Rapid Agricultural Response Fund 2014-2015 Projects

Project LeaderProject Title
Robert BlanchetteRapid Diagnostic Methods to Combat a New Disease of Conifer Trees in Minnesota: Heterobasidion Root Rot causing Circles of Death
Jim CollinsDevelopment of a Rapid, High Throughput Real-time RT-PCR Diagnostic Tool and Complete Genome Characterization of US Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus
Jim CollinsIdentifying the genetic diversity of swine group B and C rotaviruses: Steps Toward Developing a Universal Rotavirus B / C Subunit Vaccine
Ruth Dill-MackyBacterial Leaf Streak of Wheat and Barley
Connie GebhartAnalysis of Virulence-Associated Genes in Known and Novel Brachyspira Species to Develop Pathogen-Specific Diagnostic Assays
Jeffrey GunsolusCrop Rotation Strategies for Management of Glyphosate-Resistance Weeds
George HeimpelExperimental releases of a Newly-Approved Asian Biological Control Agent of the Soybean Aphid
Bradley HeinsIntegration of Renewable Energy Technologies to 'Green' Energy Consumed in Dairy and Swine Production Systems
Bill HutchisonPopulation Dynamics of Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD) in Minnesota: Predicting and Examining the Geographic Spread of an Invasive Fruit Pest
Timothy JohnsonRole of the Bacterial Microbiome in Optimal Commercial Turkey Production
Robert KochInsecticide Resistance Management (IRM) in Minnesota Soybean
Dean MalvickAdvancing Knowledge to Manage Goss's Wilt of Corn, a New Disease in Minnesota
Marla SpivakResponding to an S.O.S. from the Commercial Beekeeping Industry
Zheng XingIdentification, Culture and Virulence Studies of Heartland Virus-like Bunyaviruses in Minnesota Food Animals