Plant Biochemistry

Blueprint for plant immune response found, unlocking potential for increased disease resistance in crops

WSU researchers have discovered how plants respond to disease-causing organisms, leading the way to potential breakthroughs in breeding resistance.

Four scientists pose for a photo in a messy science lab.

New home for research: WSU breaks ground on state-of-the-art Plant Sciences Building

PULLMAN, Wash—Washington State University broke ground today for the Plant Sciences Building, a new state-of-the-art home for research in Washington. The fourth of six planned buildings in the V. Lane Rawlins Research and Education Complex on the Pullman campus, the $52 million Plant Sciences Building was approved by the Washington State Legislature this year. The […]

Dignitaries ceremonially break ground, lifting dirt with shovels at the future site of the Plant Sciences Building.