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Cider apples contain fewer nutrients and amino acids than other fruits, making them harder to ferment. The researchers want to understand the types of nutrients available in the apples.

Researchers to improve cider fermentation

TRINITY WILLSEY, Evergreen reporter March 4, 2021

To make the apple cider fermentation process easier and more predictable, WSU researchers are trying to add more nutrients to cider. The research team is creating a powder base with extra nutrients...

David Benscoter, founder of the Lost Apple Project, said the Mihalyfi was one of 20 Hungarian apple varieties brought to the then Washington State Agricultural College in the late 1800s.

‘Lost’ apple rediscovered near WSU

JAKOB THORINGTON, Former Evergreen reporter May 15, 2020

Approximately seven miles southeast of WSU’s Pullman campus on Rocky Butte, a historic apple was rediscovered by the Lost Apple Project. Roy Druffel, a farmer who owns land on Rocky Butte, is a committee...

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