Category Archives: Students

Dr. Hwang’s team at ASEV

Dr. Chin-Feng Hwang, associate professor in the State Fruit Experiment Station, Darr School of Agriculture at Missouri State University (MSU) and four students; Surya Sapkota, an MSU/University of Missouri collaborative Ph.D. student; Logan Duncan, Mia Mann and Brigette Williams, all …

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Walnut tree TP-ed over the weekend!

At first glance, it looks like one of the walnut trees at the experiment station was toilet papered in the fashion of a Halloween prank! The tree actually was bagged as part of a walnut breeding project directed by Dr. …

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Replacing missing grapevines

It is important to replace any missing vines in a vineyard so that you maintain maximum productivity. This morning, Ryan Wilson worked with Amanda Gonzales to the Foundation vineyard and note missing and weak grapevines. Ryan and Amanda are students …

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The Great Pumpkin

Logan Duncan, graduate student in Dr. Chin-Feng Hwang’s program, is working on a project cucurbita breeding. He harvested all sizes of pumpkins from his research planting but here we see the biggest one.

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Ningxia scouting party

The instructor and students from the Ningxia University wine program in China scouted the vineyards this morning for pests, diseases and other problems. We found many different things including sour rot with spotted wing drosophila, Grapevine Vein Clearing Virus, phylloxera, …

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Ningxia wine training program begins at Mountain Grove

Dr. Wenping Qiu of the Darr School of Agriculture Center for Grapevine Biotechnology and Mr. Brad Bodenhausen of the International Leadership and Training Center, both at Missouri State, collaborated to present a Missouri Wine Training Program for students from the …

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A conversation on plant breeding and genetics

Logan Duncan, an MSU summer intern who is working on a squash/pumpkin breeding project and Dr. Anson Elliott, Director of the Darr School of Agriculture as well as the State Fruit Experiment Station, talk about plant breeding and genetics out …

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