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  • Guest – Hailing Jin

    Hailing Jin, Professor of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, University of California at Riverside, was visiting Washington State University on December 3 and 4, 2014.  She was invited by graduate students of Molecular Plant Sciences and Plant Pathology, and hosted by graduate student Nicholas Mueth and Prof. Scot Hulbert.  She gave a seminar entitled “Small RNAs, […]

  • Postdoctoral Research Associate: Plant Pathology / Soil Microbiology

    Position Summary: Plastic mulches are used in agriculture to conserve water, suppress weeds, and optimize soil temperatures for certain crops. However, plastic mulch needs to be disposed of at the end of the growing season, resulting in labor and disposal and environmental costs. Biodegradable plastic mulches that can be tilled into the soil could alleviate […]

  • Reducing the mess of shed Christmas tree needles

    Nobody wants to set up a Christmas tree in their home and have the needles start falling off well before Santa shows up. So to help tree buyers, Washington State University researchers are using a $90,000 grant to study the effect of ethylene on needle retention in species commonly grown in the Pacific Northwest. Gary […]

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