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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

Xianming Chen, plant pathology doctor for the USDA Agricultural Research Service, showcases the wheat being used for the study.

Researchers investigate combating stripe rust

DAVID HUTNER, Evergreen reporter February 17, 2022

Researchers from WSU and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) are working to combat stripe rust, a fungus that can devastate wheat crops and harvests in the Pacific Northwest. The aim...

A WSU graduate study conducted a study at Black Cyprus to test which wheat pasta people preferred.

Changing wheats is not ‘impastable’

ERIN MULLINS, Evergreen reporter November 4, 2021

A WSU doctoral student conducted a study to test which type of wheat locals prefer for their pasta: soft durum wheat or hard durum wheat.  Traditionally, hard durum wheat is used to make pasta, but...

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