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Research Projects Database

The Food Safety Research Information Office (FSRIO) operates the Research Projects Database (RPD). The RPD tracks food safety research that is funded by FSRIO-partner agencies (identified as Funding Sources below). The funding agencies are listed in the order of funded projects. The RPD is also searchable by the Category of the funded projects and the primary Commodity group of the funded project.

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Recent Projects

1) Identify best practices for growers using biocontrol for pests attacking high tunnel vegetable crops. This includes evaluating the efficacy of potential biocontrols in early spring high tunnels.2) Identify best practices for growers using…
1. To study the effects of plasticulture technologies on: a) microenvironmental modification and heat stress amelioration, b) plant physiological responses and fruit yield and quality, c) the interaction among plants, insects and pathogens in…
This project is framed by three research objectives, one education objective, and one extension objective:Objective 1. Quantify the effects of biomulch properties and compost top-dressings on agronomic performance in organic spinach and carrot…
The overall goal of this project is to reduce the fat uptake in fried fish and chicken by developing a new frying medium and simultaneously enhance the quality and safety of the products during storage time.The specific objectives of this study are…