Aug 1, 2023
Study reveals for the first time a powerful pheromone chemical used by males moths to entice females.
Jul 12, 2023
The disease, scrub typhus, presents symptoms similar to Rocky Mountain spotted fever.
Jun 12, 2023
Researchers use for the first time a gene-drive system on an important agricultural pest.
Apr 12, 2023
The patch can be applied to the leaves of plants to monitor crops for different pathogens – such as viral and fungal infections – and stresses such as drought or salinity.
Apr 11, 2023
A small amount of nonanal added to a traditional blend of sex pheromones draws the attention of fall armyworm males looking for a good time.
Apr 3, 2023
Researchers provide open-access tool to capture new data on a global plant destroyer, Phytophthora.
Mar 8, 2023
Planting strips of wildflowers near lawns can help pollinators, an NC State Extension expert found.
Feb 23, 2023
Bee abundance and species diversity increased in agricultural pollinator habitats, but maintaining the habitat played a key role in effectiveness.
Feb 21, 2023
"Wrap-and-plant" technique shows promise for increasing tuber size, yields and storage quality.
Dec 16, 2022
NC State entomologists find more bacterial diversity internally than externally, a surprising result.
Nov 29, 2022
Fluralaner and ivermectin, used widely against pests like fleas and ticks, show varying levels of success in tests conducted on resurgent bed bugs.
Oct 31, 2022
Max Scott talks about the New World screwworm, Panamanian "fly factories" and some really gross infestations - including the case of the "zombie deer."
Sep 5, 2022
Researchers use historical soil temperature data to learn about - and predict - overwintering success of the nasty corn earworm.
Sep 1, 2022
New approach would rely on "-omics" testing to uncover unexpected genetic changes in new crop varieties.
Jul 29, 2022
In joining the International Galapagos Science Consortium, NC State bolsters its current research and service on the archipelago.