Horticulture undergraduate student job placement rate
Master’s and Ph.D. students in the Department of Crop Sciences
Undergraduate students in crop sciences who complete at least one summer internship.
The number of Rp genes conveying resistance to the corn rust pathogen, Puccinia sorghi, discovered by UI plant pathologist AL Hooker.
Amount of the U.S. processing pumpkin crop grown and processed in Illinois.
Average GPA of incoming graduate students
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.
Average Quantitative and Verbal Score on the GRE
The year that two USDA plant pathologists, WB Allington and DW Chamberalin, first described the fungus that causes brown stem rot of soybean.
Retention rate in graduate program (national average is 52%)