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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
  • Biological Control of Insect Pests in Non-Crop Habitats
  • Genetic Insights into Leafhopper/Phytoplasma Interactions and Gene-Based Immunization for Plant Disease Control
  • Pyramiding of Potato Virus Y and Columbia Root-Knot Nematode Resistances using Greenhouse and Molecular Marker Screening
  • Advancement of Disease Resistant Germplasm using Quantitative Genetics and Marker Assisted Selection
  • Dev of Better Methods to Det Cultivar Resist to Internal Discoloration from Heat Necrosis, After-Cooking Darkening, Blackheart and Hollow Heart
  • Development of Trapping Systems for the Asian Giant Hornet
  • Exploring Alternatives to Neonicotinoids for Insect-Vectored Virus Management in Potatoes
  • AGRICULTURE, WASHINGTON STATE DEPT OF, OLYMPIA, WA
  • RNA-Based Pesticides To Manage Insect-Vectored Plant Pathogens In Potato
  • Support For The Investigation Of Emerging And Persistent Potato Diseases In The Northwest
  • Applying Molecular Markers To Select For Promising Virus Resistant Germplasm
  • COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY, FORT COLLINS, CO
  • Tools for the Accurate Diagnosis of Two Tuber Necrotic Viruses, Potato Mop-Top Virus, and Tobacco Rattle Virus
  • FUNDACAO DE ESTUDOS AGRARIOS LUIZ DE QUEIROZ
  • Determining the Threat and Spread of New and Novel South American Ca. Liberibacter Species to North American Potato Crops and Wild Potato Germplasms
  • MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY, EAST LANSING, MI
  • Enhancing Integrated Insect Pest Management Strategies for U.S. Potato Production Systems
  • NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE, U, KANSAS CITY
  • Factors mediating long term success in a biological control introduction
  • OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY, CORVALLIS, OR
  • Areawide Management of Insect Vectors in the Columbia Basin of Oregon
  • Discovery and Application of Click Beetle Attractants Toward Management of Wireworms in Oregon
  • Phenotyping or Optimizing Management of New Potato Lines with Improved Disease Resistance, Yield, or Quality
  • Identification of New ‘Ca. L. solanacearum’ Plant Pathogens and Their Psyllid Vectors and Plant Hosts in Oregon State.
  • Characterization of Soil Health Parameters from Nematode Infested Potato Fields in the Columbia Basin
  • OREGON SWEET CHERRY COMMISSION, HOOD RIVER, OR
  • Experimental Orchard for X-Disease and Little Cherry Disease Research
  • REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA AT RI, RIVERSIDE, CA
  • Threat and Spread of New and Novel South American Ca. Liberibacter Species
  • Discovery and Application of Click Beetle Attractants for IPM of Wireworms in Potatoes
  • REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO, MOSCOW, ID
  • Development Of Sustainable System-Based Management Strategies For Two Vector-Borne, Tuber Necrotic Viruses In Potato
  • Characterization of Novel Viruses Pathogenic to Potato Psyllid
  • Evaluating Phenotypes or Optimizing Management of New Potato Lines with Improved Disease Resistance, Yield, or Quality
  • Green Peach Aphid–Plant Interactions in Southern Idaho
  • SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY, SAINT LOUIS, MO
  • Profiling Pathogenic Genome Variation in Novel Haplotypes of 'Candidatus Liberibacter Solanacearum' Isolated from Psyllid Species from Potato
  • Exploring Pathogenicity Factors of Phytoplasma Causing Potato Purple Top Disease in the Northwestern U.S.
  • TEXAS A&M AGRILIFE RESEARCH, COLLEGE STATION, TX
  • Integrative Approaches to Understanding How Vector Proteins Affect Plant Defense and Plant-Insect Interactions
  • Effect of Heat Stress on Glycoalkaloid Amounts in Potato Tubers
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
  • Molecular Analysis of the Psyllids Potentially Vectoring Ca. Liberibacter Species to North American Potato Crops and Wild Potato Germplasms
  • UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS, DAVIS, CA
  • Quality Assurance Services and Support for IR-4 Minor Use Pesticides Residue Laboratory in Wapato, Washington
  • UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA,(UCANR), Davis
  • The Development of an Effective Trapping System for the Invasive Greater Banded Hornet, Vespa tropica, in Guam
  • UNIVERSITY OF GUAM, MANGILAO, GU
  • The Development of an Effective Trapping System for the Invasive Greater Banded Hornet, Vespa tropica, in Guam
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS, URBANA, IL
  • Search for Wireworm Attractants in Illinois
  • Discovery and Application of Click Beetle Attractants for IPM of Wireworms in Potatoes
  • USDA, APHIS, PPQ, S&T, RALEIGH, NC
  • Asian Giant Hornet (AGH) Lure Development
  • Treatment Development for Apple Maggot Fly in Apples using Vacuum Steam Method
  • Identification of new ‘Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum’ Haplotypes and Their Psyllid Vectors and Plant Hosts in the Northwest United States
  • WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY, PULLMAN, WA
  • Spotted Wing-Drosophila Areawide Project - Phase II
  • USDA-ARS/Washington State University Little Cherry Disease Research Partnership
  • Assessing Whether Potato Leafroll Virus Transmission and Feeding Behavior of the Green Peach Aphid in Potatoes is Altered by Afidopyropen
  • Identifying the Sources of Aphids and Aphid-vectored Viruses Afflicting Potato Fields
  • Areawide Management of Insect Vectors in Columbia Basin Vegetable and Seed Crops
  • Improved Lure Development and Models to Aid in Eradication of Northern Giant Hornet
  • Understanding Differences in P. allius Populations from North Dakota and Washington State, and their Role in TRV Transmission in Potato
  • Identification of New ‘Ca. L. solanacearum’ Plant Pathogens and Their Psyllid Vectors and Plant Hosts in Washington State.
  • Field Testing of Minor Use Pesticides
  • The Whirligig Mite and New Biological Control Opportunities in Potatoes
  • Genetic Insights into Leafhopper/Phytoplasma Interactions and Gene-based Immunization for Plant Disease Control
  • Improving Potato Performance and Quality through Breeding and Management
  • Identifying Important Parasites and Predators of Potato Psyllid in Non-Crop Habitats of the Columbia Basin
  • Assessing Traits or Optimizing Management of New Potato Lines with Improved Disease Resistance, Yield, or Quality
  • Biological Control of Insect Pests
  • Application of Image Analysis Techniques to Quantify Potato Processing Quality and Disease Symptomatology
  • Areawide Management of Insect Vectors in the Columbia Basin of Washington
  • WASHINGTON TREE FRUIT RESEACH COMMISSON, WENATCHEE, WA
  • Tactics To Improve Natural Enemy Releases In Tree Fruit
  • Identification of Pear Tree Volatiles Attractive to Winterform Psylla
  • What Factors Impact Mite Outbreaks In Pear?
  • Novel Control of Codling Moth with RNA Interference
  • Genetic Engineering of Moth Viruses for Enhanced Insecticidal Efficacy
  • Calibrating Current NE Action Thresholds with Lure-Baited Trap Catch