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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Collaborations

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


Current collaborators and projects:

AMERICAN PEANUT COUNCIL, ALEXANDRIA, VA
  • International Consumer Preference for Peanuts of Various Production Origins


  • AMERICAN SUGARCANE LEAGUE, INC., THIBODAUX, LA
  • Making Crosses for the Sugarcane Breeding Program in Louisiana


  • AUBURN UNIVERSITY, AUBURN, AL
  • Development and Evaluation of Improved Peanut Cultivars


  • AZUCARERA NACIONAL, S.A., PANAMA CITY,
  • Evaluation of Cp Cultivars for Yield Parameters and Disease Susceptibility in Panama


  • BARD, BETDAGAN 50250,
  • Antigenic Cartography of H9 Avian Influenza Virus and Application to Vaccine Selection

  • Discovery and Reconstitution of Cross-Reactive Epitope Targets for H5 and H9 Avian Influenza


  • BIO-E-CROPS, LLC, TIFTON, GA
  • Understanding the Effects of Bioenergy Crop Production on Soil and Water Resources


  • BIOMUNE COMPANY, LENEXA, KS
  • Evaluation of Newcastle Disease Virus Vaccines Against Circulating Viruses


  • BSES LIMITED, INDOOROOPILLY,
  • Enhancement of Sugarcane Germplasm for Cultivar Development


  • CATIE, TURRIALBA,
  • Genetic and Phenotypic Evaluation of Basic Germplasm, Mapping Populations, Advanced Full-Sib Families, and Selected Clones of Theobroma Cacao


  • CENGICANA, GUATEMALA CITY,
  • Evaluation of Cp Cultivars for Yield Parameters and Disease Susceptibility in Guatemala


  • CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION, ATLANTA, GA
  • Control of Zoonotic Avian Viruses


  • CHANCELLOR MASTERS&SCHOLARS UNIV OF CAMBRIDGE, CAMBRIDGE CB2 ITN,
  • Development of a Generic Multiple-Pest Model & User-Friendly Front End to Test Control Strategies & Establish Necessary Resources for High-Risk Path


  • CHOCOLOVE, BOULDER, CO
  • Characterization of Local Cacao Populations


  • CITRUS RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION, LAKE ALFRED, FL
  • Application of An Aggregation Pheromone for Management of the Diaprepes Root Weevil

  • Semiochemicals for Control of Citrus Leafminer and Citrus Canker Disease with Application for Control of Asian Citrus Psyllid and Hlb

  • Development of Promising Supersour and Other Rootstocks Resistant to Huanglongbing

  • Interdisciplinary Approaches to Advance Citrus Disease Research & Product Dvlpmt to Ensure the Sustainability of the Natl Citrus Industry

  • Production of Transgenic Commercial Scion Cultivars Resistant to Hlb and Canker: Continued Amp Approaches and Novel Transgenic Strategies

  • Development of Promising New Scions for Florida Citrus: Exploiting Huanglongbing (Hlb) Resistance and Tolerance

  • Determination of Attractive Host Plant Volatiles and Sex Pheromones of Asian Citrus Psyllid Using Eags and Gc-Ead

  • High-Throughput Screening of Transgenic Citrus for Huanglungbing (Hlb) Resistance

  • Acoustic, Trap for Asian Citrus Psyllids

  • Secure Site for Testing Transgenic and Conventional Citrus for Hlb and Psyllid Resistance

  • Targeting the Asian Citrus Psyllid (Ascp) Feeding Mechansim As a Means of Blocking Psylllid Feeding on Citrus

  • Screening and Cloning of Resistance Related Genes by Rna-Seq in Huanglongbing (Hlb) Resistant and Susceptible Citrus Breeding Lines


  • CITRUS RESEARCH BOARD, VISALIA, CA
  • Founder Lines for Improved Citrus Biotechnology

  • Identification and Characterization of Hlb-Induced Small Rnas and Mrnas-Towards the Understanding of Natural Defense Mechanisms Against Hlb

