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Collaborations

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


Current collaborators and projects:

AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH ORGANIZATION
  • Driving Insect-Microbe Interactions by Natural Immune-Modulators: a Novel Tool for Insect Rearing and Control
  • ALMOND BOARD OF CALIFORNIA, MODESTO, CA
  • Implementation of gaseous chlorine dioxide fumigation to improve post-harvest stockpile management of almonds
  • BASF CORPORATION, RESEARCH TRIANGLE PAR, NC
  • Effects on Surrounding Gene Activity Due to Gene Stacking within a Predefined Location of the Soybean Genome
  • BBCA ONLUS
  • Foreign Explorations for Natural Enemies of Invasive Weeds
  • Determination of the Origin of Invasive Common Ice Plants and Identification of Biological Control Agents in the Mediterranean Basin
  • BOATING & WATERWAYS, CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF, SACRAMENTO, CA
  • Toxicity Testing of Weed Biological Control Agents as Food for Fish of Concern in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta
  • CALIFORNIA DEPTARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATIO, Livermore
  • Assessment of Plant Species Invasions to Guide Adaptive Weed Management for Endangered Plant and Tidal Wetland Recovery
  • CALIFORNIA SALMON COUNCIL, FOLSOM, CA
  • Biological Control of Bagrada Bug (FY23)
  • CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, EAST BAY, Hayward
  • Enhancing the Safety and Quality of Fresh Produce and Low-Moisture Foods
  • COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY, FORT COLLINS, CO
  • Analyzing Nutritional Content of Pollen in Relation to Long-term Honey Bee Colony Health
  • DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, U.S NAVY, NAVFAC SW, E, City of San Diego
  • Continued Work to Determine Genetic Origin of Invasive Common Ice Plants in California and to Prioritize Candidate Biological Control Agents
  • ENGINEERS, U.S. ARMY CORPS OF, Vicksburg
  • Biological Control of Invasive Water Primroses, Ludwigia spp.
  • FOOD & AGRICULTURE, CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF, SACRAMENTO, CA
  • Proactive Classical Biological Control of Tuta absoluta in California
  • Biological Control of Bagrada Bug (CDFA)
  • Proactive Classical Biological Control of Tuta absoluta in California
  • Biological Control of Bagrada Bug (FY22)
  • FOREST SERVICE, WASHINGTON, DC
  • Development of Cheatgrass Biological Control with Microbes and Integrated Cape-ivy Control to Reduce Populations of Non-native, Invasive Weeds
  • INTERNATIONAL CENTRE OF INSECT PHYSIOLOGY AND
  • Proactive Classical Biological Control of Tuta absoluta in California
  • INTERNATIONAL FRESH PRODUCE ASSOCIATION, NEWARK
  • Alleviating Specialty Crop Export Barriers to France with Home Compostable Stickers
  • METHOD PRODUCTS, PBC, SAN FRANCISCO, CA
  • Biobased and Biodegradable Chemicals and Materials for Home and Personal Care Products
  • MIA CONSULTING LLC, SHELLEY
  • Prioritizing Weed Targets for Biological Control: Testing a South African Model for Western USA
  • NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE, WASHINGTON DC, DC
  • Advanced Carbon From Almond Byproducts
  • Prevention of Pathogen Contamination in the Lettuce Production Continuum
  • NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE, U, KANSAS CITY
  • Identification of Lettuce Cultivars that are Inhibitory to E. coli O157:H7 Survival upon Fresh-cut Processing and Cold Storage
  • Novel Isochoric Processing For Sustainable, Safe And High Quality Preservation Of Fluid Foods
  • NEVADA SYSTEM OF HIGHER EDUCATION, RENO, NV
  • Expression and Function of Rubber Particle Proteins
  • NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY, RALEIGH, NC
  • Campylobacter as Model System to Understand Emergence and Spread of Antimicrobial Resistance
  • OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY, CORVALLIS, OR
  • Developing New Methodologies to Obtain High- Throughput, Transgene- Free Gene Edited Microvine
  • PROJECT APIS M, SALT LAKE CITY
  • Effects of Organosilicone Surfactant Components on Honey Bee Reproduction and the Endocrine System
  • RECTOR & VISITORS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF VIRGIN, CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA
  • Genomic Features of Human Adaptation of Campylobacter in Low-Income Settings
  • Genomic Epidemiology of Campylobacter to Improve Disease Control in Low and Middle Income Countries
  • REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, THE, BERKELEY, CA
  • Preservation of Food By Isochoric (Constant Volume) Freezing
  • REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA,THE, BERKELEY, CA
  • Areawide Management of Spotted-Wing Drosophila
  • Toward Improving Transformation & Editing in Triticum aestivum and Sorghum Bicolor
  • Molecular Mechanisms of Two Tauschii-Derived Genes for Insect Resistance and Yield Increase in Wheat
  • RHODES UNIVERSITY
  • Determination of the Origin of Invasive Common Ice Plants and Identification of Biological Control Agents in South Africa
  • SINCLAIR SYSTEMS INTERNATIONAL LLC, Fresno
  • Alleviating Specialty Crop Export Barriers to France with Home Compostable Stickers
  • SWAY, Berkeley
  • Seaweed-based Packaging
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY SYSTEM, LUBBOCK, TX
  • Prevention of Pathogen Contamination in the Lettuce Production Continuum - TTU
  • THE CALIFORNIA PISTACHIO RESEARCH BOARD, FRESNO, CA
  • Use of Pistachio Mummy Volatiles as Lures for Navel Orangeworm
  • UNIVERSIDAD DE SEVILLA, SEVILLE
  • Reducing the Impact of Invasive Weeds in Pacific West Estuaries through Plant Community Restoration
  • UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA, TUCSON, AZ
  • Prevention of Pathogen Contamination in the Lettuce Production Continuum- U-Arizona
  • Sustainable Bioeconomy for Arid Regions (SBAR)
  • UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS, DAVIS, CA
  • Mass Rearing Yellow Starthistle Rosette Weevil
  • Prevention of Pathogen Contamination in the Lettuce Production Continuum - UC Davis
  • Towards a Holistic Assessment of the Food-Safety Risks Imposed by Wild Birds
  • Genetic and Sequence Resources of Aegilops Markgrafii for Application in Wheat Crop Improvement Research
  • Modeling Honey Bee Exposure to Pesticides in Pollination Dependent Crops of California
  • Identification and Characterization of Bacteria Capable of Suppressing Human Pathogens in Agricultural Soils
  • Analyzing Factors Contributing to Long-term Honey Bee Health and Hive Performance
  • Exploiting Pattern Triggered Immunity to Combat Huanglongbing
  • Quantifying Factors that Contribute to the Enemy Release in Weed of Urban Versus Natural Ecosystems
  • Genomics and Biotechnological Approaches to Reduce the Impact of Wildfire Smoke on Grape Composition
  • Synergistic Combination of Polyphenolics with Probiotics for Enhanced Delivery, Persistence and Functionality of Probiotic Bacteria
  • Development of Natural Antimicrobial Agents from Byproducts of Olives
  • Aquatic Weeds Associated with Agricultural Water Supply
  • UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA, GAINESVILLE, FL
  • Inhibition of the Gut Microbial Metabolite Trimethylamine N9oxide (TMAO) Using Orange Peel to Prevent Cardiovascular Disease
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, COLLEGE PARK, COLLEGE PARK, MD
  • Novel Natural Antibacterial Agents/Formulas for Improving Safety, Quality, and Health Benefits of Fresh Produce
  • Adapting Agricultural Databases for Genome Features
  • UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE, KNOXVILLE, TN
  • Understanding Genetics of Biomass Yield in Switchgrass: Discovering Genes Conferring Biomass Yield Heterosis
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM, MADISON, WI
  • Development of Detection Technologies and Therapeutics for Botulinum Neurotoxins
  • US DOI, BUREAU OF LAND MANGEMENT, Washington, DC
  • Biological Control of Invasive Plants in the Western USA
  • USDA, APHIS, RIVERDALE, MD
  • Response to APHIS SARS-CoV-2 Research Priorities Phase 1
  • Aptamer-based Pen-side Diagnostics for Rapid Detection of SARS-CoV-2 Variants
  • Rapid Immunoassays for Pen-side Detection of SARS-CoV2 Viral Variants
  • USDA, FOREIGN AGRICULTURAL SERVICE (FAS), WASHINGTON, DC
  • Alleviating Specialty Crop Export Barriers to France with Home Compostable Stickers
  • USDA, FOREST SERVICE, VALLEJO, CA
  • Develop Methods to Mass Rear, Store and Release the Rosette Weevil, a New Biological Control Agent of Yellow Starthistle
  • VAPOR DOSE LLC, SEATTLE
  • Advanced Carbon From Almond Byproducts - Vapor Dose, LLC
  • WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY, PULLMAN, WA
  • Characterization of a Novel Triacylglycerol Remodeling Pathway for Accumulation of Industrially Valuable Fatty Acids in Physaria Fendleri
  • Smoke Exposure Effects on Grape Berry Development and Metabolism
  • WEST BIOFUELS LLC, PETALUMA
  • Advanced Carbon from Almond Byproducts - West Biofuels