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The University of Delaware's Graduate College offers over 50 doctoral and over 130 master’s degree programs. In Agriculture and Natural Resources, our unique setting offers access to laboratories using cutting edge technologies as well as the college’s 350-acre agro-ecosystem.
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Graduate Student & Research News
Mapping migrationMarch 23, 2023 | Written by Lauren BradfordAvian research often focuses on forests as breeding habitats, but scientists are now working to understand the vital role that small forest patches play in migration. For the first time, a team of researchers from Princeton University and the University of Delaware has created a comprehensive map of migratory pathways and stopover locations in the Eastern United States.
UD alumna studies contaminated sites vulnerable to sea level riseMarch 07, 2023 | Written by Lauren BradfordUD alumna Fatemeh Izaditame visits an EPA Superfund-adjacent site in Wilmington to study heavy metal contamination. Collected soil samples showed high levels of arsenic, underscoring the need for the remediation of sites vulnerable to flooding and sea level rise.
Heat-Tolerant Varieties Important for High Snap Bean YieldsFebruary 01, 2023 | Written by Stephanie Speicher of Lancaster FarmingFarmers in the Delmarva region are used to heat stress affecting their snap beans. Some Pennsylvania farmers are just far enough north to avoid the problem, but those in the southeastern part of the state could see the same issues. A nighttime temperature of 68 degrees or higher causes heat stress in beans, said Emmalea Ernest, a vegetable and fruit educator with University of Delaware Extension.