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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The robot and its electrostatic sprayer will be tested in a lab before they are tested in the field next spring.

Robotic pollinator could decrease reliance on bees

GREY KAMASZ, Evergreen reporter June 29, 2022

WSU researchers are creating a robotic pollination system to stabilize the pollination process and decrease farmers’ dependence on bees. The engineering and horticulture science departments will collaborate...

Shultz raised bees that originated from the WSU campus. She earned the Crimson Award, which is only given to top presenters.

SURCA winners live out passions through research

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen roots editor April 14, 2021

Riley Shultz is not afraid of bees. Shultz, WSU senior biochemistry major and Spanish minor, said her connection with honeybees sparked an idea to research fungi treatments with the potential to boost...

Manoj Karkee, associate professor in WSU’s Department of Biological Systems Engineering, has worked on several projects including a robotic system that selectively prunes fruit tree branches.

Researchers to create robotic system for fruit flower pollination

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter June 25, 2020

Researchers at WSU and Pennsylvania State University are collaborating to create a robotic system that will artificially pollinate fruit tree flowers due to threats to natural pollination worldwide. The...

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