A Clemson University researcher has determined a new management strategy for Southern blight – a serious disease that kills tomatoes and affects more than 1,200 plants.
As a self-taught horticulturalist with a master’s eye for light, Claude Monet arranged his gardens as he wished to paint them. For five weeks this summer, two Clemson students spent their days in those same gardens, planting flowers as Monet would have planted them.
Many plants are nature’s medicine and about 150 people gathered at Clemson University recently to learn more about these natural healers. The American Council for Medicinally Active Plants held its eighth annual conference on the Clemson campus in late June.
Guido Schnabel, plant pathologist with the Clemson University College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences, received the Centennial Professorship award from the university’s Faculty Senate. The award honors excellence in teaching, research, service and librarianship. An expert with Cooperative Extension and a professor of plant and environmental sciences, Schnabel is recognized throughout the fruit industry in the state, Southeast and the nation for his work in disease management of fruit crops, particularly peaches and strawberries.
CLEMSON – Clemson horticulture students have been busy this spring sharing their knowledge with others in the horticulture industry. The students engaged in professional activities that included presenting at conferences, to publishing articles, as well serving as horticulture ambassadors. The students were supported in their activities by Ellen Vincent, environmental landscape specialist in the Clemson […]
The annual Clemson horticulture student plant sale is slated for this Friday, April 7.
Clemson University Ph.D. student Phillip Williams has received a $94,808 grant from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture to develop and test technology that utilizes sensors, a global positioning system and mathematical calculations to optimize fertilization usage, benefitting both farming operational costs, crop yield and the environment.
Clemson University’s College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences has named Jean A. Bertrand Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies.
There will be a free film screening of the documentary "Merchants of Doubt" followed by a discussion with former U.S. Rep. Bob Inglis at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Self Auditorium of the Strom Thurmond Institute at Clemson University.
Clemson University geneticist Ksenija Gasic seeks to do the unimaginable: improve the taste, aroma and nutritional value of the beloved peach. Gasic received a $150,000, three-year grant from the United States-Israel Binational Agricultural Research and Development Fund (BARD) to study a method of increasing the chemical compounds in peaches that impact flavor and aroma.
Clemson football is world-renowned, but it's not the only Tiger team playing in Florida. Clemson University has a variety of research-related projects with collaborators in the Sunshine State.
Hurricane Matthew's Oct. 8 assault on South Carolina will continue to have negative effects on turfgrass and trees that could linger for months.
Clemson University students are learning from the best about how to correctly plant a tree and watch it grow. And a Clemson horticulturist has some expert advice to help homeowners plant their own trees. All in preparation for the Dec. 2 Arbor Day celebration in South Carolina.
Christmas is the season for decorating with poinsettias, and a Clemson professor who has been studying poinsettias since he was in college in the 1980s has some advice for selecting and caring for this plant.
To help meet the expected high demand for graduates in agriculture, the Clemson College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences will hold its first-ever Ag Leadership and Advocacy Event to introduce students and others to the various job opportunities available in agriculture.