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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Collaborations

The Subtropical Insects and Horticulture Research has a long and productive history of collaborative research involving stakeholders.


Current collaborators and projects:

CITRUS RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION, LAKE ALFRED, FL
  • Targeting the Asian Citrus Psyllid (Ascp) Feeding Mechansim As a Means of Blocking Psylllid Feeding on Citrus

  • Development of Promising New Scions for Florida Citrus: Exploiting Huanglongbing (Hlb) Resistance and Tolerance

  • Development of Promising Supersour and Other Rootstocks Resistant to Huanglongbing

  • Determination of Attractive Host Plant Volatiles and Sex Pheromones of Asian Citrus Psyllid Using Eags and Gc-Ead

  • Application of An Aggregation Pheromone for Management of the Diaprepes Root Weevil

  • High-Throughput Screening of Transgenic Citrus for Huanglungbing (Hlb) Resistance

  • Production of Transgenic Commercial Scion Cultivars Resistant to Hlb and Canker: Continued Amp Approaches and Novel Transgenic Strategies

  • Secure Site for Testing Transgenic and Conventional Citrus for Hlb and Psyllid Resistance


  • CITRUS RESEARCH BOARD, VISALIA, CA
  • Founder Lines for Improved Citrus Biotechnology

  • Identification and Characterization of Hlb-Induced Small Rnas and Mrnas-Towards the Understanding of Natural Defense Mechanisms Against Hlb


  • CLEMSON UNIVERSITY, CLEMSON, SC
  • Use of Wetland Systems to Treat Nursery Runoff


  • ISCA TECHNOLOGIES, INC., RIVERSIDE, CA
  • Semiochemical-Based Technology for Control of Citrus Pests


  • LOS ALAMOS NATIONAL LABORATORY, LOS ALAMOS, NM
  • Deep Sequencing of Diaphorina Citri


  • NEW VARIETIES DEVELOPMENT & MANAGEMENT CORP, MAITLAND, FL
  • USDA-ARS Citrus Breeding Trust with New Varieties Development and Management Corporation


  • UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA, GAINESVILLE, FL
  • Evaluation of Myb1a Gene Expression in Citrus

  • Development of Cdna Microarrays for Gene Expression Research in Floricultural Crops

  • Evaluation of Hlb/acp Resistance in Poncirus Trifoliata Hybrids and Assessment of DNA Markers and Possible Resistance Genes

  • Collaborative Research on the Citrus Leafminer, Phyllocnistis Citrella

  • Development of Novel Insect Control Strategies Based on Rnai and Insect Deterrent Proteins for Insect Pests of Citrus

  • Exploring Avocado Variability for Laurel Wilt Resistance and Other Fruit Quality and Horticultural Traits for Production in East-Central Fl


  • UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT TYLER, TYLER, TX
  • Virus of Hemipterans: Leafhoppers and Psyllids


  • Last Modified: 11/25/2014
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