WSU Mount Vernon Team Studies Damping-Off Management in Organic Vegetables Large-scale Pacific Northwest organic vegetable producers routinely plant 30 percent more seed than they really want. They do this to help with weed control and because they anticipate losing that much to a plant disease called damping-off, according to Lindsey du Toit, associate professor and […]
PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington’s peppermint producers can now make better informed decisions about what to plant and how to rotate their crops, thanks to a discovery by Washington State University graduate student Jeremiah Dung.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Plant pathologists at Washington State University have won more than $1 million in grant funding to participate in a multi-state team of scientists and industry professionals to create a suite of management tools to improve the productivity and profitability of the United States onion industry.
MOUNT VERNON, Wash. — Washington State University plant pathologist Lindsey du Toit has been named Alfred Christianson Endowed Professor. The four-year endowment will provide funding to support du Toit’s vegetable seed pathology research program. The endowment was established by the family of Alfred Christianson, founder of the Alf Christianson Seed Company, to “attract and retain […]