Board of Regents approve $1.4 million

Richard Bogren  |  4/5/2005 1:15:05 AM

LSU AgCenter researchers had nearly $1.4 million in proposals approved by the Louisiana Board of Regents in the 2004 competition.

"We fared well under these competitive conditions," said David Boethel, vice chancellor and director of research.

The LSU AgCenter grants for 2004 included about $472,000 for sugarcane research, $106,000 for forest products research and $127,000 in food science research.

Research competitiveness funding, directed to new faculty, was awarded to researchers studying value-added processing for the rice industry, Louisiana watersheds, Formosan subterranean termites, and families and parenting.

The scientist and the amount of money approved are as follows:

  • Kayanush Aryana, Dairy Science, $60,000
  • H. Gale Bateman, Dairy Science, $66,500
  • Chris Carlton, Entomology, $69,764
  • David Greenland, Biological and Agricultural Engineering, $64,000
  • Claudia Husseneder, Entomology, $92,100
  • Robert Laird, Human Ecology, $72,712
  • Peter Rein, Audubon Sugar Institute, $391,740
  • Cristina Sabliov, Biological and Agricultural Engineering, $145,500
  • Michael Saska, Audubon Sugar Institute, $80,000
  • W. Ramsay Smith, Renewable Natural Resources, $105,540
  • Qinglin Wu, Renewable Natural Resources, $151,457
  • Y. Jun Xu, Renewable Natural Resources, $81,750.

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