to promote higher education on an international scale...

 

 

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