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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Projects Subjects of Investigation at this Location
Each ARS research project has related subjects of investigation. Listed below are the subjects of investigation currently conducted at this location.

Clicking on a subject of investigation will list the research projects within that subject of investigation.

Subjects of Investigation
Arboreta and botanical gardens
Atmosphere, general/other
Beans (dry)
Beans (fresh, fresh-processed)
Bedding/garden plants
Beef cattle, general/other
Beef cattle, live animal
Berries and cane fruits, other
Chemurgic Crops
Citrus, general/other
Cole crops (includes cabbage, kale, broccoli, brussels sprouts, cauliflower,
Conifer forests of the West
Corn (for sweetcorn use 1480)
Cross-commodity research--multiple animal species
Cross-commodity research--multiple crops
Cucurbits, other (includes pumpkin, squash, gourd)
Cultured aquatic animals, general/other
Cut flowers, foliage, and greens
Dairy cattle, general/other
Dairy cattle, live animal
Deciduous and small fruits, general/other
Deciduous tree fruits, other
Durum wheat
Edible tree nuts, general/other
Egg-type chicken, live animal
Food (not readily associated with specific plant and animal products)
Fungi (includes yeast)
General Commodity
General technology
Goats, meat and mohair
Grain crops, general/other (includes buckwheat, millet, triticale)
Greens and leafy vegetables (includes endive, lettuce, spinach)
Hard red spring wheat
Hard red winter wheat
Herbaceous perennials and decorative greens
Honey bees
Horses, ponies, and mules
Individuals (as workers, consumers, members of society)
Meat, beef cattle
Meat, dairy cattle
Meat, swine
Meat-type chicken, live animal
Melons (includes cantaloupe, muskmelon, watermelon)
Microorganisms, general/other
Miscellaneous and new crops, general/other
Narcotic plants
Noncrop plant research
Ornamental trees and shrubs
Ornamentals and turf, general/other (includes cacti)
Other animals, general
Other cultured shellfish
Parks and urban green space
Pasture and forage crops, general/other
Pesticides (includes herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, etc.)
Plant research, general
Potted plants
Poultry meat
Poultry, general/other
Rangelands and grasslands, general
Remote sensing equipment and technology
Research equipment and methods, general/other
Sheep, live animal
Soft red wheat
Soil and land, general
Solanaceous and related crops, general/other (for potato use 1310)
Spiders, mites, ticks, and other arthropods
Sugar beet
Sugar cane
Sweet potato
Swine, general/other
Swine, live animal
Trees, forests, and forest products, general
Tropical/subtropical fruit, general/other
Turf (includes bentgrass, bermudagrass, bluegrass, dichondra, fescue)
Turkey, live animal
Vegetables, general/other
Viroids, mycoplasmas, spiroplasmas, etc.
Water resources
Wetland and riparian systems
Wheat, other
Winter annual legumes (includes subterranean clover, arrowleaf clover)
Research Projects within Greens and leafy vegetables (includes endive, lettuce, spinach)
item Development and Analysis of a Protocol to Assess Survival of Fecal Organisms in Agricultural Soils Amended with Raw Manure
item Development of a Real-Time in-Situ Evaluation Sensing System for Hazardous and Adulterated Food Materials
item Development of Novel Technologies to Reduce Chlorine Demand During Fresh-Cut Produce Wash Operation
item Development of Sensing and Instrumentation Technologies for Food Safety and Sanitation Inspection in Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Processing
item Evaluation and Maintenance of Flavor, Nutritional and Other Quality Attributes of Fresh and Fresh-Cut Produce
item Food Safety Control Improvement for Fresh Produce in Retail Display Cases
item Food Safety Risk for Leafy Greens and Tomatoes from Small Farm Environments Exposed to Manure Dust, Soil Amendments, Insects and Creek Water
item Glucosinolates-Derived Compounds As a Green Manure for Controlling Escherichia Coli O157:h7 and Salmonella in Soil
item Improving Food Quality and Shelf Life Through New Technology Development and Process Optimization in Supply Chain
item Improving the Safety and Post-Harvest Quality of Field Grown Organic Leafy Greens: Assessment of Good Agricultural/production Practices
item Microbial Ecology and Safety of Fresh Produce
item Novel Sanitizing Treatment of Fresh Produce to Inactivate Food-Borne Pathogens
item Plant Responses to Food-Borne Bacteria and Viruses and Mechanisms Used by Pathogens to Survive
item Produce Safety Research Collaboration with New Leaf Food Safety Solutions
item Reducing Pathogen Presence in Fresh-Cut Produce
item Reducing Pathogen Presence in Fresh-Cut Produce with Sanitizers
item Role of Bacterial Surface Appendages in Attachment and Internalization of Escherichia Coli O157:h7 on Organic Leafy Greens
item Spectral Imaging for Contaminant Detection on Fresh Food Produce
item Survival of Fecal Organisms and Indicators in Agricultural Soils Amended with Raw Manure
Last Modified: 8/27/2014
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