The donation will allow WSU and USDA scientists to enhance and update WSU Tree Fruit Research and Extension’s postharvest research facilities and equipment.
Carolina Torres, a horticulturist and WSU alumna, has been named the university’s first Endowed Chair in Tree Fruit Postharvest Systems.
Khot and his team also will look at new organic products like plant extracts and highly refined petroleum oils.
WSU economist Karina Gallardo has had a banner year, topped off by being elected as the president of the Food Distribution Research Society.
Salmon exposed to toxic stormwater runoff can die in a matter of hours, and scientists are asking for Puget Sound area residents’ help in identifying affected streams.
The award provides extra funding that can be applied to pivotal crop seed research projects as needed.
WSU tree fruit experts will update growers on the highly anticipated WA 38 apple variety and Cosmic Crisp® fruit.
Developing sustainable strategies to defeat pests that threaten Washington’s fruit crops is Tobin Northfield’s goal as new entomologist at WSU Tree Fruit Research and Extension Center.
John Stark, Puyallup Research & Extension Center, is working with the CDC to tackle diseases like West Nile Virus, Zika and Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever.
His Toyota Prius loaded with tiny wasps, Josh Milnes is about to make life very difficult for an invasive stink bug threatening Washington fruit growers.