Stories From Feb 2023
Yams Benefit From Banana ‘Paper’ Cocoon
Wrapping yam seeds in biodegradable paper made from a mixture of unusable parts of banana plants and recycled cardboard boxes sharply increased yam size and yields in field tests conducted in Benin, Africa.
NC State Expands Partnership with Nagoya University
Nagoya University will establish a U.S. campus on NC State’s Centennial Campus — Nagoya University Global Campus — thanks to a new agreement that strengthens the partnership between the two institutions. The agreement will establish new dual-degree programs, large-scale student exchanges, joint faculty research with industry partners, and global internships for students from both institutions.