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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Cooperative Agreements, University Partners & Informative Links

We have Specific Cooperative Agreements with multiple research partners at Cornell (Entomology, Plant Pathology, Natural Resources), Boyce Thompson Institute, Pennsylvania State University, University of Vermont, Michigan State, Ithaca College, Yerevan State University, Armenia)

We have trust agreements with BTI, University of Maine, National Research Initiative, USDA

We provide fungal cultures from the ARS collection of entomopathogenic fungi (ARSEF).  ARSEF serves academic, federal (ARS labs and others), and industrial customers by supplying requests for fungal pathogens of insects and other invertebrate pests for biological control. Over the past three years, the collection provided 3,215 isolates in response to 418 requests from 152 (73 domestic and 79 foreign) customers in biocontrol research. The collection also served four commercial customers during that period (three domestic, one of which received 531 isolates, and one foreign firm), with an even split among those customers between pest control and pharmaceutical firms.
 

Principal university and other extramural partners;  includes informative locations

 ·  Bioactive Agents (NCAUR,Peoria,IL)
 ·  Biological Control
 ·  Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research
 ·  Cornell University
 ·  Cornell Community Conference on Biocontrol
 ·  Cornell University School of Chemical Engineering
 ·  Cornell University, Department of Entomology
 ·  Cornell University, Department of Plant Breeding
 ·  Cornell University, Department of Plant Pathology
 ·  Delaware State University,Department of Agriculture & Natural Resources
 ·  FEDSTATS Federal governement Statistics of interest to the public
 ·  Fermentation Biochemistry (NCAUR,Peoria,IL)
 ·  Illinois Natural History Survey
 ·  Rothamsted Research
 ·  University of Montana, Microbial Pesticides
 ·  National Biological Control Institute
 ·  National IPM Network, NE Region
 ·  Nematology Laboratory (Beltsville, MD)
 ·  New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, Geneva NY
 ·  Plant Soil and Nutrition Research Group
 ·  Pennsylvania State University, Department of Plant Pathology
 ·  Pesticide Education Resources
 ·  Plant Genetic Resources (Geneva, NY)
 ·  Resistant Pest Management Newsletter
 ·  Kika De La Garza Subtropical Agricultural Research Center Weslaco, Texas,
 ·  Society for Invertebrate Pathology
 ·  TEKTRAN Technology Transfer Automated Retrieval System
 ·  USDA AMS National Organic Program Proposed Rule Home Page
 ·  University of Arkansas, Entomology Department
 ·  University of Idaho, Aberdeen Research and Extension Center
 ·  University of Iowa, Biochemistry
 ·  University of Maine, Biology (Orno)/Applied Ecology and Environmental Science (Presque Isle)
 ·  University of Vermont, Plant and Animal Sciences
 ·  Vegetable Laboratory (Beltsville, MD)
 ·  Washington State University, Biological Chemistry


Last Modified: 3/28/2008
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