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Dennis Albert
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  1. Development of regional landscape ecosystem classifications based on abiotic factors to aid in the inventory, study, and management of biota.
  2. The use of landscape approaches to understand natural processes and disturbance regimes, as well as land-management, restoration, and...
Nahla Bassil
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541-738-4214
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Plant Geneticist

David Bryla
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541-738-4094
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Priyadarshini C...
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  • Apiculture and Pollination Biology
  • Molecular Entomology: Insect Physiology / Proteomics / Metabolomics / Lipidomics / Functional Biology
  • Ecotoxicology and Molecular Ecology
  • Neuroethology in insects
  • Zoology

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Man Yeon Choi
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Research interests are focused on insect neurohormones, Receptors, Bioactive peptides, Receptor-i, RNAi, and Chemical ecology for Arthropod pests. 

  1. Insect neuropeptides (NPs), G-protein coupled receptors (GPCRs), and receptor interference (Receptor-i) to...
Michael Dumelle
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Michael Hardigan
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Joe Hull
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Kim Hummer
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541-738-4201
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Fruit, nut, and specialty crop genetics

Clive Kaiser
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541-938-5597
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Temperate fruit, wine grape and vegetable research & Extension in Umatilla County, eastern Oregon.

Prevention of Sweet Cherry Fruit Cracking using SureSeal, an Organic Biofilm

Due to high labor costs in the Pacific Northwest, when rain-induced fruit...

Jana Lee
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Our team studies arthropod pests of small fruits and ornamental crops.  We focus on biologically-based approaches such as biological control (predators, parasitoids), characterizing host susceptibility, and behavioral manipulation to control these pests.

Rachel Leisso
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Claire Luby
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Ruth Martin
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541-738-4174
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Molecular Biologist

Clint Mattox
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research alternative methods of controlling turfgrass diseases, notably Microdochium patch on Poa annua putting greens

Lauri Reinhold
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Dalila Rendon
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  • Biological and cultural control of horticultural pests
  • Tree fruit and berry entomology
  • Predator-prey interactions and arthropod food webs
  • Ecology of natural enemies
  • Invasive species (Drosophila suzukii, Helicoverpa armigera)
Hannah Rivedal Hannah Rivedal
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As a USDA-ARS Research Plant Pathologist, my research program focuses on finding solutions to plant pathology challenges facing the forage seed, grass seed, and hemp industries of the Pacific Northwest. In particular, identifying strategies for early and accurate disease diagnosis and...

Carolyn Scagel
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541-738-4063
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Paul Schreiner
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541-738-4084
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My research explores biotic and abiotic components of vineyard ecosystems to develop sustainable practices that promote plant and soil health and improve fruit quality. My laboratory addresses both fundamental and applied aspects of plant nutrient physiology emphasizing the role of roots,...