Sep 9, 2021
A new interdisciplinary center will advance ambitious goals to reduce phosphorus dependence — with the support of a five-year, $25 million grant.
Aug 13, 2021
New study shows that crop insurance may serve as a disincentive for farmers to adopt climate change mitigation practices.
Jul 22, 2021
Tiny soil organisms have surprising effects on a crop phenomenon that generally favors hybrid over inbred plants.
Jul 12, 2021
Four carcinogenic compounds in tobacco were reduced in experiments.
Jul 9, 2021
Soybean plant roots weaken when placed under climate change stresses, a new study shows.
Jun 29, 2021
Pest populations plummet in lab experiments as technique using genetically modified fruit flies works more effectively than expected.
Jun 11, 2021
NC State researchers track the evolution of pathogen that causes late-blight disease in potatoes and tomatoes.
May 18, 2021
Global plant disease surveillance and detection systems – along with plant disease modeling – are needed to protect plants – and the food supply.
May 6, 2021
Researchers discover a new species of bacteria while examining sand fly larvae rearing area.
Mar 12, 2021
Long-term study in the Philippines tracks the effects of warming temperatures on yields of a staple crop – rice.