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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Collaborations

The Beltsville Area has a long and productive history of collaborative research involving stakeholders.


Current collaborators and projects:

AGRICULTURAL UNIVERSITY OF TIRANA, UBT KODER-KAMEZ,
  • Expanded Plantings and Documentation of Native Fruits and Nuts at the Agriculture University of Tirana


  • ALMOND BOARD OF CALIFORNIA, MODESTO, CA
  • Macronutrient Absorption from Almonds: the Measured Energy Value of Almonds in the Human Diet


  • AMERICAN PUBLIC GARDENS ASSOCIATION, KENNETT SQUARE, PA
  • Support Development of the North American Plant Collection Consortium


  • ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY, TEMPE, AZ
  • Systematic Research Support for Economically Important Insects


  • ASARECA, ENTEBBE,
  • Improving Livestock Productivity Through Enhanced Breeding Programs – Applications in Goat Genomics 2


  • AUTHENTECHNOLOGIES, LLC, ALBANY, CA
  • DNA Barcodes/fingerprints, Chemical Fingerprints, and Metabolic Profiles for Botanical Supplements


  • AZERBAIJAN NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES, BAKU 370110,
  • Us-Azerbaijan Collaboration on the Conservation and Use of Plant Genetic Resources


  • BARD, BETDAGAN 50250,
  • Elucidation of Signaling Pathways That Regulate Ethylene-Induced Leaf and Flower Abscission of Agriculturally Important Plants

  • Renewable, Long-Term, Antimicrobial Surface Treatments Through Dopamine-Mediated Binding of Peptidoglycan Hydrolases


  • BENT CREEK INSTITUTE, INC., ASHEVILLE, NC
  • Plant Explorations for Black Cohosh in the United States


  • BOWIE STATE UNIVERSITY, BOWIE, MD
  • Partnership Between ARS and Bowie State University for Human Nutrition Research Studies


  • CANADIAN FOOD INSPECTION AGENCY, OTTAWA,ONTARIO,
  • Identification Guide to the Invasive Emerald Ash Borer and Its Relatives: a Joint USDA Cfia Initiative


  • CATIE, TURRIALBA,
  • Assessment of Genetic Diversity and Biocontrol Strategies in the International Cacao Genebank


  • CENTRO DE ECOLOGIA Y BIODIVERSIDAD, LIMA 33,
  • Molecular Systematics of Peruvian Flies (Diptera)


  • CHARLES UNIVERSITY IN PRAGUE, PRAGUE 14700,
  • Characterization OF...MOLECULES from Es Products of Trichinelia Spiralis/t. Pseudospiralis L1 & Their Use in Immunodiagnosis


  • CHOONG ANG VACCINE LAB, DAEJEON,
  • Development of Live and Recombinant Vaccine Against Poultry Enteric Diseases


  • CHUNG-ANG UNIVERSITY, ANSEONG,
  • Development of Disease Resistant Genetic Markers Associated with Necrotic Enteritis

  • Gut Microbiota Analysis in Broiler Chickens

  • Sirna-Mediated Knockdown/silence Post-Transcriptional Gene Expression of Chicken Ifn-Gamma


  • CITRUS RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION, LAKE ALFRED, FL
  • Visualization and Detection of Proteins Produced by ‘ca. Liberibacter Asiaticus’ in Infected Sweet Orange Plants and Vector Psyllids

  • Hlb Resistance Through Transgenic Expression of Short Chain Fragment Variable Antibodies Against Key Liberibacter Epitopes


  • DC DEPT OF HEALTH, ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH ADMIN, WASHINGTON, DC
  • Water Pollution Abatement Systems at the U.S. National Arboretum, Hickey Run Outfall Area


  • DELAWARE STATE UNIVERSITY, DOVER, DE
  • Transcriptome Analysis of Plant-Pathogen Interactions


  • DIONEX CORPORATION, SALT LAKE CITY, UT
  • Optimization of Sample Preparation for Analyses of Phenolic Compounds from Different Matrices


