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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
Annual grasses, other
Atmosphere, general/other
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
Citrus, general/other
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.)
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
Desert and semidesert shrub land and shinnery
Drainage and irrigation facilities and systems
Durum wheat
Edible tree nuts, general/other
Fiber crops, general/other
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
Grapes, other
Greens and leafy vegetables (includes endive, lettuce, spinach)
Hard red spring wheat
Hard red winter wheat
Hard white wheat
Herbaceous perennials and decorative greens
Herbs and spices
Honey bees
Horses, ponies, and mules
Individuals (as workers, consumers, members of society)
Leguminous vegetables, other
Long fiber cotton
Machinery and equipment
Meat-type chicken, live animal
Melons (includes cantaloupe, muskmelon, watermelon)
Microorganisms, general/other
Miscellaneous and new crops, general/other
Mountain grasslands, meadow, and alpine
Mushrooms and other edible fungi
Noncrop plant research
Oilseed and oil crops, general/other
Onion, garlic, leek, shallot
Ornamental trees and shrubs
Ornamentals and turf, general/other (includes cacti)
Other Pollinators
Other products of the forest
Pasture and forage crops, general/other
Peas (dry)
Peas (fresh, fresh-processed)
Perennial grasses, other
Pesticides (includes herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, etc.)
Potted plants
Poultry meat
Raisin grapes
Rangelands and grasslands, general
Rangelands, other
Remote sensing equipment and technology
Research equipment and methods, general/other
River basins
Rubber, gum, and resin plants, other
Sewage and waste disposal facilities and systems
Sheep, live animal
Soft red wheat
Soft white wheat (includes club, western)
Soil and land, general
Solar radiation
Spiders, mites, ticks, and other arthropods
Sugar beet
Sugar cane
Sugar crops, general/other
Swine, live animal
Table grapes
The farm as an enterprise
Trees, forests, and forest products, general
Tropical/subtropical fruit, general/other
Turf (includes bentgrass, bermudagrass, bluegrass, dichondra, fescue)
Upland cotton
Vegetables, general/other
Warm season perennial grasses (includes dallisgrass, bluestems)
Water resources
Watersheds and river basins, general
Wetland and riparian systems
Wheat, other
Wildlife and natural fisheries, general/other
Wine grapes
Research Projects within Wine grapes
item A Phage/prophage-Based Pcr System for Sensitive and Specific Detection of “candidatus Liberibacter Asiaticus and Spiroplasma
item Adding Value to Plant-Based Waste Materials Through Development of Novel, Healthy Ingredients and Functional Foods
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 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 Comet-Farm Specialty Crops
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 Deciphering the Effects of Grapevine Virus on Idaho Grape/wine Quality
item Definitively Identifying Ingestion Behaviors of Lygus Bugs on Susceptible and Resistant Cotton Plants
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 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 Germplasm with Resistance to Trunk Diseases
item Grapevine Transcriptomic Responses to Infection by Wood-Canker Diseases
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 Method Development for Automated, Real-Time Monitoring of Wine Grape Vine Water Stress for Use in Wireless Sensor-Based Irrigation Networks
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 Partnership in Support of USDA Climate Hubs and University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
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 Revealing the Epidemiology of Grapevine Red Blotch-Associated Virus, An Urgent Need for California Grape Growers
item Substrate-Borne Vibrational Signals in Intraspecific Communication of Glassy-Winged Sharpshooter
item Sustainable Vineyard Production Systems
item Therapy, Testing, Developing and Maintaining Clean Plants of the Major Berry Crops and Development of Improved Diagnostics.
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
Last Modified: 8/31/2015
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