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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
Air
Alfalfa
Almond
Annual grasses, other
Apple
Apricot
Atmosphere, general/other
Bacteria
Barley
Beans (dry)
Beans (fresh, fresh-processed)
Bedding/garden plants
Beef cattle, general/other
Beef cattle, live animal
Bees, honey, and other pollinators, general
Berries and cane fruits, other
Blueberry
Canola
Carrot
Castor
Cherry
Citrus, general/other
Climate
Coffee
Cole crops (includes cabbage, kale, broccoli, brussels sprouts, cauliflower,
Cool season perennial grasses (includes bluegrass, bromegrass, fescue)
Corn (for sweetcorn use 1480)
Cottonseed (for meal, oil, etc.)
Cranberry
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
Date
Deciduous and small fruits, general/other
Deciduous tree fruits, other
Desert and semidesert shrub land and shinnery
Drainage and irrigation facilities and systems
Durum wheat
Edible tree nuts, general/other
Eggs
Fiber crops, general/other
Filbert
Food (not readily associated with specific plant and animal products)
Forage legumes, other
Goats, meat and mohair
Grain crops, general/other (includes buckwheat, millet, triticale)
Grain sorghum
Grapefruit
Grapes, other
Greens and leafy vegetables (includes endive, lettuce, spinach)
Guayule
Hard red spring wheat
Hard red winter wheat
Hard white wheat
Herbaceous perennials and decorative greens
Herbs and spices
Honey bees
Hops
Horses, ponies, and mules
Individuals (as workers, consumers, members of society)
Insects
Kiwi
Land
Leguminous vegetables, other
Lemon
Lentil
Lesquerella
Long fiber cotton
Machinery and equipment
Mango
Meat-type chicken, live animal
Melons (includes cantaloupe, muskmelon, watermelon)
Microorganisms, general/other
Milk
Mint
Miscellaneous and new crops, general/other
Mountain grasslands, meadow, and alpine
Nectarine
Noncrop plant research
Oats
Oilseed and oil crops, general/other
Onion, garlic, leek, shallot
Orange
Ornamental trees and shrubs
Ornamentals and turf, general/other (includes cacti)
Other Pollinators
Other products of the forest
Oysters
Papaya
Pasture
Pasture and forage crops, general/other
Peach
Peanut
Pear
Peas (dry)
Peas (fresh, fresh-processed)
Perennial grasses, other
Pineapple
Pinyon-juniper
Plum
Potato
Potted plants
Poultry meat
Raisin grapes
Rangelands and grasslands, general
Rangelands, other
Rape
Raspberry
Remote sensing equipment and technology
Research equipment and methods, general/other
Rice
River basins
Rubber, gum, and resin plants, other
Rye
Sewage and waste disposal facilities and systems
Sheep, live animal
Soft red wheat
Soft white wheat (includes club, western)
Soil
Soil and land, general
Solar radiation
Soybean
Spiders, mites, ticks, and other arthropods
Strawberry
Sugar beet
Sugar cane
Sugar crops, general/other
Sunflower
Swine, live animal
Table grapes
The farm as an enterprise
Tomato
Trees, forests, and forest products, general
Tropical/subtropical fruit, general/other
Trout
Turf (includes bentgrass, bermudagrass, bluegrass, dichondra, fescue)
Upland cotton
Vegetables, general/other
Walnut
Warm season perennial grasses (includes dallisgrass, bluestems)
Water resources
Watersheds
Watersheds and river basins, general
Weather
Weeds
Wetland and riparian systems
Wheat, other
Wildlife and natural fisheries, general/other
Wine grapes
Research Projects within Wine grapes
item A Link Between Grapevine Bleeding and Budbreak, Shoot Growth, and Fruit Set: Causes and Consequences for Vinyard Management
item A phage/prophage-based PCR system for sensitive and specific detection of “Candidatus Liberibacter Asiaticus and Spiroplasma
item Advancing IPM in Floriculture Crops by Improving Plant Health and Increasing the Use of Natural Enemies
item Alternatives to Fumigating Greenhouses for Control of Soilborne Plant Pathogens
item An ARS Areawide Pest Management(AWPM) Program for Methyl Bromide Alternatives
item Anaerobic Soil Disinfestion Against Soilborne Phytopathogenic Agents
item Antibiotics and Their Biosynthetic Intermediates: Inter-cellular Chemical Messengers Mediating Genome-wide Transcriptional Effects in Soil
item ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF EMERGING STRAWBERRY PATHOGENS
item Biology and Spread of Grapevine Red Blotch-Associated Virus
item Breeding and Marker-assisted Selection for Pierce’s Disease Resistant Table and Raisin Grapes in California
item Canopy and Crop Load Management for Vine Balance and Fruit Quality in Wine Grapes
item Clonal Germplasm Research Phase V
item Contamination of Small Fruits and Wine by Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB)
item Crop Genetic Improvement and Crop Management in Irrigated Areas Affected by Salinity and Toxic Ions
item Cultivation and Characterization of "Candidatus Liberibacter Solanacearum"
item Definitively Identifying Ingestion Behaviors of Lygus Bugs on Susceptible and Resistant Cotton Plants
item DEMONSTRATION OF MEBR ALTERNATIVES PLUS HERBICIDES FOR BROAD-SPECTRUM PEST CONTROL IN OPEN-FIELD NURSERIES
item Developing a Site Selection Tool Using GIS and Grapes as a Model System
item Developing new extension tools for wood-canker diseases of grape that encourage adoption of preventative control practices in young vineyard
item DEVELOPING SUSTAINABLE VINEYARD WATER MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES FOR LIMITED AND IMPAIRED WATER SUPPLIES
item DEVELOPMENT AND USE OF METAGENOMIC APPROACHES TO ADDRESS CHALLENGING SOILBORNE DISEASE PROBLEMS IN HORTICULTURAL CROPS
item Document and Construction of a Production AC-DC EPG Monitor for Commercialization
item EDUCATIONAL OUTREACH FOR THE PACIFIC AREA-WIDE PEST MANAGEMENT PROGRAM FOR INTEGRATED METHYL BROMIDE ALTERNATIVES
item Elucidate Genetic Diversity of Grapevine Leafroll-associated Virus 3 for Managing Grapevine Leafroll Disease in PNW Vineyards
item Epidemiology and Management of Pierce's Disease and Other Maladies of Grape
item Epidemiology of the Grapevine Red Blotch-associated Virus in California Vineyards
item ESSENTIAL NEMATODE DATA TO ENABLE DECISION-MAKING BY PACIFIC NORTHWEST GRAPE GROWERS
item Exotic and Emerging Plant Diseases of Horticultural Crops
item Factors Affecting Wine Spoilage by Pediococcus spp.
