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See how our current work and research is bringing new thinking and new solutions to some of today's biggest challenges.

  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section
  • Agriculture
  • Digital Agriculture
  • Food
  • Vegetables
  • Plants
  • Crops

Aimee Schulz is a second-year Ph.D. student working with Edward Buckler, adjunct professor of plant breeding and genetics. Her research in the Buckler Lab for Maize Genetics and Diversity examines the plant’s competitive ability.  

Shulz said, “Fieldwork is a whole lot more fun when a phenotyping robot is involved — I can collect data on 6,000+ plants in under half an hour!”

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  • Department of Global Development
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