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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
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 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
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
Fertilizers
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
Mushrooms and other edible fungi
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
Pesticides (includes herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, etc.)
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
Salmon
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 Potato
item Advanced Breeding Line Evaluation, Testing and Hygienic Seed Multiplication of Potato for the Pacific Northwest
item Assessing feeding deterrence of potato Psyllid to prevent Zebra chip transmission
item Assessing Tolerance of Zebra Chip Disease in Potato Varieties with Low Reducing Sugar Content
item Bacterial Rot of Potato: Improved Detection of Latent Infections of the Causal Organism Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. sepedonicus
item Bacterial Rot of Potato: Improved Detection of Latent Infections of the Causal Organism Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. sepedonicus
item Bio-Rational Approaches to Manage Insect Pests of Potato Crops
item Biological and Economic Impacts of Emerging Potato Tuber Necrotic Viruses and the Development of Comprehensive and Sustainable Management Practices
item Biology and Management of Zebra Chip Disease
item Bioproducts from Agricultural Feedstocks
item Bittersweet Nightshade and Matrimony Vine as Sources of Potato Psyllid and Liberibacter in Potato Fields
item Breeding for Resistance Against Root-Knot Nematode in Potato
item Breeding of Litchi Tomato and Identification of Susceptible Segregants for Genomic Studies
item Characterization of Mechanisms Regulating Nutritional Content and Quality of Specialty and Processing Potatoes
item Cold-hardiness of Potato Psyllid Under Washington State Conditions: Implications of Host Plant, Psyllid Genetic Type, and Infection Status
item Collaborative Potato Research Between Scientists of the ARS Potato Breeding and Genetics Program and the Gansu Academy of Agricultural Sciences
item Comparative Biology of Potato Psyllid Haplotypes and Implications for Northwest Potato Growers
item Defining, Measuring, and Mitigating Attributes that Adversely Impact the Quality and Marketability of Foods
item Determining Factors that Regulating Nutritional Content, Yield, and Seed Quality of Specialty and Processing Potatoes
item Developing Elite Sets of PVY Resistant Parents for Eastern Market Needs in US Potato Breeding Programs
item Developing Elite Sets of PVY Resistant Parents for Midwestern Market Needs in US Potato Breeding Programs
item Developing Methods to Eradicate PCN
item Developing Potatoes with Superior Disease Resistance and Phytonutrients
item Developing Resistance to Potato Cyst Nematode as a Tool for Eradication
item Development and Breeding of Litchi Tomato as a Trap Crop to Eradicate Pale Cyst Nematode
item Development of a Biocontrol Srategy for Reducing or Eliminating Potato Zebra Chip using Streptomyces
item Development of Molecular Markers Linked to Columbia Root-Knot Nematode Tuber Resistance from Solanum tuberosum L. clone PA99N82-4
item Development of Molecular Markers to Quantify Resistance Gene Dosage in Potato
item Digestion Process for Converting Agricultural Byproducts, and Municipal Solid Wastes into Bioenergy
item Eradication of Soil Pests and Pathogens by Cultivation of Non-Hosts
item Exploring Strategies to Control Potato Cyst Nematode
item Hatching Factors and Trap Crops to Assist in the Eradication of Potato Cyst Nematode
item Host-Specific Molecular Genetic Tools for Development of Disease-Resistant Crops
item Identification and Characterization of Host Plant Resistance to Zebra Chip Disease from Species-Derived Potato Germplasm
item Identification and Characterization of Host Plant Resistance to Zebra Chip Disease from Species-Derived Potato Germplasm
item Identification and Characterization of Host Plant Resistance to Zebra Chip Disease from Species-derived Potato Germplasm
item Identification of New Sources of Resistance and Development of Resistant and Tolerant Potato Varieties to Zebra Chip Disease
item Identification of SNP Markers Associated with Beneficial Processing Traits in Potato
item Improved Breeding and Variety Evaluation Methods to Reduce Acrylamide Content and Increase Quality in Processed Potato Products
item Improved Breeding and Variety Evaluation Methods to Reduce Acrylamide Content and Increase Quality in Processed Potato Products
item Long Term Site for Foundation Seed Potato Increase
item Management of Potato Psyllid and Zebra Chip Disease
item Monitoring Potato Psyllid Populations and Liberibacter in the Pacific Northwest
item Novel Eradication Strategies for Pale Cyst Nematode
item PCN Eradication Strategies
item Potato Genetic Improvement for Western U.S. Production
item Potato Germplasm Improvement for Disease Resistance and Superior Nutritional Content
item Production of Environmentally Friendly PHA Biopolymers from Waste BioGas Derived from Agriculturally-Derived Solid Waste Streams
item Proof of Concept Testing of PVY Resistance Exploiting Factor 4E(EIF4E) Over-expression: Targeting Key Varieties in the Industry
item Screening of Potato Germplasm for Genetic Resistance to the Potato Mop-Top Virus
item Technical Assistance to the Eradication of Potato Cyst Nematode in the State of Idaho
item Testing of Advanced Potato Germplasm for Agronomic, Storage, and Processing Quality Characteristics
item Testing of Advanced Potato Germplasm for Biotic and Abiotic Resistances, Yield and Profitability Components
item Testing of Potato Genotypes for Utilization by Industry in Washington State
item The Role of Host Resistance of Potato, Rotation and Trap Crops in Controlling Soilborne Pests and Pathogens of Potato
item Two Invasive Weeds as a Winter 'Bridge' for Potato Psyllid in Growing Regions of Washington, Idaho, and Oregon
item Two Invasive Weeds as a Winter 'Bridge' for Potato Psyllid in Growing Regions of Washington, Idaho, and Oregon
item Zebra Chip and Potato Exports: Pest Delimitation and Vector/pathogen Biology Impacting Trade to the Pacific Rim
Last Modified: 7/30/2015
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