The research fellowships will promote agricultural productivity, food security and economic growth through international collaboration.
Equipped with a USDA grant, WSU researchers will lead a multistate project working with orchardists and cider makers to develop the best apples.
Professor Jonathan Yoder to lead national research team supported by a $5 million, 5-year grant.
Two national research teams led by WSU scientists are working to protect grapes, onions and garlic from pests and diseases.
Xiao Zhang, associate professor in WSU Tri-Cities’ Bioproducts, Sciences and Engineering Laboratory, is targeting the use of lignin to create affordable biofuels and bioproducts.
Three WSU researchers recently received a grant to determine out how phosphorylase, an enzyme that plants and animals both have, works with photosynthesis.
PULLMAN, Wash. – A team of WSU, OU and UI researchers have received a $3 million U.S. Department of Agriculture grant to help wheat and cereal farmers find sustainable farming practices in the face of climate change.
By Karen Hunt, Office of Research
PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University tops the list of U.S. Department of Agriculture research and development expenditures, according to the most recent figures available.
Researchers from WSU and UI have received a $50,000 USDA grant to organize a national conference bovine and human milk composition.
By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences
PULLMAN, Wash. – Seven research teams at Washington State University will enhance the competitiveness of Pacific Northwest crops by fighting devastating diseases and advancing sustainable agriculture, thanks to more than $1.5 million in Specialty Crop Block Grant funds from the Washington state and the U.S. Departments of Agriculture.