Jan 24, 2022
James Duduit, a horticultural science doctoral student, utilizes molecular biotechnology to transform tomatoes and improve the crop’s resistance to bacterial wilt and other common pathogens.
Dec 20, 2021
Brandon Huber, now the lead scientist with Ag Eye Technologies, wore many hats during his time as a graduate student with the Department of Horticultural Science, including growing and sharing Lupin the corpse flower.
Oct 29, 2021
NC State breeder Dennis Werner wins Plant of the Year for vibrant redbud at a prestigious international flower show.
Oct 28, 2021
There is an unprecedented growing global demand for soilless substrates in horticulture due to the increased production of ornamental, vegetable, soft fruit and Cannabis crops in soilless growing systems.
Oct 20, 2021
Brandon Huber, NC State alumnus, and Ricardo Hernandez, associate professor, share some of the science behind growing giant pumpkins that are displayed each year at the North Carolina State Fair.
An early passion for plants set the stage for Andrew Scruggs' career. The CALS alumnus and Bayer Crop Science employee works to test crop varieties and bring the best to farmers across the Carolinas and Tennessee.
Oct 12, 2021
Quality, consistency, and presentation are the three most important factors for contestants hoping to take home an award for their produce at the North Carolina State Fair’s horticulture competition.
Sep 16, 2021
Kedong Da, Director of the NC State Plant Transformation Lab (PTL), brings diversity and caliber in his ability to advance plant tissue culture, plant transformation, genome editing, and bioengineering.
Sep 3, 2021
In her doctoral research, Lauren Redpath searches for genetic keys for better blueberries. At the same time, she’s using skills she’s learned at NC State to kickstart her plant improvement career.
Aug 30, 2021
Grounds Services is saving money and boosting sustainability by growing flowers and plants in its own greenhouse on the west side of campus. A $7,100 grant from the Sustainability Fund is making it possible.