Lentils, one of the foods sometimes called “poor man’s meat” are an excellent source of plant protein, but some Clemson University researchers are working to make lentils even more nutritious and expand their growing region into South Carolina.
It’s time to tee up for the 2018 Clemson University Turfgrass Research and Education Field Day. Registration is at 8:30 a.m. with the field day beginning at 9 a.m. on Aug. 14 in the Owen Pavilion behind the Madren Conference Center on the Clemson campus.
CLEMSON –A Clemson University professor’s article about research related to how wheat pollen reacts to heat stress has resulted in an article published in the scientific journal Plant, Cell and Environment. “This study provided us with important information that can be used for improving seed formation and developing heat-tolerant wheat varieties,” said Sruthi Narayanan of the […]
Christopher Ray will become permanent director of Clemson’s Edisto Research and Education Center in Blackville. He has served as interim director since March. Ray is replacing the retiring John Mueller, who directed the Edisto REC for 10 years.
An entomology professor with a record of administrative success and a passion for leadership has been named chair of Clemson University’s department of plant and environmental sciences. Carlyle C. Brewster comes to Clemson from Virginia Tech, where he has been a faculty member in the entomology department since 1999 and served as the department’s graduate program director since 2013. He will begin his Clemson tenure Sept. 1.
CLEMSON, S.C. — Elizabeth Elmore once believed she didn’t have a knack for growing plants. As it turns out, her talent just needed some time to germinate. “I didn’t have a green thumb when I was younger. When my parents would go out of town, they would say, ‘Water the plants for us.’ And they […]
After two seasons of climatic events that lashed anger at the state’s peach crop, South Carolina peach producers and researchers believe this season could be better.
A Clemson University scientist is sending his research on the cotton genome into outer space after being selected as a winner in the Cotton Sustainability Challenge. Christopher Saski, associate professor in the plant and environmental sciences department, is the principal investigator on a project that seeks to explore the cotton genome and how it reacts in microgravity and normal gravity.
CLEMSON –The United States and Guatemala are partners in the flower and ornamental plant market and a Clemson professor is working to help ensure this partnership is profitable for producers from both countries. Jim Faust, a Clemson associate professor of horticulture, traveled to Guatemala as part of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) […]
CLEMSON – Melissa Munoz, a Clemson graduate student in Plant and Environmental Sciences, has received the 2018 Paul Ecke Jr. Scholarship. This scholarship is for $10,000 and will be distributed over two consecutive years. Greg Royer, American Floral Endowment chairman and Education Committee chair, said competition was strong for the scholarship this year. “There were […]
South Carolina residents planning to spruce up their gardens should look to the South Carolina Botanical Garden for just what they need. The Botanical Garden Spring Plant Sales will be from 2 to 6 p.m. Friday, April 13, for Friends of the Garden and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays April 14 and 28, for the public.
MARTIN, TENNESSEE – The Clemson University student soils team has shown its soil prowess again! The team, Muddy Tigers, just returned from the National Collegiate Soils Contest at the University of Tennessee – Martin, where it placed 10thin the group contest and 13thoverall out of the 22 teams competing. The Muddy Tigers is a Creative […]
CLEMSON – A group of Clemson University students is helping others on campus have access to fresh vegetables by planting a community garden they call The Lunchbox Garden Project. The community garden is planted in the “shoebox” courtyard area of Young Hall. The students are in associate professor Dil Thavarajah’s Horticulture 4560 class (Spring 2017). Vegetables […]
Gardeners, homeowners and others preparing to plant flowers this spring have an opportunity to buy local plants grown in high-tech greenhouses and cultivated by Clemson University horticulture students and professors. The annual Clemson Horticulture Student Plant Sale is Friday, April 6.
The Clemson University School of Health Research has 10 newly appointed faculty scholars from across four colleges in the University. The new faculty scholars are: Kaileigh Byrne, assistant professor in the Department of Psychology Zhou Job Chen, assistant professor in the Department of Psychology Brandi Crowe, assistant professor of recreational therapy in the Department of […]