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Gary Chastagner

National nonprofit honors WSU plant pathologists

PULLMAN – Three WSU scientists are being recognized by the American Phytopathological Society (APS) for thier outstanding accomplishments in the classroom.   They will receive their awards in August during a special recognition ceremony at the annual APS meeting in Honolulu, Hawaii.   Lori Carris, associate professor of plant pathology, will receive the society’s Award […]

Secret to healthy Christmas trees revealed

PUYALLUP – As shoppers select Christmas trees, WSU plant pathologist and internationally recognized Christmas tree expert, Gary Chastagner, offers tips to keep the them vibrant through the holiday season.   The secret to keeping a Christmas tree fresh through the holiday season is to provide it with plenty of water, Chastagner said.   “Most people […]