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.
By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences
PULLMAN, Wash. – High-tech equipment that will help scientists improve wheat health will be introduced to the public at 9 a.m. Tuesday, March 21, at the Biotechnology-Life Sciences Building (BLS) room 402 at Washington State University.
By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer
PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers are undertaking an industrious investigation into the effects of global warming on plants. Making the effort possible is a fully automated “plant hotel” that can analyze up to 6,000 seedlings in a single experiment.