Aphids are some crops’ worst nightmare, but a Clemson University professor is investigating natural tools that may lead to better aphid management in fields. Carmen Blubaugh, an assistant professor in Clemson University’s plant and environmental sciences department, is involved in a study that addresses how plants mediate interactions between predators and prey.
The Clemson Cooperative Extension Service will hold an Organic Certification Workshop to teach South Carolina growers how they can reap the benefits of the organic market.
CLEMSON – Conservation biologist and landscape ecologist David Theobald is coming to Clemson to talk about the effects of land use change on wildlife habitat and biodiversity. Theobald will be on campus from 4 p.m. to 5:15 p.m., April 5 at the Strom Thurmond Institute, 230 Kappa St., Clemson, SC 29634. His presentation, From mapping […]
South Carolina cotton farmers have a new tool to use in their fight against thrips.
Through a National Fish and Wildlife Foundation grant, Clemson University scientist Cathy Jachowski is working to identify habitat requirements to inform restoration and species recovery for the Carolina heelsplitter, the only federally endangered mussel species in South Carolina.
Valentine’s Day can catch even the most prepared off guard. Luckily, countries like Columbia and Ecuador send a plethora of roses to the U.S. so you can surprise your loved ones with a beautiful bouquet. But how do you make the flowers last? Clemson University’s floriculturist Jim Faust’s helpful hints will make it possible for you to enjoy your rose blooms long after Cupid’s arrow has disappeared.
CLEMSON – The inaugural Clemson Integrated Plant Sciences Symposium, as part of the DuPont Pioneer Symposia Series, will be held April 20 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Watt Family Innovation Center on Clemson’s campus. Six featured speakers from prestigious universities, including Cornell and Duke, as well as a speaker from DuPont Pioneer, […]
Clemson — The Southern Nursery Association Environmental Leadership Award was established in 1999 that recognizes individuals and businesses that have demonstrated exceptional leadership and through their voluntary efforts exemplified inspiration, vision, innovation, leadership and action to preserve and protect the environment. Clemson professor Sarah White was presented with this award in Baltimore, Maryland this past January for her […]
Growing up in Sri Lanka, this Tiger ate lentils three times a day, never imagining that she would later use lentils to help address the world’s nutritional problems. Through her plant and environmental science research at Clemson, this Tiger is working to change the world with her research in global food security, childhood obesity and […]
CLEMSON, South Carolina – The TIGERS ADVANCE Distinguished Speaker Series, created to exhibit the extent of diversity among STEM scientists, has announced its lineup of speakers for the Spring 2018 semester. All talks will be held in the Watt Family Innovation Center auditorium. Robotic engineer Ayanna Howard – Feb. 20, 3-4:15 p.m. Ayanna Howard – […]
The “bomb cyclone” battering the Southeast with unprecedented cold has people bundling up and bringing their pets inside. But Clemson University experts urge homeowners: Show some love to your plants.
When it comes to turf, a group of Clemson University students recently showed they’re tops in the Carolinas. The Clemson Turf Club took first and second place in the 2017 Carolinas Golf Course Superintendents Association Student Turf Bowl in Myrtle Beach.
A research team including two Clemson University scientists has garnered a national excellence award for its work helping commercial greenhouses and nurseries better manage water use for ornamental crop production.
Clemson — Clemson University’s football team is not the only group of Tigers on campus winning trophies. The CU Soils Team made some noise of its own in the 2017 Southeastern Regional Collegiate Soil Contest in Moscow, TN. Yes, soil judging is a thing and Clemson placed second in its region on its way to […]
Eating kale may help billions of people worldwide overcome micronutrient malnutrition, Clemson University researchers have found.