plant breeding

Feb 9, 2021

On-line Seminar: Dr. Paul Murphy – The Apple Never Falls Far From the Tree

Dr. Paul Murphy Department of Crop and Soil Sciences   The Apple Never Falls Far From the Tree ABSTRACT I was raised in a community for which the advent of social media actually decreased the public exposure of private lives, […]

Jan 22, 2021  |  Scholarships and Awards

Applications Open for Borlaug Scholarship for Plant Breeding

Apply for the Borlaug Scholarship, founded by the National Association of Plant Breeders (NAPB). The program is seeking upper-level undergraduate and advanced graduate students attending school in the United States.

May 22, 2020  |  Faculty and Staff

Preserving Plant Progress

Wayne Holder and his team have wisely and effectively followed safety best practices to ensure the health and safety of the team and the plants. We are thankful for Wayne and the entire Method Road staff for their often behind-the-scenes work to make our breeding programs possible.

Apr 27, 2020  |  Research

University Scientists Grow Water Savings with Drought-Tolerant Turfgrass

A network of turfgrass researchers from six major universities, led by NC State, is reducing our lawn's irrigation needs with drought-tolerant turfgrasses that are attractive and healthy with minimal water.

Jul 24, 2019

Biennial Plant Breeding Symposium

February 6, 2020, 8am-5:30pm Location TBA  

Feb 3, 2020  |  Degree Programs

9 Reasons To Choose A College Major in Turfgrass

Do you enjoy working outdoors, creating beautiful surroundings, analyzing environmental plant responses, or growing high-value crops?  A yes to any of these means a career in turfgrass management might be for you. 

Oct 15, 2019  |  Honors and Awards

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.

Apr 5, 2018  |  Gifts and Awards

Breeding Success

Marilyn and Charles Stuber establish the Dr. Charles W. Stuber Sr. and Dr. Marilyn M. Stuber Distinguished Professorship in Plant Breeding

Jan 16, 2018  |  Faculty Focus

Meet Jeff Dunne

“NC State…it just lends itself to opportunities.”

Oct 17, 2017  |  Research

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.