The College of Agricultural Sciences

Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management


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    Support the College of Agricultural Sciences & the Department of BSPM

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    For 2014-2015, we have set goals of engaging our partners and organizations to invest and endow scholarships, as well as recognize the combined 100-year careers of Bill Jacobi, Ned Tisserat, and Howard Schwartz, 3 distinguished and productive plant pathologists who have contributed to this region and who have retired or will be retiring during 2014 to 2015.

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  • Rice research at Colorado State University

    Professor Jan Leach featured in the Coloradoan’s Meet the Professor

    Rice research at Colorado State University

    University Distinguished Professor and Professor of Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management Jan Leach talks to the Coloradoan in “Meet the Professor”

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    Food for Thought – August 2014

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    Check out the College of Agricultural Sciences Food for Thought magazine to read about cutting-edge innovations going on throughout the college.

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    Dr. John McKay Awarded $1.5 Million for Biofuel Development

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    McKay, who also holds the title of Monfort Professor, and his team will focus on the plant species Camelina sativa, an oilseed feedstock crop that can be grown on less-than-ideal farmland with relatively low fertilizer inputs and limited irrigation. Click to read more

  • Jillian Lang

    Jillian Lang Receives Chateaubriand Fellowship

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    CMB (Cell and Molecular Biology) PhD Candidate, Jillian Lang, in Dr. Jan Leach‘s lab, has been awarded the prestigious Chateaubriand Fellowship from the French Embassy.
    Ms. Lang will travel abroad to France for four months and she will earn a dual degree from the Universite Montpellier 2 and Colorado State University.

    To learn more about the project and people involved, click Read More.


About BSPM

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Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management is a unique department among US Land Grant Universities, encompassing the disciplines of Entomology, Plant Pathology, and Weed Science.  As important as our disciplinary history is our interdisciplinary, problem solving orientation in the crosscutting areas of: 1) Genomics and Molecular Biology, 2) Ecology and Biodiversity, 3) Biology and Management of Invasive Species, and 4) Integrated Pest Management.