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E-Commerce Research for Confectionery Agricultural Products

To develop and implement an electronic business model for confectionery agricultural products. Project will feature initial investigation of current and developmental models for e-commerce and testing of a prototype model.

Project Number: 00-05-024
Funding Round: 1 (1999-2000)
Research Focus Area: Agricultural Business
ARI Member Campus: California State University, Chico
Director: Singh, Lal

Electric Rate Analysis in Conformance with SB 282

To conduct a comparison study of electricity rates for agriculture and other customer classes in California, and to compare agricultural electric rates in California with agricultural rates in other states. Results will aid in establishing strategies with which California agriculture can reduce electric service costs.

Project Number: 00-05-019
Funding Round: 1 (1999-2000)
Research Focus Area: Agricultural Business
ARI Member Campus: California State University, Chico
Director: Wallace, Henry N.

Butte County Noxious Weeds Database

To establish a GIS mapping database for noxious weeds in Butte County, California utilizing an existing California Department of Food and Agriculture database as a template for design.

Project Number: 01-05-029
Funding Round: 2 (2000-2001)
Research Focus Area: Biodiversity
ARI Member Campus: California State University, Chico
Director: Crabb, Charles

Enhancement of Plant Establishment in Restoration Sites

To investigate factors that are thought to be significant in successful establishment of native plants in riparian areas. These factors include irrigation management, browsing control, and weed control. Results could assist with more economical restoration of riparian lands.

Project Number: 00-05-009
Funding Round: 1 (1999-2000)
Research Focus Area: Biodiversity
ARI Member Campus: California State University, Chico
Director: Delwiche, Patricia A.

The Effects of Recently Introduced Plant Cultivar, Soil Nurtient Balance & Management Intensive Grazing on Production Levels of Annual Foothill Range, Year 2

To determine the effects of new cultivars, a balanced soil nutrient program and the use of MIG, separately, or in combination, on pasture production and carrying capacity of foothill range in annual grasslands of northern California.

Project Number: 02-05-026
Funding Round: 3 (2001-2002)
Research Focus Area: Production and Cultural Practices
ARI Member Campus: California State University, Chico
Director: Patton, Wes

Study of the Impact of Application of Liquid and Solid Food Processing Waste to Soil, Plants and Groundwater

To provide a more comprehensive evaluation of the impact of salt, nitrates, and organic contaminants from food processing waste on soil, plants, and water. Information gained should aid in disposal of waste materials without compromising soil, plant and water quality.

Project Number: 00-05-015
Funding Round: 1 (1999-2000)
Research Focus Area: Biodiversity
ARI Member Campus: California State University, Chico
Director: Singh, Lal

In-vitro Fertilization Within the Livestock Industry

To improve the success and economic benefit of biotechnology applications to the livestock industry. Specifically, the study will improve the pregnancy rate associated with transfer of embryos collected via traditional and non-traditional methods.

Project Number: 01-05-005
Funding Round: 2 (2000-2001)
Research Focus Area: Biotechnology
ARI Member Campus: California State University, Chico
Director: Daley, Cynthia

Effect and Utilization of Dairy Manure Compost as a Soil Suppressing Agent of Strawberry Fungus

To determine the effect of compost produced from livestock manure and rice straw on suppression of plant-based pathogens in straw-berries. Research will feature inoculation of soil with crown wilt and root rot type pathogens and assessment of plant growth and health.

Project Number: 00-05-004
Funding Round: 1 (1999-2000)
Research Focus Area: Biotechnology
ARI Member Campus: California State University, Chico
Director: Daley, Cynthia

Enhancement of a Model for Riparian Ecosystem Management

To complete modeling priorities of the Riparian Ecosystem Management Model (REMM) software program currently used for simulating hydrology, nutrient dynamics, plant growth, and erosion/sedimentation in streamside ecosystems, to enhance its effectiveness as a management tool.

Project Number: 00-05-021
Funding Round: 1 (1999-2000)
Research Focus Area: Natural Resources
ARI Member Campus: California State University, Chico
Director: Altier, Lee

The Control of Medusahead with Annual Burning, Soil Amendments, and Reseeding Yr. 1

To study the effects of soil amendments, fire regimes, and seeding mix on medusahead control and site restoration. Medusahead is a late-maturing winter annual grass. Its seedheads and seeds are physically noxious to livestock; its palatability is low because of high levels of silicon dioxide; and its decomposition rate is slow, resulting in the buildup of thick thatch layers.

Project Number: 00-05-011
Funding Round: 1 (1999-2000)
Research Focus Area: Natural Resources
ARI Member Campus: California State University, Chico
Director: Jansen, Henricus
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