GLOBAL is a five-year $3.2 million project funded by USDA
. The project title is "Risk assessment and eradication of Globodera
spp. in U.S. production of potato", with research focused on the potato cyst nematodes Globodera pallida
(pale cyst nematode), G. rostochiensis
(golden nematode), and the related species G. ellingtonae
that has recently been found in Oregon and Idaho. GLOBAL stands for "Globodera Alliance", a group of 17 research, extension, and education professionals, located in Idaho, Oregon, New York, Canada, Scotland, and France. GLOBAL members include faculty from the University of Idaho, Oregon State University, Cornell University, US Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, The James Hutton Institute, and the French National Institute for Agricultural Research.