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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
Apple
Atmosphere, general/other
Bacteria
Barley
Beans (dry)
Beans (fresh, fresh-processed)
Bedding/garden plants
Beef cattle, live animal
Canola
Carrot
Cherry
Climate
Cole crops (includes cabbage, kale, broccoli, brussels sprouts, cauliflower,
Cool season perennial grasses (includes bluegrass, bromegrass, fescue)
Corn (for sweetcorn use 1480)
Cranberry
Cross-commodity research--multiple animal species
Cross-commodity research--multiple crops
Cucumber
Cucurbits, other (includes pumpkin, squash, gourd)
Cuphea
Dairy cattle, general/other
Dairy cattle, live animal
Deciduous and small fruits, general/other
Deciduous tree fruits, other
Drainage and irrigation facilities and systems
Egg-type chicken, live animal
Fertilizers
Florist crops, other
Forage legumes, other
Fungi (includes yeast)
Grain crops, general/other (includes buckwheat, millet, triticale)
Grain sorghum
Greens and leafy vegetables (includes endive, lettuce, spinach)
Hard red spring wheat
Hard red winter wheat
Herbs and spices
Individuals (as workers, consumers, members of society)
Insects
Land
Lesquerella
Meat, swine
Meat-type chicken, live animal
Melons (includes cantaloupe, muskmelon, watermelon)
Microorganisms, general/other
Miscellaneous and new crops, general/other
Oats
Oilseed and oil crops, general/other
Onion, garlic, leek, shallot
Ornamental trees and shrubs
Ornamentals and turf, general/other (includes cacti)
Other animals, general
Other cultured finfish
Other Pollinators
Pasture
Pasture and forage crops, general/other
Perennial grasses, other
Pesticides (includes herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, etc.)
Plant research, general
Potato
Potted plants
Rangelands and grasslands, general
Red clover
Remote sensing equipment and technology
Rice
Rye
Sheep, live animal
Soft red wheat
Soft white wheat (includes club, western)
Soil
Soil and land, general
Soybean
Sugar beet
Sugar crops, general/other
Sunflower
Sweet sorghum
Sweetcorn
Swine, live animal
Tomato
Trees, forests, and forest products, general
Turf (includes bentgrass, bermudagrass, bluegrass, dichondra, fescue)
Turkey, live animal
Upland cotton
Vegetables, general/other
Viruses
Warm season perennial grasses (includes dallisgrass, bluestems)
Water resources
Watersheds
Watersheds and river basins, general
Weather
Weeds
Wetland and riparian systems
Wheat, other
Wild animals
Wildlife and natural fisheries, general/other
Research Projects within Corn (for sweetcorn use 1480)
item A NOVEL METHOD TO DETECT AND ASSAY GENETIC VARIATION IN LEPIDOPTERA
item Adding Value to Ethanol Production Byproducts (Dried Distillers Grain) Through Production of Biochar and Bio-oil: Step Two
item ADVANCING SUSTAINABLE AND RESILIENT CROPPING SYSTEMS FOR THE SHORT GROWING SEASONS AND COLD, WET SOILS OF THE UPPER MIDWEST
item AGRICHEMICAL LEACHING FROM NURSERY CONTAINERS DURING WINTER MONTHS
item Amino Acid Analysis of F.I.R.S.T.
