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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) Measure a wide range of physiological traits and yield components in 300 genotypes of common bean with known genealogy as part of a MAGIC population and 20 genotypes of tepary bean, in the field under two irrigation treatments (well-watered and…
The overarching goal of this project is to use proprioception, localized sensing, and observed forces to develop robust, autonomous fruit picking methods. The proposed project has the following set of objectives:1. Create an extended manipulation…
In order to tackle some of the prime societal challenges of this century, science has to urgently provide effective tools addressing the redesign of chemical value chains through the exploitation of novel, bio-based raw materials, and the discovery…
The long-term goal is to develop science-based innovative microwave-assisted frying technologies that allow better control of fluid and species transport processes inside the food matrix. Specific goals of the project are:1. To develop a microwave-…
The main goal of this project is to establish a well-validated high-throughput protocol for nematode diagnostics that provides accurate species and subspecies resolution, is broad in its taxonomic coverage, is expedient relative to current low-…