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Professors awarded grapevine research continuation grant

Dr. Wenping Qiu, research professor and director of the Center for Grapevine Biotechnology in the William H. Darr School of Agriculture; and Dr. László G. Kovács, professor of biology at Missouri State University, were awarded $199,834 to continue the “Vitis …

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Flower variety trial adds color near Karls Hall

Clydette Alsup-Egbers, associate professor of horticulture, is conducting a flower variety trial in the courtyard near Karls Hall in cooperation with a grounds department team lead by Nancy Underhill, arborist. The campus community is invited to stroll through the Karls …

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Student presents lecture at international grapevine conference

MU-MSU Cooperative PhD in Plant Science student Courtney Coleman gave a talk at the 10th International Conference on Grapevine Genetics and Breeding in Geneva New York (Aug1 -5, 2010). Title: “Genetic Mapping of REN1: A powdery mildew resistance gene present …

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Agriculture researchers establishing sustainable grapevine importation program

Dr. Wenping Qiu, research professor of agriculture on the Mountain Grove campus, received a grant from the Missouri Department of Agriculture’s Grape and Wine Board to fund the “Establishment of a Sustainable Grapevine Importation and Certification Program for Midwest Regions.” The …

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Darr Agricultural Center expansion includes new event facility

Learning Center will provide new opportunities for students, meeting space for up to 400 Expansion of the Darr Agricultural Center will provide Missouri State University students with state-of-the-art classroom and lab facilities and Springfield and the surrounding community with much-needed …

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Professor researches sustainable grape importation

Dr. Wenping Qiu, associate research professor of agriculture on Missouri State University’s Mountain Grove campus, received a $20,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture via Cornell University for his project, “Establishment of a Sustainable Grapevine Importation and Certification Program for …

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