April 9, 2013
PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University will lead a $16.2 million effort to develop wheat varieties that are better at tolerating the high temperatures found in most of the world’s growing regions – temperatures that are likely to increase with global warming. Read more »
June 13, 2013
PULLMAN, Wash. – T. Randall Fortenbery, professor and Tom Mick Small Grains Endowed Chair of the Washington State University School of Economic Sciences, has been appointed chairman of the Agricultural Markets Advisory Committee of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, an independent federal agency which regulates commodity futures and option markets in the United States.
June 11, 2013
PULLMAN, Wash. – Anyone who has bought a hard pear at the supermarket can probably attest to the fruit’s unpredictable ripening process. But that unpredictability, one of the many traits stored in the plant’s genetic code, could be a thing of the past now that Washington State University scientists have sequenced four new Rosaceae crop family genomes, including the Comice pear. Read more »
June 11, 2013
PULLMAN, Wash. – Online registration for the 2013 International Quinoa Research Symposium hosted at Washington State University Aug. 12-14 is now available through July 10. Read more »
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