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Collaborations

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


Current collaborators and projects:

AGRICULTURE, MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF, ANNAPOLIS, MD,
  • Leveraging Long-Term Agroecological Research to Improve Agronomic, Economic and Environmental Performance of Organic Grain Production
  • ANACOSTIA WATERSHED SOCIETY INC, BLADENSURG, MD,
  • Characterization of Anacostia Watershed Microbial Water Quality
  • ANIMAL & PLANT HEALTH INSPECTION SERVICE, Riverdale, MD,
  • Trichinella Testing Laboratory
  • AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Auburn, AL,
  • Transforming ScaleNet: The Queable Database for Information on Scale Insects (Hemiptera: Coccoidea)
  • AWARDS MANAGEMENT BRANCH NIFA, Washington, DC,
  • Food Safety Innovations and Preventive Controls during Fresh and Fresh-Cut Produce Washing, Packing, and Retail Display
  • BGI AMERICAS CORPORATION, Cambridge, MA,
  • Next Generation Sequences to Uncover Fungal Virulence and Fungicide Resistance Mechanisms(s) in the Blue Mold Fungus
  • Development of Next Generation Sequences to Address Genetic Diversity and Disease Interactions of Perennial Tropical Crops
  • Development of High Throughput Genome and Transcriptome Sequences for Wall-less Bacterial Plant Pathogens and Their Plant Hosts
  • BIOGENTS AG, , ,
  • Novel ‘Attract and Kill’ Baits for Disease Vectors of Zika and Dengue
  • BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NEBRAS, Lincoln, NE,
  • Soil Moisture Mapping of the South Fork Iowa Soil Moisture Network with Proximal COSMOS Rovers
  • BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASK, Lincoln, NE,
  • An Integrated Pest Management Approach to Addressing the Multiple Herbicide-resistant Weed Epidemic in U.S. Field Crop Production (Nebraska)
  • BOARD OF REGENTS OFTHE UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA, LINCOLN, NE,
  • A Pipeline for Streamlined Development and Testing of Novel Controls for the Honey Bee Parasitic Mite Varroa Destructor (University of Nebraska)
  • BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY, PROVO, UT,
  • Control of Pythium Leak (Pythium Ultimum) and Silver Scurf (Helminthosporium Solani) Infection of Potato Using Antagonistic Streptomycetes
  • CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, PASADENA, CA,
  • ECOsystem Spaceborne Thermal Radiometer Experiment on Space Station (ECOSTRESS)
  • CENTEO AGRONOMICO TROPICAL DE INVESTIGACION Y, , ,
  • Development of Sustainable Cacao Production Methods in Costa Rica
  • COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY, FORT COLLINS, CO,
  • Identification of Genomic Regions Associated with Texture and Starch in a Diploid Potato Population
  • CONNECTICUT AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENT STATION,, NEW HAVEN, CT,
  • Chemical Analyses of Honey Bees and Bee-Related Experimental Samples
  • Integrated Tick Management for Suppression of Blacklegged Tick Populations in the Suburban Landscape
  • CONSIGLIO NAZIONALE DELLE RICERCHE, VENEZIA, ,
  • NMR Spectroscopy-Based Quantification of Metabolomics in Seeds (corn grain) and Fruits (tomato)
  • CONTRACTING AND FACILITIES MANAGEMENT, DIVISI, Leesburg, ,
  • Agricultural Research Service Technical Support to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  • CORNELL UNIVERSITY, INC, ITHACA, NY,
  • Establishment of Clean Seed Source of New ARS Potato Varieties
  • Creating the Cover Crops that Organic Farmers Need: Delivering Regionally Adapted Varieties across America
  • Risk Assessment and Evaluation of IPM for Tick Control on School Grounds
  • CORPOICA-CORPORACION COLOMBIANA DE INVESTIGAC, BOGOTA, ,
  • Molecular Characterization and Diversity Analysis of Colombian Cacao Genebank Collections and Cacao Pathogens from Various Regions of Colombia
  • COUNCIL ON DAIRY CATTLE BREEDING, Bowie, MD,
  • Improvement of Genetic Evaluation of Dairy Cattle through Expanded Genomic Data and Improved Computing Procedures
  • CZECH ACADEMY OF SCIENCES, PRAGUE 6-LYSOLAJE, ,
  • Plant Tissue Analysis for Quantification of Phytohormones in Fruits (tomato)
  • DELAWARE STATE UNIVERSITY, DOVER, DE,
  • Analysis of Specific Spoilage Organisms and Other Bacteria Isolated from Food and Agriculture Products
  • DEPT OF ENVIRONMENT & PRIMARY INDUSTRIES, MELBOURNE, ,
  • 1000 Bull Genomes Project
  • DOVETAIL GENOMICS, LLC, Santa Cruz, CA,
  • Genome Sequencing with Dovetail Genomics, LLC