item AMYLOSE HELICAL INCLUSION COMPLEXES FOR FOOD AND INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS
item Analysis of Clinal Variation in Maize: Implementation of an Experimental Framework for Studying Crop Adaptation
item ANALYSIS OF CLINAL VARIATION IN MAIZE: IMPLEMENTATION OF AN EXPERIMENTAL FRAMEWORK FOR STUDYING CROP ADAPTATION
item Analysis of Genotype by Environment Interaction in Diverse Maize Hybrids
item ASSESSING THE RISK OF EUROPEAN CORN BORER ADAPTATION TO TRANSGENIC MAIZE
item BALANCING PRODUCTION GAINS AGAINST ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF NITROGEN FERTILIZER MANAGEMENT PRACTICES
item BIO-BASED LUBRICANTS FROM FARM-BASED RAW MATERIALS
item BIOBASED POLYMERS FROM AGRICULTURAL BIOMASS
item Biochemical Technologies to Enable the Commercial Production of Biofuels from Lignocellulosic Biomass
item BIOCONTROL AGENT PRODUCTION AND DEPLOYMENT TECHNOLOGIES FOR THE INTEGRATED MANAGEMENT OF PLANT PATHOGENS
item BIOLOGICAL CONTROL OF WHITE GRUBS INFESTING TURF BY THE APPLICATION OF METARHIZIUM ANISOPLIAE
item Biological Control of White Grubs Infesting Turf by the Application of Metarhizium Anisopliae
item BLENDED REFUGE VERSUS BLOCK REFUGE
item COMPARATIVE GENOMIC SYSTEMS FOR MOLECULAR DETECTION AND CONTROL OF TOXIGENIC FUSARIUM
item Compositional analysis and metabolic profiling on diverse maize lines and land races
item Continued Development of Specialty Starch Maize and Identification of Novel Alleles involved in Starch Biosynthesis using GEM Germplasm
item CONTROL OF FUMONISIN MYCOTOXIN CONTAMINATION IN MAIZE THROUGH ELUCIDATION OF GENETIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS ... METABOLISM IN FUSARIUM
item CONTROL OF VIRUS DISEASES IN CORN AND SOYBEAN
item DETECTION OF MYCOTOXINS WITH FLUORESCENCE POLARIZATION IMMUNOASSAY AND AMBIENT IONIZATION MASS SPECTROMETRY
item DETERMINATION OF STRUCTURE-PROPERTY RELATIONSHIPS IN BIOLOGICAL MACROMOLECULES USING BIOPHYSICAL APPROACHES
item DETERMINE THE OPTIMAL CONCENTRATION AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES OF TANNINS FOR PROTECTING FORAGE PROTEINS
item Develop Technologies for Production of Platform Chemicals and Advanced Biofuels from Lignocellulosic Feedstocks
item DEVELOPING A SUSTAINABLE BIOENERGY SYSTEM: PAULOWNIA PRODUCTION FOR FUEL, CHEMICALS, AND MATERIALS
item Developing Accurate and Globally Accepted Near Infrared Reflectance (NIR) Analytical Standards of Soybean Sugar Compositions
item DEVELOPING BACTERICIDAL YEAST FOR CELLULOSIC FUEL ETHANOL PRODUCTION
item Developing High Quality Corn for Sustainable Farmers in the Northern Corn Belt
item Developing Rapid Phenotyping of Photosynthetic Enzymes, Plant Growth, and Canopy Function
item DEVELOPMENT AND EVALUATION OF SPECIALTY STARCH GERMPLASM UTILIZING GEM BIODIVERSITY TO OPTIMIZE GRAIN QUALITY, COMPOSITION, AND YIELD
item DEVELOPMENT OF ANALYTICAL TECHNOLOGY THAT MEASURES SOYBEAN QUALITY ATTRIBUTES RAPIDLY, COST EFFECTIVELY, AND CONSISTENTLY
item DEVELOPMENT OF ANALYTICAL TECHNOLOGY THAT MEASURES SOYBEAN QUALITY ATTRIBUTES RAPIDLY, COST EFFECTIVELY, AND CONSISTENTLY
item Development of Functional Molecular Markers for the GA1 Locus