  • Distinguishing Live from Dead ‘candidatus Liberibacter Asiaticus’ in Citrus Tissue


  • CLEMSON UNIVERSITY, CLEMSON, SC
  • Use of Wetland Systems to Treat Nursery Runoff

  • Integrated Grafting Technology to Improve Disease Resistance and Fruit Yield in Speciality Melon Production


  • COACHELLA VALLEY MOSQUITO/VECTOR CONTROL DIST, INDIO, CA
  • Evaluation of Repellents, Inhibitors, Barrier Treatments, and Ulv Insecticides, and Other New Products in a Southern California Desert Habitat


  • COMPANIA AZUCARERA SALVADORENA SA DE CV, ,
  • Evaluation of Canal Point (Cp) Cultivars for Yield Parameters and Disease Susceptibility in El Salvador


  • CORNELL UNIVERSITY, ITHACA, NY
  • Novel Biomarkers That Rapidly Identify Insect Populations That Are Efficient Vectors of Circulative Plant Viruses


  • CORNELL UNIVERSITY - NYSAES, GENEVA, NY
  • Development of An East Coast Broccoli Industry


  • CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY, OMAHA, NE
  • Global Health and Environmentally-Induced Birth Defects: Biomarkers and Mechanisms of Gestational Fumonisin Exposure and Neural Tube Defects


  • DUKE ENERGY CORPORATION, CHARLOTTE, NC
  • Use of Flue Gas Desulfurization (Fgd) Gypsum to Improve Crop and Forage Production on Erodible Soils of the South


  • FLORIDA A&M UNIVERSITY, TALLAHASSEE, FL
  • Biologically Based Techniques for Control of Insect Pests


  • FLORIDA AVOCADO ADMINISTRATIVE COMMITTEE, HOMESTEAD, FL
  • Development of Attractants/lures for the Redbay Ambrosia Beetle.


  • FLORIDA CITRUS PACKERS ASSOCIATION, MAITLAND, FL
  • Determination of Canker Survival and Transmission Via Canker-Blemished Fruit Relative to International Market Access


  • FLORIDA DEPT OF AGRI & CONSUMER SERVICES, TALLAHASSEE, FL
  • Developing a Phloem Penetration/antimicrobial Treatment to Reduce/elimate Candidatus Liberibacter from Existing Citrus Trees

  • Development and Implementation of New Control Strategies for Citrus Huanglongbing (Greening)-Phase II

  • Effect of Nutritional Spray Programs on Huanglongbing (Hlb) Disease-Induced off-Flavor of Orange Fruit and Juice.


  • FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY, MIAMI, FL
  • Phylogeography and Conservation Genetics of the Caribbean Zamia Clade: An Integrated Systematic Approach


  • FLORIDA SPECIALTY CROP FOUNDATION, MAITLAND, FL
  • Groundnut Ringspot Virus, An Emerging Thrips-Transmitted Virus Infecting Florida Tomato, Pepper and Other Specialty Crops


  • FORT VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY, FORT VALLEY, GA
  • Carbon Sequestration and Nitrogen Cycling for Greenhouse Gas Mitigation by Southeastern U.S. Annual and Perennial Energy Crops


  • FOUNDATION FOR THE STUDY OF INVASIVE SPECIES, HURLINGHAM,
  • Discovery, Importation, and Utilization of Biocontrol Agents for Control of Invasive Fire Ants

  • Search, Identification, and Exportation of Natural Enemies of the Cactus Moth, Cactoblastis Cactorum

  • Search, Identify and Export Natural Enemies of Schinus Terebinthifolius, Pistia Stratiotes, Salvinia Molesta, and Eichhornia Crassipes


  • GUANGXI SUBTROPICAL CROPS RESEARCH INSTITUTE, NANNING, GUANGXI,
  • Plant Germplasm and Technology Exchange Between the USDA-ARS and Guangxi Subtropical Crops Research Institute


  • HONDURAN FOUNDATION FOR AGRICULTURE RESEARCH, SAN PEDRO SULA,
  • Development of Improved Trapping Systems for Invasive Fruit Flies That Threaten U.S. Agriculture


