Tag: Plant Pathology

WSU, Wine Commission celebrate new science center with industry

The Washington State University Viticulture and Enology Program and the Washington State Wine Commission welcomed the wine and grape industry to their new Ste. Michelle…

WSU’s On Solid Ground – SOD, Food Science Online, Insect Expo – April 10, 2013

Stopping the Spread of Sudden Oak Death Sudden Oak Death (SOD) has killed millions of oak trees in California, but since receiving its common name…

On Solid Ground – Jan. 9, 2013 – Premium Beef, Disease Resistance

WSU Offers Commercial Premium Beef WSU has launched its own beef brand for sale to the public. Harvested from cattle locally born, raised and “respectfully…

Tropical Agriculture, Afghanistan

Fast, Cheap, and Accurate: Improved Virus Detecting Test Helps Check Spread of Cassava Disease The Nigerian poet and novelist Flora Nwapa calls it “Mother Cassava.”…

Onion Pathogen, Wheat Flour, Taking a Break

Genome Sequencing Furthers Knowledge of Plant and Animal Pathogen The various species of bacteria in the genus Enterobacter may be painfully familiar to you. Enterobacter…

Special Issue: Tree Fruit Industry Takes Science to New Level, Largest Gift in WSU History

Washington Apple, Pear Growers Approve $27 Million Special Project Assessment to Support WSU Research, Extension; Largest Gift in WSU History Apple and pear growers throughout…

Pest Meets Match, Turfgrass, Weed Olympians

New Tree Fruit Pest Meets its Match In the course of a single year, a tiny insect has been damaging tree fruit around the globe.…

Wolf Prize, Transportation, Stemless Cherry

WSU Plant Pathologist James Cook Wins Prestigious Wolf Prize James Cook, former dean of the Washington State University College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource…

Climate Change, Viruses

Climate Change, Grain Production Is Focus of $20 Million Grant for UI, WSU, OSU Helping one of the largest wheat producing regions in the world…

Spotted Wing Drosophila, Spinach Seed

Spotted Wing Drosophila Update In Washington’s berry fields, a new pest has migrated north from California and is now causing headaches for small-fruit growers. Spotted…

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