Here Come the Cicadas! At Least for Some of Us
Right now, in the northwest corner of North Carolina, a remarkable event is occurring – one that happens only every 17 years. It’s the emergence of Brood IX of the 17-year periodical cicadas, and it is a sight (with accompanying sounds) worth seeing.
DEPP Congratulates Spring 2020 Graduates
The Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology would like to congratulate its Spring 2020 graduates: PP-PHD Reny Mathew – Lab Emily Meyers – Lab PP-MS Jean Beacorn Tsz Wai Wong PP-MR Allison Anthony Samuel Cude ENT-PHD […]
Big Data for Better Sweetpotatoes
An interdisciplinary team led by Cranos Williams is setting out on a three-year project to use artificial intelligence to make sweetpotatoes even more profitable. The team will image hundreds of thousands of sweetpotatoes to increase the percentage of sweetpotatoes grown that are USDA grade 1.
DEPP Announces Inaugural PhD and Postdoc Awards
This year, each awardee will receive up to $750 each towards expenses for travel to professional meetings or other eligible professional development expenses from the department.