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  • Specialty Crop Block Grants Awarded to Plant Pathology Faculty

    $1.5M for specialty crop research to improve fruits, vegetables, farming By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences Read full article. Fighting gray mold in tree fruit Apples and pears are a $3 billion annual crop in Washington, but every year, a portion of that crop is lost to rots caused by […]

  • Amiri invited speaker at an International meeting

    Achour Amiri was invited to give a talk at an international meeting on Postharvest Food Safety in Talca, Chile, on September 28 before a floor of 60 scientists and industry representatives. Achour talked about his work on the use of ozone to control postharvest pathogens of tree fruit and sanitation of postharvest facilities. Achour also […]

  • Fulbright scholar joins Deven See’s lab

    by Kanokporn Triwitayakorn (Tik), Fulbright Visiting Scholar, Institute of Molecular Biosciences, Mahidol University, Thailand Genomic-AssistedĀ Approaches for Cassava Breeding Program in Thailand With the importance of cassava for the world population as well as the Thai economy, breeding of cassava with high yield, starch, resistance to diseases and other important traits is essential for the cassava […]

  • Job Openings Friesen Lab

    Postdoctoral Research Associate focusing on Plant-Microbe Interactions. WSU has a rich history of basic and applied plant sciences and this will be the inaugural position in a program aimed at bridging multiple departments and disciplines. For 2017, the search is targeted for a joint position between the laboratory of Maren Friesen in the Departments of […]

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