  • E. & J. GALLO WINERY, INC., MODESTO, CA,
  • Application of a Thermal-Based Two-Source Energy Balance Model Output of Evapotranspiration.....Scheduling and Enhance Water Resource Conservation
  • EMBRAPA, EMPRESA BRASILEIRA DE PESQUISA AGRO., BRASILIA, DF, ,
  • Transcriptome Analyses of Rice Stink Bugs to Facilitate Identification of Pheromone Biosynthetic Pathways and RNAi-Based Biopesticide Development
  • EXPERIMENTAL AND RESEARCH INSTITUTE, YOUNGDEUNGPO-GU SEOUL, ,
  • Development of Rapid In-Field Spectral Imaging Methods to Detect Hazardous Chemicals and Microorganisms for Ensuring Safety of Agricultural Products
  • FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, College Park, MD,
  • Persistence and Transfer of Enteric Pathogens to Fresh Produce during Pre- and Post-Harvest Operations
  • Survival of Generic, STEC O157 and STEC Non-O157 E. coli and Salmonella in Soils Amended with BSAAO
  • FORT LEWIS COLLEGE, DURANGO, CO,
  • Natural Products to Control Honey Bee Disease
  • Exotic Pests and Diseases of Honey Bees; Research to Understand and Prevent the Introduction of Unwanted Pests and Diseases into the U.S.
  • FORT VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY, FORT VALLEY, GA,
  • CRISPR/Cas Mediated Gene-Targeting to Reduce Milk Allergens and Mastitis in Goats
  • FOUNDATION FOR FOOD & AGRICULTURE RESEARCH, Washington, DC,
  • A Pipeline for Streamlined Development and Testing of Novel Controls for the Honey Bee Parasitic Mite Varroa Destructor
  • FUNDACAO PAU BRASIL, ILHEUS, ,
  • Cacao Genotypic Response to Abiotic Stresses, and Management Practices on Soil and Cocoa Bean Quality
  • GENECTIVE USA CORP, Weldon, IL,
  • Assessment of Potential Non-Target Effects on Arthropod Natural Enemies
  • GEOLOGICAL SURVEY, UNITED STATES DEPT OF, RESTON, VA,
  • USDA/USGS Collaborative Watershed Research to Improve Conservation Practice Implementation in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed
  • GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY, FAIRFAX, VA,
  • Supporting the Soil Moisture Validation and Applications Workshop 2018
  • HOWARD COUNTY OF MARYLAND (INC), Ellicott City, MD,
  • GPS Tracking of White-tailed Deer Movement to Understand Tick-Host Interaction and Improve Lyme Disease Vector Control in Howard County
  • INSTITUTO DE CULTIVOS TROPICALES - (ICT), SAN MARTIN, ,
  • Assess Cacao Germplasm for Abiotic Factors and Improved Agronomic Traits
  • IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLO, AMES, IA,
  • Genetically Improving Resistance of Pigs to PRRS Virus Infection
  • Improving Food Safety through Cold Chain Management and Stakeholder Outreach
  • Plant Exploration in Florida for Wild Relatives of Amaranth, Millets, Bedding Plants, Corn and Quinoa
  • ISRAEL-U.S. BINATIONAL INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH &, RISHON LEZION 7528809, ,
  • Genetic Analyses of Recombination and PRDM9 Alleles and Their Implications in Dairy Cattle Breeding
  • KEYSTONE POLICY, THE, Dillon, CO,
  • A Pipeline for Streamlined Development and Testing of Novel Controls for the Honey Bee Parasitic Mite Varroa Destructor
  • KING ABDULLAH UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHN, , ,
  • Genome Analyses of the Two Plant Pathogenic Isolates (K-1 and K-4) of Ceratobasidium sp. Belonging to Anastomosis Groups AG-K and AG-I, Respectively
  • LAFAYETTE COLLEGE, Easton, ,
  • Developing Rnai Techniques for Managing Phytophthora Infestans and P. Erythroseptica
  • LGC GENOMICS, LLC, Beverly, MA,
  • Development of GBS and SNP Tools for Tropical Plant Genotyping
  • LILONGWE UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE AND NATURA, , ,
  • African Goat Improvement Network: Strengthening Village Breeding Programs in Malawi and Uganda
  • LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY, BATON ROUGE, LA,
  • An Integrated Pest Management Approach to Addressing the Multiple Herbicide-Resistant Weed Epidemic in U.S. Field Crop Production (LSU AgCenter)
  • MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, CAMBRIDGE, MA,
  • Fluid Dynamics of Impact and Mixing for Improved Washing of Fresh and Fresh-cut Produce
  • MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY, EAST LANSING, MI,
  • Development of SNP Markers for a Diploid Potato Population
  • Characterization of Sugar Beet Polygalacturonase Inhibitor Protein (BvPGIP) Genes in Rhizoctonia Resistant and Susceptible Elite Sugar Beet
  • MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY, MISSISSIPPI STATE, MS,
