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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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April 26, 2021

2021 undergraduate research grants awarded

In order to give more opportunity to engage undergraduates in research activities, Texas Tech University College of Agricultural Science and Natural Resources officials have selected nine standout students to receive 2021 Undergraduate Research Grants...

April 21, 2021

PSS Length of Service Awards

This year's Texas Tech University Length of Service Awards marked the professional dedication of many members of the Department of Plant and Soil Science and the Fiber & Biopolymer Research Institute. Awarded at five-year intervals, the recognition includes a distinctive pin commemorating the landmark...

April 08, 2021

Abidi wins 2021 President's Excellence in Commercialization Award

Noureddine Abidi — Leidigh Professor and Managing Director of the Fiber & Biopolymer Research Institute (FBRI) — can add another award to his list of accomplishments. In April, the Office of Research & Innovation named Abidi as the recipient of the 2021 President's Excellence in Commercialization Award...

March 29, 2021

Researcher Awarded USDA-NIFA Grant to Study Potassium Sorption and Fixation in Agricultural Soil

In an effort to understand the factors that chemically determine potassium fixation in soil, Texas Tech University researcher Matthew Siebecker, an assistant professor of applied environmental soil chemistry in the Department of Plant and Soil Science, will conduct a series of experiments with nanoparticle and micron-sized silicon and aluminum oxides and clay minerals to better understand these reactions...

March 19, 2021

Jyotsna Sharma among inaugural honorees in researcher spotlight

PSS's own Jyotsna Sharma is a member of the inaugural cohort of faculty to be highlighted by the Research Spotlight on Texas Tech Women Faculty initiative. Introduced during Women's History Month this year, the initiative aims to shed light on the research contributions of women faculty throughout the university...

 

 

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