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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Collaborations

The U.S. Horticultural Research Laboratory has a long and productive history of collaborative research involving stakeholders.


Current collaborators and projects:

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  • Identification of Key Aroma Compounds and Optimization of Postharvest Handling Procedures in Order to Improve Sensory Quality of Mandarins


  • CHANCELLOR MASTERS&SCHOLARS UNIV OF CAMBRIDGE, CAMBRIDGE CB2 ITN,
  • Development of a Generic Multiple-Pest Model & User-Friendly Front End to Test Cntrl Straties & Est Necessary Resources for High-Risk Pathog


  • 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

  • Semiochemicals for Control of Citrus Leafminer and Citrus Canker Disease with Application for Control of Asian Citrus Psyllid and Hlb

  • Interdisciplinary Approaches to Advance Citrus Disease Research & Product Dvlpmt to Ensure the Sustainability of the Natl Citrus Industry

  • 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

  • Screening and Cloning of Resistance Related Genes by Rna-Seq in Huanglongbing (Hlb) Resistant and Susceptible Citrus Breeding Lines

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

  • Development of New Technologies to Eliminate Huanglongbing from Budwood Source Trees

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


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

  • Distinguishing Live from Dead ‘candidatus Liberibacter Asiaticus’ in Citrus Tissue

  • 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


  • FLORIDA CITRUS PACKERS ASSOCIATION, MAITLAND, FL
  • Determination of Canker Survival and Transmission Via Canker-Blemished Fruit Relative to International Market Access


  • FLORIDA DEPT OF AGRI & CONSUMER SERVICES, TALLAHASSEE, FL
  • Developing a Phloem Penetration/antimicrobial Treatment to Reduce/elimate Candidatus Liberibacter from Existing Citrus Trees

  • Development and Implementation of New Control Strategies for Citrus Huanglongbing (Greening)-Phase II

  • Effect of Nutritional Spray Programs on Huanglongbing (Hlb) Disease-Induced off-Flavor of Orange Fruit and Juice.


  • FLORIDA SPECIALTY CROP FOUNDATION, MAITLAND, FL
  • Groundnut Ringspot Virus, An Emerging Thrips-Transmitted Virus Infecting Florida Tomato, Pepper and Other Specialty Crops


  • 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


  • NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE, WASHINGTON DC, DC
  • Regional Implementation and Validation of a Regional Scouting and Decision Support System for Managing Insect-Vectored Diseases


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


  • NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY, RALEIGH, NC
  • Early Detection Stochastic Modeling and the Design of Survey Methodologies and Resource Estimators for High-Risk Pathogens

  • Development of Grafting Technology to Improve Sustainability and Competitiveness of the U.S. Fruiting Vegetable Industry


  • SAO PAULO STATE UNIVERSITY, SAO PAULO, SP,
  • Investigation of Biological Activities and Metabolism of Citrus Phytochemicals


  • THE COCA-COLA COMPANY, ATLANTA, GA
  • Identify Flavor Compounds Responsible for off-Odor and Taste of Tainted Frozen Orange Pulp and Propose Mechanisms of Formation


  • TORREY PINES INSTITUTE FOR MOLECULAR STUDIES, PORT SAINT LUCIE, FL
  • Combinatorial Library Screening for Psyllid Disruption Molecules


  • UNITED STATES SUGAR CORPORATION, CLEWISTON, FL
  • Antimicrobial Peptide Evaluation for Huanglongbing, Canker and Psyllid Resistance


  • UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA, GAINESVILLE, FL
  • Chemical Ecology of the Mexican Bromeliad Weevil and Its Parasitoid, Lixadmontia Franki

  • Evaluation of Myb1a Gene Expression in Citrus

  • Collaborative Research on Transmission of Insect-Vectored Vegetable Viruses

  • Collaborative Research on Transmission of Thrips-Vectored Vegetable Viruses

  • Development and Implementation of New Control Strategies for Citrus Huanglongbing (Greening) Phase II

  • 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

  • Pathogens of Invasive Insects

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


  • UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE, KNOXVILLE, TN
  • Advanced Development and Implementation of Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation Technology As An Alternative to Methyl Bromide

  • Testing of Mbi-005 for Cut Flower Production


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


  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN - MADISON, MADISON, WI
  • Development of a Novel Control Strategy for Thrips and Tospoviruses in Floral Crops


  • Last Modified: 4/18/2014
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