  • An Integrated Pest Management Approach to Addressing the Multiple Herbicide-resistant Weed Epidemic in U.S. Field Crop Production (Mississippi)
  • MORTON ARBORETUM, THE, LISLE, IL,
  • Plant Exploration in North Carolina and Tennessee to Collect Woody Landscape Germplasm for Crop Improvement
  • NASA/GODDARD SPACE FLIGHT CENTER, GREENBELT, MD,
  • Mapping Water Use, Stress and Productivity in Agricultural Landscapes by Fusing Multi-Sensor Data Products
  • Characterizing Field-Scale Water Use, Stress and Productivity in Agricultural Landscapes using Multi-Sensor Data Fusion
  • NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION, WASHINGTON, DC,
  • Enhancing the USDA Global Crop Production Decision Support System with NASA Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) Satellite Observations
  • A Unified and Coherent Land Surface Temperature and Emissivity (LST&E) Earth System Data Record (ESDR) for Earth Science
  • Using Triple Collocation to Leverage Sparse Ground-Based Observations for SMAP Calibration/Validation Activities
  • Validation of SMAP Soil Moisture Products with In Situ and Satellite Observations
  • Monitoring Vineyard Water Use and Vine Water Status with......Improved and Sustainable Water Management from Field to Regional Scales
  • Fusing MODIS, Landsat, and Geostationary Data for Daily Monitoring of Crop Condition and Water Use at Field Scales
  • Intercalibration of Low Frequency Brightness Temperature Measurements for Long-Term Soil Moisture Record
  • Continuation of AMSR-E Climate Records with JAXA AMSR2
  • Soil Moisture Active/Passive Calibration/Validation Team
  • Development of a Global Evaporative Stress Index Based on Thermal and Microwave... Monitoring of Agricultural Water and Vegetation Stress
  • Integrating Satellite-Based Surface Soil Moisture and Rainfall Accumulation Products for Improved Hydrologic Modeling
  • NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH ORGANISATION, ENTEBBE, ,
  • African Goat Improvement Network: Strengthening Village Breeding Programs in Malawi and Uganda
  • NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE, WASHINGTON DC, DC,
  • Integrating Field Experiments, Remote Sensing, and Modeling toward Improved Understanding and Quantification of Watershed Scale Carbon Cycling
  • Creating the Cover Crops that Organic Farmers Need: Delivering Regionally Adapted Varieties across America
  • Development of Poultry Immune Reagents
  • Leveraging Long-Term Agroecological Research to Improve Agronomic, Economic and Environmental Performance of Organic Grain Production
  • Triple-Acting Therapeutic for Streptococcus suis
  • US-UK Collaborative: Swine Immune Toolkit: Development of New Immune Reagents for Swine Health, Vaccine and Disease Studies
  • Sperm DNA Methylome and Its Impacts on Male Fertility in Dairy Cattle
  • Novel Control Strategies for Deformed Wing Virus, a Key Honey Bee Pathogen
  • NATIONAL PORK BOARD, DES MOINES, IA,
  • Determination of Seroprevalence to Toxoplasma gondii in the U.S. National Swine Herd
  • NOBLE RESEARCH INSTITUE, LLC, ARDMORE, OK,
  • Cover Crop Germplasm and Breeding in Support of New Cultivar Development
  • NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY, RALEIGH, NC,
  • An Integrated Pest Management Approach to Addressing the Multiple Herbicide-resistant Weed Epidemic in U.S. Field Crop Production-NC
  • Modeling Soil Moisture at the Watershed Scale using In Situ Networks
  • Filling the Gaps in Boxwood Blight Research
  • Decision Support Tools for Cover Crops: Crediting Water and Nitrogen Conservation
  • Creating the Cover Crops that Organic Farmers Need: Delivering Regionally Adapted Varieties across America
  • NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY, FARGO, ND,
  • Assessment of Genetic Variations of Rhizoctonia Solani Subgroup AG2 Isolates with Genome Fingerprinting Methods
  • NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY, DEKALB, IL,
  • Developing Genomics Resources for Tropical Perennial Crops Economically Important to the United States
  • OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY, THE, Columbus, OH,
  • US-UK Collaborative: Swine Immune Toolkit: Development of New Immune Reagents for Swine Health, Vaccine and Disease Studies
  • A Pipeline for Streamlined Development and Testing of Novel Controls for the Honey Bee Parasitic Mite Varroa Destructor (Ohio State University)
  • OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY, STILLWATER, OK,