  • DOLE FRESH VEGETABLE, INC., MONTEREY, CA
  • Reducing Pathogen Presence in Fresh-Cut Produce


  • ECOLAB, INC., EAGAN, MN
  • Reducing Pathogen Presence in Fresh-Cut Produce with Sanitizers


  • EL COLEGIO DE LA FRONTERA SUR, CHIAPAS,
  • Nematodes As Biological Control Agents of the Coffee Berry Borer in Mexico


  • ELECTRIC POWER RESEARCH INSTITUTE, PALO ALTO, CA
  • Can Fgd-Gypsum Application with Organic Amendments Facilitate Revegetation of Hg Rich Soils and Mine Wastes


  • FINE CHOCOLATE INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION, SEATTLE, WA
  • Identification and Conservation of Fine Flavored Varieties of Theobroma Cacao


  • FOOD AND NUTRITION BOARD, WASHINGTON, DC
  • Critical Issues in Nutrition and Health


  • FRIENDS OF THE NATIONAL ARBORETUM (FONA), WASHINGTON, DC
  • Flowering Tree Walk

  • Asian Collection Support


  • GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY, FAIRFAX, VA
  • Application of Bioinformatics to Microflora of Obese Pigs


  • HASS AVOCADO BOARD, IRVINE, CA
  • High Oleic Acid and Vascular Health


  • HUSSMANN, BRIDGETON, MO
  • Food Safety Control Improvement for Fresh Produce in Retail Display Cases


  • INDONESIAN COFFEE AND COCOA RESEARCH INST., JEMBER,
  • Vascular Streak Dieback and Other Diseases of Cacao in Indonesia


  • INSTITUTO DE CULTIVOS TROPICALES, SAN MARTIN,
  • Develop Sustainable Production System for Tropical Tree Crops and Assess Germplasm to Improve Cacao Sustainability


  • INTERNATIONAL LIVESTOCK RESEARCH INSTITUTE, NAIROBI,
  • Improving Livestock Productivity Through Enhanced Breeding Programs – Applications in Goat Genomics


  • JAPAN AEROSPACE EXPLORATION AGENCY, SENGEN,TSUKUBA-CITY,
  • Soil Moisture Validation in the U.S. and a Land Temperature Product


  • KELLOGG COMPANY, BATTLE CREEK, MI
  • Evaluation of the Heart Health Benefits Beyond Cholesterol for the Whole Grain Barley and Oats in Healthy Men and Women


  • KENT STATE UNIVERSITY, KENT, OH
  • Genetic Structure of Green Ash and the Establishment of Ex Situ Conservation


  • LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY, BATON ROUGE, LA
  • Mutational Analysis of Streptomyces Genes with Potential Roles in Plant Pathogenicity


  • MARYLAND ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICE, MILLERSVILLE, MD
  • Sustainable Composting of Crab Waste for Beneficial Use in Horticulture


  • MARYLAND STATE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, ANNAPOLIS, MD
  • Implementing Statewide Adaptive Cover Crop Management Tools in the State of Maryland and Piloting Support for Adjacent States


  • MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL DEPARTMENT OF, BOSTON, MA
  • Open Label Study to Evaluate the Safety of Lactobacillus Rhamnosus Gg Atcc 53103 in Healthy Volunteers


  • MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY, EAST LANSING, MI
  • Modeling Nearsore Bacterial Fate and Transport in the Manitowoc River Plume in Lake Michigan


  • MONSANTO COMPANY, ST. LOUIS, MO
  • Feeding Studies and Assessment of Potential Non-Target Effects on the Beneficial Lady Beetle Coleomegilla Maculata

  • Rearing Stink Bugs for Development of Monitoring and Management Tools for Selected Stink Bug Crop Pests


  • MORTON ARBORETUM, INC., LISLE, IL
  • Characterization of Elm Germplasm of Horticultural Interest


  • NATIONAL BONSAI FOUNDATION, WASHINGTON, DC
  • Renovation of the Japanese Pavilion


