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.
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.