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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
Agave
Air
Alfalfa
Apple
Arboreta and botanical gardens
Atmosphere, general/other
Bacteria
Barley
Beans (dry)
Beans (fresh, fresh-processed)
Bedding/garden plants
Beef cattle, general/other
Beef cattle, live animal
Berries and cane fruits, other
Blueberry
Carrot
Chemurgic Crops
Cherry
Citrus, general/other
Climate
Cocoa
Coffee
Cole crops (includes cabbage, kale, broccoli, brussels sprouts, cauliflower,
Conifer forests of the West
Corn (for sweetcorn use 1480)
Cranberry
Cross-commodity research--multiple animal species
Cross-commodity research--multiple crops
Cucumber
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
Eggplant
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)
Grapefruit
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)
Insects
Meat, beef cattle
Meat, dairy cattle
Meat, swine
Meat-type chicken, live animal
Melons (includes cantaloupe, muskmelon, watermelon)
Microorganisms, general/other
Milk
Miscellaneous and new crops, general/other
Narcotic plants
Nematodes
Noncrop plant research
Onion, garlic, leek, shallot
Orange
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
Peach
Pear
Peppers
Pesticides (includes herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, etc.)
Plant research, general
Potato
Potted plants
Poultry meat
Poultry, general/other
Rangelands and grasslands, general
Raspberry
Remote sensing equipment and technology
Research equipment and methods, general/other
Rice
Sheep, live animal
Soft red wheat
Soil
Soil and land, general
Solanaceous and related crops, general/other (for potato use 1310)
Soybean
Spiders, mites, ticks, and other arthropods
Strawberry
Sugar beet
Sugar cane
Sunflower
Sweet potato
Swine, general/other
Swine, live animal
Tomato
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.
Viruses
Water resources
Watersheds
Weather
Weeds
Wetland and riparian systems
Wheat, other
Winter annual legumes (includes subterranean clover, arrowleaf clover)
Research Projects within Food (not readily associated with specific plant and animal products)
item Choline Content of Commonly Eaten Foods
item Co-sponsorship of a Two-Day Workshop on “DNA for Quality Control of Botanical Products”
item Coordination of Food Sample Preparation and Analytical Quality Assurance for USDA Contracts
item Coordination of Food Sample Preparation and Analytical Quality Assurance for USDA Contracts (CDC)
item Coordination of Food Sample Preparation and Analytical Quality Assurance for USDA Contracts (NCI)
item Coordination of Food Sample Preparation and Analytical Quality Assurance for USDA Contracts (ODS)
item Determination of Glucosinolates in Brassica
item Development of Databases on Food Composition (CDC)
item Development of Databases on the Bioactive Components of Food in the U.S.
item Development of Sampling Plans for Botanical Dietary Supplements
item Dietary Supplement Ingredient Database
item DNA Barcoded/Fingerprints, Chemical Fingerprints, and Metabolic Profiles for Botanical Supplements
item DNA Barcodes/Fingerprints, Chemical Fingerprints, and Metabolic Profiles for Botanical Supplements
item Flavonoid Content of Selected Dietary Supplements and Foods
item Food Buying Guide (FBG) for Child Nutrition Programs: Food Yield Studies
item Food Buying Guide for Child Nutrition Programs: Food Yield Studies
item Inter-laboratory Trial for Measurement of Parent Vitamin D and 25 (OH)D in Foods and Dietary Supplements
item Inter-laboratory Trial for Measurement of Parent Vitamin D and 25(OH) D in Foods and Dietary Supplements
item Metabolite Profiling and Chemical Fingerprinting Methods for Characterization of Foods, Botanical Supplements, and Biological Materials
item Metabolomic Methods for Plant and Animal Specimens
item Metabolomic Methods for Plant and Animal Specimens
item Metabolomic Profiles and Chemical Fingerprints for Black Cohosh and Echinacea
item Methods for Identification and Authentication of Botanical Supplements Using Spectral Fingerprints, DNA Barcodes,and Metabolite Profiles
item Modernization of USDA Nutrient Databases for Incorporation of Branded Food Label Composition Data from Industry
item Monitoring Sodium and Selected Nutrients in Food
item Monitoring Sodium and Selected Nutrients in Food
item Monitoring Sodium and Selected Nutrients in U.S. Foods
item Monitoring the Composition of Foods and Dietary Supplements in the United States
item National Food and Nutrient Analysis Program
item National Food and Nutrient Analysis Program
item Nutrient Composition of Meat and Meat Products
item Optimization of Sample Preparation for Analyses of Phenolic Compounds from Different Matrices
item Representative Sampling Plans and Pilot Study Planning for Botanical Ingredients for DSID Studies
item The National Food and Nutrient Analysis Program
item USDA Dietary Supplement Ingredient Database
item USDA Dietary Supplement Ingredients Program
item USDA National Nutrient Databank for Food Composition
item Use of Information Technologies for Dietary Composition and Survey Evaluations
item Vitamin K Analysis of Food and Dietary Supplements
Last Modified: 10/1/2014
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