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Collaborations

The Edward T. Schafer Agricultural Research Center has a long and productive history of collaborative research involving stakeholders.


Current collaborators and projects:

AWARDS MANAGEMENT BRANCH NIFA, Washington, DC,
  • Characterization of Genes Governing Sensitivity to Host-Selective Toxins Produced by Necrotrophic Pathogens in Wheat
  • BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASK, LINCOLN, NE,
  • Improved White Mold Resistance In Dry and Snap Beans Through Multi-site Screening and Pathogen Characterization Throughout Major Production Areas
  • COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY, FORT COLLINS, CO,
  • Understanding Bruise Related Issues in Potato Tuber During Long-Term Storage
  • Mechanisms of Dry Bean Mediated Anti-Obesogenic Activity
  • Comparative Analysis of Chickpea, Dry Pea, Lentil and Dry Bean for Human Health Traits
  • FOOD SAFETY & INSPECTION SERVICE, BELTSVILLE, MD,
  • 2017-2018 USDA Survey of Dioxins and Dioxin-like Compounds in Poultry, Beef, and Pork
  • KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY, MANHATTAN, KS,
  • Sustainable Field Pea Cropping Systems for the Great Plains
  • MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY, EAST LANSING, MI,
  • Enhancing Soybean for Resistance to Sclerotinia Stem Rot
  • MINNESOTA STATE COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITES, BRAINERD, MN,
  • Evaluation of Sunflower Experimental Germplasm to Identify and Characterize Novel Sources of Resistance to Sclerotinia Head and Stalk Rot
  • MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY, INC., Bozeman, ,
  • Increasing Nitrogen Fixation Potential in Pulses for Environmental and Economic Sustainability
  • NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE, WASHINGTON DC, DC,
  • Cloning and Validation of New Parastagonospora nodorum Necrotrophic Effectors and Further Characterization of SnTox1 and the SnTox1-Snn1 Interaction
  • NATIONAL SUNFLOWER ASSOCIATION, MANDAN, ND,
  • Applying Genomic Tools to Accelerate Breeding for Disease Resistance in Confection Sunflower
  • Early Maturing Sunflower for Double Crop Use in the Central Plains
  • Identification and Mapping of Genetic Factors Affecting the Stability of Oleic Acid in Inbred Lines and Hybrids
  • Applying Genomic Tools to Accelerate Breeding for Disease Resistance in Confection Sunflower
  • NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY, LAS CRUCES, NM,
  • Evaluation of Blood and Tissue PFAs Levels in Unintentionally Contaminated Dairy Animals
  • NORTH DAKOTA BARLEY COUNCIL, FARGO, ND,
  • Net Blotch of Barley, Identification and Characterization of Host Resistance Genes and the Interacting Pathogen Effectors
  • Net Form Net Blotch of Barley, Identification and Characterization of Host Resistance
  • NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY, FARGO, ND,
  • Developing Bioinformatic Pipelines for Genomics-assisted Breeding using Graphical User Interfaces
  • Identification and Characterization of Host Resistance Genes from Wheat-Related Species for Fusarium Head Blight, Stem Rust, and Hessian Fly
  • GWS to Develop ND Elite Malting Barley with Disease Resistance Package Including Ug99 Resistance
  • Development of Sunflower Germplasm with Sclerotinia Head and Stalk Rot Resistance
  • North Dakota Pollinator Health and Pollination Services
  • Improving Resistance to Sclerotinia Sclerotiorum in Spring Canola
  • Physiology of Insect Pollinators
  • Identifying Loci and Markers Associated with a Simple Dominant Freezing Tolerant Trait in Camelina
  • Evaluation of Ecosystem Services Provided by Camelina Sativa as a Cover Crop for Northern Climates
  • Genomic Analysis of Tan Spot Resistance in Wheat
  • Airborne Transmission of Antimicrobial Resistant Bacteria and Genes, and Antibiotic Residues from Concentrated Beef Operations
  • Identification of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum Virulence Determinants Relevant to Infection of Multiple Host Plants by Association Mapping
  • Intraspecific Variation and Possible Effects on the Utility of Non-Crop Asteraceae
  • Development of Improved Management Systems for Pollinators, Alfalfa Leafcutter Bee, Megachile rotundata and Blue Orchard Bee, Osmia lignaria
  • Enhancing the Nutritional and Functional Traits of Dry Bean Through Metabolomics, Genetics, and Breeding
