Plants

CAHNR in the news

Leonardodicaprio.org included an article by Rebecca Boehm about the relationship between United States household food purchasing and greenhouse gas emissions. Boehm is a postdoctoral research associate in agricultural and resource economics. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released a second edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans on Monday. It gives recommendations […]

Awards and achievements for CAHNR

Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture Professor Mark Brand recently received the Connecticut Invasive Plant Working Group (CIPWG) Leslie J. Mehrhoff Award. According to CIPWG, Brand’s award is given “to an individual, group or organization that has made significant or commendable contributions toward awareness, prevention, or management of invasive plants in Connecticut. Nominees should […]

College organizes group to promote GMO science

According to a recent Pew Research survey, the largest difference in science-related views between the American public and scientists concerns the safety of food produced from, or that used, genetically modified organisms (GMOs). While scientists say GMOs are safe, the public is skeptical, expressing concerns about the impacts their use may have on human and […]

Awards and achievements for CAHNR

The Eastern Region of the International Plant Propagators’ Society (IPPS) recently elected Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture Professor Mark Brand as an IPPS Fellow. The Fellow Award is an honor the region bestows on its chosen members for exceptional service to the Society and to the advancement of the field of propagation and […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today ran an article about a new UConn class called Horticulture of Cannabis: From Seed to Harvest, which will be offered in plant science and landscape architecture. It included quotes by Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture Professor Gerald Berkowitz, who will teach the class, and mentioned CAHNR alumni Taylor Cheek and Matt […]