Amit Dhingra, genomics and biotechnology, has been honored by the Council on Undergraduate Research for his mentoring of undergraduate researchers.
By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences
PULLMAN, Wash. Soil pathogen testing – critical to farming, but painstakingly slow and expensive – will soon be done accurately, quickly, inexpensively and onsite, thanks to research that Washington State University scientists are sharing.
MOUNT VERNON, Wash. – In the Pacific Northwest, spinach seed is a tiny crop with huge value. And it’s in big trouble.
By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences
PULLMAN, Wash. – Pacific Northwest farmers have found success growing peonies for a thriving global market. But a devastating fungus called Botrytis is limiting market growth and profits for Northwest farmers.
Plant pathologist Gary Chastagner, sometimes known as the Scientific Santa Claus, is fresh off the largest Christmas tree research project in U.S. history, a $1.3 million effort funded by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture.
Ph.D. student Mohammad Mahfuzur Rahman presents a plant pathology seminar on wheat blast at 4:10 p.m. today, Oct. 30, in Johnson Hall 343.
Plant Pathology seminar on Monday, October 9, 4:10 p.m., in Johnson Hall 343.
Presented by Dr. Nina Zidack, Director, Montana Seed Potato Certification Program, Montana State University.
By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human and Resource Sciences
WAPATO, Wash. – Something in the soil was destroying Andrew Schultz’ grapevines.
By Nic Loyd, WSU meteorologist, and Linda Weiford, WSU News
We see it and feel it — pollen madness. Trees have been exploding with tiny particles that coat our cars and make our eyes scratchy and our noses run.
By Linda Weiford, WSU News
PULLMAN, Wash. – Damage caused by snow mold in some eastern Washington wheat fields has surprised a Washington State University plant expert who has studied the fungus for nearly four decades.