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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Deborah Fravel
Crop Production and Protection
National Program Leader
Plant Health

Phone: (301) 504-5450
Fax: (301) 504-6191
Room 4-2238
BELTSVILLE, MD, 20705-5139

Team Projects (Appropriated | All) 94 projects listed

Cocoa, Coffee, and Alternative Crops Research
Strawberry, Raspberry, Blackberry: Crop Improvement Through Genomics and Genetics
Chemical Alternatives to Methyl Bromide for Post-Harvest Pest Control on Perishable Commodities
Genetic Improvement of Sorghum for Non-Grain Energy Uses
Genetic Improvement of Winter Wheat for End-Use Quality and Disease Resistance
Improvement of Biotic and Abiotic Stress Tolerance in Cool Season Grasses
Curation of the U.S. National Fungus Collections and Associated Information Resources
Genomic Analyses and Management of Agricultural and Industrial Microbial Genetic Resources and Associated Information
Regulation of Gene Expression in Alfalfa Development and Stress Tolerance
Genetic Improvement of Blueberry and Cranberry: Utilization of Genomic Resources and Phenotypic/genotypic Characterization
Management and Characterization of Citrus and Date Genetic Resources and Associated Information
Molecular Resources for the Improvement of Tropical Ornamental and Fruit Crops
Genetic Improvement and Virus Management of Small Fruit Crops
Genetic Improvement of Hard Winter Wheat to Biotic and Abiotic Stresses
Identification and Validation of Insect and Disease Resistance Mechanisms to Reduce Mycotoxin Production in Midwest Corn
Improving Stress and Disease Resistance in Tree Fruit Crops
Improving Fruit Quality, Disease Resistance, and Tolerance to Abiotic Stress in Grape
Breeding Stone Fruit Adapted to the Production Environment of the Southeastern United States
Genetic Improvement of Prunus and Vitis Scions and Rootstocks for Fruit Quality and Pest Resistance
Potato Genetic Improvement for Eastern U.S. Production
Development and Characterization of Soybean Germplasm, Curation of Stored Accessions, and Regional Evaluations of New Genotypes
Reducing the Impact of Diseases on Hop Production
Improved Crop Production Systems for the Northeast
Mitigating Alternate Bearing of Pecan
Production and Disease and Pest Management of Horticultural Crops
Sustainable Vineyard Production Systems
Enhanced Alfalfa and Forage Productivity Through Molecular Detection and Characterization of Plant Nematodes
Methods for Rapid Identification and Functional Analysis of Fungi Causing Postharvest Decay of Pome Fruit
Alternatives to Methyl Bromide Soil Fumigation for Vegetable and Floriculture Production
Detection and Identification of Soil-Borne Plant Pathogens and Mitigation of Soil-Borne Diseases
Fusarium Head Blight of Wheat and Barley
Integration of Host-Genotype and Manipulation of Soil Biology for Soil-Borne Disease Control in Agro-Ecosystems
Detection and Management of Pathogens in Strawberry and Vegetable Production Systems
Alternative Disease Management Strategies for Soilborne Pathogens of Cucumber
Potato Research
Fusarium Head Blight of Wheat and Barley
Floriculture and Nursery Research Initiative
Fusarium Head Blight of Wheat and Barley
National Plant Diseases Recovery System
Wheat Stripe Rust Initiative
Fusarium Head Blight of Wheat and Barley
Identification, Characterization, and Biology of Foreign and Emerging Viral and Bacterial Plant Pathogens
Management of Diseases of Saccharum Hybrids Through Development and Evaluation of Resistant Germplasm
Novel Disease Control Strategies for Cellular and Sub-Cellular Pathogens
Effective Disease Management Through Enhancement of Resistant Sugarcane
Morphological and Molecular Identification and Systematics of Agriculturally Important Nematodes
Molecular Approaches for Improved Cercospora Leaf Spot Control in Sugarbeet
