Economists use game theory to overcome misinformation about fungicide resistance

Adapting to resist our most effective fungicides, fungal pathogens are a threat to important global crops like wheat and grapes. Newly published research from economists at Washington State University underlines the need for education to combat misinformation and incentivize farm practices aimed at halting fungicide resistance. In “Fungicide resistance and misinformation: A game theoretic approach,” […]

Ana Espinola-Arredondo

Sex Genes, Fungus Database, Export Help, Cook Farm

What are Alternaria Sex Genes Up to, If not Sex? Fungal diseases are among the most intractable problems faced by farmers. Treatments are few and far between and are often highly toxic. What to do when faced with a fundamental problem with no obvious solution? Scientists at Washington State University are taking a step back […]