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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
  • Lettuce Breeding and Genetics (2020)
  • Detection, Epidemiology, and Control of Spinach Downy Mildew
  • Identification of Additional Viruses Contributing to Lettuce Dieback Disease
  • COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY, FORT COLLINS, CO
  • Metabolomic Analysis for Identification of Biological Functions Associated with Beet Necrotic Yellow Vein Virus in Sugarbeet
  • FOOD AND AGRICULTURE, CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT O, SACRAMENTO, CA
  • Understanding the Role of Lettuce Leaf Lipid Composition in Salinity Tolerance
  • Identifying the Basis of Lettuce Drop Resistance to Develop Cultivars with Superior Resistance
  • 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
  • Detection, Biology, and Management of the Expanding Whitefly-transmitted Cucurbit Virus Disease Complex in California
  • Characterization of Resistance to Verticillium dahliae Races 1 and 2 for Improved Iceberg Germplasm Development
  • FOOD ORIGINS INC., Salinas
  • Site-specific Soil Pest Management in Strawberry & Vegetable Cropping Systems - Food Origins Yield Quantification
  • MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY, EAST LANSING, MI
  • A Production System for High Value Crops at Risk from Downy Mildew: Integrating Detection, Breeding, Extension, and Education
  • CucCAP 2: Harnessing Genomic Resources For Disease Resistance And Management In Cucurbit Crops – Bringing The Tools To The Field
  • 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
  • Site-specific Soil Pest Management in Strawberry and Vegetable Cropping Systems – Oxnard Trials
  • 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
  • Site-specific Soil Pest Management in Strawberry & Vegetable Cropping Systems - Santa Maria
  • Site-specific Soil Pest Management in Strawberry & Vegetable Cropping Systems – Oxnard Plot Management
  • Detection, Biology, and Management of the Expanding Whitefly-Transmitted Cucurbit Virus Disease Complex in California
  • UNIVERSITY CORPORATION AT MONTEREY BAY, SEASIDE, CA
  • Remote Sensing Support for Precision Fumigation in Strawberry Production
  • Site-specific Soil Pest Management in Strawberry & Vegetable Cropping Systems - Remote Sensing
  • UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS SYSTEM, FAYETTEVILLE, AR
  • Epidemiology of Spinach Downy Mildew Pathogen Peronospora effusa
  • Developing Genetic and Molecular Resources to Improve Spinach Production and Management
  • UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS, DAVIS, CA
  • A Platform for Breeding Broad Genetic Resistance to Downy Mildew for Organic Spinach Production
  • Enumeration of Fusarium oxysporum f sp. Fragariae in Soil
  • Improved Management of Strawberry and Lettuce Soilborne Plant Pathogens Using Microbiome-Based Disease Prediction
  • Site-Specific Soil Pest Management in Strawberry & Vegetable Cropping Systems - Fumigation and Weed Management
  • Molecular Detection and Quantification of Fusarium oxysporum Vascular Wilt Pathogens
  • Identifying the Basis of Lettuce Drop Resistance to Develop Cultivars With Superior Resistance
  • Nitric Oxide Fumigation for Postharvest Pest Control on Fresh Commodities
  • New Lettuce Cultivars with Resistance to Lettuce Drop
  • Advancements Towards Precision Fumigation in Strawberry Production
  • Methyl Bromide Alternatives for Weed and Disease Control in Strawberry Production
  • Detection, Biology, and Management of the Expanding Whitefly-Transmitted Cucurbit Virus Disease Complex in California
  • Site-Specific Soil Pest Management in Strawberry & Vegetable Cropping Systems - Yield Monitoring
  • Site-specific Soil Pest Management in Strawberry & Vegetable Cropping Systems - Economic Analysis
  • Comparative Genomics to Determine the Mechanism of Curtovirus Transmission by the Beet Leafhopper, Circulifer tennellus
  • Detection and Disease Forecasting for Downy Mildew Pathogens
  • UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA, DIVISION OF SPONSORED, Gainesville
  • Improving Lettuce Cultivars against Bacterial Leaf Spot (BLS) through Breeding, Genetics, and Study of the BLS-Lettuce Interaction