Clemson University research shows that planting watermelons later in the season can limit the presence of Fusarium wilt, the main cause of watermelon collapse, wilt and dieback.
A team of Clemson University scientists recently conducted an onsite visit with representatives of the U.S. National Whitewater Center to discuss potential tactics to improve and maintain the water quality of the outdoor facility’s manmade whitewater river.
Clemson Cooperative Extension agents with expertise in horticulture and 4-H Youth Development will be featured presenters at the American Horticultural Society’s National Children & Youth Garden Symposium July 13-16 in Columbia.
Clemson, South Carolina — A Clemson University horticulture professor was recognized with the Teaching Award of Excellence from the Clemson University College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences. Ellen Vincent has worked tirelessly to prepare her students for their future careers in horticulture and other agricultural pursuits. “My teaching style is experiential and kinesthetic. I […]
Clemson's Coastal Research and Education Center, in conjunction with the Carolina Gold Rice Foundation, continues to expand efforts to revive nearly extinct crops tied through the centuries to the South.
When you’re dealing with something as invaluable as water, it’s good to hope for the best but plan for the worst. An ongoing collaborative effort involving Clemson University, two state agencies and one private company aims to do just that by conducting a surface water availability assessment that will eventually become a key component of a long-term, multifaceted state water plan for the rivers of South Carolina.
Clemson University research scientist Zhicheng Dou has received a $64,786 grant from the Knights Templar Eye Foundation to study a microscopic parasite that can cause blindness, birth defects and other severe health consequences.
Clemson University plant pathologist Guido Schnabel has collaborated with scientists from Cornell University, the University of Massachusetts, Penn State University, North Carolina State University and the University of Georgia to make his disease- and insect-fighting smartphone app available to fruit growers throughout the East Coast and beyond.
Senior students with futures in medical school, veterinary school, and leading companies in agriculture and natural resources were honored for academic achievement during Clemson’s College of Agriculture, Forestry, and Life Sciences (CAFLS) annual senior awards ceremony.
A scientist’s ongoing research on Southern blight – a serious disease that kills tomatoes and more than 500 other crop and plant species – will soon result in a management strategy for vegetable growers that is designed to be effective, economical and environmentally safe.
A group of Clemson University students believes everyone should have access to healthy foods. The students are developing Tiger Gardens to demonstrate how healthy vegetables can be grown anywhere, even on concrete.
A rare, invasive aphid has been found attacking wheat crops in Hampton County. This is the first documented case of the Sipha maydis aphid in South Carolina, said Francis Reay-Jones, an entomologist at the Clemson University Pee Dee Research and Education Center in Florence.
More than two dozen nocturnal insect aficionados joined Clemson University entomologist Michael Caterino at the South Carolina Botanical Garden for a free event called “Light Up the Night!”
Seven Clemson University students have received Graduate Research Fellowships from the National Science Foundation, and five others received honorable mention awards in the national competition.
A Clemson University graduate student is learning how environmental toxicants in freshwater systems affect aquatic organisms in the ecosystem, which can be used to determine water quality.