Part of Juming Tang’s research team, from left to right: WSU doctoral student Yang Jiao,
Juming Tang and WSU postdoctoral student Shunshan Jiao.
PULLMAN, Wash. – The irony probably wasn’t lost on Washington State University food engineer Juming Tang.
Tang recently opened a bottle of lotus seeds to put in soup and smelled mold, a telltale sign that insect pests had already begun eating without him. Larvae hatched from eggs laid in the seeds create a moist environment for the mold to grow in and to release toxins. Tang and … » More …