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Collaborations

The Horticultural Crops Production and Genetic Improvement Research Unit has a long and productive history of collaborative research involving stakeholders.


Current collaborators and projects:

OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY, THE, COLUMBUS, OH
  • Advancement of Strawberries for Indoor Environments: Mapping Chemical Compositions, Genetics, and Growing Conditions for Premium Flavor
  • OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY, CORVALLIS, OR
  • Develop Dose Response Metrics of Smoke Exposure that Alters Vine Physiology and Fruit Composition
  • Alternative Plastic Culture Production of Fresh-market Strawberry in Substrate, High Tunnels, and Low Tunnels
  • Developing Large Populations of Hexaploid Althea Selections
  • Developing Triploid Forms of Maples to Breed for Reduced Invasiveness
  • Optimizing Mineral Nutrition in Container-Grown Crops in Soilless Substrates
  • Taking Proof of Concept to Wide-scale Field Use: The OSU High-performance Dendrometer
  • Testing and Evaluation of Berry Crops for Commercial Production in the Pacific Northwest
  • Evaluating Physiology and Gene Expression Following Induced Polyploidy of Specialty Crops
  • Evaluating Rootstocks for Cool-Climate White Wine Grape Production
  • Impact of Pediococcus on Wine Chemical and Sensory Properties
  • Development of Advanced Package for Ensuring Post-Harvest Storability of Soft Strawberry Cultivars Grown in the Northwest (NW) Region
  • Impedance Flow Cytometry to Characterize Pollen
  • Impact of Primocane Management and Plant Spacing on Planting Performance and Economic Returns of 'Columbia Star' Blackberry
  • Expanding Weed Control Options for Cranberry Growers
  • Investigating Native Populations of Biocontrol Agents from PNW Vineyards towards Developing Region Specific Biocontrol for Grapevine Diseases
  • Optimal Irrigation Initiation Time Based on Grape and Wine Composition and Quality
  • Sensory Perception of Smoke Exposure-related Compounds in Wine
  • The Yield-Quality Paradigm: Using Long-Term, Multi-Vineyard Data to Understand Yield Management into the Future
  • Examining Short and Long-term Economic Impacts of Smoke Events on the Wine Industry
  • Quality Evaluation of Berry Selections and Varieties
  • REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO, MOSCOW, ID
  • Virome Associated with Common Grape Virus Diseases in the Pacific Northwest and the Development of New Detection Tools
  • Impact of Grapevine Leafroll-associated Virus 3 Genetic Variants and Emerging Viruses on Wine Grape Quality in the Pacific Northwest
  • UNIVERSITY OF UTAH, SALT LAKE CITY, UT
  • Model Based Evaluation of Grape Vineyard Exposure to Wildfire Smoke
  • WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY, PULLMAN, WA
  • Understanding the Onset of Systemic Infection of Red Blotch Virus & Phenotypic Studies of Grapevines Expressing a Red Blotch Virus Infectious Clone
  • Tracking Genetic Variants of Grapevine Leafroll-associated Virus 3 for Disease Prevention and Control in Pacific Northwest Vineyards
  • Evaluation of Combined Effects of Grape Maturity, Alcohol Concentration & Long Term Maceration on Flavor & Mouthfeel Profile of Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Heat Stress in Wine Grapes: Acclimation and Potential Mitigation
  • Small Fruit Breeding in the Pacific Northwest
  • High-Resolution Vineyard Nutrient Management
  • Predicting Smoke Exposure in Vineyards.
  • Assessment of Risk to Grape and Wine Quality from Smoke Exposure and Evaluation of Methods for Mitigation Smoke Exposure Impacts
  • Calcium Application and Its Effect on Yield and Fruit Quality of Blueberry, Raspberry, and Blackberry
  • Optimizing Water Use for Winegrapes with Sensor-controlled Subsurface Irrigation
  • Assessing the Current State and Stewarding the Future of Pacific Northwest Strawberry Production, Economics, and Breeding
  • Testing Drought and Heat Mitigation Strategies for Vineyards
  • Investigating the Role of Microbiome and Metabolome in the Prebiotic and Urinary Tract Infection Preventative Effect of Cranberry Juice
  • WASHINGTON WINE INDUSTRY FOUNDATION, CASHMERE
  • Build Accessible, Available Communications to Share Best Practices and Research Relating to Smoke Exposure and Impact on Winegrapes.