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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Collaborations

The Sunflower Research has a long and productive history of collaborative research involving stakeholders.


Current collaborators and projects:

CENTRAL LAKES COLLEGE, BRAINERD, MN
  • Discovery and Use of Novel Sources of Resistance to Head Rot and Stalk Rot in Cultivated Sunflower and Wild Helianthus


  • COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY, FORT COLLINS, CO
  • Metabolomic Profiles Associated with Resistance to Sclerotinia Sclerotiorum in Dry Edible Beans


  • KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY, MANHATTAN, KS
  • Development of Resistance to Atrazine (Triazine) in Sunflower


  • MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY, EAST LANSING, MI
  • Identification of Qtl for White Mold Resistance in Mesoamerican Beans


  • NATIONAL SUNFLOWER ASSOCIATION, MANDAN, ND
  • Doubled Haploid Production in Sunflower

  • Monitoring the Distribution of Downy Mildew, Verticillium and Charcoal Rot on Sunflower: a Multiple States Approach

  • Evaluation of Sunflower for Resistance to Seed-and Stem-Infesting Insect Pests in the Great Plains


  • NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY, FARGO, ND
  • White Mold Resistance-Qtl: Identification, Interactions, and Fine Mapping in Common Bean

  • Transferring Sclerotinia Resistance Genes from Wild Helianthus Species into Cultivated Sunflower

  • Identification of Resistance and Pathogenicity Genes Associated with Sclerotinia Sclerotiorum Infection Using Next-Generation Sequencing

  • Development and Evaluation of Canola Breeding Populations for Resistance to Sclerotinia Sclerotiorum

  • Doubled Haploid Production in Sunflower

  • Deployment of Novel Sources of Sclerotinia Resistance and Tools for Breeding Resistance in Sunflower

  • Managing Sclerotinia Stem Rot of Canola Withfungicides

  • Hormonal Signaling in Leafy Spurge

  • Discovery and Use of Novel Sources of Head Rot and Stalk Rot Resistance in Sunflower and Studies of Asteraceae Genera

  • Investigating the Role of Sunflower Volatiles and Other Semiochemicals in Resistance to Insect Pests

  • Genomics Based Approach for Identifying Genetic Traits and Markers Linked to Disease Resistance in Brassica Spp.


  • OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY, CORVALLIS, OR
  • White Mold Resistance-Qtl: Identification, Interactions, and Fine Mapping in Common Bean


  • UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA, MINNEAPOLIS, MN
  • Evaluation of Sunflower Hybrids for Resistance to Sclerotinia Head Rot


  • UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA, LINCOLN, NE
  • Facilitating Management of Sclerotinia Head Rot of Sunflowers Through Screening of Hybrids for Resistance & Evaluating Fungicides for Effica

  • Improved White Mold Resistance in Dry & Snap Beans Through Multi-Site Screening & Pathogen Characterization Throughout Major Production Area


  • Last Modified: 9/10/2014
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