College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences

Department of Entomology


WSU receives $2.7 million to research costly potato threat

By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Zebra chip disease, caused by a bacterium carried by insects, can ruin a potato crop; but little is known about where it comes from and how it can be avoided. [continue reading]

Call for Proposals

Norm Ehmann Urban Pest Management Award July 2015   Request for proposals: Researchers or educators involved with urban pest management problems which occur in the Pacific Northwest are invited to apply.  Research may be conducted outside the Northwest if it involves pests that also occur in the Northwest, like bed bugs. Purpose: This endowment was […]

Can Mushrooms Save the Honey Bee?

February 17, 2015 By Sylvia Kantor, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Research by a Washington State University bee scientist and a mushroom farmer indicates that extracts from the fungus might help honey bees fight off disease and parasites. One experiment involves a prototype beehive made from mushrooms. Read the complete […]

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