Plants

CAHNR in the news

San Francisco Chronicle touched on CRISPR and crops and mentioned the work of Professor Yi Li using CRISPR to engineer citrus trees. Li is on the faculty of the Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture. WNPR All Things Considered featured Professor Gerry Berkowitz from the Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture. It talked about […]

Meet new faculty member Sohyun Park

This past August, Sohyun Park joined the College as assistant professor of landscape architecture in the Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture. “I knew this program had such potential for collaborative opportunities with other programs such as plant science and natural resources,” Park says. “I thought this was a great fit and will allow […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today ran an article about Associate Professor Jessica Lubell‘s research in the cultivation of hemp for medical purposes. The article said that Lubell, a member of the plant science and landscape architecture faculty, developed a way to maximize the production of Cannabis sativa female flowers, which produce significantly higher quantities of cannabinoids than male […]