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.

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Anna Wik Landscape Architecture

Professor Wik's courses investigate the relationship between the cultural practice of design and the built environment.

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  • 73-year-old Blue Hen and plant lover will get her degree at UD's commencement Saturday

    May 27, 2023 | Written by Krys'tal Griffin of Delaware News Journal
    Shirley Duffy of Newark, will receive her bachelor of science degree in landscape architecture from the College of Agriculture & Natural Resources during UD's commencement on Saturday, May 27. The landscape architecture major is all about plants, with an emphasis on the environment and how individuals can help others by teaching them about plants and helping them make their gardens successful, said Duffy.
  • Test before you taste

    May 17, 2023 | Written by Dante LaPenta
    UD plant science professors work with Delaware startup to create novel, rapid detection of foodborne pathogens.
  • Alumni, faculty and staff honored during 2023 Celebrating Excellence event

    May 11, 2023 | Written by Dante LaPenta and Lauren Bradford
    University of Delaware College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) crossed the street to Science, Technology and Advanced Research (STAR) Campus this May to celebrate alumni, faculty and staff. Interim Dean Calvin Keeler oversaw the recognition of 2023 award winners at the appropriately dubbed Celebrating Excellence event.

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