General Crops & Products:
Fiber & Cellulosic Crops  General Crops & Products  Medicinal & Nutraceutical Plants Natural Rubber & Resins Oilseeds

 Who Are We?
 Who's in Charge?
 Why Join?

Division Chair: Dr. Marisol Berti

                                 Associate Professor                  

                                 Department of Plant Sciences
                                 North Dakota State University

                                 166 Loftsgard Hall

                                 Dept #7670, PO Box 6050
                                 Fargo, ND 58108-6050
                                 Phone: (701) 231-6110
                                 Fax: (701) 231-8474

Scope of the Division:

The general crops and products division includes production research as well as the developing of procedures/techniques associated with utilizing these crops in support of varied industries including the biofuel industry. The members of the division work in various disciplines, including agronomic practices, industrial processing, and marketing.

The general crops and products division includes diverse crop species such as cover crops, pulse crops, pseudocereals, and forage or biomass crops used for bioenergy.  Also includes the use of agricultural residues for bioproducts development.

Crops Investigated:

Sweet sorghum and forage sorghum

Alternative pulse crops

Cover crops



Pear millet


Division member links and research programs: