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CAHNRS Faculty Feature: Arron Carter

We asked several CAHNRS Ambassadors, excellent students who love WSU and their college, to name their favorite professors. Here, we're showcasing Arron Carter, professor and…

Breeding better wheat

Earlier this year I went to a fundraiser where I bought a bag of Glee flour. Glee is a variety of hard red spring wheat…

Designing new food products

Today’s snack food aisle in the grocery store contains a lot more products than when I was a kid. Back then, we mainly had potato…

Progress in Fighting Wheat Rust

Scientists have been hard at work in recent years combating a significant disease of wheat. Stem rust is caused by a group of nasty fungal…

WSU’s On Solid Ground – Antibacterial Microbes, Legume Flour – Feb. 27, 2013

Natural Soil Antibiotics Offer Potential Alternative to Farm Chemicals Research at WSU shows that several naturally-occurring antibiotics can control root disease and promote crop health,…

The Hardest Wheat Turned Soft by Science

Eighty years ago my mother was in grade school where schoolroom paste was made by mixing a little flour and water together. Memories of that…

Improving on the Staff of Life

About 10,000 years ago Earth’s climate lurched from bitter Ice Age conditions to the much balmier time in which we live today. We don’t fully…

Transitioning to Dryland Organic, People, Small Bites, Events

Failing for Success: Transitioning to Organic Grain on the Palouse What choices do Palouse farmers have when they want to convert conventional agricultural land into…

Local Wheat, Small Bites, People, Events, Connections

Local Wheat? Could Be Sweet, Say West Side Bakers Wheat growers west of the Cascades could bring in more profit by supplying wheat to local…

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…
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How many varieties of wheat has WSU developed?

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