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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Collaborations

The Insect Behavior and Biocontrol Research Unit has a long and productive history of collaborative research involving stakeholders.


Current collaborators and projects:

ALABAMA A&M UNIVERSITY, NORMAL, AL, UNITED STATES
  • Pest Management Strategies Against Invasive Pests of Horticultural and Row Crops


  • FLORIDA A&M UNIVERSITY, TALLAHASSEE, FL, UNITED STATES
  • Biologically Based Techniques for Control of Insect Pests

  • Building Capacity for Clean Plant Diagnostic of Grape and Small Fruits at Florida A&m University to Enhance Research and Extension Service


  • FOUNDATION FOR THE STUDY OF INVASIVE SPECIES, HURLINGHAM, ARGENTINA
  • Search, Identification, and Exportation of Natural Enemies of the Cactus Moth, Cactoblastis Cactorum


  • HUAZHONG AGRICULTURAL UNIVERSITY, WUHAN, CHINA
  • The Molecular Regulation of Sex Determination and Female-Specific Lethality Or Embryonic Conditional Lethality in Bactrocera Species


  • INTERNATIONAL ATOMIC ENERGY AGENCY, VIENNA, AUSTRIA
  • Conditional Lethal Tephritid Strains for Improved Sit and Genetic Stability


  • NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE, WASHINGTON DC, DC, UNITED STATES
  • Predictive Modeling & Mitigation of Effects of Climate Change on Migration & Infestation Patterns of Semitropical/tropical Crop Pest Insects

  • Recombinase-Based Transformation Vectors for Improved Transgenic Strain Development and Ecological Safety in Tephritid Pest Species

  • Assessment and Mitigation of Genetic Breakdown of Transgenic Conditional Lethality Systems in Insect Species

  • Genomic Engineering of Fruit Fly Pest Species to Improve Their Control by Biologically-Based Methods


  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE, KNOXVILLE, TN, UNITED STATES
  • Extended Pest Migration in Bt Versus Non-Transgenic Crops:impacts on Risk Assessment and Bt Resistance Dissemination.


  • UNIVERSIDADE FEDERAL DE VICOSA, VICOSA CITY, BRAZIL
  • Biological Control and Sustainable Management of Invasive Pests


  • UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA, GAINESVILLE, FL, UNITED STATES
  • Functional Analysis and Manipulation of Antioxidant Gene Expression for Improved Fitness in Males Sterilized for Sterile Insect Technique

  • Studying the Migration Behavior of Fall Armyworm in the United States and Its Relevance to the Spread of Deleterious Resistance Traits

  • Improvement of Genetically Modified Fruit Fly Strains for Use in the Sterile Insect Technique (Sit)


  • USDA, APHIS, PPQ, S&T, RALEIGH, NC, UNITED STATES
  • Developing Biological Control and Mating Disruption Tactics for Control of Cactoblastis Cactorum

  • Enhanced Mitigation Techniques for Control of Cactoblastis Cactorum


  • Last Modified: 7/24/2016
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