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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:

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,
  • Optimizing Almond Coproducts: Continuous Torrefaction of Shells as Plastics’ Additives and Isolation of Hull-Derived Sugars for Bee Diets
  • BBCA ONLUS, , ,
  • Foreign Explorations for Natural Enemies of Invasive Weeds
  • 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 DEPARTMENT OF FOOD & AGRICULTURE, Visalia, CA,
  • Development of "All Plant" Transgenic Citrus with Potential Broad Spectrum Disease Resistance Using Gene Gun
  • 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 COMMISSION, FOLSOM, CA,
  • Continuous Torrefaction of Walnut Shells: Scale-up and Characterization for Optimal Commercial Applications
  • CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL & PREVENTION, HYATTSVILLE, MD,
  • A Survey of Azole-resistant Aspergillus Fumigatus in California Farms at the Animal-Human-Environmental Interface
  • CONTRA COSTA MOSQUITO & VECTOR CONTROL DISTRI, Concord, CA,
  • Areawide Management of Aquatic Weeds in Contra Costa County
  • FOOD & AGRICULTURE, CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF, Sacramento, CA,
  • Biological Control of Bagrada Bug
  • FOOD AND AGRICULTURE, CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT O, SACRAMENTO, CA,
  • Release of Generalist Parasitoids for Suppression of Spotted Wing Drosophila
  • Development of Novel Antioxidant-Rich Healthy Food Products Fortified with Pomegranate Peel Powder and Extract
  • Sensitizing Navel Orangeworm to Radiation for Sterile Insect Technique Programs
  • Testing the Safety and Efficacy of Imported Biocontrol Agents for Bagrada Bug
  • FULL CYCLE BIOPLASTICS, Richmond, CA,
  • Production of Bioplastics from Food and Agricultural Waste
  • 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 INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH &, RISHON LEZION 7528809, ,
  • 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,
  • Functional Trait Responses of Invasive Ludwigia Species to Contrasting Hydrologic Conditions
  • MANGO MATERIALS, INC., Redwood City, CA,
  • Production of Environmentally Friendly PHA Biopolymers from Waste BioGas Derived from Agriculturally-Derived Solid Waste Streams
  • NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES, WASHINGTON, DC,
  • Developing Abiotic Stress Tolerant Wheat Using Gene Editing
  • NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE, Washington, DC,
  • Development of a Transgene Biocontainment System for Switchgrass
  • NATIONAL POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE, YAUTEPEC, ,
  • Gluten-Free Spaghetti Made from a Mixture of Pulses, Blue Corn, and Plantain Flours
  • NEVEADA SYSTEM OF HIGHER EDUCATION, RENO, NV,
  • Quality Improvement of Guayule Natural Rubber
  • NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY, RALEIGH, NC,
  • Campylobacter as Model System to Understand Emergence and Spread of Antimicrobial Resistance
  • 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
  • REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, THE, BERKELEY, CA,
  • Preservation of Food By Isochoric (Constant Volume) Freezing
  • 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
  • UNIVERSIDAD DE SEVILLA, SEVILLE, ,
  • Ecological, Ecophysiological and Biochemical Responses of Native and Alien Cordgrasses and Yellow flag Iris to Sea Level Rise with Climate Change
  • UNIVERSITY INDUSTRY LIAISON OF CHONNAM NATION, , ,
  • Characterization of the Complete Set of Prolamin Genes and Proteins Expressed in the Korean Wheat ‘Keumkang’
  • UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA, TUCSON, AZ,
  • Sustainable Bioeconomy for Arid Regions (SBAR)
  • UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA AT BERKELEY, BERKELEY, CA,
  • Release and Evaluation of Biocontrol Agents of Weeds as Part of Areawide Weed Management in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta
  • Monitoring Seasonal Dynamics of Two Major Crop Pests and Their Resident Natural Enemies in California
  • Seasonal Dynamics of Spotted Wing Drosophila and its Natural Enemies in Crop Fields and Adjacent Non-crop-Habitats
  • UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA MERCED, MERCED, CA,
  • Development of Food Processing Solar Thermal Technologies
  • UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS, Davis, CA,
  • Assessment of Aquatic Weeds and their Impacts on Mosquitoes; and Reduction of Pesticide Use in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta
  • 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
  • Field Evaluation of Biocontrol Agent and Novel Application of Antimicrobial Edible Film in Postharvest Storage for Reducing Aflatoxin in Food
  • Optimizing End-Use Applications of Almond and Walnut Shells by Activating its Carbon
  • Pest Management and Improvement of Pollinator Health
  • Assessment of Agricultural Pesticide Use and Water Quality Modeling to Predict Aquatic Weed Growth
  • Aquatic Weeds Associated with Agricultural Water Supply
  • Evaluation of Laboratory Scale Rice Milling
  • A Genomics-based Approach to the Improvement of Agronomically Important Traits in Wheat
  • Development of Sustainable Processing Technologies for Improving the Healthiness, Quality and Safety of Speciality Crops and their Waste Products
  • Collaborative Pollinator Bee Research and Pollinator Health Research Site Development
  • Modeling Honey Bee Exposure to Pesticides in Pollination Dependent Crops of California
  • Evaluation of Laboratory Scale Rice Milling
  • Identification and Characterization of Bacteria Capable of Suppressing Human Pathogens in Agricultural Soils
  • Development of Novel Antioxidant-Rich Healthy Food Products Fortified with Pomegranate Peel Powder and Extract
  • Areawide Management of Invasive Weeds in the Sacramento/San Joaquin River Delta
  • Programmed Assembly of Cell Based Carriers for Improved Functionality of Bioactives in the Gut
  • UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE, IRVINE, CA,
  • Identification of Salmonella Enterica Plant Colonization Fitness Traits Using Mutant Libraries and Barcode-Based Sequencing
  • UNIVERSITY OF MAINE SYSTEM, ORONO, ME,
  • Enhancing the Safety and Quality of Fresh Produce and Low-Moisture Foods
  • 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 for Botulinum Neurotoxins and Their Validation in Food Matrices
  • USDA FOREST SERVICE NE AREA, STATE & PRIVATE, Newtown Square, PA,
  • Suitability of the Gall Forming Mite Aceria genistae for Redistribution as a Biological Control Agent of Scotch Broom
  • USDA, GRAIN INSPECTION/PACKERS/STOCKYARDS ADM, WASHINGTON, DC,
  • Evaluation of Laboratory Scale Commercial Rice Milling