Research

Aug 7, 2017

Scientists Breed Better Fresh Market Tomatoes

NC State's tomato breeding program delivers more flavorful and disease-resistant tomatoes for farmers and home gardeners alike.

Aug 7, 2017

Federal-University Partnerships, Renewed Funding Boost Climate Research

With five new university consortium partners and a renewed five-year funding award, NC State University will continue to host the Department of the Interior’s Southeast Climate Science Center.

Aug 7, 2017

Leader Chosen, Plant Sciences Initiative Poised to Problem-Solve

With this week’s announcement of Stephen Briggs as launch director, the NC Plant Sciences Initiative is about to get rolling — in a big way.

Aug 3, 2017

Notes from Tanzania: Lessons from the Field

Ph.D. student Catherine Doyle outlines some lessons learned during her field work on a devastating crop disease in Tanzania. This is the third in a series of posts on her experiences.

Jul 28, 2017

CALS, Premex Build Synergistic Relationship

An NC State partnership with international animal nutrition company extends beyond workforce development to research sponsorship and philanthropy.

Jul 27, 2017

Grad Student Spotlight: Sayed Mashaheet

This CALS Ph.D. alumnus and postdoc is working to develop resilient wheat varieties that are more tolerant to ozone — a pollutant often associated with climate change — and more resistant to wheat rust.

Jul 21, 2017

Grad Student Spotlight: Pragya Adhikari

CALS doctoral student Pragya Adhikari -- who conducts research at the intersection of plant pathology and breeding -- is trying to breed a tomato that is tastier and more resistant to disease.

Jul 19, 2017

‘Defining Moment’: Food Processing Innovation Center Poised to Boost N.C. Economy

The new North Carolina Food Processing Innovation Center could create jobs, revitalize rural communities, open new markets for entrepreneurs and farmers … and the list goes on.

Jul 17, 2017

Tackling Cassava Mosaic Disease: One Week in Tanzania

NC State Ph.D. student Catherine Doyle had seen infected cassava in a lab, but a trip to Tanzania allowed her to connect that work to what's happening in the field. Read more in this second in a series of posts on her journey to help defeat cassava mosaic disease.

Jul 11, 2017

Diving Into (Dr.) Poole

From cow births in the classroom to epic whiteboard sessions in his office, Daniel Poole loves to teach, and it shows: in 2017 alone, he's nabbed three teaching awards — one of them national.