This flyer introduces a new member, Jeff DeLong, to the USDA-ARS HCRU at the WSU, Mount Vernon Northwestern Research Extension Center. DeLong is a supporting research scientist for the unit, he will be aiding in research of small fruit diseases focusing on raspberry and blueberry crops! Read more about Jeff in the flyer. USDA InnovationsContinue reading “10 – Introducing Jeff DeLong, a Supporting Research Scientist”
This flyer is about a human-safe pest control for Drosophila suzukii regarding feeding preference and mortality of the pest by USDA-ARS HCRU’s lab technician, Briana Price. USDA Innovations Flyer – 9
Attached is a PDF extracted from the FY 2020 ARS Annual Report on Science that displays the Lee team’s feature about grapevine red blotch virus in Idaho. Grapevine Red Blotch Virus Feature To find more information and stories about other features in the report, please visit the link at the bottom of the page. AllContinue reading “Jungmin Lee – FY 2020 ARS Annural Report on Science Feature”
This article informs the public of a new technology in the pest-control field. This new tech, “receptor interference” (RECEPTOR-i), was recently discovered by USDA’s ARS scientists, including our very own Man-yeon Choi. This article focuses on the technology’s ability to control and keep away fire ants while being safer than pesticides. Read all about itContinue reading “Man-Yeon Choi – New Technology: RECEPTOR-i, Safer than Pesticides”
This video details how to find boxwood blight in commercial nurseries. The tips for scouting this disease are relatively universal, so they can be used at almost any nursery when searching for boxwood blight! Below is the link to the demonstration video in both English and Spanish. English Demonstration Video Spanish Demonstration Video
Last week, Bob Martin gave a talk on a new luteovirus in blueberries at the International Vaccinium Symposium! If you’re interested in learning more, click the video below to watch Bob give his talk.
This is a copy of the tribute Bob Martin did for Chad at the Virtual International Vaccinium Symposium last week. We wanted to share this with everyone so those interested have a chance to see it or maybe some of you would love to have it and re-watch it. It was both informative and heart-warming,Continue reading “Tribute to Chad E. Finn”