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.
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.
DEPP Congratulates Spring 2020 Graduates
The Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology would like to congratulate its Spring 2020 graduates: PP-PHD Reny Mathew – Lab Emily Meyers – Lab PP-MS Jean Beacorn Tsz Wai Wong PP-MR Allison Anthony Samuel Cude ENT-PHD […]
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
DEPP Attends APS Southern Division Meeting
DEPP members attended The American Phytopathological Society Southern Division meeting in Charleston, SC in February.