Jul 21, 2021
The plant biology experiments of two NC State researchers are back on Earth after spending weeks at the International Space Station.
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.
Nov 30, 2020
Green tea, muscadine grape and dark chocolate chemical compounds inhibit an important SARS-CoV-2 enzyme.
Aug 5, 2020
GRIP4PSI, a seed-funding program for the N.C. Plant Sciences Initiative, invests in a better future for growers and consumers alike.
Jun 30, 2020
An NC State team led by Christine Hawkes is identifying beneficial fungi found in five crops to improve disease and drought resistance.
Jun 3, 2020
How one genetic mutation could “fix” another.
Dec 16, 2019
NC State University professor Heike Sederoff started studying saltwater algae more than a decade ago as part of a project to use algae to make biofuel. This research led to a recent paper in the journal Nature and a biofuels patent application.
Dec 6, 2019
NC State researchers identify the maestro behind stem cell division in plant roots.
Jul 22, 2019
New soybean research with roots in the North Carolina Plant Sciences Initiative aims to protect the crop from climate change.
Jun 12, 2019
A new international partnership will examine plant-microbe interactions to make crops more resilient.
Apr 8, 2019
An NC State study sheds new light on the availability of a plant component critical for malaria treatment.
Jan 9, 2019
How does your garden grow? It's complicated.
Oct 25, 2018
Study shows local production of a key hormone is required for plant health.
Jul 23, 2018
Study comparing healthy and diseased mouse intestinal tracts shows some unexpected changes in viral communities.