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Collaborations

The Sunflower and Plant Biology Research has a long and productive history of collaborative research involving stakeholders.


Current collaborators and projects:

DONALD DANFORTH PLANT SCIENCE CENTER, SAINT LOUIS, MO
  • NSI: Exploiting Small Cysteine-rich Antifungal Peptides for Management of White Mold Disease in Soybean
  • KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY, MANHATTAN, KS
  • Red Sunflower Seed Weevil Responses to Conspecific and Host Volatiles
  • MARSHALL UNIVERSITY RESEARCH CORPORATION, HUNTINGTON
  • Sunflower Pollinator Foraging on Non-Helianthus Plants
  • MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY, EAST LANSING, MI
  • NSI: Developing Soybean Varieties with Resistance to Sclerotinia Stem Rot
  • NSI: Improved White Mold Resistance in Dry and Snap Beans Through Multi-site Screening Throughout Major Production Areas
  • NSI: Evaluation and Optimization of Genomic Selection for Durable White Mold Resistance in Dry Bean
  • MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY, INC., BOZEMAN
  • Building a Better Lentil from the Ground Up
  • NATIONAL SUNFLOWER ASSOCIATION, MANDAN, ND
  • Extending the USDA Sunflower Breeding Program to Address Producer Outcomes.
  • NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVER, FARGO, ND
  • Assessing the Importance of Plant Spacing Heterogeneity (Skips, Doubles, Gaps) on Yield, and Heritability of Seedling Emergence in Field Conditions
  • NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY, FARGO, ND
  • Integrated Pest Management of Sunflower Insects
  • Creating Weed Tolerant Corn
  • Mapping Basal Stalk Rot Resistance and Oxalic Acid Tolerance Traits in Two Sunflower Recombinant Inbred Line Populations
  • Quantifying Growth, Development, and Freezing Damage in Brassica Oilseed Crops
  • Understanding Freezing Tolerance and Other Agronomically Important Traits in Canola
  • Investigating Differences Between Spring and Winter Biotypes of Camelina
  • Investigating the Role of FLC Genes in Mediating Differences in Freezing Tolerance between Spring and Winter Biotypes of Camelina
  • NSI: Improving Resistance of Spring Canola to Sclerotinia Stem Rot
  • Developing Bioinformatic Pipelines and Models for Genomics-assisted Breeding
  • Insect Responses to Intraspecific Floral Trait Variation in Asteraceae
  • QTL Mapping of Sclerotinia Head Rot Resistance and Pyramiding of Basal Stock Rot QTL in Sunflower
  • Perennial Crops for Sustainable Agriculture in the Northern Plains
  • Agronomic and Molecular Responses of Maize and Sunflower to Competition with Cover Crops and Alfalfa
  • Role of WRKY Transcription Factors in Quantitative Resistance to Sclerotinia sclerotiorum
  • Developing Systems to Expedite Phenotyping of Freezing Damage in Brassica Oilseed Crops
  • Predictive Crop Performance Research Initiative
  • Application of Sensors and Image Analysis to Improve Phenotyping Throughput of Sunflower Germplasm
  • NSI: White Mold Resistance-QTL: Identification, Interactions and Fine Mapping in Common Bean - ND State University
  • NSI: Development of RNA Fungicides for Management of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum on Canola
  • Evaluating Rotational Cropping Systems and their Impact on Soil Microbiota, Crop Yield and Ecosystem Benefits in Northern Agro-Ecosystems
  • Establishing Alfalfa in Intercropping with Sunflower and Sorghum to Improve Alfalfa Yield and Profitability
  • Management and Distribution of Seed of Released ARS Sunflower Germplasm
  • NSI: Introgression and Pyramiding of Sclerotinia Stem Rot Disease Resistant Gene(s) into Canola Cultivars
  • NORTHERN CANOLA GROWERS ASSOCIATION, BISMARCK, ND
  • Improving Freezing Tolerance and Weed Suppression in Canola
  • OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY, THE, COLUMBUS, OH
  • NSI: Less is More: Removing R-gene Mediated Susceptibility to Sclerotinia sclerotiorum in Soybean
  • OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY, CORVALLIS, OR
  • NSI: White Mold Resistance-QTL: Identification, Interactions and Fine Mapping in Common Bean
  • REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO, THE, BOULDER, CO
  • Understanding How Sunflower Soil Microbiome Impacts Resistance to Sclerotinia Stalk Rot
  • Next Generation Sequencing of the USDA Sunflower Breeding Program and Identification of Red Sunflower Seed Weevil Resistance Genes
  • Developing Knowledge and Tools to Optimize Sunflower Breeding for Sclerotinia Resistance and Improved Microbiome-Related Traits
  • Genetic Marker Development for Hull Hardness and Oil Content in Sunflower
  • REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA, MINNEAPOLIS, MN
  • NSI: Characterizing and Bioengineering Soybean Phenylpropanoid Pathway Genes for Resistance Against Sclerotinia Sclerotiorum
  • NSI: Identifying Genetic Determinants of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum Aggressiveness Across Crop Species
  • SOCIEDAD EXPORTADORA GRANEROS WINTER NURSERY
  • Winter Nursery and Seed Production for Rapid Germplasm Enhancement
  • SOUTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY, BROOKINGS, SD
  • Investigating Inter- and Intra-specific Interference in Sunflower
  • THE NORTH DAKOTA CORN UTILIZATION COUNCIL, Fargo
  • First Steps to Creating Weed Tolerant Corn
  • UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT, STORRS, CT
  • NSI: Genetic Variability Associated with the Traits of Fungicide Resistance and Pathogenicity in Sclerotinia sclerotiorum
  • UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA, GAINESVILLE, FL
  • NSI: Manipulating Endogenous Host Pathways to Enhance White Mold resistance in Brassicaceae
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM, MADISON, WI
  • NSI: Enhanced Sclerotinia Stem Rot Resistance in Soybean through the Manipulation of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum Virulence Determinants
  • WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY, PULLMAN, WA
  • NSI: Systems View of Pathogenesis and Host Defense Response at Specific Infection Stages of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum
  • ZHEJIANG UNIVERSITY
  • Understanding Cold-induced Developmental Changes in Agricultural and Horticultural Crops