item FUNCTIONAL ANALYSIS AND CONTROL OF VIRULENCE GENES OF CANDIDATUS LIBERIBACTER SOLANACEARUM ASSOCIATED WITH POTATO ZEBRA CHIP DISEASE
item Genetic Improvement and Virus Management of Small Fruit Crops
item Grapevine transcriptomic responses to infection by wood-canker diseases
item Herbicide Efficacy Studies in Ornamental and Vegetable Crops
item Identifying sources of resistance to wood-canker diseases in almond germplasm
item Identifying sources of resistance to wood-canker diseases in grape germplasm
item Identifying sources of resistance to wood-canker diseases in pistachio germplasm
item Identifying the economic factors that limit adoption of preventative control practices for wood-canker diseases
item Identifying the sociological factors that limit adoption of preventative control practices for wood-canker diseases
item Impact of Grapevine Viruses on Idaho Grape Quality
item Impact of Grapevine Viruses on Idaho Grape Quality
item Improved Strategies for Management of Soilborne Diseases of Horticultural Crops
item Improving the Quality of Grapes, Other Fruits, and their Products through Agricultural Management
item Infection Biology of Wood-Canker Pathogens of Grape
item Integrated Pest Management for Insect Pests of Horticultural Crops
item Integrated Strategies for Advanced Management of Fruit, Nut, and Oak Tree Diseases
item Integrated Water and Nutrient Management Systems for Sustainable and High-Quality Production of Temperate Fruit and Nursery Crops
item Interactions Between Brettanomyces bruxellensis and Wine Lactic Acid Bacteria
item Investigation on Evolution of Virulence in the Sudden Oak Death Pathogen, Phytophthora Ramorum
item Management of Genetic Resources & Associated Information for Grape, Tree Fruit, Tree Nut, & Other Specialty Crops to Mediterranean Climates
item Meeting the Challenge of Salinity: Evaluation of Selected Rootstocks for Response to Salinity
item Metabolomic Characterization of “Candiatus Liberibacter" Associated Citrus Huanglongbing and Potato Zebra Chip Diseases
item Native Habitat Restoration, Sustainable IPM and Beneficial Insect Conservation for Washington Viticulture
item NEW DETECTION, RESEARCH, AND EXTENSION TOOLS FOR MANAGING WOOD-CANKER DISEASES OF FRUIT AND NUT CROPS
item Non-proprietary Agreement between Fondazione Edmund Mach di San Michele all'Adige and USDA Agricultural Research Service
item NON-PROPRIETARY USER AGREEMENT BETWEEN UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, ARGONNE, LLC., AND USDA AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH SERVICE
item Optimization of Yeast Nutrient Additions Based on Must °Brix Concentrations and Lowering the Risk of Microbial Spoilage
item Pierce’s Disease Control Using Glassy-Winged Sharpshooter Biology: Exploiting Communication of the Vector
item Practical Applications of Stomatal Conductance to Efficient Irrigation and Water Management in Grapevine
item Precision Sub-Surface Irrigation to Regulate Wine Grape Physiology
item Production of Antibodies to Detect for Viruses from the Grapevine Leafroll Complex by Elisa
item Regulated Deficit Irrigation on Malbec and Syrah Grape and Wine Quality
item Research to Better Understand and Manage Vascular Disease and Drought by Looking at the Inner Workings of the Grapevine Vascular System
item Sustainable Vineyard Production Systems
item Use of Fining Techniques and Alternative Processing Strategies to Limit Brettanomyces Infections in Red Wines
item Use of Surface Renewal to Detect Water-Stress-Induced Changes in Daily Water Requirements in Vineyards
item Utilizing High Resolution Computed Tomography to Visualize Early Stages of Wood Canker Disease in Resistant and Susceptible Grapevines
item Wild Hosts and Biological Control of the Invasive Spotted Wing Drosophila
Last Modified: 12/19/2014
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