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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Collaborations

The Western Regional Research Center has a long and productive history of collaborative research involving stakeholders.


Current collaborators and projects:

AEMTEK, INC., Fremont, CA,
  • Large Scale Non-Destructive Sampling of Field Crops

  • ALICORNS CORPORATION, Portland, OR,
  • Developing Monitoring Devices to Track Shipping and Storage Conditions that Impact Food Safety and Quality

  • ALMOND BOARD OF CALIFORNIA, MODESTO, CA,
  • Continuous Torrefaction and Gasification of Shells: Scale-up and Characterization for Optimal Commercial Applications

  • Use of a Host Plant Volatile Blend to Monitor Navel Orangeworm Populations During Integrated Pest Management(IPM) Treatments in Almond Orchards

  • BOATING & WATERWAYS, CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF, SACRAMENTO, CA,
  • Areawide Management of Invasive Weeds in the Sacramento/ San Joaquin River Delta: A Cooperative Inter-Agency Approach

  • CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LONG BEACH RESEA, Long Beach, CA,
  • Ecology and Spread of Invasive Yellow Flag Iris With Climate Change - Sea Level Rise in San Francisco Bay-Delta and Pacific Coast Estuaries

  • CALIFORNIA TABLE GRAPE COMMISSION, FRESNO, CA,
  • Effect of Sulfur Dioxide Fumigation on Survival of Foodborne Pathogens on Freshly-Harvested California Table Grapes

  • CALIFORNIA WALNUT BOARD, FOLSOM, CA,
  • Continuous Torrefaction and Gasification of Shells: Scale-up and Characterization for Optimal Commercial Applications

  • CAL-PURE PISTACHIOS, INC., LOS ANGELES, CA,
  • Reduction In Navel Orange Worm Damage In Pistachio Orchards Using Cultural And Chemical Control Methods

  • CONTRA COSTA MOSQUITO & VECTOR CONTROL DISTRI, Concord, CA,
  • Areawide Management of Aquatic Weeds in Contra Costa County

  • ENERGY COMMISSION, CALIFORNIA, SACRAMENTO, CA,
  • Commercial Demonstration of Innovative Energy Efficient Infrared Processing of Healthy Fruit and Vegetable Snacks

  • FLOZYME CORPORATION INC., DALLAS, TX,
  • Encapsulation of Microorganisms for Use in Waste Water

  • FOOD & AGRICULTURE, CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF, VISALIA, CA,
  • Development of Mature Budwood Transformation Technology

  • The Development of Novel Blood and Cara Cara Like Citrus Varieties

  • FOOD AND AGRICULTURE, CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT, SACRAMENTO, CA,
  • Development of Novel Antioxidant-Rich Healthy Food Products Fortified with Pomegranate Peel Powder and Extract

  • Enhancing the Marketability of California Persimmons

  • Sensitizing Navel Orangeworm to Radiation for Sterile Insect Technique Programs

  • FULL CYCLE BIOPLASTICS, Richmond, CA,
  • Combinatorial Enzyme Technology

  • FUNDACION PARA EL STUDIO DE ESPECIES INVASIVA, HURLINGHAM, ,
  • Search, Identification, and Exportation of Natural Enemies of the Aquatic Weeds Eichhornia Crassipes, Egeria Densa, and Ludwigia

  • HOMELAND SECURITY, UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT, WASHINGTON, DC,
  • Development of a Hybridoma Data Base for Biological Toxins and Biothreat Agents

  • ISRAEL-U.S. BINATIONAL AGRICULTURAL RES & DEV, RISHON LEZION 7528809, ,
  • Waste to Worth: Active Antimicrobial and Health-Beneficial Food Coating from Byproducts of Mushroom Industry

  • Effect of Plant Systemic Resistance and Role of Type III Secretion System in Colonization of Basil and Lettuce by Salmonella enterica

  • JOHN CARROLL UNIVERSITY, University Heights, OH,
  • Colonization Dynamics of Ludwigia Peploides Germinants and Asexual Ramets Under Changing Hydrologic Conditions

  • KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY, MANHATTAN, KS,
  • Genomics and Metagenomics of Antimicrobial-resistance in the Poultry Production Ecosystem

  • MANGO MATERIALS, INC., Redwood City, CA,
  • Production of Environmentally Friendly PHA Biopolymers from Waste BioGas Derived from Agriculturally-Derived Solid Waste Streams

  • NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE, WASHINGTON DC, DC,
  • Blow Spinning of Agricultural-Based Nanofibers for Value-Added Agricultural Applications

  • NATIONAL POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE, YAUTEPEC, ,
  • Gluten-Free Spaghetti Made from a Mixture of Pulses, Blue Corn, and Plantain Flours

  • NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY, RALEIGH, NC,
  • Fitness and Virulence of Antimicrobial-resistant Campylobacter in the Poultry Production Ecosystem

  • OMNIS MINERAL TECHNOLOGIES, LLC, SANTA BARBARA, CA,
  • Crop Soil Evaluation and Optimization

  • PARKS AND RECREATION, CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT, Sacramento, CA,
  • Comprehensive Invasive Plant Species Assessment and Management to Enhance Endangered Plant and Tidal Wetland Recovery

