Average Quantitative and Verbal Score on the GRE
Pounds per capita consumption of sweet corn in the United States. Nearly every sweet corn hybrid grown in North America contains endosperm mutant genes responsible for increased sweetness and quality, and/or disease resistance genes that are the result of U of I research.
Amount of the U.S. processing pumpkin crop grown and processed in Illinois.
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.
Average starting salary for bachelor’s degree students in crop sciences
Master’s and Ph.D. students in the Department of Crop Sciences
Graduate student fellowships available
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.