Nov 12, 2019
New genetic engineering tools make recombineering large plant genes faster and easier.
Jun 15, 2017
Kim Shearer has always loved plants. Shearer, who earned NC State degrees in plant biology and horticultural science in 2013, is now the tree and shrub breeder at The Morton Arboretum in Lisle, Ill.
Jan 19, 2017
Built in 1968, NC State's Phytotron in Gardner Hall remains one of the world's largest plant research centers.
Sep 26, 2016
Researchers from NC State and UNC-Chapel Hill are launching a project to develop next generation greenhouses with built-in solar cells that make use of the entire spectrum of solar light.
Sep 29, 2015
An interdisciplinary team of researchers has developed a modeling algorithm that is able to identify genes associated with specific biological functions in plants. The modeling tool will help plant biologists target individual genes that control how plants respond to drought, high temperatures or other environmental stressors.