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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
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 Desert and semidesert shrub land and shinnery
item A SYSTEMS APPROACH TO SEEDLING ESTABLISHMENT ON DEGRADED RANGELAND: MANAGING ECOLOGICAL PROCESSES DRIVING RECRUITMENT BOTTLENECKS
item A SYSTEMS APPROACH TO SEEDLING ESTABLISHMENT ON DEGRADED RANGELAND: MANAGING ECOLOGICAL PROCESSES DRIVING RECRUITMENT BOTTLENECKS
item A Systems Approach to Seedling Establishment on Degraded Rangeland: Managing Ecological Processes Driving Recruitment Bottlenecks
item A Systems Approach to Seedling Establishment on Degraded Rangeland: Managing Ecological Processes Driving Recruitment Bottlenecks (ADLER)
item A Systems Approach to Seedling Establishment on Degraded Rangeland: Managing Ecological Processes Driving Recruitment Bottlenecks (BRUNSON)
item A systems approach to seedling establishment on degraded rangeland:managing ecological processes driving recruitment bottlenecks (UNR LEGER)
item Acquiring and Integrating Big Data into ARS Models to Assess Historical Hydro-climatic Trends and Projected Climate Impacts at LTAR Locations
item Ameriflux Core Site: Santa Rita Mesquite Savanna
item ARS Research Sheep Grazing - USDA ARS U.S. Sheep Experient Station and the USDA Forest Service Caribou-Targhee National Forest Agreement
item ARS Support to National Burned Area Emergency Response Agencies Through use of the Automated Geospatial Watershed Assessment (AGWA) Tool
item ARS-Tucson IAG for RHEM and Remote Sensing Products
item ARS-Tucson IAG for RHEM and Remote Sensing Products
item Assessing and Monitoring of Biodeversity Metrics at Multiple Scales in the Southwest to Support the Conservation Effects Assessment Project
item Assessing Cumulative Effects in the South Platte River Basin Using Future Growth Scenarios
item Assessing the Effectiveness of Conservation Practices on Rangelands
item Assessing the Effects of Climate Change on Environmental Variables, Biodiversity, Invasive Species, and Nutrient Cycling in Semiarid Shrublands
item Assessment, Conservation and Management of Rangelands in Transition
item Automated Geospatial Watershed Assessment (AGWA) to Aid in Sustaining Military Mission and Training
item Automated Geospatial Watershed Assessment (AGWA) to Aid in Sustaining Mlitary Mission and Training
item Automated Geospatial Watershed Assessment to Aid Military Mission and Training
item CEAP Tool Development for Great Basin Rangelands
item COLLECTION AND EVALUATION OF PLANT MATERIALS FOR RANGELANDS OF THE INTERMOUNTAIN REGION OF THE WESTERN U.S.
item Conservation Effects Assessment Project-Grazinglands (Boise 2012)
item Continental Divide Cooperative Weed Management Area Agreement
item Control of Toxic Lupines in a Mountain Big Sagebrush Community
item Cooperative Science & Management Program Between the BLM Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area & the USDA/ARS
item Desatoya Mountains Project and the Porter Canyon Experimental Watershed
item Develop Improved Plant Genetic Resources to Enhance Pasture and Rangeland Productivity in the Semiarid Regions of the Western U.S.
item Developing an Understanding of Soil and Forage Selenium Concentrations and the Effect of Selenium Concentration on Feed Preference by Elk
item Developing Ecological Site Description State and Transitions Models for Great Basin Rangeland Plant Communities
item DEVELOPMENT AND UTILIZATION OF GENETIC MARKERS AND MAPS FOR BREEDING PERENNIAL FORAGE, RANGE, AND TURF PLANTS OF THE WESTERN U.S.
item Development and Validation of a HPLC-esi(+) MS-based Analysis of Toxic DHPAs and Their N-Oxides in Petasites spp. and Related Dietary Supplements
item Development of a Decision-support System for the Ecologically-based Management of Cheatgrass- and Medusahead-infested Rangeland
item DEVELOPMENT OF COOL-SEASON GRASS FOR USE IN DRYLAND SEMIARID GROWING ENVIRONMENTS IN THE U.S. AND P.R. CHINA
item Development of Improved Grass and Legume Germplasm and Management Technologies for Use in Irrigated and Non-Irrigated Pastures
item DEVELOPMENT OF NOVEL COOL-SEASON GRASSES AND LEGUMES FOR USE IN IRRIGATED AND NON-IRRIGATED DRY TEMPERATE GROWING ENVIRONMENTS
item Development of Novel Cool-Season Grasses and Legumes for Use in Irrigated and Non-Irrigated Dry Temperate Growing Environments
item Development of Novel Cool-Season Grasses for Use in Irrigated and Non-Irrigated Dry Temperature Growing Environments
item Development of Novel Cool-Season Grasses for Use in Irrigated and Non-Irrigated Growing Environments
item DEVELOPMENT OF NOVEL COOL-SEASON GRASSES, LEGUMES, AND FORAGE SHRUB GERMPLASM FOR USE IN IRRIGATED AND NON-IRRIGATED DRY ENVIRONMENTS
item Development of Novel Grasses for Use in Temperate Growing Environments
item Development of Technologies and Plant Germplasm for Management and Remediation of Degraded Rangelands
item Discovery and Evaluation of Biological Control Agents of Medusahead Rye and Other Important Weeds of Western U.S. Rangelands
item Do Post-Fire Fuel Treatments and Annual Grasses Interact to Affect Fire Regimes in the Great Basin?
