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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.

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Subjects of Investigation
Cole crops (includes cabbage, kale, broccoli, brussels sprouts, cauliflower,
Cross-commodity research--multiple crops
Cucurbits, other (includes pumpkin, squash, gourd)
Greens and leafy vegetables (includes endive, lettuce, spinach)
Melons (includes cantaloupe, muskmelon, watermelon)
Onion, garlic, leek, shallot
Soil and land, general
Strawberry
Sugar beet
Tomato
Vegetables, general/other
Research Projects within Greens and leafy vegetables (includes endive, lettuce, spinach)
item Biology, Epidemiology and Management of Vector-Borne Viruses of Sugarbeet and Vegetable Crops
item Breeding and Genetics of Lettuce for Resistance Against Race 2 Verticillium Wilt
item Breeding and Genetics of Lettuce for Resistance Against Race 2 Verticillium Wilt
item Characterization of Resistance in Cantaloupe and Honeydew to Cucurbit Yellow Stunting Disorder Virus and Sweetpotato Whitefly
item Characterization of Resistance in Cantaloupe and Honeydew to Cucurbit Yellow Stunting Disorder Virus and Sweetpotato Whitefly
item Chemical Alternatives to Methyl Bromide for Post-Harvest Pest Control on Perishable Commodities
item Comparative Evaluation and Breeding of New Sources of Host Plant Resistance to CYSDV and Sweet Potato Whitefly Biotype
item Comparative Evaluation and Breeding of New Sources of Host Plant Resistance to CYSDV and Sweet Potato Whitefly Biotype
item Creating New Weed Management Tools for Lettuce and Spinach Production in California
item Creating New Weed Management Tools for Lettuce and Spinach Production in California
item Curly Top Virus Outbreak in Tomato in the Central Valley of California
item Detection and Management of Pathogens in Strawberry and Vegetable Production Systems
item Development of a Pathogen Detection Early Warning System for Spinach Downy Mildew
item Development of Management Strategies for Bacterial Leaf Spot
item Development of Methods for Maintenance of Lettuce-Infecting Tospoviruses and Effective Germplasm Screening
item Development of Oxygenated Phosphine Fumigation Treatment for Postharvest Control of Quarantined Pests
item Development of Slow-Bolting Iceberg and Romaine Cultivars for Desert Production Areas
item Drought-Tolerant Lettuce and Spinach Varieties for Adaptation to Climate Change
item Evaluation of the Population Structure of Macrophomina phaseolina and Optimization of Soil Detection and Quantification Assays
item Genetic Enhancement of Lettuce, Spinach, Melon, and Related Species
item Improved Diagnostics and Quantification Assay for Verticillium Species Important to California Agriculture
item Improved Diagnostics and Quantification Assays for Verticillium Species Important to California Agriculture
item Improved Diagnostics for Phytophthora Plant Pathogens Important to California Agriculture
item Improved Diagnostics for Phytophthora Plant Pathogens Important to California Agriculture
item Improved diagnostics for Phytophthora plant pathogens important to California agriculture
item Investigation of the Relationship Between Beet Necrotic Yellow Vein Virus and its Vector, Polymyxa betae, on Virus Transmission to Sugarbeet
item Lettuce Breeding and Genetics
item Methyl bromide alternatives for weed and disease control in strawberry production
item Methyl Bromide Alternatives for Weed and Disease Control in Strawberry Production
item Minor Use Pesticide Testing on Vegetables and Sugar Crops
item Next-Generation Lettuce Breeding: Genes to Growers
item Oxygenated Phosphine Fumigation for Postharvest Pest Control on Apple
item Postharvest Pest Control on Fresh Commodities
item Rapid Diagnostic Assay for Phytophtora Species Attacking Avocado
item Recurrent Migrations of Verticillium Dahliae: A Stealthy and Pervasive Threat to California and U.S. Specialty Crops
item Salt-tolerant Lettuce and Spinach Varieties
item Salt-tolerant Lettuce and Spinach Varieties
item Screening of Lettuce Germplasm for Resistance to Wilt Caused by Verticillium Dahliae
item Spinach Breeding and Genetics
item Transcriptome Analysis in Whiteflies to Identify Target Genes that are Useful for Interfering RNA (RNAi) Technology
Last Modified: 9/10/2014
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