Rapid Agricultural Response Fund 2014-2015 Projects

Project Leader Project Title
Robert Blanchette Rapid Diagnostic Methods to Combat a New Disease of Conifer Trees in Minnesota: Heterobasidion Root Rot causing Circles of Death
Jim Collins Development of a Rapid, High Throughput Real-time RT-PCR Diagnostic Tool and Complete Genome Characterization of US Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus
Jim Collins Identifying the genetic diversity of swine group B and C rotaviruses: Steps Toward Developing a Universal Rotavirus B / C Subunit Vaccine
Ruth Dill-Macky Bacterial Leaf Streak of Wheat and Barley
Connie Gebhart Analysis of Virulence-Associated Genes in Known and Novel Brachyspira Species to Develop Pathogen-Specific Diagnostic Assays
Jeffrey Gunsolus Crop Rotation Strategies for Management of Glyphosate-Resistance Weeds
George Heimpel Experimental releases of a Newly-Approved Asian Biological Control Agent of the Soybean Aphid
Bradley Heins Integration of Renewable Energy Technologies to 'Green' Energy Consumed in Dairy and Swine Production Systems
Bill Hutchison Population Dynamics of Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD) in Minnesota: Predicting and Examining the Geographic Spread of an Invasive Fruit Pest
Timothy Johnson Role of the Bacterial Microbiome in Optimal Commercial Turkey Production
Robert Koch Insecticide Resistance Management (IRM) in Minnesota Soybean
Dean Malvick Advancing Knowledge to Manage Goss's Wilt of Corn, a New Disease in Minnesota
Marla Spivak Responding to an S.O.S. from the Commercial Beekeeping Industry
Zheng Xing Identification, Culture and Virulence Studies of Heartland Virus-like Bunyaviruses in Minnesota Food Animals