Interim Department Head
120 Kilgore Hall
Campus Box 7609
2721 Founders Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695
JC Raulston Arboretum
The JC Raulston Arboretum is a nationally-acclaimed garden with the most diverse collection of plants adapted for landscape use in the southeastern United States.
Genomic Sciences Laboratory
Located on Centennial Campus, the Genomic Sciences Lab provides facilities and equipment for faculty and students interested in conducting research in the field of genomics.
Horticultural Field Laboratory
The Horticultural Field Laboratory (HFL) is also the home of the JC Raulston Arboretum. Greenhouses and fields are available for teaching and experiments.
North Campus Greenhouses
The departments of Entomology, Horticultural Science, and Plant Pathology share approximately 2,600 square feet of greenhouse space for teaching and research. Most of the space is located behind Kilgore Hall, adjacent to Gardner Hall.
The NC State Herbarium in the Department of Plant Biology maintains 125,000 plant specimens for use in research, extension, and teaching.
Horticultural Substrates Lab
The horticultural substrates group is researching real issues of real concern for our industry; water quality and solid waste utilization being emphasized most.
Pest Management Information
Integrated pest management (IPM) is socially acceptable, environmentally responsible, and economically practical crop protection. The IPM program at NC State provides a wide array of information and training for clientele who need to manage pests.
The department has greenhouse space for teaching and research in one headhouse and two greenhouse ranges at the Horticultural Field Laboratory.
Plants for Human Health
Plants for Human Health Institute (PHHI) consists of Extension and Research programs analyzing fruits and vegetables that will enhance the health-protective value of food crops.
The phytotron provides growth rooms that can simulate almost any environmental conditions. It has been used to select plants for stress resistance, as well as for running tests on new diseases and insects requiring isolation from the main growing areas.
- Border Belt Tobacco Research Station (Whiteville)
- Center for Environmental Farming Systems (Goldsboro)
- Central Crops Research Station (Clayton)
- Horticultural Crops Research Station (Castle Hayne)
- Horticultural Crops Research Station (Clinton)
- Lower Coastal Plain Tobacco Research Station (Kinston)
- Mountain Horticultural Crops Research Station (Mills River)
- Mountain Research Station (Waynesville)
- Oxford Tobacco Research Station (Oxford)
- Peanut Belt Research Station (Lewiston)
- Piedmont Research Station (Salisbury)
- Sandhills Research Station (Jackson Springs)
- Tidewater Research Station (Plymouth)
- Upper Coastal Plain Research Station (Rocky Mount)
- Upper Mountain Research Station (Laurel Springs)
- Upper Piedmont Research Station (Reidsville)