Students selected for the 2012 program were Bianca Riddick and Walker Jones. The following information pertains to the time of their participation in the Summer Institute.

Walker Jones was advised by Dr. Kent Messer in UD's Dept. of Applied Economics and Statistics (formerly Food and Resource Economics).
School: Virginia State University / Major: agricultural business and economics
Project: Measuring the Public's Visual Amenity/Dis-amenity of Offshore Energy Projects

Bianca Riddick was advised by Dr. Nicole Donofrio in UD's Dept. of Plant and Soil Sciences.
School: Norfolk State University / Major: biology
Project: Understanding Gene Expression during the Interaction between a Biocontrol Bacterium and a Fungal Rice Pathogen

For more information on the 2012 Summer Institute in the Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences class, please read the articles found here: and

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