Department of Plant Biology
- March 19, 2015
- Student research attempts to provide insight on tree growth
Plant biology professor Frank Telewski and plant biology senior Caleb Adgate pull out the cores of trees to check their health and growth March 19, 2015, in the forests between Munn Ice Arena and Demonstration Hall. Hannah Levy/The State News
- February 27, 2015
- C. ROBIN BUELL; William J. Beal Outstanding Faculty Award
- Stayin' alive: MSU research aims to help biofuel switchgrass survive northern winters
Dr. Robin Buell has been awarded $1 million from a joint USDA and DOE program for the improvement of plant feedstock for the production of biofuels, bio-power and bio-based products.
- Flying the Fields
- MSU is using drones to help improve farming and biofuels practices. Dr. Carolyn Malmstrom, associate professor of plant biology, explains how having close-up, aerial views of crops can improve yields and sustainability. This project was supported by USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture and MSU AgBioResearch.