Blueberries: Student Works to Create Disease-Resistant Cultivars
Graduate student Ashley Yow is looking for ways to create blueberries that are resistant to mummy berry disease.
Pragya Adhikari from Nepal is trying to breed a tomato that is tastier and more resistant to plant diseases.
Student Spotlight: Johnson Studies Farm-Level Food Loss
In addition to the millions of tons of food that goes into the garbage each year, an untold amount of edible produce goes unharvested from farmers' fields. Lisa Johnson, a Ph.D. student in horticultural science, is helping fill in the blanks on the topic of farm-level food losses and taking the first steps toward reducing them.
Introducing Farm-Level Loss Into the Food Waste Discussion
Ph.D. student Lisa Johnson is looking for ways to help farmers waste less produce at the farm level. HuffPost and CEFS column
Student Creates Campus Pollinator Garden
Graduate student Melissa Tining designed and installed a pollinator garden on Centennial Campus, with funding from an NC State Sustainability Fund grant. (NC State Sustainability Office)