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The new chair will research how farmers can protect potatoes from soil pathogens, said Scot Hulbert, associate dean of the College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resources Sciences Office of Research.

WSU creates new faculty position to research potato production, health

BRADLEY GAMBLE, Evergreen reporter November 20, 2020

After receiving a $3 million endowment from members of the potato industry, WSU created a new endowed chair position to lead research on potato production and soil health. The individual chosen as the...

There will be several presentations on different quinoa-related topics during the International Quinoa Research Symposium. The presentations will include ways to cook, grow and market quinoa.

Symposium to allow quinoa enthusiasts learn from leaders in the field

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter July 24, 2020

Within the last several years, quinoa has become a household grain after being a rather unknown crop in many parts of the world. Researchers will call more attention to the crop by sharing cutting-edge...

Hollow cells in the xylem have pits that allow water to move from roots to shoots. MAP20 is a protein that helps regulate pit architecture.

Plant protein may help researchers understand drought resilience

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen editor-in-chief June 29, 2020

By knocking down the concentration of a protein called MAP20 in plant cells, WSU researchers determined cells with less MAP20 are less likely to recover from drought, providing insight into the function...

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