  • Calibration and Validation of In Situ Soil Moisture Sensors at Marena Oklahoma
  • ONE WORLD BIOTECH, INC., CHALFONT, PA,
  • Areawide Management of Aedes Mosquito Vectors using Novel Effective ‘Attract and Kill’ Strategies
  • OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY, CORVALLIS, OR,
  • Identification of Genomic Regions Associated With High Specific Gravity in a Long-Day Adapted Interspecific Solanum Hybrid Population
  • PANCOSMA, GENEVA, ,
  • Developing Alternatives to Drug Strategies to Reduce Economic Losses Due to Enteric Diseases of Poultry
  • Improving Gut Health and Function in Dairy Cattle through development of gut model systems
  • PENNSYLVANIA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, Harrisburg, PA,
  • Discovering Pathogens Associated with Rapid Apple Decline
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE, UNIVERSITY PARK, PA,
  • Antimicrobial Resistance of Enterobacteriaceae Populations among Young Cull Animals from Northeastern US Dairy Operations
  • An Integrated Pest Management Approach to Addressing the Multiple Herbicide-resistant Weed Epidemic in U.S. Field Crop Production (Pennsylvania)
  • Mechanisms of Tick-Host Interaction and Implications to Deer Tick Parasitism, Pathogen Transmission, and Tick Control
  • Developing Rnai Techniques for Managing Phytophthora Infestans and P. Erythroseptica
  • Identifying Genes for Late Blight, Early Blight and Common Scab Resistance and Processing Traits in a Tetraploid Potato Mapping Population
  • Remote Detection and Functional Assessments for Wetlands in the Mid-Atlantic Region
  • PORTLAND STATE UNIVERSITY, PORTLAND, OR,
  • An Integrated Pest Management Approach to Addressing the Multiple Herbicide-resistant Weed Epidemic in U.S. Field Crop Production--OR
  • PROJECT APIS M, Salt Lake City, ,
  • A Pipeline for Streamlined Development and Testing of Novel Controls For the Honey Bee Parasitic Mite Varroa Destructor
  • PURDUE UNIVERSITY, WEST LAFAYETTE, IN,
  • Discerning Metabolome and Transcriptome of Elite Germplasm Grown in the Field under Different Cultivation Practices
  • REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO, MOSCOW, ID,
  • Minimizing the Risk of Importing Exotic Potato Viruses to the U.S. by Improving Detection Techniques
  • REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA, MINNEAPOLIS, MN,
  • Sourcing Barley Accessions from the Vavilov Institute in Russia to Enhance Cold Tolerance and Stem Rust Resistance
  • An Integrated Pest Management Approach to Addressing the Multiple Herbicide-resistant Weed Epidemic in U.S. Field Crop Production-MN
  • RUTGERS, THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW JERSEY, NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ,
  • Enhancing Genomic Resources for Cranberry Breeding and Genetic Research
  • Genotyping of Vaccinium Association Panel
  • Targeting Cranberry Fruit Chemistry to Develop Cultivars with Novel Phytochemical Profiles for Healthier, Reduced ‘Added-Sugar’ Products
  • SEPPIC COMPANY, PUTEAUX, ,
  • Evaluation of Oral Recombinant Vaccines Against Avian Coccidiosis
  • SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION, Arlington, VA,
  • Use and Development of the National Museum of Natural History Entomological Collection
  • Systematic Entomology Studies Using Molecular Analyses
  • TEXAS A&M AGRILIFE RESEARCH, COLLEGE STATION, TX,
  • Creating the Cover Crops that Organic Farmers Need: Delivering Regionally Adapted Varieties across America
  • Open-Access Web Delivery of Global Prey/Predator Association Data for Sternorrhyncha(Hemiptera)&Neuropterida(Neuroptera, Megaloptera, Raphidioptera)
  • An Integrated Pest Management Approach to Addressing the Multiple Herbicide-resistant Weed Epidemic in U.S. Field Crop Production-TX
  • Evaluation of New Anti-Tick Antigens on Rabbit for Control of Vector Tick Species
  • THE GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY, WASHINGTON, DC,
  • Protecting the American Chestnut through Proactive Taxonomy and Phylogenetics of Chestnut Gall Wasps
  • THE MISSOURI BOTANICAL GARDEN, ST. LOUIS, MO,
  • Collaborative Collection of Plant Genetic Resources and Taxonomic Support for the U.S. National Plant Germplasm System
  • THE MITRE CORPORATION, MCLEAN, VA,
  • Rapid Detection of E. Coli Contamination on Leafy Greens using Indole as a Sentinel Indicator
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST INDIES, ST. AUGUSTINE, ,
  • Evaluation of Cacao Germplasm for Targeted Agronomic Traits in the International Cocao Genebank, Trinidad