item Development of GEM Line Starch to Increase the Yield of Bio-ethanol and to Produce Healthy Foods and Food Ingredients
item DEVELOPMENT OF GENOMIC TOOLS FOR THE INVESTIGATION OF EUROPEAN CORN BORER POPULATION DYNAMICS
item DEVELOPMENT OF MAIZE INBREDS, HYBRIDS & ENHANCED GEM BREEDING POPULATIONS FOR SUPERIOR SILAGE, BIOFEEDSTOCK YIELD & COMPOSITIONAL ATTRIBUTES
item DISCOVERY AND UTILIZATION OF BIOACTIVE COMPONENTS FROM NEW CROPS AND AGRICULTURAL CO-PRODUCTS
item Disease Resistance Signaling in Cereal Crops
item ECOLOGICALLY-BASED MANAGEMENT OF INSECT PESTS OF CORN, WITH EMPHASIS ON CORN BORERS, ROOTWORMS, AND CUTWORMS
item Ecology of natural and inoculated populations of a microbial biopesticides controlling fusarium fead blight
item ECOLOGY, MANAGEMENT AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF WEEDY AND INVASIVE PLANT SPECIES IN A CHANGING CLIMATE
item ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF CORN STOVER REMOVAL
item Evaluate and Improve Western Corn Rootworm Artificial Diet
item EVALUATE EUROPEAN CORN BORER INJURY AND PRODUCTION FROM OPTIMUM ACREMAX 2
item EVALUATING DIFFERENT BIOCHARS AND THEIR IMPACT ON SOIL C, TRACE GAS EXCHANGE, AND AGROCHEMICAL FATE AND TRANSPORT
item EVALUATING DIFFERENT BIOCHARS AND THEIR IMPACT ON SOIL C, TRACE GAS EXCHANGE, SOIL FERTILITY, WATER HOLDING CAPACITY AND AGROCHEMICAL FATE
item EVALUATING NON-TARGET EFFECTS OF ROOTWORM MAIZE (CRY34/35AB1) ON CARABID BEETLES
item EVALUATION OF GRAIN AMARANTH (AMARANTHUS SPP.) FOR BIOMASS CHARACTERS
item EVALUATION OF NEW MANAGEMENT PRACTICES FOR INCREASING CORN PRODUCTION AND REDUCING ENVIRONMENTAL RISKS FOLLOWING FALL ANHYDROUS AMMONIA
item EVALUATION OF THLASPI AND CAMELINA ACCESSIONS
item Field Work Evaluating Toxic and Repellent Compounds in Switchgrass and Corn for Rootworm Larvae
item FROM GENE TO LANDSCAPE: A HIERARCHICAL APPROACH TO UNDERSTANDING THE EVOLUTION AND SPREAD OF HERBICIDE RESISTANCE IN AMARANTHUS TUBERCULATUS
item FUNGI AS SOURCES OF SMALL MOLECULE INHIBITORS OF BOTULISM NEUROTOXINS
item GENERATION OF SIRRL GENETIC MARKERS FOR EUROPEAN CORN BORER, WESTERN BEAN CUTWORM, AND A TORTRICID PEST OF PRAIRIE CORD GRASS
item GENETIC CONTROL OF FUSARIUM MYCOTOXINS TO ENHANCE FOOD SAFETY
item Genetic Enhancement of the U.S. Maize Genepool with Unadapted Maize Germplasm
item Genetics and Genomics of Complex Traits in Grain Crops
item GENETICS OF HOST-PATHOGEN INTERACTIONS BETWEEN MYCOSPHAERELLA GRAMINICOLA AND WHEAT
item Genomic & Doubled Haploid Technologies to Efficiently Exploit Maize Exotic Germplasm and Evaluate Impact on Seed Set
item Identification and Validation of Insect and Disease Resistance Mechanisms to Reduce Mycotoxin Production in Midwest Corn
item Identifying and Manipulating Key Determinants of Photosynthetic Production and Partitioning
item IMPROVED UTILIZATION OF PROTEINACEOUS CROP CO-PRODUCTS AND RESIDUES
item IMPROVING BIOCHEMICAL PROCESSES FOR THE PRODUCTION OF SUSTAINABLE FUELS AND CHEMICALS
item IMPROVING HUMAN HEALTH USING FUNCTIONAL FOOD INGREDIENTS FROM BY-PRODUCTS OF GRAIN MILLING INDUSTRIES USING INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES
item IMPROVING IRRIGATION MANAGEMENT AND IRRIGATED CROP PRODUCTION IN SOUTHEAST MISSOURI
