Newswire

Sep 30, 2019

Students Selected by National Pest Management Association

Congratulations to Entomology students, Jamora Hamilton and Maria Gonzalez!

Sep 13, 2019

Entomology Faculty to be Awarded at ESA Annual Meeting

Both awards will be presented at the ESA meeting in St. Louis during the P-IE Networking Session starting at 2:30 pm on Monday, November 18.

Aug 20, 2019

2019 APS Conference Award Winners

Awards were presented at the 2019 APS Conference in Cleveland, Ohio from August 8th -12th and included fellow, excellence, named, foundation, and student travel awards.

Aug 14, 2019

Jin Receives 2019 Storkan-Hanes-McCaslin Research Foundation Award

The award is highly competitive and is the most prestigious award given to students in the area of soilborne pathogens. 

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.

Aug 1, 2019

DEPP Welcomes Fall 2019 Students

The Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology would like to welcome our new students for the Fall 2019 semester:   PP-PHD Christopher Gillespie – Hu Lab Althea  Loucanides – Baars Lab Hao Wei Teh – Whitfield Lab   PP-MS Chris Hahne […]

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.

Jul 25, 2019

How Fireflies Glow – and What Signals They’re Sending

Fireflies probably originally evolved the ability to light up as a way to ward off predators, but now they mostly use this ability to find mates.

Jul 25, 2019

New Microneedle Technique Speeds Plant Disease Detection

Researchers have developed a new technique that uses microneedle patches to collect DNA from plant tissues in one minute, rather than the hours needed for conventional techniques.

Jul 17, 2019

She Finds Her Calling in Student Government

Ph.D. student Meredith Spence Beaulieu was the first graduate student to hold the office of study body vice president.