Jun 30, 2022
An important flowering time gene that has origins in a Mexican highlands crop is a precursor to modern-day corn.
Jun 13, 2022
Flower shape has the biggest effect on parasite transmission to bees, according to a new study.
May 12, 2022
How does a cockroach’s aversion to sugar turn into an aversion to mating? NC State researchers discover the mechanism behind this behavior.
Mar 7, 2022
Made from banana waste, the paper blocks growth and infestation of a nasty worm that wreaks havoc with potato plants.
Nov 30, 2021
Study findings could help researchers understand more about the unintended consequences of crop insurance subsidies.
Nov 11, 2021
Researchers take historical view of agricultural production and weather data to learn more about farmers’ responses to drought in the U.S.
Oct 11, 2021
Models suggest providing more space for corn plants in a warming world.
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.