A New Leaf in Tobacco Breeding
Tobacco is still a major North Carolina cash crop. Ramsey Lewis' modern Nicotiana research ranges from the agronomic improvement of commercial varieties to the genus’ broader use as a model plant.
Kuraparthy Awarded For Cotton Improvement Research
For his exceptional contributions to cotton genetics understanding and plant improvement, Vasu Kuraparthy, received the Cotton Genetics Research Award from the National Cotton Council of America.
Dr. Maria Salas Fernandez Associate Professor, Dept. of Agronomy, Iowa State University Moderated by Eric Butoto Wernsman Lecture March 9, 2022 Information All seminars begin at 3:30 PM on Wednesdays. We will continue to do Zoom seminars for […]
Student Spotlight: Spencer Haroldson
You don't have to grow up on a farm to work in agriculture. Spencer Haroldson, a junior crop biotechnology major, is motivated to improve food security by solving biological issues.
Candace Haigler Awarded for Cotton Fiber Research
NC State cotton fiber scientist Candace Haigler is the first recipient of the 2020 Women in Agriculture Biotechnology and Genetics Award from Cotton Incorporated.
A Celebration of Innovation
10,091,963 was a number of prime importance in 2018. It was the second patent number issued jointly to Drs. Ralph Dewey and Ramsey Lewis last year.
PhD Exit Seminar Announcement
“Genomic prediction and QTL validation for resistance to Fusarium ear rot and fumonisin in maize” Thiago Marino Under the direction of Dr. James Holland Friday, October 19, 2018 9:00 AM 2405 Williams Hall
Meet Amanda Hulse-Kemp
“There’s a breadth of information across this department and I look forward to many collaborations. Our department has the ability to look at the total setting, the whole big picture.”
Tom Isleib unveils high-oleic version of popular peanut cultivar
At his final field day as NC State’s peanut breeder, Tom Isleib announced the release of Bailey II, a high-oleic version of the highly popular Bailey variety released in 2008.