  • NATIONAL OCEANIC & ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION, SILVER SPRING, MD
  • Dual Assimilation of Microwave and Thermal-Infrared Satellite Observations of Soil Moisture into Nldas for Improved Drought Monitoring


  • NATIONAL PORK BOARD, DES MOINES, IA
  • Assessing Predominant Transmission Routes for Toxoplasma Gondii Using Nhanes 2007-2010

  • Prrs Host Genetics Consortium (Phgc): a Proposal to Develop a Consortium to Study the Role of Host Genetics and Resistance to Prrsv

  • National Animal Health Monitoring Survey for Toxoplasma Gondii and Trichinella Spiralis


  • NEW LEAF FOOD SAFETY SOLUTIONS, SALINAS, CA
  • Produce Safety Research Collaboration with New Leaf Food Safety Solutions


  • NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY, LAS CRUCES, NM
  • Characterizing the Transcriptome of Endophytic Trichoderma Isolates

  • Gene Pool Screening for Development of Phytophthora Resistance


  • NORTH CAROLINA AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH SERVICE, RALEIGH, NC
  • Production of Minitubers from a Potato Seedling Generation from Usda/ars Derived True Potato Seed

  • Anchoring the Genome Sequence to the Genetic Linkage Map of Blueberry


  • NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY, FARGO, ND
  • Common Bean Coordinated Agricultural Project


  • OCEAN SPRAY CRANBERRIES, INC, LAKEVILLE (TOWN OF), MA
  • The Influence of Low Calories Cranberry Juice on Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease


  • OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY, STILLWATER, OK
  • Development of Intergrated Air Pollutant Sampling Approaches and An Agricultural Air Quality Database

  • Soil Moisture Active Passive (Smap) in Situ Sensor Testbed


  • OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY, CORVALLIS, OR
  • Mechanisms for Creating Non-Invasive Nursery Crops


  • PANCOSMA FRANCE, S.A.S., ,
  • Developing Alternatives to Drug Strategies to Reduce Economic Losses Due to Enteric Diseases of Poultry


  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, UNIVERSITY PARK, PA
  • Development of Genetic Transformation, Tissue Culture, and Test Genes That Enable Accumulation of Polyamines Spermine in Corn and Tomato

  • A Multi-Tactical Assessment of Cover-Crop Augmented Weed Management Systems

  • Improving Weed and Insect Management in Organic Reduced-Tillage Systems

  • Genomes of Fungal Pathogens and Cacao Defense Responses

  • National Late Blight Trial of Potato Varieties and Advanced Selections from State and Federal Breeding Programs


  • RODALE INSTITUTE, KUTZTOWN, PA
  • Nutrient Management in Organic No-Till Systems


  • ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS, THE HERBARIUM LIBRARY, RICHMOND,
  • Finding Previously Unreported Biological Control Agents of the Coffee Berry Borer by Determining Alternate Host Plants


  • RUTGERS, THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW JERSEY, NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ
  • Sequencing the Cranberry Genome

  • Developing Blight-Resistant Boxwood Germplasm


  • SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION, WASHINGTON, DC
  • Use and Development of the National Museum of Natural History Entomological Collection


  • SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY, VANCE, SC
  • Olfactory Proteins As Targets for Manipulating Mosquito Behavior


  • TEXAS A&M RESEARCH FOUNDATION, COLLEGE STATION, TX
  • Integrated Program for Reducing Brdc in Beef and Dairy Cattle


  • TEXAS AGRILIFE RESEARCH, COLLEGE STATION, TX
  • Potassium (K) Fertilizer Source Effects on Crop Yield and Quality: Adding Value and Increasing End-Product Return on Investment


  • THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES, UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS, CHAMPAIGN, IL
  • Minimizing Pathogen Transference During Lettuce Harvesting by Optimizing the Design of the Harvesting Device and Operation Practices


  • THE UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE, PARKVILLE,
  • A New-Generation Flood Forecasting System Using Observations from Space


  • TOWSON STATE UNIVERSITY, TOWSON, MD
  • Genomic and Functional Genomic Analysis of Fungal Plant Pathogens


