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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Collaborations

The Sustainable Perennial Crops has a long and productive history of collaborative research involving stakeholders.


Current collaborators and projects:

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


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


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


  • 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


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


  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, UNIVERSITY PARK, PA
  • Genomes of Fungal Pathogens and Cacao Defense Responses


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


  • UNICAMP, CAMPINAS - SP,
  • Comparative Analyses of the Disease Mechanisms Utilized by Various Pathogens of Theobroma Cacao


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


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


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


  • Last Modified: 8/22/2014
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