  • PROSETTA BIOCONFORMATICS, INC., SAN FRANCISCO, CA,
  • Identifying Host Proteins that Facilitate the Assembly of Viral and Phage Capsids and Small Molecules that Interfere with this Assembly

  • REALYZE DIAGNOSTICS, INC., Novato, CA,
  • Rapid Assays and Mobile Technologies to Improve Animal Health and Food Safety

  • REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA AT RI, RIVERSIDE, CA,
  • Development of an Effective Attractant for Control of Leaffooted Plant Bug (LFPB) in Pomegranate, Pistachio and Almond

  • REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, THE, BERKELEY, CA,
  • Effect of Nanoemulsions on Porosity and Surface Area of Ceramic Fibers

  • RUTGERS, THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW JERSEY, NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ,
  • Genomics and Transcriptomics Investigation of Atoxigenic Aspergillus flavus for Biocontrol of Aflatoxin in High-Value Crops

  • SACRAMENTO-SAN JOAQUIN DELTA CONSERVANCY, West Sacramento, CA,
  • Mapping and Prioritization of Sites for Biological and Integrated Control of Arundo in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta

  • SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY MOSQUITO & VECTOR CONTROL, Stockton, CA,
  • Areawide Management of Aquatic Weeds in San Joaquin County

  • SYLVATEX INC., Sunnyvale, CA,
  • Development of Renewable Diesel Additives from Ag-Byproducts

  • TREASURE BRANDS LLC, San Francisco, CA,
  • Commercial Demonstration of Infrared Dry Blanching and Dehydration of Fruits and Vegetables

  • TREASURE BRANDS, LLC, San Francisco, CA,
  • Safer Natural Preservatives for Home Care and Cleaning Products

  • TREASURE BRANDS, LLC., San Francisco, CA,
  • Commercial Demonstration of Innovative Energy Efficient Infrared Processing of Healthy Fruit and Vegetable Snacks

  • U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS, VICKSBURG, MS,
  • Factors Influencing the Establishment, Spread and Management of Invasive Ludwigia Species

  • U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY (DOE), BERKELEY, CA,
  • Expanding the Breeder's Toolbox for Perennial Grasses

  • Expanding the Breeder's Toolbox for Perennial Grasses

  • UNIVERSIDAD DE SEVILLA, SEVILLE, ,
  • Ecophysiological and Biochemical Responses of Native and Alien Cordgrasses to Sea Level Rise with Climate Change

  • UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA AT BERKELEY, BERKELEY, CA,
  • Seasonal Dynamics of Spotted Wing Drosophila and its Natural Enemies in Crop Fields and Adjacent Non-crop-Habitats

  • Monitoring Seasonal Dynamics of Two Major Crop Pests and Their Resident Natural Enemies in California

  • UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS, Davis, CA,
  • Novel Promoters to Control Gene Expression in Crop Plants

  • Development of Sustainable Processing Technologies for Improving the Healthiness, Quality and Safety of Speciality Crops and their Waste Products

  • Genomics, Bioinformatics and Database Development for Crop Improvement and Biofuel Research

  • Dairy Waste Water Use as Fertilizer

  • Commercial Demonstration of Innovative Energy Efficient Infrared Processing of Healthy Fruit and Vegetable Snacks

  • Socio-Economic Assessment of Areawide Pest Management of Aquatic Weeds in the Sacramento/ San Joaquin River Delta

  • Areawide Management of Invasive Weeds in the Sacramento/San Joaquin River Delta to Assist the California Division of Boating and Waterways

  • Assessment of Aquatic Weeds and their Impacts on Mosquitoes; and Reduction of Pesticide Use in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta

  • Field Evaluation of Biocontrol Agent and Novel Application of Antimicrobial Edible Film in Postharvest Storage for Reducing Aflatoxin in Food

  • Development of Novel Antioxidant-Rich Healthy Food Products Fortified with Pomegranate Peel Powder and Extract

  • Improved Methods of Citrus Genetic Transformation

  • Evaluation of Laboratory Scale Rice Milling

  • Collaborative Pollinator Bee Research and Pollinator Health Research Site Development

  • Pest Management and Improvement of Pollinator Health

  • Assessment of Agricultural Pesticide Use and Water Quality Modeling to Predict Aquatic Weed Growth

  • UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE, IRVINE, CA,
  • Identification of Salmonella Enterica Plant Colonization Fitness Traits Using Mutant Libraries and Barcode-Based Sequencing

  • UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA BOARD OF TRUSTE, ORLANDO, FL,
  • Characterization of Pathogenic Mechanisms Associated with Shiga Toxin 2 Subtypes Produced by Escherichia coli Strains

  • UNIVERSITY OF MAINE SYSTEM, ORONO, ME,
  • Enhancing the Safety and Quality of Fresh Produce and Low-Moisture Foods

  • UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, RENO, RENO, NV,
  • Quality Improvement of Guayule Natural Rubber

  • USDA, APHIS, PPQ, S&T, RALEIGH, NC,
  • Biological Control of Bagrada Bug

  • USDA, GRAIN INSPECTION/PACKERS/STOCKYARDS ADM, WASHINGTON, DC,
  • Evaluation of Laboratory Scale Rice Milling

  • Evaluation of Laboratory Scale Rice Milling

  • Last Modified: 08/21/2017
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