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Collaborations

The Crop Improvement and Protection Research has a long and productive history of collaborative research involving stakeholders.


Current collaborators and projects:

BEET SUGAR DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION, DENVER, CO,
  • Investigation of the Relationship between the Obligate Pathogen Polymyxa betae and its Hosts
  • CALIFORNIA LEAFY GREENS RESEARCH BOARD, SALINAS, CA,
  • Development of a Molecular Assay for Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. lactucae
  • Risk Assessment, Early Detection, and Control of Downy Mildew of Lettuce and Spinach
  • Identification of Additional Viruses Contributing to Lettuce Dieback Disease
  • Spinach Breeding and Genetics
  • COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY, FORT COLLINS, CO,
  • Metabolomic Analysis for Identification of Biological Functions Associated with Beet Necrotic Yellow Vein Virus in Sugarbeet
  • FOOD & AGRICULTURE, CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF, Sacramento, CA,
  • Investigating the Role of Roots in Breeding for Drought Tolerance and Nutrient Efficiency in Lettuce
  • FOOD AND AGRICULTURE, CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT O, SACRAMENTO, CA,
  • Characterizing and Breeding Salt Tolerance in Lettuce
  • Development of Molecular Markers for Selection of Lettuce Genotypes with Resistance to Verticillium Race 1
  • Identification of Baby Leaf Lettuce Varieties and Genes for Rapid and Uniform Growth, High Quality, and Disease Resistance
  • Improved Management of Strawberry and Lettuce Soilborne Plant Pathogens using Microbiome-Based Disease Prediction
  • Molecular Detection and Quantification of Fusarium oxysporum Vascular Wilt Pathogens
  • INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TROPICAL AGRICULTU, OYO STATE, ,
  • Genomics-guided RNAi Solutions for Whitefly Management in Cassava and World Food Crops
  • KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY, MANHATTAN, KS,
  • Postharvest Pest Control Using Oxygenated Phosphine Fumigation and Nitric Oxide Fumigation
  • MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY, EAST LANSING, MI,
  • CucCAP: Leveraging Applied Genomics to Increase Disease Resistance in Cucurbit Crops
  • A Production System for High Value Crops at Risk from Downy Mildew: Integrating Detection, Breeding, Extension, and Education
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE, UNIVERSITY PARK, PA,
  • Molecular Detection and Quantification of Fusarium Oxysporum Vascular Wilt Pathogens
  • REGENTS OF THE UNIVER OF CALIFORNIA RIVERSIDE, RIVERSIDE, CA,
  • Identifying Genetic Sources of Virus And Vector Resistance in Cucumis Melo for New Cultivar Development
  • REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA AT RI, RIVERSIDE, CA,
  • Melon Powdery Mildew Race Variation in California
  • Characterization of Resistance in Melon to Sweetpotato Whitefly
  • Development of Site-Specific Management of Soil Pests Using Molecular Quantification, Remote Sensing, and Field Scouting
  • REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, THE, Oakland, CA,
  • CucCAP: Leveraging Applied Genomics to Increase Disease Resistance in Cucurbit Crops
  • CucCAP: Leveraging Applied Genomics to Increase Disease Resistance in Cucurbit Crops
  • UNIVERSITY CORPORATION AT MONTEREY BAY, SEASIDE, CA,
  • Remote Sensing Support for Precision Fumigation in Strawberry Production
  • UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS SYSTEM, FAYETTEVILLE, AR,
  • Developing Genetic and Molecular Resources to Improve Spinach Production and Management
  • Classic and Molecular Breeding for Downy Mildew Resistance in Spinach
  • Epidemiology of Spinach Downy Mildew Pathogen Peronospora effusa
  • UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS, Davis, CA,
  • Methyl Bromide Alternatives for Weed and Disease Control in Strawberry Production
  • Genomic Sequencing of Downy Mildews
  • Development of Alternative Fumigation Treatments for Pest Control
  • Comparative Genomics to Determine the Mechanism of Curtovirus Transmission by the Beet Leafhopper, Circulifer tennellus
  • Sustaining the Supply of High Quality Lettuce in Changing Technological and Climatic Environments
  • A Platform for Breeding Broad Genetic Resistance to Downy Mildew for Organic Spinach Production
  • Comparison of Pigment Cluster Genes in Strains of Verticillium dahliae
  • Nitric Oxide Fumigation for Postharvest Pest Control on Fresh Commodities
  • Enumeration of Fusarium oxysporum f sp. Fragariae in Soil
  • Molecular Detection and Quantification of Fusarium oxysporum Vascular Wilt Pathogens
  • Nitric Oxide Fumigation for Control of Pests and Pathogens on Fresh and Stored Products
  • Advancements Towards Precision Fumigation in Strawberry Production
  • New Lettuce Cultivars with Resistance to Lettuce Drop
  • Detection and Disease Forecasting for Downy Mildew Pathogens
  • USDA, FOREIGN AGRICULTURAL SERVICE (FAS), WASHINGTON, DC,
  • Nitric Oxide Fumigation for Postharvest Pest Control