Crops Grants

ID Title Principal Investigator(s)
181 Impact of manure-derived fertilizers on bacterial community and antibiotic resistance genes in Washington red raspberry fields Zhu, M.
180 Can lignin degrading organisms reduce Verticillium wilt in pumpkin cropping systems? Tymon, L
174 Development of a USDA NIFA SCRI proposal to combat onion bacterial diseases across the US du Toit, L.
170 Methods for Practical Field Selection of Honey Bee Colonies, and the Rearing of Queens and Drones Lawrence, T.
169 Capturing drought-avoidance genotypes using peroxisome proliferation readout Smertenko, A.
166 Increasing legume nodulation for improved symbiotic nitrogen fixation Kahn, M.
165 From Ground to Glass: Evaluation of unique barley varieties for western Washington craft malting, brewing and distilling Bramwell, S.
163 Building soil quality, enhancing soil microbial function, and alleviating chlorosis in Concord grapes with inter-row cover crops Sullivan, T.
159 Strip tillage and cover cropping for enhanced water use efficiency in western Washington organic vegetable farms Collins, D.
158 Rapid Evaluation of Winter Wheat Residue Decomposition Potential Carter, A.
152 WSU Plasticulture website development Cowan, J.
150 Determining the Effect of Biodegradable and Living Mulches on Annual Weeds and and Growth of Newly-planted Blueberry Miller, T.
148 Breeding colored wheat and barley for nutrition and novelty for low-input integrated farms Jones, S.
145 Bi-Functional Crops: Fall-sown cool season grain legumes provide cover crop attributes Guy, S.
143 The Search for Acid-tolerant Rhizobia to Improve Pulse Production Carpenter-Boggs, L.
142 Garden-based STEM nutrition and biology K-12 curriculum to increase pulse consumption Miles, C.
140 Cascadia Grains Conference and Growing Grains Extension Publication Patzek, L.
138 Monitoring Uptake of Legume N by Apple Trees Using Nitrogen Isotope Discrimination Granatstein, D.
134 Introducing Organic Quinoa Production Systems in the Palouse Reganold, J.
133 Beyond beef and barley soup: Development of nutritionally dense, hulless food barley varieties for organic farmers Murphy, K.
130 International Quinoa Research Symposium Murphy, K.
129 Cascadia Grains Conference Patzek, L.
128 Online Training Module for Grafting Vegetable Transplants Miles, C.
127 Agroecological Assessment of Farming in the Rural-Urban Interface: Building Resiliency in Regional Food Systems Ostrom, M.
123 Production Cost Estimation of Establishing a Cider Apple Orchard in Washington State Miles, C.
121 Using the BioIntensive Technique of Intercropping Teff (Eragrostis tef) into Timothy to Improve the Economic Sustainability of Timothy Norberg, S.
120 Interrow cultivation and intercropping for organic transition in dryland crop production systems Burke, I.
116 Planning for a Phase II SCRI grant proposal on ‘Utilization and Versatility of Biodegradable Agricultural Materials in Specialty Crop Production’ Koenig, R.
Miles, C.
112 Developing adapted varieties and optimal management practices for quinoa in diverse environments across Washington State Murphy, K.
111 Increasing local dry bean production and markets through on-farm variety trials and nutrition education Betz, D.
Miles, C.
110 Combined Soil Quality Workshops for Irrigated Ag McGuire, A.
106 Workshops: Tomato Grafting Techniques for Soil-Borne Disease Resistance Miles, C.
103 Development of winter pea lines for intercropping purposes Hulbert, S.
102 Developing research information to evaluate camelina and canola in a livestock feeding system Llewellyn, D.
101 The potential for data-based irrigation management adoption to improve the sustainability of water and nitrogen resources Brady, M.
097 Choosing and managing cover crops to improve weed management in reduced tillage organic vegetable production Cogger, C.
096 Evaluating Apple Varieties for Hard Cider Production Miles, C.
094 Evaluating yields and profitability of small-scale organic and biointensive vegetable production in Washington Young, D.
