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Jeff Stuart's research cited in Ag NewsNew

​Natalie van Hoose
Agriculture News - March 2, 2015

Photo courtesy of Andrew Nuss

Date Added: 3/4/2015

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Jeff Stuart and his research team are featured in this week's issue of Purdue University Agriculture News.  The team has sequenced the Hessian fly genome and helped figure out how this insect causes galls in wheat.

 

To read the entire story, click on Jeff Stuart's research.

Murdock and Baributsa attend Millionaires Club luncheon

​B. York

Date Added: 2/23/2015

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Larry Murdock and Dieudonné Baributsa attended the Millionaire's Club Luncheon on February 11, 2015 in the Anniversary Drawing Room of the Purdue Memorial Union.  The Excellence in Research Awards dinner celebrates the accomplishments and contributions of Purdue's research community, so in 2005 the College of Agriculture started its own Millionaire's Club to recognize CoA faculty who have been awarded a one million dollar (or higher) grant.   

 
Drs. Murdock and Baributsa were awarded ten million dollars from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to launch the third phase of the PICS program, PICS3.

 

Grzegorz Buczkowski featured in Purdue Ag News

​Natalie  Van  Hoose

Date Added: 2/19/2015

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The February 18, 2015 issue of Purdue University Agriculture News featured research on ants and hydrogel bait by Grzegorz Buczkowski.  To read the entire article, click managing invasive ants.

 

You may have noticed this article in the February 19th Exponent under the "ETYMOLOGY" section on Page 2!
PICS technology saving crops in Malawi

​James Chavula
The Nation
February 1, 2015

Date Added: 2/17/2015

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The newspaper headline shouts, "Improved sack kills weevils."  Important news in a country where the insects destroy a quarter of the stored grains harvested by small farmers in this southeast African nation.  To read the entire article published in The Nation on February 1, 2015, click PICS Helps Malawi. 

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