Why can't we be friends?
Interactions between bacteria are critical to understand to develop new sustainable solutions in agriculture.
To witness the carbon cycle in action, many homeowners need look no further than their own backyards.
Methane in tidal marshes
Seyfferth and Vargas show how flowing waters affect release of greenhouse gases
Force of nature
The trees are speaking to Covel McDermot
Make the planet proud
Major in plant science, sustainable food systems or landscape architecture
DEPARTMENT OF PLANT AND SOIL SCIENCES
We have excellent teaching, research, and outreach programs in the areas of plant biology (cellular, genetics, genomics, microbial, molecular and physiology), agronomy (including pathology, soil management and weed science), horticulture (sustainable landscapes, fruits and vegetables), landscape architecture and environmental soil sciences (biogeochemistry, hydrology and plant-soil interactions). We have a distinguished faculty, known nationally and internationally for their research and outreach, and within UD for their excellence in teaching, advising and mentoring students.