  • TOWSON UNIVERSITY, BALTIMORE, MD,
  • Genomic, Transcriptomic, and Proteomic Analyses of Fungal Plant Pathogens
  • Identify Volatile Chemicals Based on Plant Origin to Manage Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Population
  • U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY, WASHINGTON, DC,
  • Multi-Agency Collaboration on Geographic Information System (GIS) Based Methods for Assessing Watershed Connectivity
  • Crop Grouping Classification Petition Review
  • Transport/Fate/Exposure of Manure-Borne Indicators/Pathogens at Plot/Field/Watershed Scales
  • U.S. POTATO BOARD, DENVER, CO,
  • National Chip Processing Trials
  • UNITED STATES DEPT OF AGRICULTURE, WASHINGTON, DC,
  • Conservation of Plant Genetic Resources
  • UNIVERSIDAD DE VALENCIA, , ,
  • A Pipeline for Streamlined Development and Testing of Novel Controls for the Honey Bee Parasitic Mite Varroa Destructor
  • UNIVERSIDADE FEDERAL DE LAVRAS, , ,
  • Mutational Analysis of Inhibitory Extract from Serratia Marcescens N4-5
  • UNIVERSITAT FUR BODENKULTUR WIEN, , ,
  • African Goat Improvement Network: Village Breeding Programs in Malawi and Uganda
  • UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA, TUCSON, AZ,
  • Development and Validation of Devices to Detect Fecal Materials in Produce Fields
  • Economic Analysis of Food Safety Improvement During Produce Washing and Retail Display
  • An Integrated Pest Management Approach to Addressing the Multiple Herbicide-resistant Weed Epidemic in U.S. Field Crop Production (Arizona)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS SYSTEM, FAYETTEVILLE, AR,
  • An Integrated Pest Management Approach to Addressing the Multiple Herbicide-resistant Weed Epidemic in U.S. Field Crop Production (Arkansas)
  • UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS, DAVIS, CA,
  • Improving Produce Safety through Integrated Research and Stakeholder Outreach
  • Improved Remote Sensing-based Modeling of Evapotranspiration and Stress of Highly Structured Vineyard Canopies
  • Multi-regional Risk Analysis of Farm Manure Use: Balancing Soil Health and Food Safety for Organic Fresh Produce Production
  • UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT, Storrs, CT,
  • Development of Tools to Improve Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer
  • UNIVERSITY OF CORDOBA, E.T.S INGENIEROS AGRON, , ,
  • Adulteration Detection for Animal Feeds
  • UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE, NEWARK, DE,
  • Persistence of Enteric Pathogens in Manure-amended Soils in Northeast U.S. Produce-Growing Environments
  • An Integrated Pest Management Approach to Addressing the Multiple Herbicide-resistant Weed Epidemic in U.S. Field Crop Production (Delaware)
  • Characterization and Mitigation of Bacterial Pathogens in the Fresh Produce Production and Processing Continuum
  • UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA, GAINESVILLE, FL,
  • Genetic Diversity Studies of Phytophthora species
  • Plant Exploration in Florida to Collect Germplasm of Vaccinium Species for Crop Improvement
  • Potato Genetic Improvement for Eastern U.S. Production
  • Evaluation of Soil Quality Parameters in Tropical Soils and Assessment of Elemental Composition in Tropical Crops
  • Bt Toxin-based Strategies for Management of Diaphorina citri and Citrus Greening
  • Systematics Research Support for Economically Important Bark and Ambrosia Beetles
  • Improving Food Quality and Safety during Tomato Packing and Fresh-cut Produce Retail Handling
  • Development of Diploid Potato Germplasm for Nitrogen Use Efficiency to Reduce Fertilizer Use and Ground Water Contamination
  • UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA, ATHENS, GA,
  • Development of Risk Assessment and Monitoring Tools for Peanut Burrower Bug in Southeastern US Peanut Production Systems
  • Plant Exploration in the United States to Collect Wild Relatives of Sweet Potato Germplasm for Crop Improvement
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS, URBANA, IL,
  • Fluid Mechanics and Mass Transfer of Washing Fresh and Fresh-Cut Produce
  • An Integrated Pest Management Approach to Addressing the Multiple Herbicide-resistant Weed Epidemic in U.S. Field Crop Production (Illinois)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, COLLEGE PARK, MD,
  • Using Invertebrate Ecology and Isotope Tracers to Inform Wetland-Stream Connectivity on the Delmarva Peninsula
