The College of Agricultural Sciences

Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management


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    John McKay to Speak at Monfort Professor Lecture Event

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    Please join us for a Monfort Professor Lecture Monday, April 28 at 4 pm in 113 Natural Resources Building at CSU.  Dr. John McKay is an Associate Professor in Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management, and he will speak about “Understanding and Facilitating Adaptation to Climate in Plants.” Dr. McKay is one of three current CSU faculty members who hold the title Monfort Professor. To learn more about Monfort Professors, please click Read More.

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    BSPM 102 Summer Course Now Available on RamWeb!

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    Summer is almost here! Sign up for BSPM 102 with Matt Camper!

    Complete 3 Biological/Physical Science credits in 8 weeks this summer and join hundreds of students that call BSPM 102 “the best science class for non-science majors!”  Click for more info.


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    Nursery & Landscape IPM

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    Nursery and landscape industries are fast growing segments of U.S. agriculture, contributing around $147 billion each year to the U.S. economy and supporting over 600,000 workers. Over the last 20 years, public demand for high quality ornamental plants has more than tripled, with more than $20 billion spent each year at retail and mail order stores on plants and associated products for lawns, parks, urban forests, golf courses, etc. Click to read more.

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    BSPM Milestones

    Whitney Cranshaw at Colorado State University

    The Department of BSPM Celebrates nine of our faculty and staff members for their many years of dedication to Colorado State University.

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    Ana Bossa Castro Receives Prestigious Monsanto Beachell-Borlaug International Scholarship

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    Monsanto’s Beachell-Borlaug International Scholars Program awarded Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management Ph.D. student Ana Bossa Castro with funding for her research project titled “Defeating Bacterial Diseases of Rice: Novel Resistance Sources for Rice Crops in Africa and Latin America.”  Ana’s advisor is University Distinguished Professor, Dr. Jan Leach.


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.