Center for Plant Science Innovation

Ed Cahoon

Research Team Boosts Environmentally Sustainable Pest Control Via Insect Pheromones

October 20, 2022
Using plant-derived pheromones, the researchers were successfully able to lure diamondback moths in cabbage crops and disrupt mating of cotton bollworm moths in common bean fields.

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Haejin Kim
Haejin Kim, a senior research associate in the Center for Plant Science Innovation, examines soybeans in a Beadle Center greenhouse. The soybeans are bred specifically for the salmon farming industry as they help maintain the pink color of the fish. (Photos by Craig Chandler, University Communication)

Nebraska's Center for Plant Science Innovation is Transforming Agriculture

July 20, 2018
While it was built on a foundation of basic plant science, research at the Center for Plant Science Innovation is anything but basic. Edgar Cahoon, center director, believes the ability to bring findings to the field is what makes the work unique.

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