NC State Postdoc Receives Prestigious NIH Award
NC State postdoc Zach DeVries receives a prestigious award from the National Institutes of Health.
Students Selected by National Pest Management Association
Congratulations to Entomology students, Jamora Hamilton and Maria Gonzalez!
Entomology Faculty to be Awarded at ESA Annual Meeting
Both awards will be presented at the ESA meeting in St. Louis during the P-IE Networking Session starting at 2:30 pm on Monday, November 18.
2019 APS Conference Award Winners
Awards were presented at the 2019 APS Conference in Cleveland, Ohio from August 8th -12th and included fellow, excellence, named, foundation, and student travel awards.
Jin Receives 2019 Storkan-Hanes-McCaslin Research Foundation Award
The award is highly competitive and is the most prestigious award given to students in the area of soilborne pathogens.
Tobacco Plant ‘Stickiness’ Aids Helpful Insects, Plant Health
Researchers at North Carolina State University have shown that “sticky” hairlike structures on tobacco leaves can help attract beneficial insects that scavenge on other insects trapped on the leaves, increasing leaf yield and reducing pest damage to plant structures.
DEPP Welcomes Fall 2019 Students
The Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology would like to welcome our new students for the Fall 2019 semester: PP-PHD Christopher Gillespie – Hu Lab Althea Loucanides – Baars Lab Hao Wei Teh – Whitfield Lab PP-MS Chris Hahne […]
Portable Tech Sniffs Out Plant Disease In The Field
Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed portable technology that allows farmers to identify plant diseases in the field.
How Fireflies Glow – and What Signals They’re Sending
Fireflies probably originally evolved the ability to light up as a way to ward off predators, but now they mostly use this ability to find mates.
New Microneedle Technique Speeds Plant Disease Detection
Researchers have developed a new technique that uses microneedle patches to collect DNA from plant tissues in one minute, rather than the hours needed for conventional techniques.