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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 DEPT OF, OLYMPIA, WA,
  • The Perennial Weed Connection: Potato Psyllid and Zebra Chip Disease in Washington Potato Fields
  • NATIONAL POTATO PROMOTION BOARD, DENVER, CO,
  • Zebra Chip (ZC) and Potato Exports: Pest Delimitation and Vector/Pathogen Monitoring Impacting Trade to the Pacific Rim
  • NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY, RALEIGH, NC,
  • Potato Cultivar Sensitivity to Feeding of Three Lygus Species
  • OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY, CORVALLIS, OR,
  • Short-term Impacts of Soil Applied Pesticides with Different Modes of Action (MOAs) on the Soil Microbial Community
  • Advanced Breeding Line Evaluation, Testing and Hygienic Seed Multiplication of Potato for the Pacific Northwest
  • Development of Molecular Markers Linked to Columbia Root-Knot Nematode Tuber Resistance from Solanum tuberosum L. clone PA99N82-4
  • Validation of Differentially Expressed Genes Associated with Columbia Root Knot Nematode Resistance from Solanum bulbocastanum
  • PEAR PEST MANAGEMENT RESEARCH FUND, SACRAMENTO, CA,
  • Climate Change and Its Impact on Predicting Codling Moth Emergence
  • REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO, MOSCOW, ID,
  • Biology and Ecology of Psyllids and Their Associated Endosymbionts
  • Testing of Advanced Potato Germplasm for Agronomic, Storage, and Processing Quality Characteristics
  • Potato Psyllid Ecology, Transmission Biology of Liberibacter, and Management of Zebra Chip Disease
  • Monitoring Potato Psyllid Populations and Liberibacter in the Pacific Northwest
  • Trap Crops for Eradication of Globodera Pallida
  • Evaluating the Potential of Hatching Factors to Mitigate Potato Cyst Nematode
  • TEXAS A&M AGRILIFE RESEARCH, College Station, TX,
  • Identifying Non-Crop Sources of Infective Potato Psyllids in South Texas
  • Development of a Biocontrol Strategy for Reducing or Eliminating Potato Zebra Chip using Streptomyces
  • U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, WASHINGTON, DC,
  • Chemical Attractants for Trapping and Baiting Paper Wasps
  • UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS, Davis, CA,
  • Quality Assurance Services and Support for IR-4 Minor Use Pesticides Residue Laboratory in Wapato, Washington
  • USDA, APHIS, PPQ, S&T, RALEIGH, NC,
  • Improved Risk Modeling and Monitoring for Invasive Fruit Pests
  • Hatching Factors for the Mitigation of PCN
  • Identification of Risk Factors Leading to Arrival and Establishment of Exotic Psyllids in North America
  • USDA, FOREIGN AGRICULTURAL SERVICE (FAS), WASHINGTON, DC,
  • Host Status of Temperate and Tropical Fruits for Apple Maggot Fly
  • WASHINGTON STATE POTATO COMMISSION, MOSES LAKE, WA,
  • Analysis of Factors That Influence Potato Disease Resistance, Quality, and Nutritional Value
  • Developing Potatoes with Superior Disease Resistance and Phytonutrients
  • Developing Methods to Protect Potato Quality, Yields and Profitability.
  • WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY, PULLMAN, WA,
  • Eradication Strategies for Globodera pallida, the Pale Cyst Nematode, (PCN)
  • Immunity for Potato Cyst Nematode
  • Mapping and Predicting Psyllid Sources, Immigration and Locality-Specific Disease Spread in the Pacific Northwest
  • Field Testing and Residue Analysis of Minor Use Pesticides
  • Kairomones for Monitoring and Control of Native and Invasive Moths
  • Is Matrimony Vine the June Source of Potato Psyllids Colonizing Potatoes in the Pacific Northwest?
  • Host Status of Temperate and Tropical Fruits for Apple Maggot Fly
  • Testing of Potato Genotypes for Utilization by Industry in Washington State
  • Development of Potatoes with Improved Resistance to Soil-Borne Diseases
  • Hatching Factors for the Mitigation of PCN
  • Developing New Potato Cultivars and Identifying Germplasm with Improved Performance
  • Developing Potatoes with Superior Disease Resistance, Performance, Phytonutrients and Management
  • Mechanistic Aspects of Tolerance to In-season Heat Stress for Retention of Postharvest Quality
  • Chemical Attractants for Paper Wasps
  • Biological and Economic Impacts of Emerging Potato Tuber Necrotic Viruses and the Development of Comprehensive & Sustainable Management Practices
  • The Role of Host Resistance of Potato, Rotation and Trap Crops in Controlling Soilborne Pests and Pathogens of Potato
  • Sterile Litchi Tomato- PCN Eradication
  • Technology to Manage Insect Pests of Temperate Tree Fruit Crops
  • WASHINGTON TREE FRUIT RESEARCH COMMISSION, WENATCHEE, WA,
  • Molecular Gut Content Analysis to Pinpoint Where Psylla Overwinter
  • Natural Kairomones for Monitoring and Control of Native and Invasive Tortricid Pests
  • Can We Get Codling Moth Females To Stop Laying Eggs On Apple