Khot and his team also will look at new organic products like plant extracts and highly refined petroleum oils.
Onions are the fifth most valuable vegetable produced in the United States. But some farmers have abandoned the crop due to losses from pests and disease.
Groundbreaking nanotechnology designed to protect cherries, apples and other fruits is showing positive results.
Deepti Singh, assistant professor of climatology at WSU Vancouver, is part of a team of researchers reporting this week that India can improve nutrition and save water by replacing rice with other cereal crops.
WSU and UI experts will share advances in crop production and disease protection for Eastern Washington at farm field day in Davenport, Wash., June 26.
WSU virologist Hanu Pappu has dedicated his life to lessening the negative impacts of plant viruses. His contributions in phytomedicine have resulted in a prestigious Humboldt Research Award.
WSU potato experts will share the latest in disease defense, production advances and new varieties at the Potato Field Day near Othello.
Learn about the newest crop varieties and practices for Washington’s drylands, and meet the new dean of CAHNRS, at the Lind Field Day, June 14.
New barley varieties, bred by WSU scientists, offer brewers and maltsters fresh alternatives and unique flavors.
Industry professionals rank WSU precision agriculture programs among top 25 in the world.