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.

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.

Dec 3, 2019

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.

Aug 8, 2019

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.

Jul 29, 2019

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.

Feb 9, 2019  |  Newswire

Research Shows ‘Bug Bombs’ Are Ineffective Killing Roaches

Total release foggers, commonly known as “bug bombs,” are ineffective at removing cockroaches from indoor environments and can leave toxic residues, according to a new study from North Carolina State University.

Mar 27, 2018

DEPP Graduate Students Present at 2018 Research Symposium

Entomology and Plant Pathology graduate students presented their posters at the Graduate Research Symposium on March 21st, 2018.  Congratulations to Sophia Webster and Pete Nelson for placing 1st and 3rd, respectively, in the Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources category! The […]

Feb 5, 2018

How Solitary Cockroaches Gave Rise to Social Termites: Tales from Two Genomes

Termites are “social cockroaches.” NC State researchers examine the genomes of both termites and cockroaches to find clues about how this evolution occurred.

Dec 19, 2017

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.

Nov 20, 2017

2017 Masters Symposium

The Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology held its annual MS Symposium on November 17th, in the James B. Hunt Jr. Library.