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WSU, international researchers, publish apple genome

by Brian Charles Clark, College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN – An international team of scientists from Italy, France, New Zealand, Belgium and the USA have published a draft sequence of the domestic apple genome in the current issue of Nature Genetics. The availability of a genome sequence for the apple will […]

Rainier cherry developer dies at 88

The research scientist who developed the Rainier cherry in the 1950s at Washington State University’s research station in Prosser, Wash. died Oct. 6 after a heart attack. Harold Warman Fogle, 88, finished his doctorate in 1949 at West Virginia University. He then accepted a research position at the WSU research center in Prosser where he […]

WSU sweet cherry research integral to blossoming industry

Legend has it that the adolescent George Washington demonstrated his honesty when he confessed to chopping down his father’s lone cherry tree. Today, one of his myriad namesakes, Washington State University, is rectifying the Founding Father’s youthful indiscretion. WSU is demonstrating its commitment to state and regional agriculture through research and marketing innovations in support […]