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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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February 28, 2021

De los Reyes named 2021 Outstanding Researcher

Benildo de los Reyes — PSS Professor of Plant Genomics and Bayer Crop Science Endowed Chair — has been named a 2021 Outstanding Researcher by the TTU Office of Research & Innovation. The award recognizes achievement in research and scholarship, and follows de los Reyes's nomination by the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources for his work in plant genomics...

February 15, 2021

Jonathan Peters wins PSSAT scholarship

PSS undergrad Jonathan Peters is the recipient of the Professional Soil Scientists Association of Texas 2020-2021 Scholarship. The scholarship recognizes and supports outstanding undergraduates in soil science and is awarded on the basis of academic achievement, extracurricular engagement, leadership, and work ethic...

February 12, 2021

PSS researchers receive competitive USDA grant

In January 2021, three PSS researchers were awarded a 3-year, $500,000 grant by the United States Department of Agriculture - National Institute of Food and Agriculture. The grant is part of the nation's leading competitive grants program for agricultural sciences to improve rural economies, ensure food safety and security, address water availability issues, and mitigate impacts of climate variability...

 

 

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