GRIP4PSI Funding Backs Plant Sciences
Visionary ideas are taking shape among four interdisciplinary research teams that received seed funding from the Game-Changing Research Incentive Program (GRIP).
Dr. Shuijin Hu Selected as 2021 Fellow of the Ecological Society of America
The Society’s fellowship program recognizes the many ways in which its members contribute to ecological research and discovery, communication, education and pedagogy, and management and policy.
Waldvogel Inducted into NC Pest Management Hall of Fame
At the North Carolina Pest Management Association's Virtual Pest Control Technician’s School earlier this week, Mike Waldvogel was inducted Into NC Pest Management Hall of Fame.
We Modified Crops to Kill Pests, and Pests Evolved to Adapt. Now What?
What can be done to preserve pesticide resistance?
Students have left campus but the bugs are here to stay
NC State's Technician interviews Sydney Crawley about what's roaming campus in search of a meal
Marshall Receives Bourlag Award
Dave Marshall and his fellow USDA collaborators recently received the 2020 Gene Stewardship Award from the Borlaug Global Rust Initiative.
N.C. PSI Names New Platform Directors
The North Carolina Plant Sciences Initiative named four new platform directors and the interim director of operations. These leaders will guide the initiative’s research, Extension and education activities.
NC State Team Finds Solution for Sweetpotato Problem
An NC State team led by Jonathan Schultheis has determined a new curing process that greatly reduces internal necrosis in Covington sweetpotatoes. This will save N.C. sweetpotato producers millions of dollars in crop loss.
Bee, Wasp or Fly? Identifying N.C. Bees
It turns out there are key differences between bees, wasps and flies that are easy to spot with the trained eye. Whether you’re seeking peace of mind or looking to identify new guests in your garden, NC State Extension can help.
For the Next Agricultural Revolution, Look to the Microbiome
A national task force led by scientists with NC State ties says the plant microbiome could be key to unlocking the agricultural revolution needed to feed a fast-growing world population.