  • Effects of Muskmelon Cultivar and Cover Crops on Soil Biodiversity, and Plant and Human Disease Suppression During Organic Production
  • Sequence-Based Big Data Genomic Discovery and Application to Improve Dairy Fertility
  • Systematic Research Support for Insects of Agricultural Importance
  • An Engineering Approach to Improving Food Quality While Reducing Labor Costs
  • Development of Biobased Defense Against Disease Vectors and Pathogens
  • Measuring and Modeling Pollutants in Agricultural Systems and Landscapes
  • The Microbiome of Fungal Farming Termite (Macrotermes) Habitat and Implications for Landscape Level Greenhouse Gas Emissions
  • Water: The Story that will Finally push Cover Adoption in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic
  • Application, Validation and Testing of SWAT Model to Assess Impacts of Wetlands on Water Quality at the Choptank
  • Using Modeling to Develop Monitoring Strategy and Scheduling for Microbial Quality of Irrigation Water Sources.
  • Getting Off the Pesticide Treadmill: Integrated Control of Colorado Potato Beetle (Un of MD)
  • Characterization of Foodborne Pathogens from Dairy Operations
  • Effect of Cover Crop Growth Stage and Quality on Allelochemical Bioavailability in Soil Rhizosphere
  • Improved Description of Soil, Hydrologic, and Cover Crop Processes for Models
  • Analysis of Soybean Genes Involved in Pest Resistance
  • The Role of Cover Crop Species and Establishment Method on Biomass Accumulation, Nitrogen Scavenging, and Greenhouse Gas Emissions
  • Laboratory Evaluation of Anti-Tick Antigens against Blacklegged Ticks Infesting Mice
  • Risk Assessment, Reduction and Remediation of Trace Elements in Soil and Crops
  • Cover Crop Green Bridge: The Ecosystem Service of Using Cover Crop and Cash Crop Rotations to Beneficially Shift the Agroecosystem Phytobiomes
  • An Integrated Pest Management Approach to Addressing the Multiple Herbicide-resistant Weed Epidemic in U.S. Field Crop Production-MD
  • Utilizing Sustainable Remediation Technologies to Reduce Bioavailability and Transport of Chlorinated Organic Compounds
  • Improving Food Quality and Shelf Life through New Technology Development and Process Optimization in Supply Chain
  • Development of Biological Disease Models to Stress in Honey Bees
  • Measurement of Biogeochemistry Parameters affecting Carbon Storage in Wetlands within Agricultural Landscapes
  • Genome Editing in Livestock Species
  • Mucosal Immunity Against GI Nematode Parasites in Livestock and Animal Models
  • GPS Tracking of White-tailed Deer Movement and Tick Population Surveillance for Integrated Tick Management in the Suburban Landscape of Maryland
  • Modeling Watershed Processes for Assessing Ecosystem Services Provided by Restored Wetlands
  • Characterization and Mitigation of Bacterial Pathogens in the Fresh Produce Production and Processing Continuum
  • Novel ‘Attract and Kill’ Baits for Disease Vectors of Zika and Dengue
  • Development of Prototype Automated Aquatic Sampling Platform to Assess Microbial Water Quality
  • Balancing Soil Health and Food Safety for Organic Fresh Produce Production in Maryland
  • Effects of the Antioxidant Environment of the Gut Lumen on Growth, Metabolite and Microbial Composition in Broiler Chickens
  • Triple-Acting Therapeutic for Streptococcus suis
  • Improvement of Algorithms and Software to Process Very Large Genomic Datasets
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND BALTIMORE COUNTY, BALTIMORE, MD,
  • Automated Whole-surface Imaging Technology for On-line Safety and Quality Inspection of Produce
  • Development of Sensing Methods and Technologies for Rapid Screening of Foods for Microbial, Chemical, and Biological Contaminants
  • UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS, Lowell, MA,
  • Improving Produce Quality and Reducing Post-Harvest Loss and Wastes
  • Effects of Pathogen Infection on Tick Behavior and Implications for Personal Protection and Tick Control
  • Agricultural Remote Sensing using Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR)
  • Laboratory Tick Study and Field Evaluation of New Host-Targeted Tick Control Products
  • UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS MEDICAL SCHOOL, Worcester, MA,
  • Bacillus thuringiensis Crystal Proteins as Powerful Next Generation Anthelmintics
  • UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA, Saint Paul, MN,
  • Collection of Oak Leaf Hydrangea (Hydrangea quercifolia Bartram), across its Range in the Southeastern U.S.
  • UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI SYSTEM, COLUMBIA, MO,
  • An Integrated Pest Management Approach to Addressing the Multiple Herbicide-resistant Weed Epidemic in U.S. Field Crop Production (Missouri)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA, OMAHA, NE,
  • Evaluation of Legume Root Nodule Associated Bacteria as Biocontrol Agents Against Soil Borne Plant Diseases
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO, ALBUQUERQUE, NM,
  • Promoting Undergraduate Research in Systematics: Insects as a Template for Training
  • UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH THE, PITTSBURGH, PA,
  • Comparative Functional Genomics of Toxoplasma and Hammondia Hammondi
  • Effector Diversification and Toxoplasma Virulence
  • UNIVERSITY OF PUERTO RICO, SAN JUAN, PR,
  • Managing The Coffee Berry Borer in Puerto Rico: An Integrated Multidisciplinary Approach
  • Managing the Coffee Berry Borer in Puerto Rico: An Integrated Multidisciplinary Approach
  • UNIVERSITY OF READING, , ,
  • Developing Pathogen and Plant Based Genetic Tools for Breeding Disease Resistance in Theobroma Cacao
  • UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND, RICHMOND, VA,
  • Behavioral and Physiological Study of Acaricides and Novel Chemical Control Agents against Ticks
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA, Columbia, SC,
  • Improving Satellite Soil Moisture Spatial Resolution
  • UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE, KNOXVILLE, TN,
  • Global Characterization of Genes Affecting Strawberry Fruit Phenolics Biosynthesis and Postharvest Quality
  • An Integrated Pest Management Approach to Addressing the Multiple Herbicide-resistant Weed Epidemic in U.S. Field Crop Production (Tennessee)
  • UNIVERSITY OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, WASHINGTON, DC,
  • Project Sustain II: Enhancing Urban Agriculture through Research and Outreach
  • Project Sustain: Enhancing Urban Agriculture through Research and Outreach
  • Evaluating Water Availability and Crop Stress using Soil Water and Plant Canopy Sensors
  • UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT & STATE AGRICULTURAL C, BURLINGTON, VT,
  • Persistence of Enteric Pathogens in Manure-amended Soils in Northeast U.S. Produce-Growing Environments
  • UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON, SEATTLE, WA,
  • Development of Crop Phenotype Database for Climate Change and Crop Modeling Research
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM, MADISON, WI,
  • Association of Plasma Indicators to Feed Efficiency Status of Growing Dairy Heifers
  • US BIOLOGIC, INC., Memphis, TN,
  • Development of Long-Lasting Medicated Rodent Bait Formulations to Control Ticks on the White-Footed Mouse and Other Host Species
  • USDA, AGRICULTURAL MARKETING SERVICE, WASHINGTON, DC,
  • Trichinella Proficiency Sample Program
  • USDA, APHIS, RIVERDALE, MD,
  • Development of Standard Positive Controls for Diagnostic Testing of Citrus
  • World Fungi Database and Reimbursement of APHIS Space Costs
  • Taxonomic Identification of all Life Stages of Nematodes
  • Diagnostic Support for New and Emerging Pathogens to Facilitate the Safe Importation and Exchange of Plant Germplasm
  • Identification of Insects and Mites of Importance to Quarantine and Biosecurity
  • Diagnostic Support for New and Emerging Pathogens to Facilitate the Safe Importation and Exchange of Plant Germplasm
  • Taxonomic Identification of all Stages of Nematodes
  • World Fungi Database
  • Specimen Imaging for Rusts and Smuts of North America
  • ARS Support Provided to APHIS in its role in coordinating the National Clean Plant Network (NCPN) Governing Board for FY 2018
  • USDA, APHIS, PPQ, CPHST, FORT COLLINS, CO,
  • Rapid and Accurate Diagnostic Identification of Phytoplasmas for the Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey (CAPS) Program (ARS) FY2016
  • Rapid and Accurate Diagnostic Identification of Phytoplasmas for the Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey (CAPS) Program (ARS) FY2018
  • USDA, APHIS, PPQ, S&T, RALEIGH, NC,
  • Natural Products for Controlling Honey Bee Disease
