Stories From 2021

Sep 13, 2021

Quesada-Ocampo Picked for ‘40 Under 40’ Honor

An NC State expert on plant diseases is honored for building a research and extension program that meets growers’ needs.

Aug 19, 2021

Ph.D. Candidate Camilo Parada Wins Prestigious Award

Doctoral research on soilborne diseases in sweetpotatoes attracted support from a foundation.

Aug 11, 2021

New Genomics Facility to Elevate NC State’s Plant Science Research

The global plant science community will soon have a new focal point for plant genetics and genomics research: the NC State University Plant Sciences Building. Learn how its new satellite Genomic Sciences Lab will help elevate our science.

Jul 22, 2021

Mosquito-Resistant Clothing Prevents Bites in Trials

NC State researchers created insecticide-free, mosquito-resistant clothing using bite-proof textiles they designed.

Jul 21, 2021

Microbes Play Role in Corn ‘Hybrid Vigor’

Tiny soil organisms have surprising effects on a crop phenomenon that generally favors hybrid over inbred plants.

Jul 9, 2021

Elevated Warming, Ozone Have Detrimental Effects on Plant Roots, Promote Soil Carbon Loss

Soybean plant roots weaken when placed under climate change stresses, a new study shows.

Jun 30, 2021

DEPP Awards for Excellence Announced

The DEPP Awards for Excellence honor professional excellence in research, teaching, extension, outreach, and/or professional service with emphasis on contributions during tenure at NC State.

Jun 29, 2021

Study Shows Effectiveness of Suppressing Female Fruit Flies

Pest populations plummet in lab experiments as technique using genetically modified fruit flies works more effectively than expected.

Jun 11, 2021

A Curious Mind for Bugs

Jamora Hamilton enjoys learning about bugs. The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences alumna shares how her love for these tiny creatures began and why she almost gave it up.

Jun 11, 2021

Irish Potato Famine Pathogen Stoked Outbreaks on Six Continents

NC State researchers track the evolution of pathogen that causes late-blight disease in potatoes and tomatoes.