All accepted graduate students are promised full support to complete their degree
Undergraduate students in crop sciences who complete at least one summer internship.
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.
Job offers for each undergraduate and graduate student in crop sciences
Fellowships available in the Illinois Plant Breeding Center
Applicants to graduate program in the Department of Crop Sciences in 2010
$75,000 - $95,000
Starting salary range for graduates with a Ph.D. from the Department of Crop Sciences
$65,000 - $80,000
Starting salary range for graduates with a Master’s Degree from the Department of Crop Sciences
Retention rate in graduate program (national average is 52%)
The year that two USDA plant pathologists, WB Allington and DW Chamberalin, first described the fungus that causes brown stem rot of soybean.