  • INSTITUTO BUTANTAN, SAO PAULO,
  • Biological Control of Mosquitoes and Other Diptera of Medical and Veterinary Importance


  • INSTITUTO NACIONAL DE TECHNOLOGIA AGROPECUARI, HURLINGHAM,
  • Development of Canarypox Based Vaccines


  • ISCA TECHNOLOGIES, INC., RIVERSIDE, CA
  • Semiochemical-Based Technology for Control of Citrus Pests


  • J. BJELKE-PETERSEN RESEARCH STATION, KINGAROY, QUEENSLAND,
  • Development of Sensors for Instantaneous Assessment of Peanut Pod Moisture


  • KOREA FOOD & DRUG ADMINISTRATION, ,
  • Memoranda of Understanding Between Usda, ARS and National Institute for Food and Drug Safety Evaluation, Korea Food and Drug Administration


  • KYOTO UNIVERSITY, KYOTO,
  • Metabolomics: Identification of Inducible Bioactive Metabolites in Plants with Japan


  • LIGA AGRICOLA INDUSTRIAL DE LA CANA (LAICA), SAN JOSE,
  • Evaluation of Cp Cultivars for Yield Parameters and Disease Susceptibility in Costa Rica


  • LOS ALAMOS NATIONAL LABORATORY, LOS ALAMOS, NM
  • Deep Sequencing of Diaphorina Citri


  • LOUISIANA STATE UNIV AGRICULTURAL CENTER, BATON ROUGE, LA
  • Cooperative Research for Screening and Development of Wheat Germplasm with Improved Resistance to Wheat Stem Rust


  • MARS, INC., CHICAGO, IL
  • Genetic Improvement of Theobroma Cacao


  • MERIAL LIMITED, DULUTH, GA
  • Newcastle Disease Vaccine Evaluation


  • MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY, EAST LANSING, MI
  • Sustainable Egg Supply in Alternative Housing Systems for Laying Hens


  • NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE, WASHINGTON DC, DC
  • Understand Global Virus Distribution in Tomato and Developing Translational Genomic Tools to Accelerate Breeding for Virus Resistance

  • Regional Implementation and Validation of a Regional Scouting and Decision Support System for Managing Insect-Vectored Diseases


  • NATIONAL MANGO BOARD, ORLANDO, FL
  • Effect of Pre-Hydrocooling Time and Water Temperature on the Quality of Mango and Mortality of Mexican Fruit Fly, Anastrepha Ludens


  • NATIONAL VETERINARY RESEARCH & QUARANTINE SVC, ANYANG,
  • Development of Rapid Detection Methods Using Nanobiosensors for Salmonella and Vaccine Against Se and St for Poultry


  • NC SMALL GRAINS GROWERS, LUMBERTON, NC
  • Bread Wheat Development for North Carolina


  • NEPAL AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH COUNCIL, KATHMANDU,
  • Biological Control of Invasive Weed


  • NEW LEAF FOOD SAFETY SOLUTIONS, SALINAS, CA
  • Chlorine Stabliizer for Poultry Processing


  • NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY, LAS CRUCES, NM
  • Nutritional Qualities of Breeder Samples of Valencia Peanuts from New Mexico and Texas


  • NEW VARIETIES DEVELOPMENT & MANAGEMENT CORP, MAITLAND, FL
  • USDA-ARS Citrus Breeding Trust with New Varieties Development and Management Corporation


  • NICARAGUA SUGAR ESTATES LIMITED, MANAGUA,
  • Evaluation of Cp Cultivars for Yield Parameters and Disease Susceptibility in Nicaragua


  • NORTH CAROLINA AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH SERVICE, RALEIGH, NC
  • Cooperative Development of Wheat Germplasm with Improved Rust Resistance

  • Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement for ARS in Raleigh Nc with Ncsu

  • Peanut Texture and Flavor Chemistry

  • Non Funded Cooperative Agreement for ARS in Raleigh Nc

  • Investigating the Usefulness and Physiological Consequences of Low Phytate Soybean Meal in Poultry Diets