item IMPROVING IRRIGATION MANAGEMENT FOR HUMID AND SUB-HUMID CLIMATES
item Innovative Genetic Approaches for Improving Maize Germplasm for Product Quality and Adaption to Diverse Production Systems
item Innovative Materials for Biofilter Applications
item INNOVATIVE MATERIALS FOR USE IN MYCOTOXIN DETECTION
item Integrated Weed Management for Maize-Fingermillet Production Systems of the Mid-Hills of Nepal
item INTERNATIONAL FIELD VALIDATION OF A NEW IPCC "TIER IV" INVENTORY MODEL FOR LANDFILL METHANE EMISSIONS
item LANDSCAPE-BASED CROP MANAGEMENT FOR FOOD, FEED, AND BIOENERGY
item LONG-TERM AGRO-ECOSYSTEM RESEARCH IN THE UPPER MISSISSIPPI RIVER BASIN
item Maize Genetic Stock Management and Utilization
item MaizeGDB: Enabling Access to Basic, Translational, and Applied Research Information
item Management of Crop Genetic Resources and Associated Information
item Mapping Multiple Virus Resistance in Maize OH1VI
item MIR604- and 5307-Western Corn Rootworm Resistant Colonies: Follow-up Studies
item Miscanthus and Switchgrass Bioenergy Production and Soil Remediation on Marginal and Vulnerable Landscapes
item MODIFICATION OF NATURAL POLYMERS BY NOVEL PROCESSES
item NEW TECHNOLOGIES FOR THE DISSECTION OF COMPLEX PHENOTYPIC TRAITS IN LEPIDOPTERA
item NOVEL STARCH-BASED MATERIALS
item NOVEL TECHNOLOGIES FOR PRODUCING RENEWABLE CHEMICALS AND POLYMERS FROM CARBOHYDRATES DERIVED FROM AGRICULTURAL FEEDSTOCKS
item NOVEL TECHNOLOGY FOR RENEWABLE RESOURCE UTILIZATION
item OPTIMIZATION OF DENITRIFYING BIOFILTER PERFORMANCE WITH AGRICULTURAL RESIDUE-BASED FILTER MEDIA
item Optimization of Plant and Diet Assays for Short-term Needs and an Artificial Diet for Rootworm Rearing
item Optimizing Artificial Diet for Rearing Western Corn Rootworm Larvae
item Optimizing Nitrogen Use Efficiency and Minimizing Leaching and Gaseous Losses with Post-Plant Fertilizer Applications
item Permanent Living Mulches for Farmable Buffer Strips and Vegetative Waterways
item Plant and Diet Bioassays with Western Corn Rootworm Larvae
item PLANT HEALTH IN MODERN CROPPING SYSTEMS
item PLANT RESISTANCE, BIOLOGY, AND RESISTANCE MANAGEMENT OF CORN PESTS, WITH EMPHASIS ON WESTERN CORN ROOTWORM
item PRACTICES TO PROTECT WATER QUALITY AND CONSERVE SOIL AND WATER RESOURCES IN AGRONOMIC AND HORTICULTURAL SYSTEMS IN THE NORTH CENTRAL US
item PRECISION ZONAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS FOR RESILIENT CEREAL YIELDS UNDER VARIABLE CLIMATES
item PRECISION ZONAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS FOR RESILIENT CEREAL YIELDS UNDER VARIABLE CLIMATES
item PROCESS TECHNOLOGIES FOR PRODUCING BIOFUELS AND COPRODUCTS FROM LIGNOCELLULOSIC FEEDSTOCKS
item Production of Schizophyllan from Corn Fiber
item PRODUCTION, STABILIZATION AND FORMULATION OF MICROBIAL AGENTS AND THEIR NATURAL PRODUCTS
item PROTECTIVE ENDOPHYTES OF MAIZE THAT INHIBIT FUNGAL PATHOGENS AND REDUCE MYCOTOXIN CONTAMINATION
item REALIZING INCREASED PHOTOSYNTHETIC EFFICIENCY FOR SUSTAINABLE INCREASES IN CROP YIELD
item REGIONAL CORN STOVER REMOVAL IMPACT STUDY - MORRIS (II)
item Removing Limitations to the Efficient Utilization of Alfalfa and Other Forages in Dairy Production, New Bio-Products, and Bioenergy to...
