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Collaborations

The Temperate Tree Fruit and Vegetable Research has a long and productive history of collaborative research involving stakeholders.


Current collaborators and projects:

AGRICULTURE, WASHINGTON STATE DEPARTMENT OF, OLYMPIA, WA
  • New Tools for Improving Biological Control of Pear Psylla by Trechnites Parasitoids
  • Managing Potato Purple Top: Leafhopper and BLTVA Landscape Ecology
  • Gut Content Analysis to Pinpoint the Weed Sources of Potato Psyllid
  • Investigating The Chemical Ecology Of The Asian Giant Hornet (Hymenoptera: Vespidae) Under Field And Laboratory Conditions
  • Development of Trapping Systems for the Asian Giant Hornet
  • Establishing Risk of Invasive Insect Pests in Green Yard Waste
  • AGRICULTURE, WASHINGTON STATE DEPT OF, MOSES LAKE, WA
  • Developing Methods to Protect Potato Quality, Yields and Profitability.
  • Analysis of Factors That Influence Potato Disease Resistance, Quality, and Nutritional Value
  • Role of Vector Saliva in Pathogen Transmission
  • BOYCE THOMPSON INSTITUTE FOR PLANT RESEARCH,, ITHACA, NY
  • AgriVectors: An Open Access Resource to Encourage Productive Collaboration between Researchers of Potato and Citrus Pests and Diseases
  • M3 CONSULTING GROUP LLC, Dayton
  • Augmenting Earwigs with Drones
  • MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY,INC, BOZEMAN, MT
  • Wigging Out, Then Wigging In: Removing Earwigs From Stone Fruit and Augmenting Them in Pome Fruit
  • NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY, Fargo, ND
  • Understanding Differences in P. allius Populations from North Dakota and Washington State, and Their Role in TRV Transmission in Potato
  • OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY, CORVALLIS, OR
  • Developing Augmentative Biocontrol Programs for Oregon
  • Areawide Management of Insect Vectors in the Columbia Basin of Oregon
  • Characterization of Soil Health Parameters from Nematode Infested Potato Fields in the Columbia Basin
  • Potato Cultivar Sensitivity to Feeding of Three Lygus Species
  • Earwig Augmentation and Conservation in Oregon
  • Phenotyping or Optimizing Management of New Potato Lines with Improved Disease Resistance, Yield, or Quality
  • REGENTS OF THE UNIV. OF CALIFORNIA AT RIVERSI, RIVERSIDE, CA
  • Search For Wireworm Attractants
  • REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, THE, Oakland, CA
  • Developing Augmentative Biocontrol Programs for Northwest Tree Fruit
  • REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO, MOSCOW, ID
  • Evaluating Phenotypes or Optimizing Management of New Potato Lines with Improved Disease Resistance, Yield, or Quality
  • Addressing Prevalence of Beet Curly Top Virus in Beet Leafhopper and Potato, and Screening Potato Cultivars for Susceptibility to BCTV
  • Development Of Sustainable System-Based Management Strategies For Two Vector-Borne, Tuber Necrotic Viruses In Potato
  • Characterization of Novel Viruses Pathogenic to Potato Psyllid
  • Search for Wireworm Attractants in Idaho
  • SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY, Saint Louis, MO
  • Profiling Pathogenic Genome Variation in Novel Haplotypes of 'Candidatus Liberibacter Solanacearum' Isolated from Psyllid Species from Potato
  • TEXAS A&M AGRILIFE RESEARCH, College Station, TX
  • Identification of Psyllid Salivary Proteins to Improve Use of Host Plant Resistance
  • UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS, DAVIS, CA
  • Quality Assurance Services and Support for IR-4 Minor Use Pesticides Residue Laboratory in Wapato, Washington
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS, URBANA, IL
  • Search for Wireworm Attractants in Illinois
  • UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS, Lowell, MA
  • Beyond Micronutrients – Discovering Natural Compounds in Potato and their Health Benefits
  • USDA, APHIS, PPQ, S&T, RALEIGH, NC
  • Asian Giant Hornet Lure Development
  • WASHINGTON STATE TREE FRUIT RESEACH COMMISSON, WENATCHEE, WA
  • Incorporating Trechnites Into a Psylla Biocontrol Program
  • Genetic Engineering of Moth Viruses for Enhanced Insecticidal Efficacy
  • Can We Get Codling Moth Females To Stop Laying Eggs On Apple
  • Tactics To Improve Natural Enemy Releases In Tree Fruit
  • Identification of Pear Tree Volatiles Attractive to Winterform Psylla
  • WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY, PULLMAN, WA
  • Development of Potatoes with Improved Resistance to Soil-Borne Diseases
  • Exploring Tobacco Rattle Virus Insensitivity Differences Between North Dakota and Washington State
  • Spotted Wing-Drosophila Areawide Project
  • Developing New Potato Cultivars and Identifying Germplasm with Improved Performance
  • Improving Potato Performance and Quality through Breeding and Management
  • Areawide Management of Insect Vectors in Columbia Basin Vegetable and Seed Crops
  • Earwig Augmentation and Conservation in the Wenatchee Valley
  • Field Testing of Minor Use Pesticides
  • Spotted Wing-Drosophila Areawide Project Phase II
  • Assessing Whether Potato Leafroll Virus Transmission and Feeding Behavior of the Green Peach Aphid in Potatoes is Altered by Afidopyropen
  • Assessing Traits or Optimizing Management of New Potato Lines with Improved Disease Resistance, Yield, or Quality
  • Is Matrimony Vine the June Source of Potato Psyllids Colonizing Potatoes in the Pacific Northwest?
  • Development of Strategies to Monitor and Mitigate Damage Caused by Soil-Borne Potato Pathogens
  • Identify Non-Crop Host Plants of the Beet Leafhopper and BLTVA in the Columbia Basin
  • Developing Augmentative Biocontrol Programs for Washington
  • Understanding Differences in P. allius Populations from North Dakota and Washington State, and Their Role in TRV Transmission in Potato
  • Identifying Important Parasites and Predators of Potato Psyllid in Non-Crop Habitats of the Columbia Basin