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January 30, 2009

Rufty leads sustainability effort

Dr. Tom Rufty has been named the first Bayer CropScience Professor of Sustainable Development, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, announced Jan. 22. The position is made possible by a $1 million endowment created by Bayer CropScience.

Rufty is co-director of the Center for Turfgrass Environmental Research and Education and a professor of environmental plant physiology in the Department of Crop Science. His research focuses on resource acquisition by plants and plant communities, and plant responses to environmental stress.

Posted by Natalie at January 30, 2009 10:12 AM