Plant biology professor Evan DeLucia and his colleagues found that hotter conditions expected by midcentury will lead to a need for crop irrigation in the Midwest, a region that relies primarily on rainfall to grow crops.
Conroy was awarded the CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to investigate past patterns of the water cycle in the tropical Pacific.
Dr. Andrew Miller, affiliate of Plant Biology, was presented with the Distinguished Research Scientist award from the Prairie Research Institute at the University of Illinois during a Celebration of Excellence held to honor the outstanding achievements of its employees.
Graduate students in biology and mathematics collaborate to shed light on disease dynamics
University of Illinois scientists have linked historical crop insurance, climate, soil and corn yield data to quantify the effects of excessive rainfall on corn yield.
Mark Hauber broadens our understanding of the avian world
University of Illinois plant biology and crop sciences professor Stephen P. Long is one of 100 new members elected to the National Academy of Sciences.
Like other vipers, puff adder skulls have hinged jaws that deploy the fangs when the animal opens its mouth to strike.
A new online tool and community, called Beescape, enables beekeepers, or anyone interested in bees, to understand the specific stressors to which the bees in their managed hives, home gardens or farms are exposed, according to researchers at the University of Illinois, through a collaboration with Penn State University.