  • TUFTS UNIVERSITY, BOSTON, MA
  • Vitamin K Analysis of Food and Dietary Supplements


  • UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA, RESEARCH SERVICES OFFI, EDMONTON, AB,
  • Alberta Livestock Genomics Program (Algp) Project “canadian Component to the Prrs Host Genetics Consortium (Phgc) Project”

  • Genome Canada


  • UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA, TUCSON, AZ
  • Improving the Safety and Post-Harvest Quality of Field Grown Organic Leafy Greens: Assessment of Good Agricultural/production Practices


  • UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, LA JOLLA, CA
  • Cry Proteins: Stand-Alone Anthelmintics & Combination Therapy with Nachr Agonists


  • UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS, DAVIS, CA
  • Glucosinolates-Derived Compounds As a Green Manure for Controlling Escherichia Coli O157:h7 and Salmonella in Soil


  • UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT, STORRS, CT
  • Improved Efficiency of Bovine Cloning


  • UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE, NEWARK, DE
  • Plant Responses to Food-Borne Bacteria and Viruses and Mechanisms Used by Pathogens to Survive


  • UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA, GAINESVILLE, FL
  • Evaluation of Soil Quality Parameters (Sqp) in Tropical Soils and Assessment of Elemental Composition in Tropical Crops

  • Use of Solanum Chacoense to Improve Nutrient Uptake Efficiency in Potato

  • Molecular Fingerprinting of Microbial Populations in Phytoplasma-Diseased Plants


  • UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA, ATHENS, GA
  • Sustainable Solutions to Problems Affecting Health of Managed Bees


  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS, CHAMPAIGN, IL
  • Improving Food Safety and Quality of Fresh and Fresh-Cut Fruits and Vegetables

  • Nested Association Mapping to Identify Yield Qtl in Diverse High Yielding Soybean Lines - Continued Evaluation


  • UNIVERSITY OF MAINE, ORONO, ME
  • Interfacing Classical Breeding and Genomics Towards Diversification of the Genetic Base of Potato Germplasm for Late Blight Resistance


  • UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, BALTIMORE, MD
  • Effect of Diet on Immune and Physiological Changes by Infection, Inflammaton, and Allergens

  • Assay of Bioactive Phytochemicals from Foods and Food Products

  • Analysis of Soybean Genes Involved in Pest Resistance

  • In Situ Remediation of Soil Ddt and Dieldrin Residues at BARC to Reduce Earthworm Bioaccumulation of These Soil Contaminants

  • Assessing Agricultural Burning and Black Carbon Emissions in Russia Using Remote Sensing Approaches

  • Use of Information Technologies for Dietary Composition and Survey Evaluations

  • Development of Datasets and Improved Modules for Crop Systems & Global Change Lab Crop and Soil Modeling Systems

  • Developing Databases of Food Patterns Equivalents for Foods in National Dietary Surveys

  • Nitrogen Cycling and Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Cover Crop-Based Organic Rotational No-Till

  • Nutrition Research to Reduce Risk of Disease

  • Monitoring the Composition of Foods and Dietary Supplements in the United States

  • Evaluating Commodity Cover Crops for Recycling Nitrogen in Maryland Grain-Cropping Systems

  • Development of Line-Scan Chemical Imaging Techniques for Detection of Food Contaminants and Adulterants

  • Metabolomic Methods for Plant and Animal Specimens

  • Agricultural Greenhouse Warming Potential and Carbon Sequestration Model Correction: Considering Organic and Long Term Rotational Systems

  • Systematic Research Support for Insects of Agricultural Importance

  • Development of Databases on the Bioactive Components of Food in the U.S.

