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Title: Current projects of the Application Technology Research Unit (ATRU) USDA-ARS, Wooster/Toledo, Ohio

item Krause, Charles
item Altland, James
item Boldt, Jennifer
item Derksen, Richard
item Locke, James
item Ranger, Christopher
item Reding, Michael - Mike
item Zhu, Heping
item Zellner, Wendy

Submitted to: The Buckeye
Publication Type: Popular Publication
Publication Acceptance Date: 5/2/2014
Publication Date: 7/1/2014
Citation: Krause, C.R., Altland, J.E., Boldt, J.K., Derksen, R.C., Locke, J.C., Ranger, C.M., Reding, M.E., Zhu, H., Zellner, W.L. 2014. Current projects of the Application Technology Research Unit (ATRU) USDA-ARS, Wooster/Toledo, Ohio. The Buckeye. 25(4):18-20.

Interpretive Summary:

Technical Abstract: The Application Technology Research Unit (ATRU) is the largest multidisciplinary research team in the United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, conducting studies on floricultural and nursery crops. On-farm research is a major approach to the mission of this Unit. The mission statement of ATRU is : To conduct fundamental and developmental research on new and improved application technologies to protect floricultural, nursery, landscape, turf, horticultural, and field crops against injury from diseases, pests, nutritional stress and adverse environmental conditions, while safe-guarding environmental quality, food and worker safety.) ATRU is located on both the campus of the Ohio State University, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center in Wooster and on the campus of the University of Toledo. The article contains lists of our research objectives, a sampling of current projects and names of our scientists with contact information.