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Why aren’t plants more sick than they are?
Summer 2013

Why are plants immune to most of the diseases surrounding them in the environment? Lee Hadwiger, Washington State University professor of plant pathology, has been wrestling with this question most of his career. 


Categories: Agriculture
Tags: Plant diseases, Plant pathology


Spinach is suspect: A pathological mystery
Spring 2013

Seed pathologist Lindsey du Toit at WSU Mount Vernon has been sleuthing out why spinach has been suffering from wilt, and whether the problem comes from spinach seed mostly grown in northwestern Washington.


Categories: Biological sciences, Agriculture
Tags: Spinach, Plant diseases, Plant pathology