With Halloween around the corner, we'd like to share some spooky science! Keith Barker, curator of the Bell’s genetic resources collection, shares information about the museum's dermestid beetle colony, which provides the neatest way to get a skeleton from a carcass. Sushma Reddy, Breckenridge chair of ornithology and curator of birds, also offers her take on the beetles.
(BringMeTheNews.com) The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum is featured.
With CFANS involvement, report finds 10 to 1 ROI on investment in international agricultural research
CFANS professor Philip Pardey co-authors SoAR Foundation report, The Payoff to Investing in CGIAR Research.
(Minnesota Daily) Lee Frelich, director of the Center for Forest Ecology and fellow at the Institute on the Environment; Kyungsoo Yoo, a professor in Soil, Water and Climate and Erin Buchholz, integrated pest manager for the University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, are quoted. The Minnesota Invasive Terrestrial Plants and Pests Center is mentioned.
(Reuters UK) Anne Christianson, a Natural Resources Science and Management student, is quoted.
(Wall Street Journal) Elizabeth Davis, a professor in Applied Economics, is quoted.
In new research by biologists from CFANS and the Wildlife Institute of India demonstrated the how and why of cooperation among male lions. By studying one of the rarest lion populations in the world — the Asian lions that live as a single population in the Gir Forest of India — researchers found that cooperation among lions does not necessarily indicate that they are related.
(StarTribune) Matt Clark, an assistant professor in Grape Breeding and Enology, is quoted. The Horticultural Research Center at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, is mentioned.
Discover what it's like to be an applied economics major in CFANS in this interview with Quentin IkutaSchodde, BS '19. He shares an update on what he does in his current professional role and discusses the opportunities he had as a student in our college.
In this interview with Tory Ahmann Bradley, BS '13, you'll learn more about what it's like to be an applied economics major in CFANS. She shares an update on what she does in his current professional role and discusses who left a lasting impact on her while she was a student here.