item Ecohydrological Processes, Scale, Climate Variability, and Watershed Management
item Ecological and Agricultural Productivity Forecasting Using Root-Zone Soil Moisture Products Derived from the NASA SMAP Mission
item Ecological Interactions in Integrated and Biologically-Based Management of Invasive Plant Species in Western Rangelands
item Educational and Scientific Cooperation Between the University of Idaho and the USDA Agricultural Research Service
item Effects of Rangeland Disturbances on Vegetation and Livestock Grazing Behavior
item Enhancing Multiple Ecosystem Services at the Ranch-Scale Using IPM
item Enhancing Multiple Ecosystem Services at the Ranch-Scale Using IPM
item Environmental Vulnerability, Assessment, and Monitoring of Grazing Systems Under Index-Based Livestock Insurance Programs in East Africa
item Evaluate and Develop Improved Grasses and Legumes for Grazing and Dry Climates
item Evaluating the Effects of Conservation Practices on Western Rangelands
item EVALUATION OF ORCHARDGRASS VARIETIES AND GERMPLASM FOR TOLERANCE OR RESISTANCE TO THE CHOKE CAUSING FUNGUS EPICHLOE TYPHINA
item Grazing Land CEAP Assessment
item Great Basin Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit NFCA
item Great Basin Ecological Site Development
item Impacts of Grazing on Mountain Meadows
item Integrated Invasive Species Control, Revegetation, and Assessment of Great Basin Rangelands
item Interagency Agreement for Fire Management
item Interfacing the SMAP Cal/Val and Applications Plans
item Invasive Species Assessment and Control to Enhance Sustainability of Great Basin Rangelands
item Investigations of seed and seeding ecology and competitive ability of native annual forbs of the western Great Basin
item Livestock Grazing in Rangeland Management Systems
item Modeling Soil Erosion and Sediment Yield in Rangeland Environments
item MOLECULAR, PHYSIOLOGOCAL, AND AGRONOMIC CHARACTERIZATION OF SALT TOLERANT ALFALFA GERMPLASM
item Monitoring Design for Plant and Soil Recovery after Fire and Rehabilitation Treatments
item New Monitoring Technologies for Improving Rangeland Management
item Passive/active Data Fusion for SMAP Enabled Applications
item PHYSIOLOGICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF SALT TOLERANT ALFALFA GERMPLASM
item Porter Canyon Experimental Watershed: Quantifying the Effects of Piñon and Juniper Control on Ecosystem Processes
item Precision Restoration: Using Innovative Technology to Overcome Ecological Barriers to Restoration of Sage-Steppe
item Quantifying and Predicting Impacts and Benefits of Conservation on Grazing Lands
item Quantifying Environmental Benefits Derived from Implementing Rangeland Conservation Practices to Improve Water Quality
item Quantifying Environmental Benefits Derived from Implementing Rangeland Conservation Practices within the Great Basin
item Quantifying Plant Growth Response and Environmental Benefits Derived From Implementing Grazing Land conservation practices
item Quantifying Relative Contributions of Salt Mobilization and Transport from Rangeland Ecological Sites in the Intermountain West
item Quantifying Relative Contributions of Salt Mobilization and Transport from Rangeland Ecological Sites within the Upper Colorado River Basin
item Quantifying Salinity Mobilization and Transport Processes on Western Rangelands
item Quantifying Soil Erosion and Runoff from Western Rangelands
item Rangeland Restoration on the Channel Scablands of eastern Washington
item Recruitment of Native Vegetation into Crested Wheatgrass Seedings and the Influence of Crested Wheatgrass on Native Vegetation
item Reducing Bromus Tectorum Fuel Loads with Fall Grazing
item REGARDING THE NEED FOR INCREASED EFFORTS IN MANAGEMENT AND RESTORATION OF SAGEBRUSH COMMUNITIES IN THE GREAT BASIN
item Remote Sensing and Modeling to Study Ecohydrological Feedbacks
item RESTORATION OF HALOGETON-INVADED SALT-DESERT SHRUBLANDS WITH IMPROVED PLANT MATERIALS
item Restoring and Managing Great Basin Ecosystems
item Restoring Sage-grouse Habitat After Fire: Success of Different Restoration Methods Across an Elevation Gradient
item Sagebrush Steppe Treatment Evaluation Project (SageSTEP)
item Soil Erosion, Sediment Yield, and Decision Support Systems for Improved Land Management on Semiarid Rangeland on Semiarid Rangeland Watersheds
item Spatially Integrated Environmental Modeling to Support Ecosystem Services and CWA Jurisdictional Assessment
item TESTING PERENNIAL GRASSES FOR LOW-INPUT BIOMASS PRODUCTION AND PERSISTENCE IN COLD HIGH-ELEVATION GROWING ENVIRONMENTS OF THE WESTERN U.S.
item The Effect of the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail (CDNST) on Ecosystem Processes
item THE EVALUATION OF NOVEL COOL-SEASON GRASSES, LEGUMES AND FORAGE SHRUB GERMPLASM FOR USE IN IRRIGATED AND NONIRRIGATED TEMPERATE ENVIRONMENTS
item The Human and Environmental Impacts of Migratory Pastoralism and Index-Based Livestock Insurance in Arid and Semi-Arid East Africa
item Understanding and Mitigating the Adverse Effects of Poisonous Plants on Livestock Production Systems
Last Modified: 11/23/2014
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