Breeding Better Strawberries
Geneticist Dr. Tom Davis, bioinformaticist Hailong Zhang, and graduate students Lise Mahoney, David Wood, and Yilong Yang from the University of New Hampshire are among those who have been awarded a $10 million, five-year federal grant to develop and apply modern DNA-based tools to deliver new cultivated varieties of rosaceous crops such as apples, peaches, strawberries, and cherries with superior product quality and disease resistance. Learn more >>>
25 years of the Fairchild Dairy
The Fairchild Dairy Teaching and Research Center, a facility of the NH Agricultural Experiment Station (NHAES) at the University of New Hampshire College of Life Sciences and Agriculture (COLSA), will mark its 25th anniversary Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, with a celebration that will include presentations of the university's current dairy research. Learn More >>>
New NHAES ‘Hotel’ Reserved for Highly Select NH Clientele
NHAES researchers have constructed a bee hotel as part of the research project "Sustainable Solutions to Problems Affecting Bee Health" that will assess for the first time the Granite State's bee species. Learn more>>>
Faces of DBS
Monica Quimby’s research into strawberry genetics took her from the greenhouse to the lab, where she obtained results of much significance in the ongoing effort to determine the plant’s ancestry.