OARDC Report newsletter : May-June 2015

  1. Honey bees pollinate about a third of our food crops. To keep these crops healthy, OARDC scientists work to keep bees healthy, too ...

  2. OARDC scientist Monica Giusti’s research on anthocyanins — natural, colorful compounds in plants — has led to new knowledge and commercialization [w/video] ...

  3. “With the right combination of plants,” says OARDC scientist Mary Gardiner, “urban vacant land can be seen as an asset rather than an eyesore.” Her research in Cleveland could make it happen ...

  4. OARDC scientists have developed new materials that will allow medical professionals to have the natural latex gloves they prefer while avoiding the risk of allergic reactions [w/video] ...

  5. OARDC scientist Linda Saif has received the 2015 Wolf Prize in Agriculture for her work on viral diseases of critical importance to farm animals, food safety and human health ...

  6. Funding support for OARDC comes in part from an Ohio legislature line-item appropriation and from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture...