Grad student wins fellowship to study buckwheat’s potential

WSU Ph.D. candidate Rachel Breslauer received a $120,000 USDA pre-doctoral fellowship to study buckwheat as a cash crop as well as a cover crop.

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USDA Fellowships help students defend Northwest crops, people from pests, pathogens

Helping sustainably protect important Northwest crops like potatoes, peas, and vegetables from pests and disease, while safeguarding consumers against foodborne illness, students at Washington State University’s Department of Entomology are putting new fellowships from the USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) to work. Abigail Cohen, Benjamin Lee, and Olivia Smith are three of […]