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.
2020 APS Awardees
Several faculty members from NC State's Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology will be recognized at Plant Health, 2020 in Denver, Colorado.
DEPP Attends APS Southern Division Meeting
DEPP members attended The American Phytopathological Society Southern Division meeting in Charleston, SC in February.
Ojiambo Named as University Faculty Scholar
Professor Peter Ojiambo was selected as one of 24 early- and mid-career faculty members who are recognized for their significant academic achievements and contributions to NC State through teaching, scholarship and service.
Villani and Waldvogel Awarded
Dr. Sara Villani and Dr. Mike Waldvogel were recently recognized for their extension efforts.
Meadows and Henson’s Research Highlighted in Greenhouse Grower Newsletter
Phytophthora root rot and stem blight affects more than 100 of the most popular and commonly grown landscape perennials and annuals, including annual vinca, petunia, and daylily, throughout the U.S. and worldwide.
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.
Peter Ojiambo promoted to Full Professor
Congratulations to Peter Ojiambo on his promotion to Full Professor
Scott Lab Research Featured During Visit from Central American Officials
At NC State, Dr. Max Scott and his lab are engineering transgenic strains of sheep blowfly, which is a pest species in Australia but also serves as model system for the New World screwworm, a closely related blowfly.
Department Members Recognized at 2017 CALS Alumni Awards
Congratulations to the four members of the Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, both current and past, who were recognized at the 2017 College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Alumni Awards. The award ceremony was held on September 8, 2017 at the NC State University Club.