Pathology & Entomology and Integrated Pest Management

Current Research Projects in this area Funded by HRC

Project Title: Production of Virus-and Viroid-tested 'clean' hop plants.   Lead Researcher - Dr. Scott Harper, Washington State University, Prosser Research Station, Prosser, WA

Project Title:  Interplay between hop stunt disease and water stress.  Lead Researcher - Dr. Scott Harper, Washington State University, Prosser Research Station, Prosser, WA

Project Title: Survival, persistence, and mitigation of the re-emerging disease downy mildew.  Lead Researcher - Dr. David H. Gent, USDA-ARS, Corvallis, OR

Project Title:  Nitrogen application timing effects on nitrate accumulation in hop cones, yield, and cone quality factors.  Lead Researcher - Dr. David H. Gent, USDA-ARS, Corvallis, OR

Project Title: Integrated management of hop powdery and downy mildew.  Lead Researchers - Dr. Gary G. Grove and Mr. Mark E. Nelson, Washington State University, Prosser Research Station, Prosser, WA

Project Title: Development of hop integrated pest management strategies. Lead Researcher - Dr. James Barbour, University of Idaho-SWIREC, Parma, ID

Project Title: Integrated Arthropod Managements on Hops; Lead Researcher - Dr. Douglas Walsh, Washington State University, Prosser Research Station, Prosser, WA

Project Title: Hop tolerance to Rely (glufosinate);  Lead Researcher - Dr. Gary Grove, WSU Prosser, and Dr. Rick Boydston, USDA-ARS, Prosser, WA.