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Aug 4, 2020

Department Members Recognized at APS Virtual Award Ceremony

Several members from NC State's Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology received awards in honor of their significant contributions to the science of plant pathology.

Aug 4, 2020

Rick Brandenburg Scores Cover of Carolina Greens

Rick Brandenburg has been finding ways to reduce the damage that insects cause to peanuts as well as to lawns, athletic fields, golf courses and other grassy areas. The impact of his turfgrass work recently earned him a spot on the cover of Carolina Greens magazine and the top honor bestowed by the magazine’s publisher.

Jul 6, 2020

Berrying On

This year’s berry crops yielded lessons in adaptability for Extension experts. They weighed strawberries in the garage, delivered masks to farms, connected via technology and never stopped listening.

Jun 30, 2020

Using Leaf Fungi to Improve Crop Resilience

An interdisciplinary team led by Christine Hawkes is identifying beneficial fungi found in five key crops with the aim of using them to help plants fend off diseases and tolerate drought stress.

Jun 15, 2020

Daniela Pezzini Awarded Second Fellowship

Entomology and Plant Pathology PhD student Daniela Pezzini was awarded the AgBioFEWS fellowship and will also become a FFAR Fellow.

May 28, 2020

DEPP Announces Inaugural PhD and Postdoc Awards

This year, each awardee will receive up to $750 each towards expenses for travel to professional meetings or other eligible professional development expenses from the department.

Apr 29, 2020

ENT 491/591/791 – 002 – Open for Enrollment

Insects display a range of pathogenic and mutualistic interactions that are rarely encountered elsewhere in the natural world.

Apr 16, 2020

Villani Lab’s Research on Rapid Apple Decline Highlighted in Science

Sara Villani was interviewed for an article in Science magazine about research on Rapid Apple Decline (RAD). 

Mar 10, 2020

Levenson Awarded for Research on Supporting Native Bees

During the spring North Carolina Ag and Life Sciences Research Foundation (NCALS) meeting on March 4, seven postdoctoral fellows and graduate students presented their research.

Mar 3, 2020

DEPP Attends APS Southern Division Meeting

DEPP members attended The American Phytopathological Society Southern Division meeting in Charleston, SC in February.