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The Gene and Linda Voiland School of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering

WSU Researchers Working to Insulate Fruit Trees with Cellulose Nanocrystals

Student spraying fruit trees with cellulose nanocrystals

Washington State University researchers are studying how to use cellulose nanocrystals to insulate sensitive trees and buds against the cold. So far, their experiments have been successful.

The team is led by horticulturist Matt Whiting and engineer Xiao Zhang. Their research was recently featured in Good Fruit Grower Magazine. Read the article >>