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Cultural Scale and Food System Sustainability in the Pacific Northwest: Columbia Basin Case Studies
To meet contemporary goals of long-term food system sustainability it is critical to analyze how people have constructed and maintained food cultures in specific geographic regions through time. This dissertation draws on ...
EFFECTS OF FOREST MANAGEMENT AND ENVIRONMENTAL VARIABLES ON FOREST HYDROLOGY IN SMALL PACIFIC NORTHWEST WATERSHEDS
Alteration of the tree canopy cover can substantially influence the hydrologic processes in forest watersheds. Human interventions, via forest harvest or natural disturbances, such as wildfires, are common in the US forests. ...
Frequency of isolation, determination, and epidemiology of Alternaria species on potato in the Pacific Northwest
Many species of Alternaria have been isolated from potato, but only Alternaria solani and A. alternata have been described as pathogenic in the US. Isolations from early blight and brown spot type lesions on potato leaves ...
Psyllid ecology and biodiversity in the Pacific Northwest
Potato is the fourth-most-valuable commodity in Washington State. The emergence of zebra chip disease (“ZC”) has triggered economic losses in the U.S. Pacific Northwest (“PNW”) with a ca. 7% increment in the total cost of ...