Department of Plant and Soil Sciences


The Department of Plant and Soil Sciences has excellent teaching, research, and outreach programs in the areas of plant biology (cellular, genetics, genomics, microbial, molecular and physiology), agronomy (including pathology, soil management, and weed science), horticulture (sustainable landscapes, fruits, and vegetables), landscape architecture, and environmental soil sciences (biogeochemistry, hydrology, and plant-soil interactions). We have a distinguished faculty, known nationally and internationally for their research and outreach, and within the University of Delaware for their excellence in teaching, advising, and mentoring students.

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  • Ruggiero, Emma (2019-01)
    This capstone study evaluates a vulnerable coastal landscape along the Delaware River at the historic military site Fort DuPont in Delaware City, Delaware. The Fort DuPont Nature Trail Master Plan proposes unique design ...