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Haley Oser earned her Doctor of Plant Health degree in 2015 after completing internships in the university’s plant pathology department and MillerCoors Brewing Company.

Nebraska's Unique Doctor of Plant Health Program August 11, 2017

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Doctor of Plant Health is a unique professional program training leaders with multidisciplinary expertise to optimize plant health. Only one of two such programs in the world, the rigorous program educates and prepares students to apply scientific findings to maximize economic, environmental and social sustainability in food production.

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Figure 1. Harkamal Walia (second from left) discusses an experimental plan for the grant at the High Throughput Phenotyping facility at the Greenhouse Innovation Center on Nebraska Innovation Campus. From left is Toshihiro Obata, Hongfeng Yu and Qi Zhang. Not pictured are researchers Chi Zhang and Gota Morota. (Photo by Craig Chandler, University Communication)

University Leads Research into Heat-Tolerant Crops August 2, 2017

An agronomy professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has been awarded a $5.78 million National Science Foundation grant to explore the effects of high nighttime temperatures on wheat and rice. The stress of high nighttime temperatures can lead to severe losses in crop yield and quality. Researchers from Arkansas State University and Kansas State University will be collaborating on the project.

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