093 Intercropping, Precision Weed Management, and Pea Breeding for Organic and Conventional Cropping Systems Fuerst, P.
090 Closing the Gap: Organic Wheat Variety Release in Eastern Washington Murphy, K.
089 Health Benefits of Conventional, Organic and No-till Whole Wheat Baik, B.-K.
Fuerst, P.
086 Tillage reduction and cover cropping for enhanced soil quality and weed management in western Washington organic vegetable farms (OREI) Collins, D.
084 Sustainable Farming of Woodland Crops Murray, T.
082 Biennial Canola for Forage and Ecosystem Improvement in Dryland Cropping Systems Kincaid, R.
081 Local and landscape-scale conservation of beneficial predators in Columbia Basin Potato Crops Snyder, W.
080 Evaluation and development of buckwheat and quinoa as alternative small grains for Washington State organic farmers and consumers Jaeckel, B.
Murphy, K.
078 Alternative Forage and Fodder Crops for Livestock Production Benedict, C.
Corbin, A.
077 Development of Economic and Environmental Life Cycle Analysis Tool for the Assessment of Nitrogen Fertilizers in Apple-Tree Fruit Industry Stockle, C.
Zaher, U.
076 Vegetable grafting for Verticillium dahliae resistance Miles, C.
087 Forecasting Late Blight for Northwestern Washington Organic Potato Production Inglis, D.
075 Quantifying biological control of pear psylla in a cover crop system Horton, D.
063 Plant Breeding for Organic Agriculture Extension Course Jones, S.
062 Low Disturbance Weed Control in Organic Dryland Cropping Systems Fuerst, P.
059 Identification of Root Disease-Causing Organisms and Their Management in Washington Raspberries Walters, T.
057 Regional Food Distribution System Enhancement Project Saez, H.
055 Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of Wheat Grown in Washington State Ostrom, M.
054 Evaluating Soils Receiving Multiple Green Manures for Suppression of Verticillium dahliae McGuire, A.
053 Wheat Quality in Organic and Conventional Dryland Cropping Systems Fuerst, P.
052 Evaluation of Wheat Varieties for Mutualism with Endomycorrhizal Fungi to Improve Phosphorus Uptake Campbell, K.
050 Integrating low-disturbance organic grain and livestock production Carpenter-Boggs, L.
049 Evaluating and Developing Varieties for Organic Systems in Western Washington Jones, S.
047 Assessing effects of an alfalfa cover crop on biological control and tree nutrition in organic pear orchards Jones, V.
046 Growing nitrogen in the organic orchard Davenport, J.
045 Evaluation of seed treatments for organic vegetable production in the Pacific Northwest du Toit, L.
031 Cover Crops for Organic Weed Control Cogger, C.
044 Market Price Analysis for Washington Organic Apples and Pears Wang, H.
043 Evaluation of seed and drench treatments for organic production Carpenter-Boggs, L.
du Toit, L.
024 Economics of BIOAg Painter, K.
023 Production and quality of winter grown organic vegetables in Washington Koenig, R.
Miles, C.
021 Strategies to Achieve Ecological and Economic Goals in the Transition Phase of Eastern Washington Organic Dryland Grain Production Fuerst, P.
Koenig, R.
019 Legume Data Mining Pan, B.
018 Winter Canola as a Rotation Crop in the Low and Intermediate Rainfall Regions of the Inland Pacific Northwest. Schillinger, B.
016 Control of Xanthomonas in Cabbage Seed Carpenter-Boggs, L.
015 Nitrogen Supply and Partitioning in Managed Understories of Organic Apples Reganold, J.
014 Evaluating vegetable varieties for organic systems Miles, C.
011 Cover Crops for Weed Management in Organic and Transition Systems Cogger, C.
008 Evaluating and developing varieties for organic systems Jones, S.
005 Organic Transition Rotations for Northwestern Washington Inglis, D.
Miller, T.
004 Understory Management in Organic Tree Fruits and Other Woody Perennials Granatstein, D.
002 Weed Management in organic dryland spring wheat Gallagher, R.
001 Organic Seed Production and Quality Jones, S.