  • Cloning and Validation of New Parastagonospora Nodorum Necrotrophic Effectors and Characterization of Sntox1 and the Sntox1-Snn1 Interaction
  • Flood Tolerance Screening of Sunflower
  • Characterizing Resistance and Pathogenicity Genes Associated with Infection B. napus by S. sclerotiorum
  • Molecular Strategies for Cercospora Leaf Spot Management
  • QTL Mapping of Sclerotinia Basal Stalk Rot Resistance Derived from Sunflower Wild Species
  • A Resistance and Susceptibility Gene Cluster in Barley is Targeted by Diverse Pyrenophora teres f. teres Effectors
  • Eliciting Processes for Rapid Wound Healing in Cut Seed Using Soluble Chitosan Oligosaccarids
  • White Mold Resistance-QTL: Identification, Interactions, and Fine Mapping in Common Bean
  • Mechanisms of Resistance to Sclerotinia sclerotiorum and Consequences for Seed Yield in Arabidopsis
  • Virulence Characterization in the Net Form Net Blotch System on Barley
  • Stress Physiology and Oxidative Stress of Insect Pollinators
  • Hymenopteran Stress Physiology
  • Improve Stalk Rot Phenotyping by Evaluation of Environment, Pathogen, and Host Factors for S. Sclerotiorum Infection in Sunflower Disease Nurseries
  • Effect of Cercospora Leaf Spot on Sugarbeet Root Storage
  • Assessing the Importance of Plant Spacing Heterogeneity (Skips, Doubles, Gaps) on Yield, and Heritability of Seedling Emergence in Field Conditions
  • NORTHERN CANOLA GROWERS ASSOCIATION, BISMARCK, ND,
  • Increasing Freezing Tolerance in Winter Canola through a Better Understanding of Deacclimation
  • Fine Mapping and Developing Closely Linked Molecular Markers Associated with a Heterotic Gene for Breeding Higher Yielding Canola Lines
  • Increasing Freezing Tolerance in Winter Canola by Reducing Deacclimation Impact on Freeze Survival
  • NORTHERN PLAINS POTATO GROWERS ASSOC. (NPPGA), EAST GRAND FORKS, MN,
  • Evaluation of Glycoalkaloid Content, Storage, and Processing Quality of Advanced Breeding Materials
  • OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY, CORVALLIS, OR,
  • White Mold Resistance-QTL: Identification, Interactions, and Fine Mapping in Common Bean
  • REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO, THE, Boulder, CO,
  • Refining Genomic Tools for Sclerotinia Resistance and Agronomic Breeding of Sunflower-towards Dissection of the Resistance Phenotype
  • Using Genomic Selection (GS) to Optimize Prediction of Sclerotinia and Agronomic Phenotypes for More Efficient Breeding
  • REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO, MOSCOW, ID,
  • Optimizing Pulse Protein Functionality
  • REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA, Saint Paul, MN,
  • Flavor, Nutrition and Functional Properties of Pea Protein
  • SOUTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY, BROOKINGS, SD,
  • Developing Environmental Friendly Fungicides for Managing White Mold
  • Dissect the Sea Wheatgrass Genome and Transfer Biotic Stress Resistance and Abiotic Stress Tolerance into Wheat
  • U.S. POTATO BOARD, DENVER, CO,
  • National Fry Processing Trials - Part II
  • National Fry Processing Trials - Part III
  • UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS SYSTEM, FAYETTEVILLE, AR,
  • Sustainability and Health Impact Assessment of U.S. Pulses
  • UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA, THE, , ,
  • Genomics of Abiotic Stress Resistance in Wild and Cultivated Sunflowers
  • UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS, DAVIS, CA,
  • Coordinated Agricultural Project (WheatCAP): Validation, Characterization and Deployment of QTL for Grain Yield Components in Wheat
  • UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA, GAINESVILLE, FL,
  • Enhancing Basal Resistance to Sclerotinia Sclerotiorum in Brassica
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM, MADISON, WI,
  • Targeting Essential Genes in Sclerotinia Sclerotiorum to Achieve Sclerotinia Stem Rot Resistance in Soybean
  • Development of Efficient, Genotype-Independent Gene-Editing Systems for Common Bean and Chickpea
  • USDA, FOOD SAFETY AND INSPECTION SERVICE, WASHINGTON, DC,
  • Evaluation of Blood and Tissue PFAs Levels in Unintentionally Contaminated Dairy Animals
  • 2018-19 USDA Survey of Dioxins and Dioxin-like Compounds in Poultry, Beef, and Pork
  • 2018 USDA Survey of Dioxins and Dioxin-like Compounds in Poultry, Beef, and Pork