Fang (Rose) Zhu Lab

The primary emphasis of our research is to understand the mechanisms of insects adaptation to chemical stresses in their environment.

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Fang (Rose) Zhu Lab

The primary emphasis of our research is to understand the mechanisms of insects adaptation to chemical stresses in their environment.

Fang (Rose) Zhu Lab News

Equipment used to cover vegetable beds with plastic mulch will be on display at Penn State's Ag Progress Days, Aug. 14-16.
Vegetable equipment demonstrations coming to 2018 Ag Progress Days
July 6, 2018
Farmers looking to diversify by growing and marketing vegetables can get a good look at the equipment needed to launch a successful vegetable operation by attending Penn State's Ag Progress Days, Aug. 14-16. A new vegetable demonstration area will show visitors the latest equipment for planting, harvesting and irrigation.
Hazardous gases released from dairy manure storages during agitation can be particularly dangerous for nearby operators when gypsum bedding has been used in the cow stalls.
Research aims to prevent deaths related to gypsum-laced manure emissions
July 5, 2018
When gypsum — a source of sulfate — finds its way into low-oxygen manure-storage facilities via removal as soiled bedding, this innocuous product can turn into a deadly gas with a few moves of an agitation device, a dangerous threat that researchers in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences believe can be counteracted with an additive.
At the Kids' Climb, on Main Street near the Equine Exhibits Building, children can don safety equipment and harnesses and climb a tree like a professional arborist.
4-H Youth Building to highlight expressive arts during Ag Progress Days
July 3, 2018
Expressive arts activities, a butterfly tent and wildlife exhibits are just a few of the many events planned for young people and their families at Ag Progress Days, Aug. 14-16.

Rose's Bio

Fang (Rose) Zhu
Assistant Professor of Entomology
121A Chemical Ecology Lab
University Park, PA 16802
Email:
Phone: 814-863-4432