The California State University Agricultural Research Institute (ARI) is a comprehensive applied agricultural and environmental research program joining the California State University's (CSU) four colleges of agriculture and the state's agriculture and natural resources industries and allied business communities.

The ARI fosters the development and evaluation of new and promising technologies that have the potential for improving food safety, environmental stewardship, economic performance, and long-term sustainability of California's agriculture industry. ARI projects and programs build upon a successful record of past applied research accomplishments and augment, enhance, and extend the basic research conducted by the nation's land grant universities.

ARI Administration
California Polytechnic State University
Attn: Dr. Mark Shelton, Executive Director
One Grand Avenue
Building 11-211
San Luis Obispo, CA 93407-0250
Featured Project
A Whole-Genome Approach to Marker Discovery in Lettuce To Improve Nutrient Quality and Shelf Life

1. Test chip design and hybridization reproducibility using cRNA or genomic DNA derived from the parents of the genetic lines used in the Still laboratory. 2. Identification and statistical analysis of single feature polymorphisms. 3. Sequence co ... more
Featured Project Director
Mr. Diganta Adhikari
Research Associate
Center for Irrigation Technology, CSUF

Expertise: Automation, System Design, Irrigation Scheduling, Evapotranspiration(ET) based system design, Database Management and Telemetry.

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