Average GPA of incoming graduate students
Dollar value of U.S. commercial horseradish produced in Illinois. Control tactics developed at U of I saved this Illinois industry from an internal root discoloration problem caused by complex fungal pathogens.
Value of Illinois Soybean Association Scholarship over four years for undergraduate students in crop sciences
Estimated number of elm trees on U of I campus that perished from 1948 to 1972 as a result of a one-two punch of elm diseases: elm phloem necrosis and dutch elm disease.
Master’s and Ph.D. students in the Department of Crop Sciences
Percentage of undergraduate students who pursue advanced degrees
Graduate student fellowships available
Months it takes after graduation for all graduate students to be placed in jobs
Retention rate in graduate program (national average is 52%)
The number of Rp genes conveying resistance to the corn rust pathogen, Puccinia sorghi, discovered by UI plant pathologist AL Hooker.