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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
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.