Kim Colavito Markesich

UConn College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources Journal




•  Scientists look for cause of lobster dieoff

•  Singha chosen for ACE fellowship

•  New Advanced Master Gardener program begins

•  Stewardship program helps landowners manage forest

•  Student works to give coyotes a better name

•  High school teacher studies nutrition

•  4-H Marine Science Day

•  Scientists study regulation of ovary function

•  Husky reading program brings college students and children together

•  College hosts conference on alternative medicine for livestock

•  Cooperative extension launches new food safety website


•  Six new rhododendron varieties at center court

•  College offers new Ph.D.

•  Scientist studies the effects of vitamin A on gene expression

•  CANR partners with Quinebaug and Shetucket Corridor


•  New plant database on the Web

•  Transgenic animal facility offers OPU workshop

•  Pfizer to donate $19 million research facility

•  CANR and CLAS offer new aquaculture minor

•  Jensen receives lifetime achievement award

•  New book showcases Connecticut’s city trees

•  Corbett wins Mehlquist Award

•  New Home and Garden Education Center opens

•  Plant science offers new turfgrass science program

•  Soil scientists look for a beneficial use for water treatment plant residual

•  Plant science graduate student wins awards


• Biological controls for a beautiful but invasive pest

• New center for wildlife conservation research

• CANR Ph.D. students receive toxicology fellowships

• Landscape architecture program receives national accreditation

• CES teams up with Nature Conservancy and EPA to protect the Tidelands

•  Barclay receives award for Outstanding Wildlife Paper

• Brand’s research continues Mehlquist’s work with rhododendrons

• Auer studies plant growth hormone

•  Center studies outbreak of disease in salmon

• New Ph.D. program links CANR and Harvard

• CANR helps Foodshare feed the hungry

•  Plant science professor develop soil test to improve the management of nitrogen

• Master Gardener’s CD-ROM on woody ornamentals

•  Family Nutrition Program addresses nutrition problems in Connecticut

• Lisa Barbiero, nutritional sciences major


•  Yang studies winds of the world

•  Professor Mark Bridgen’s alstroemeria patent

•  CANR Dairy/Livestock team is a success

•  New species of mycoplasma identified

•  Plant science newsletters help pros and amateurs

•  Proper storage and preparation keep food safe

•  Child care newsletters put kids first

•  TracEy Clark wins Procter and Gamble award

•  Rotational grazing good for animals and pasture

•  Perez-Escamilla Studies contraceptive-effects of breast-feeding

•  It’s never too late to pursue a dream

•  Pesticide applicator training protects people and environment


•  CANR’S newest club focuses on soil and water conservation

•  Matt Syme breeds Holstein cows to pay for his CANR education

•  College scientist conducts research on AIDS, breast cancer, farm order pollution, and toxins in food

•  Polo teams celebrate winning seasons

•  Hard work pays off for Horticulture Club

•  CES develops mentor mom program

•  Bushmich studies Lyme disease in animals and humans

•  Melanie Monroe, Outstanding Woman Scholar

•  Teen Conference

•  DNA identification helps dairy industry

•  Rodriguez studies nutrition, exercise and childhood obesity

•  Big E scholarships

•  Family Economics Team teaches money-management


•  Kathy Heminway Achieve success in Plant Therapy Program














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