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FALL 2011
Weevil

IN THE FIELD

Fear no Weevil

Celebrated in song, folklore, and statuary, the boll weevil—scourge of the American cotton industry—is perhaps the best known agricultural pest in the United States. But not so for its weevil cousins.

A forthcoming book aims to help researchers identify non-native weevils in glorious detail.

 

NEW YORK CITY

CALS in the City

CALS in the City

Uptown, downtown, and in between, CALS is helping to develop a different kind of apple—The Big Apple.

 



CLIMATE CHANGE

Heat is on

The Heat is On

Climate change is happening, and it will transform how New Yorkers live, work and play in the coming decades.

 


 

HUMAN BEHAVIOR

Zebra Fish

Our Be(a)st Behavior

Researchers in the Department of Neurobiology and Behavior are gaining remarkable insights into behavior questions and more through their study of our fellow animals.

 

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In what’s become a September ritual, students in Marcia Eames-Sheavly’s Art of Horticulture class built a pair of sod sofas in front of the CCC building on the northwest corner of the Ag Quad.

Sofa

From basic biology to befuddling behavior, it turns out there’s an awful lot we can learn from our fellow animals, if only we know where to look.

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Ph.D. candidate Mark Nisbet guides new winemakers from vine to vintage in a series of short videos.

Wine School

"When the opportunity came up in a CALS exchange program to intern at a vineyard in France and take viticulture classes, I couldn’t pass it up." – Erica Hooker ’13

Erica Hooker