  • Development of Stem Rust Resistance in Wheat Adapted to Pakistan

  • Peanut Cultivars with Enhanced Sensory and Shelf-Life


  • NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY, RALEIGH, NC
  • Development and Commercialization of Purple-Fleshed Sweetpotatoes for the Natural Colorant Markets

  • Development of Grafting Technology to Improve Sustainability and Competitiveness of the U.S. Fruiting Vegetable Industry

  • A Novel Approach for Predicting Translational Efficiency for Recombinant Gene Expression

  • Improved Breeding and Variety Evaluation Methods to Reduce Acrylamide Content and Increase Quality in Processed Potato Products

  • Breeding and Seed Increase of Soybean for North Carolina State University


  • PANTALEON (MONTE ROSA-LA GRECIA), CHINANDEGA,
  • Evaluation of Canal Point (Cp) Cultivars for Yield Parameters and Disease Susceptibility in Nicaragua


  • RIO FARMS, INC., MONTE ALTO, TX
  • Evaluation of Sugarcane Cultivars for Yield Perimeters and Disease Susceptibility in Texas


  • RUTGERS, THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW JERSEY, NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ
  • Quality Assurance Services and Support for Ir-4 Minor Use Pesticides at State Facilities in New Jersey and Similar Locations


  • SAO PAULO STATE UNIVERSITY, SAO PAULO, SP,
  • Investigation of Biological Activities and Metabolism of Citrus Phytochemicals


  • SEJONG UNIVERSITY, SEOUL,
  • Joint Research and Development of Improved Types of Processed Vegetable Products by Combining U.S. and Korean Traditional Technology


  • SOUTH FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT, WEST PALM BEACH, FL
  • Melaleuca Eradication and Other Exotic Plants: Implement Biological Controls


  • SOUTHWEST FORESTRY UNIVERSITY, YUNNAN 650224,
  • Plant Germplasm and Technology Exchange Between the U.S. and China


  • SUGARCANE RESEARCH CENTER, NANNING, GUANGXI,
  • Sugarcane Development of Disease Resistant Cultivars


  • THE NEW ZEALAND INST FOR PLANT & FOOD RES LTD, AUCKLAND 1025,
  • Disruption of Fire Ant Foraging Through Global Distribution of the Fire Ant Recruitment Orientation Pheromone


  • THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY, COLUMBUS, OH
  • A Systems Approach to Managing Microbial Threats to Greenhouse Tomatoes


  • THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, UNIVERSITY PARK, PA
  • Predictive Modeling & Mitigation of Effects of Climate Change on Migration & Infestation Patterns of Semitropical/tropical Crop Pest Insects


  • THE UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA RESEARCH FOUNDATION, ATHENS, GA
  • Cooperative Research for Screening and Development of Wheat Germplasm with Improved Resistance to Stem Rust


  • TORREY PINES INSTITUTE FOR MOLECULAR STUDIES, PORT SAINT LUCIE, FL
  • Combinatorial Library Screening for Psyllid Disruption Molecules


  • TRUSTEES OF INDIANA UNIVERSITY, BLOOMINGTON, IN
  • Genomics and Single Nucleotide Polymorphism (Snp) Marker Discovery in Tropical and Subtropical Fruit Trees


  • U.S. POULTRY AND EGG ASSOCIATION, TUCKER, GA
  • Rapid Molecular Pathotyping of Major Salmonella Enterica Serotypes Based on Single-Nucleotide Polymorphisms (Snps) in the Adenylate Cyclas


  • UNITED SOYBEAN BOARD, CHESTERFIELD, MO
  • Development of High Yielding Soybeans with High-Oleic and Low-Linolenic, Low-Saturates Or High Stearic Fatty Acids in Seed Oil

  • Development of Soybeans with High Yield and Higher Seed Protein with Improved Amino Acid Composition and Low Phytate


  • UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS, FAYETTEVILLE, AR
  • Develop High-Yielding Mg4-6 Soybean Cultivars/ Germplasm with High Protein, Low Phytate, and Desirable Sugars for the Meal Market


  • UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS, DAVIS, CA
  • Improving Barley and Wheat Germplasm for Changing Environments


  • UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA, GAINESVILLE, FL
  • Development of Novel Insect Control Strategies Based on Rnai and Insect Deterrent Proteins for Insect Pests of Citrus

  • Pathogens of Invasive Insects

  • Collaborative Research on the Citrus Leafminer, Phyllocnistis Citrella

  • Exploring Avocado Variability for Laurel Wilt Resistance and Other Fruit Quality and Horticultural Traits for Production in East-Central Fl

  • Evaluation of Hlb/acp Resistance in Poncirus Trifoliata Hybrids and Assessment of DNA Markers and Possible Resistance Genes

  • Development of Cdna Microarrays for Gene Expression Research in Floricultural Crops

  • Functional Analysis and Manipulation of Antioxidant Gene Expression for Improved Fitness in Males Sterilized for Sterile Insect Technique

  • Collaborative Research on Transmission of Thrips-Vectored Vegetable Viruses

  • Chemical Ecology of the Mexican Bromeliad Weevil and Its Parasitoid, Lixadmontia Franki

  • Evaluation of Myb1a Gene Expression in Citrus

  • Development of Cp Sugarcane Cultivars for Florida

  • Nfca Between USDA-ARS and University of Florida, Ifas and Faes

  • Development and Implementation of New Control Strategies for Citrus Huanglongbing (Greening) Phase II

  • Semiochemical Methods to Control Insect Pests

  • Collaborative Research on Transmission of Insect-Vectored Vegetable Viruses


  • UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA, ATHENS, GA
  • Follow-On: Reducing Disease in Livestock

  • Pathogenic Characterization Newcastle Disease Virus Field Isolates

  • Alternatives to Organophosphate and Organocarbamate Insecticides in the Management of Thrips and Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus

  • Taking Advantage of Pest Ecology to Increase Sustainability of Vegetable Crop Production

  • Enhancing Natural Enemy Systems: Biocontrol Implementation for Peachtree Borers

  • Integrating Sunflower with Organic Grain Production in the Southeastern United States


  • UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA RESEARCH FOUNDATION INC, ATHENS, GA
  • Application of Molecular Technologies to Improve Conventional Breeding Efficiencies in Peanut and Warm Season Grasses

  • Pathogenesis of Selected Newcastle Disease Virus Field Isolates and Recombinants


  • UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE, KNOXVILLE, TN
  • Advanced Development and Implementation of Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation Technology As An Alternative to Methyl Bromide

  • Testing of Mbi-005 for Cut Flower Production


  • UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT TYLER, TYLER, TX
  • Virus of Hemipterans: Leafhoppers and Psyllids


  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN - MADISON, MADISON, WI
  • Development of a Novel Control Strategy for Thrips and Tospobiruses in Floral Crops


  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM, MADISON, WI
  • Bridging the Gap: Integrated Research and Extension in Support of Small Processors of Acidified Canned Foods


  • USA POULTRY & EGG EXPORT COUNCIL, STONE MOUNTAIN, GA
  • Thermal Inactivation of Infectious Bursal Disease Virus in Poultry Meat Products


  • USDA FOREST SERVICE, WASHINGTON, DC
  • Carbon Sequestration and Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Agroforestry/silvopasture Systems


  • USDA, NIFA, WASHINGTON, DC
  • Recombinant Newcastle Disease Vaccines: Risk for Recombination, Reversion to Virulence and Spread in Non-Target Species


  • VESTERGAARD FRANDSEN SA, LUSANNE,
  • Laboratory and Field Evaluation of Impregnated Materials for Management of Stable Flies Around Livestock Facilities


  • VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE AND STATE UNIV, BLACKSBURG, VA
  • Cooperative Development of Wheat Germplasm with Improved Rust Resistance


  • Last Modified: 10/1/2014
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