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.
Ph.D. Candidate Camilo Parada Wins Prestigious Award
Doctoral research on soilborne diseases in sweetpotatoes attracted support from a foundation.
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.
Mosquito-Resistant Clothing Prevents Bites in Trials
NC State researchers created insecticide-free, mosquito-resistant clothing using bite-proof textiles they designed.
Microbes Play Role in Corn ‘Hybrid Vigor’
Tiny soil organisms have surprising effects on a crop phenomenon that generally favors hybrid over inbred plants.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.