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  • du Toit hosts scientist from Denmark

    Dr. Merete Halkjaer Olesen, plant pathologist at Aarhus University in Flakkebjerg, Denmark, visited Dr. Lindsey du Toit’s vegetable seed pathology program at the WSU Mount Vernon NWREC from 20-23 July 2015 to work on diseases in spinach, table beet, and Swiss chard seed crops in northwestern Washington. Merete’s research has focused on diseases in spinach […]

  • Workshop covers lab and greenhouse methods of working with the brassica black leg pathogen

    On July 15, 2015, Jim Davis and Megan Wingerson from the Canola, Rapeseed, and Mustard Program at the University of Idaho (http://www.cals.uidaho.edu/brassica/) visited Lindsey du Toit’s vegetable seed pathology program at the WSU Mount Vernon NWREC for a hands-on workshop that covered lab and greenhouse methods of working with the brassica black leg pathogen, Phoma […]

  • Western SARE Graduate Student Proposal Award

    Congratulations to Shannon Carmody, MS student in Dr. Lindsey du Toit’s vegetable seed pathology program, on applying successfully for a Western SARE Graduate Student Proposal Award. Her proposal was titled “Seed Transmission and Management of White Leaf Spot and Light Leaf Spot Pathogens in Brassicas in the Pacific Northwest”. The funding ($15,675) will help cover […]

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