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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, FLORHAM PARK, NC
  • Effects on Surrounding Gene Activity Due to Gene Stacking within a Predefined Location of the Soybean Genome
  • BBCA ONLUS
  • Discovery and Pre-Release Evaluation of Weed Biocontrol Agents
  • Determination of the Origin of Invasive Common Ice Plants and Identification of Biological Control Agents in the Mediterranean Basin
  • Discovery and Pre-Release Evaluation of Weed Biocontrol Agents
  • CALIFORNIA DEPTARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATIO, Livermore
  • Invasive Plant Management Strategies for Endangered Plant Recovery and Tidal Wetland Restoration under Changing Environmental Conditions
  • CALIFORNIA SALMON COUNCIL, FOLSOM, CA
  • Biological Control of Bagrada Bug (FY23)
  • COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY, FORT COLLINS, CO
  • Analyzing Nutritional Content of Pollen in Relation to Long-term Honey Bee Colony Health
  • CONTINENTAL AMERICAN CORPORATION, WICHITA
  • Biodegradation of Latex Balloons
  • FOOD & AGRICULTURE, CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF, SACRAMENTO, CA
  • Biological Control of Bagrada Bug (CDFA)
  • Proactive Classical Biological Control of Tuta absoluta in California
  • 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
  • KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY, MANHATTAN
  • Develop Functional Plant-Based Proteins
  • LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY, BATON ROUGE, LA
  • Synergies in Aquatic Plant Biological Control: Translating Research Between the Southern and Western USA
  • MANGO MATERIALS INC, ALBANY, CA
  • Production of Environmentally Friendly PHA Biopolymers from Waste BioGas Derived from Under-Valued Biomass Feedstocks
  • 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 CHUNG HSING UNIVERSITY
  • Developing an Aptamer Magnetic Nanoparticle-Based Lateral Flow Assay for Detecting Pathogens
  • 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
  • Novel Isochoric Processing For Sustainable, Safe And High Quality Preservation Of Fluid Foods
  • Identification of Lettuce Cultivars that are Inhibitory to E. coli O157:H7 Survival upon Fresh-cut Processing and Cold Storage
  • NEVADA SYSTEM OF HIGHER EDUCATION, RENO, NV
  • Expression and Function of Rubber Particle Proteins
  • NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY, FARGO, ND
  • Improvement of Hard Red Spring Wheat for Resistance to Fusarium Head Blight
  • Development of Elite Durum Wheat Germplasm with Resistance to Fusarium Head Blight
  • NORTHERN ARIZONA UNIVERSITY, FLAGSTAFF, AZ
  • Plant-Soil Feedbacks Driving Cheatgrass Invasion
  • OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY, CORVALLIS, OR
  • Developing New Methodologies to Obtain High- Throughput, Transgene- Free Gene Edited Microvine
  • PROJECT APIS M. 2.0, INC., JAMESTOWN
  • Effects of Organosilicone Surfactant Components on Honey Bee Reproduction and the Endocrine System
  • RECTOR & VISTORS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINI, CHARLOTTESVILLE
  • Genomic Epidemiology of Campylobacter to Improve Disease Control in Low and Middle Income Countries
  • Genomic Features of Human Adaptation of Campylobacter in Low-Income Settings
  • REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, THE, BERKELEY, CA
  • Novel Isochoric Processing for Sustainable, Safe and High Quality Preservation of Fluid Foods
  • Molecular Mechanisms of Two Tauschii-Derived Genes for Insect Resistance and Yield Increase in Wheat
  • Establishment and Evaluation of Ganaspis brasiliensis to Suppress Spotted Wing Drosophila
  • Areawide Management of Spotted-Wing Drosophila
  • Toward Improving Transformation and Editing in Triticum aestivum and Sorghum Bicolor
  • RHODES UNIVERSITY
  • Discovery, Identification, Collection and Shipment of Biological Control Agents of Slenderleaf Ice Plant in South Africa
  • 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
  • UNIVERSIDAD DE SEVILLA
  • 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
  • UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS, DAVIS, CA
  • Mass Rearing Yellow Starthistle Rosette Weevil
  • Prevention of Pathogen Contamination in the Lettuce Production Continuum - UC Davis
  • Genetic and Sequence Resources of Aegilops Markgrafii for Application in Wheat Crop Improvement Research
  • Engineering Sustainable 3D Scaffolds for Enhancing Delivery and Growth of Probiotics in the Gut
  • Bioplastics and Natural Carotenoid from Cheese Byproducts
  • Analyzing Factors Contributing to Long-term Honey Bee Health and Hive Performance
  • Exploiting Pattern Triggered Immunity to Combat Huanglongbing
  • Quantifying The Effects of Pesticides on Honey Bee Reproduction
  • 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
  • Quantifying Foodborne Pathogen Prevalence in Wild Birds Across Species and Landscape Types
  • UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA, GAINESVILLE, FL
  • Inhibition of the Gut Microbial Metabolite Trimethylamine N9oxide (TMAO) Using Orange Peel to Prevent Cardiovascular Disease
  • UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA, ATHENS, GA
  • Functional Modulation of Escherichia coli O157:H7 by the Lettuce Phyllosphere Microbiome
  • 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 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 FOREST SERVICE, WASHINGTON, DC
  • Advancing Biological Control of Cheatgrass
  • 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