  • Fungal Specimen Imaging as a Diagnostic Reference Tool for Rusts and Smuts
  • Rapid and Accurate Diagnostic Detection/Identification of Exotic Viroids for the Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey (CAPS) Program
  • Integrated Clinical, Extension, Research and Regulatory (ICERR) Internships in Systematics and Diagnotics
  • Serological Detection Tools for Early Detection of Boxwood Blight
  • Integrated Control of Varroa Mites at the USDA-ARS Bee Research Laboratory
  • Enhanced Mitigation and Detection of Impatiens, Cucurbit, Hops, and Basil Downy Mildews
  • Boxwood Blight Mitigation Strategies
  • Systematics and Identification of Urocystis Species/fungi causing Flag Smut
  • Epidemiological and Genetic Investigations of Honeybee Sacbrood Virus
  • Systematics and Identification of Fungi Causing Flag Smut and Barcoding of Taxa on Non-Grass Hosts
  • Acquisition and Establishment of Rose Virus Positive Control Collection
  • USDA, NATURAL RESOURCES CONSERVATION SERVICE, Washington, DC,
  • CEAP Wetland Mid-Atlantic Regional Study (2012/2013)
  • CEAP Wetland Mid-Atlantic Regional Study (2012/2013)
  • The Mid-Atlantic Wetland Conservation Effects Assessment Project
  • Age-dating Stream Waters for Selected CEAP NIFA Competitive Watershed Studies using Chiral Metolachlor Ethane Sulfonic Acid (MESA)
  • USDA, NRCS, Washington, DC,
  • Developing Cover Crop Decision Support Tools and Meta-analysis for NRCS and the Northeast, Southeast, and Midwest Cover Crop Councils
  • Developing Cover Crop Decision Support Tools and Meta-analysis for NRCS and the Northeast, Southeast, and Midwest Cover Crop Councils
  • UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY, LOGAN, UT,
  • Utility of Evapotranspiration and Plant Stress Mapping over Vineyards Using UAS High Resolution Remote Data
  • Utility of Evapotranspiration and Plant Stress Mapping over Vineyards Using UAS Remote Sensing Data at Finer and Coarser Pixel Resolutions
  • Plant Scale Characterization using Unmanned Aerial Systems Point Cloud and Reflectance Maps for Modeling Vine and Soil/Cover Crop Water Use
  • VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY, RICHMOND, VA,
  • Investigation of the Symbiotic Polydnavirus Role in Speciation of Braconid Wasps and Caterpillar Host Modification
  • VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE & STATE UNIVER, BLACKSBURG, VA,
  • Defining Molecular Mechanisms of Terpene Aggregation Pheromone Biosynthesis in Stink Bugs to Engineer Pheromone-producing Trap Crops
  • Comparing and Refining Models of Wetland-Stream Hydrologic Connectivity
  • Characterization of Genes Associated with Plant Responses to Abiotic and Biotic Stress Factors
  • Multispecies Biofilm Formation and Survival of Foodborne Bacterial Pathogens in Produce Processing Environments
  • Getting Off the Pesticide Treadmill: Integrated Control of Colorado Potato Beetle
  • An Integrated Pest Management Approach to Addressing the Multiple Herbicide-Resistant Weed Epidemic in U.S. Field Crop Production--VA
  • Stink Bug Trapping and Trap Cropping in Commercial and Experimental Crops
  • Exploring the Mechanism of Toxicology of Methyl Benzoate Based on Neurophysiological Recordings
  • VIRGINIA STATE UNIVERSITY, PETERSBURG, VA,
  • Identification of Signatures of Selection in Locally Adapted Goats
  • WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY, PULLMAN, WA,
  • Improved Pathogen Detection and Management of Bulb Diseases
  • Breeding and Agronomy of Quinoa for Organic Farming Systems
  • Control of Potato Root-Knot Nematodes Using Antagonistic Streptomycetes
  • WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY, THE, ST. LOUIS, MO,
  • Genome Sequencing, Assembly and Annotation of the Gastrointestinal Nematode Trichostrongylus colubriformis
  • Molecular Basis of Toxoplasmosis
  • WEST VIRGINIA STATE UNIVERSITY, INSTITUTE, WV,
  • Quality Enhancement and Disease Resistance Development in Tomato and Pepper
  • WILSON COLLEGE, CHAMBERSBURG, PA,
  • Mechanisms of Pathogen Contamination of Organic Leafy Greens at the Farm Level and Interventions to Control Pathogens during Processing