Correction: Alcorn Delegation Participates in the Mississippi Academy of Sciences 80th Annual Meeting, Students Win Awards
There were several omissions in the article titled, “Alcorn delegation participates in the Mississippi Academy of Sciences 80th Annual Meeting, students win awards,” published in the March 24, 2016 issue of the AREAS NOW.
Ashley Williams was co-advised by Dr. Ananda Nanjundaswami, assistant professor, in addition to Dr. Girish Panicker.
Dr. Yan Meng is an assistant professor.
Dr. Chunquan Zhang is an assistant professor.
Dr. Victor Njiti is vice chair for the Division of Agriculture and Plant Sciences for the Mississippi Academy of Sciences for 2015-16.
Willie Mims presentation was titled, “Melon (Cucumis Melol Melo L) Production With Composted Manures on a Heavy Soil.”
The following paper was missing from the list: Caroline Mensah, Jermiah Billa, Fengxiang Han, Girish Panicker, Karthik Eti, Joseph Dimpah, Deborah Quaye, Sai Mayreddy: Radiological Implications of Locally Produced Fertilizers.
The caption for the first photo is, “From L to R: Dr. Victor Njiti, associate professor and interim chair of the Department of Agriculture at Alcorn State University, vice chair, division of Agriculture and Plant Sciences for MAS, 2015-2016, Willie Mims, (2nd place undergraduate oral presentation), Margeria Smith (1st place undergraduate oral presentation), both seniors majoring in plant and soil science at Alcorn, and Dr. Girish Panicker, associate professor and director of the Conservation Research Center, and chair, Division of Agriculture and Plant Sciences for MAS, 2015-2016.”
The caption for the second photo is, “From L to R: Dr. Njiti, David Henderson, graduate student in the Biotechnology Program and Alcorn (3rd place graduate oral presentation), Ashley Williams, agronomy graduate student at Alcorn (2nd place graduate oral presentation), Anushoba Regmi (1st place winner, University of Southern Mississippi), and Dr. Panicker.”