item Resilient Cropping Systems for Food and Bioenergy
item RISK OF WESTERN CORN ROOTWORM ADAPTATION TO TRANSGENIC CORN
item RISK OF WESTERN CORN ROOTWORM ADAPTATION TO TRANSGENIC CORN
item SELECTIVE DEHYDRATION OF MULTIFUNCTIONAL SUBSTRATES
item SEQUENCING AND ANALYSIS OF FUSARIUM GENOMIC DIVERSITY
item SOYFACE GLOBAL CHANGE RESEARCH
item STRENGTHENING PUBLIC CORN BREEDING TO ENSURE ORGANIC FARMERS' ACCESS TO ELITE CULTIVARS
item STRENGTHENING PUBLIC CORN BREEDING TO ENSURE THAT ORGANIC FARMERS HAVE ACCESS TO ELITE CULTIVARS: BREEDING FOR THE EASTERN & SOUTHWEST USA
item STRENGTHENING PUBLIC CORN BREEDING TO ENSURE THAT ORGANIC FARMERS HAVE ACCESS TO ELITE CULTIVARS: BREEDING FOR THE NORTHEAST
item STRENGTHENING PUBLIC CORN BREEDING TO ENSURE THAT ORGANIC FARMERS HAVE ACCESS TO ELITE CULTIVARS: BREEDING FOR THE UPPER MIDWEST
item STRENGTHENING PUBLIC CORN BREEDING TO ENSURE THAT ORGANIC FARMERS HAVE ACCESS TO ELITE CULTIVARS: OUTREACH
item Strengthening Public Corn Breeding to Ensure that Organic Farmers Have Access to Elite Cultivars: Stress Nurseries
item STRENGTHENING PUBLIC CORN BREEDING TO ENSURE THAT ORGANIC FARMERS HAVE ACCESS TO ELITE CULTIVARS:QUALITY ANALYSIS
item SUSTAINABILITY OF CORN STOVER HARVEST
item Technologies for Improving Process Efficiencies in Biomass Refineries
item THE IMPACTS OF LIGNIN MODIFICATION ON FUNGAL PATHOGEN AND INSECT INTERACTIONS IN SORGHUM FOR CELLULOSIC AND THERMAL BIOENERGY
item THE ROLE OF FEEDING BEHAVIOR IN RESISTANCE OF WESTERN CORN ROOTWORM LARVAE
item THE TARGETED SEQUENCING OF BACTERIAL ARTIFICIAL CHROMOSOME (BAC) CLONES FROM WESTERN CORN ROOTWORM
item TOWARDS PREDICTIVE UNDERSTANDING OF NITROGEN FLUX IN SOILS
item USE OF GEM GERMPLASM FOR EVALUATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF DROUGHT TOLERANCE, CORN EARWORM (CEW) RESISTANCE, AND LOW AFLATOXIN LEVEL GRAIN CORN
item VISCOELASTIC PROPERTIES AND POLYMER COMPOSITE APPLICATIONS OF NANO-MATERIALS DERIVED FROM AGRICULTURAL BYPRODUCTS AND FEEDSTOCKS
item X-RAY PHOTOELECTRON SPECTROSCOPY INVESTIGATION OF TRIBOCHEMICAL PROPERTIES OF BIOLUBRICANTS
item XYLO-OLIGOSACCHARIDES AND ETHANOL FROM MISCANTHUS: SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTION OF BIOFUELS
Last Modified: 9/1/2014
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