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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

The long-term goal of this project is to contribute to U.S. agriculture through the development of elite sweet corn germplasm. With thisgoalin mind, we propose to join forces and put forward a multi-institution hybrid breeding program for sweet corn…
Abstract Foodborne illnesses are a growing concern within the United States, North Carolina andDavidson County and will likely continue to increase unless proper methods for addressing thefive risk factors are developed to decelerate progression.…
The objective of this project is to develop new sweetpotato varieties for processing frozen food products with improved quality and nutritional value.
X. campestris pv. campestris, one of the most important brassica diseases worldwide, causes black rot, particularly on B. oleracea, where resistance is rare. This multidisciplinary project draws upon risk assessment, pathology, bioinformatic,…
Examine the impact of relationships between recent fluctuations in capital and commodity markets and the performance, management, and regulation of agricultural financial institutions. Evaluate the management strategies, capital needs, and policies…