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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Laboratory Research

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Rose plant started as cells grown in a tissue culture Preparing a sawfly antenna for GC-EAD analysis Examining leaves for ticks N-glycans affect tomato ripening Thermal ionization mass spectrometry
Steam jet-cooking Fantesk Examining cultures of different root pathogens Determining bacterial contamination in alfalfa seeds Stomach tissue research for alkaloid transmission Genetic transformation of castor beans
Corn earworm pupae National Seed Storage Laboratory Gas chromatograph (GC) used for scent detection Celular model system that simulates digestion and nutrient absorption Chemist James Hill analyzing nutrients in shallow groundwater.
Chemist Chris Roager extracting nitrogen from soil Allergen-free latex products from guayule Dr. Christina Walters using a differential scanning calorimeter Shockwaves for meat tenderizing Automated poultry inspection
B vitamin folate for women Using liquid nitrogen for cryopreservation Examining T-cell proliferation cultures Soybean inoculation with Phytophthora sojae Gene mapping eastern gamagrass
Biopesticide use to control insects ARS scientists examine SEMs of white-speck neps Seed distribution / North Central Regional Plant Introduction Station Biocontrol of pernicious weeds Scientists prepare shredded carrots and other fresh-cut produce for automated measurement of respiration rate and ethylene production.
Green dye measures flow velocity Cotton ginning Microbial analysis of beef Fungal sample collection Rexroad inspects cattle cells
Plastic production from vegetable oil Leafy spurge for biocontrol MRI for fat-to-lean research Analyzing soil microbial activity Africanized bee DNA
Wind tunnel / Soil erosion research Futuristic peach and apple "orchards" Honeybee DNA Livestock DNA sequences Biological technician artificially infects a mango with a fruit fly larva
A maze of hoses delivers precise CA gas mixtures to stored fruit. Analyzing fruit color, etc. Grafting sweetpotato germplasm Soybean inspection Soil analysis / Sycamore Creek
Insect metabolic studies Radioimmunoassay test Biological control of whitefly SEM imaging Cotton fiber spooling
Analyzing hybrid corn samples    

Treated and untreated salmonella enteritidis Phomopsis mold National Parasite Collection National Parasite Collection Spraying a plant fungus that is harmless to humans
Studying laboratory grown fungal cultures Paecilomyces fumosoroseus fungus Pin inoculation / Bacillus thuringiensis Working with scanning electron microscopes Scanning electron microscopy
E. coli O157:H7 research E. coli bacteria Using an atomic absorption spectrophotometer Predicting beef carcass composition Ground beef fat analysis
DNA to sort livestock sperm Embryo implantation DNA sequence of Brucella vaccine Bovine rhinotracheitis virus Human nutrition research
Total lipid & fatty acid composition Carbonated milk production Chemical extraction Enzyme extraction Analyzing rice texture data
Alderman and Pfender look at rust resistance Watershed/WEPP interface on PC Nuna beans New Mid-Oleic Sunflower Hydrids Automated poultry inspection
Testing the attraction of yellowfever mosquitoes to humans Ink from soybean oil Mycoparasites cultures used to identify antifungal chemicals Checking corn fiber oil sample Tallow-based soap
Observing the behavior of a sow and her litter

Last Modified: 11/27/2013
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