  • Risk Assessment and Reduction for Trace Elements in Soils and Crops

  • Plant/soil Microbe Interactions and Plant Health in Modern Cropping Systems

  • Nutrition Research of Naturally Occurring Food Components to Reduce Risk of Cancer

  • Characterization of Structural Variations in Livestock Genomes

  • Assessing the Effects and Effectiveness of Conservation Practices Through Advanced Geospatial Techniques

  • Pedological Processes Linking Wetland Restoration Practices to Ecosystem Services

  • Identification for Toxoplasma Transmission in Pasture Raised Animals subaward No. Z551401

  • Albedo Trends Related to Land Cover Change and Disturbance: a Multi-Sensor Approach

  • Utilizing Sustainable Remediation Technologies to Reduce Bioavailability and Transport of Chlorinated Organic Compounds

  • Developing Non-Invasive Nursery Crops

  • Ethylene Signal Transduction and Cross-Talk with Other Hormones and Signals in Relation to Soybean Abscission and Nematode Infection

  • Diet Induced Changes in Gene Interactions in Cancer Cells

  • Mid-Atlantic Regional Wetland Conservation Effects Assessment Project: Plant Biodiversity Support

  • Development of a Snow Model for Tseb/alexi


  • UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, BALTIMORE CAMPUS, BALTIMORE, MD
  • Effect of Diet on Immune and Physiological Changes Induced by Infection, Inflammation, and Autoimmunity, and in Relation to Chronic Disease


  • UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, BIOTECHNOLOGY INST, COLLEGE PARK, MD
  • Assessing the Effects and Effectiveness of Winter Cover Crops Using Remote Sensing and Other Advanced Geospatial Techniques


  • UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND/EASTERN SHORE, PRINCESS ANNE, MD
  • Microbial Biodegradation of Polymeric Materials Prepared from Chicken Feathers

  • Survival of Fecal Organisms and Indicators in Agricultural Soils Amended with Raw Manure

  • Food Safety Risk for Leafy Greens and Tomatoes from Small Farm Environments Exposed to Manure Dust, Soil Amendments, Insects and Creek Water


  • UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS, AMHERST (TOWN OF), MA
  • U.S. Veterinary Immune Reagent Network Grant

  • U.S. Veterinary Immune Reagent Network

  • Development of High Priority Immune Reagents for Food Security [swine Portion]


  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO, ALBUQUERQUE, NM
  • Systematic Research Support for Economically Important Insects


  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA, CHAPEL HILL, NC
  • Choline Content of Commonly Eaten Foods


  • UNIVERSITY OF PUERTO RICO, MAYAGUEZ, PR
  • Phytoplasmas Causing Diseases of Tropical and Subtropical Plants in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean Region


  • UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST INDIES, ST. AUGUSTINE,
  • Characterization and Evaluation of Targeted Traits of Cacao in the International Cocao Genebank, Trinidad


  • UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON, SEATTLE, WA
  • Development, Validation and Verification of New Modules for Corn Model, Maizsim and Potato Model, Spudsim

  • Herbarium-Based Investigation of Ornamental Plants of the Pacific Northwest


  • US ARMY RES. INST. OF ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE, NATICK, MA
  • Physical Activity to Fuel Management and Glucose Regulation


  • USDA FOREST SERVICE, WASHINGTON, DC
  • Memorandum of Understanding Between USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station and USDA ARS Ba

  • Conservation of Plant Germplasm


  • USDA, APHIS, VS, CEAH, FORT COLLINS, CO
  • Periodic National Commodity Studies to Investigate Current Issues and Examine General Health and Management Practices Used on Farms


  • USDA-NRCS, BELTSVILLE, MD
  • Measuring Air Quality in the Chesapeake Bay Region at the Agriculture-Urban Interface


  • VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE AND STATE UNIV, BLACKSBURG, VA
  • Coordination of Food Sample Preparation and Analytical Quality Assurance for USDA Contracts

  • Coordination of Food Sample Preparation and Analytical Quality Assurance for USDA Contracts (Cdc)


  • WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY, PULLMAN, WA
  • Improved Pathogen Detection and Management of Bulb Diseases


  • WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY IN ST LOUIS, ST. LOUIS, MO
  • Infectivity and Transmission of Toxoplasmosis


  • WORLD COCOA FOUNDATION, INC., VIENNA, VA
  • Development of Sustainable Cacao Production Methods


  • Last Modified: 9/10/2014
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