Physiological and Molecular Signaling in Viroid and Bacterial Disease
Manipulation of Plant Disease Resistance Genes for Improved Crop Protection
Potato and Tomato Disease Management Through Understanding of Host Resistance and Pathogen Variability
Electron and Confocal Microscopy Applications to Pests and Plant Processes Impacting Agricultural Productivity
Systematics and Diagnostics of Emerging and Quarantine-Significant Plant Pathogenic Fungi
Improved Resistance to Soybean Pathogens and Pests
Genomic Charecterization and Management of Fungal Diseases of Cacao
Epidemiology and Management of Pierce's Disease and Other Maladies of Grape
Population Dynamics and Disease Management of Soybean Root Pathogens
Characterizing, Detecting, and Eliminating Pathogens to Enable the Safe Introduction of Plant Genetic Resources
Improved Control of Stripe Rust in Cereal Crops
Host Plant Resistance and Other Management Strategies for Nematodes in Cotton and Peanut
Invasive Pathogens of Citrus
Characterization, Epidemiology and Management Strategies of Citrus Tristeza Virus and Spiroplasma Citri on Citrus in California
Characterization and Identification of Resistance in Sorghum to Fungal Pathogens
Pseudomonas Systems Biology
Biocontrol of Aflatoxin and Other Mycotoxins in Maize Using Non-Toxigenic Strains of Aspergillus Flavus
Molecular Mechanisms of Resistance to Wheat Fungal Pathogens
Integrated Strategies for Advanced Management of Fruit, Nut, and Oak Tree Diseases
Characterization, Etiology, and Disease Management for Vegetable Crops
Genome Sequence-Based Strategies for Detection & Identification of Plant Pathogenic Phytoplasmas & Spiroplasmas, & Vascular Walled Bacteria
Cereal Rust Fungi: Genetics, Population Biology, and Host-Pathogen Interactions
Improved Strategies for Management of Soilborne Diseases of Horticultural Crops
Biocontrol Agent Production and Deployment Technologies for the Integrated Management of Plant Pathogens
Molecular Mechanisms of Plant Pathogen Interactions in Cereal Crops
Disease Modeling and Genetic Approaches to Enhance Wheat and Grass Seed Crop Biosecurity
Development of Disease and Nematode Resistance in Vegetable Crops
Emerging Foreign Fungal Plant Pathogens: Detection, Biology, and Interactions with Host Plants
Biology, Pathology, and Epidemiology of Emerging Oomycete Pathogens
Management of Reniform Nematode in Cotton
Nematode and Disease Management of Deciduous Fruits
Frameworks for Infectious Disease Dynamics
Fusarium Head Blight of Cereals: Pathogen Biology and Host Resistance
Control of Virus Diseases in Corn and Soybean
Host-Pathogen Interactions in Barley and Wheat
Genetics and Management of Soybean Cyst Nematodes and Diseases for Sustainable Production
Genetics, Population Dynamics, and Mycotoxin Prevention in Peanut
Emerging Diseases of Citrus, Vegetables, and Ornamentals
Management Strategies for Plant-Parasitic Nematodes: Cover Crops, Amendments, and Internal Molecular Targets
Exotic and Emerging Plant Diseases of Horticultural Crops
Management and Biology of Virus and Nematode Diseases of Potato and Small Grains
Sclerotinia Initiative
Development of Biological Systems for Controlling Fruit Decay
New and Emerging Viral and Bacterial Diseases of Ornamental Plants: Detection, Identification, and Characterization
Biology and Biological Control of Root Diseases of Wheat, Barley and Biofuel Brassicas
Cotton Disease Management Strategies for Sustainable Cotton Production
Biology, Epidemiology and Management of Vector-Borne Viruses of Sugarbeet and Vegetable Crops
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 400078
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 407777
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 409350
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 419895

Program Teams
Plant Diseases (303) (co-leader)
Last Modified: 3/28/2015
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