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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
Air
Almond
Bacteria
Banana
Barley
Beans (dry)
Beans (fresh, fresh-processed)
Beef cattle, live animal
Berries and cane fruits, other
Blueberry
Broadleaf forests of the South
Catfish
Chemurgic Crops
Citrus, general/other
Climate
Cocoa
Cole crops (includes cabbage, kale, broccoli, brussels sprouts, cauliflower,
Cool season perennial grasses (includes bluegrass, bromegrass, fescue)
Corn (for sweetcorn use 1480)
Cotton, other
Cottonseed (for meal, oil, etc.)
Cross-commodity research--multiple animal species
Cross-commodity research--multiple crops
Cucumber
Cucurbits, other (includes pumpkin, squash, gourd)
Cultured aquatic animals, general/other
Dairy cattle, live animal
Deciduous tree fruits, other
Desert and semidesert shrub land and shinnery
Drainage and irrigation facilities and systems
Duck and goose, live animal
Edible tree nuts, general/other
Egg-type chicken, live animal
Eggplant
Eggs
Feed and feed additives
Fertilizers
Flax
Forage legumes, other
General technology
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)
Hard red winter wheat
Herbaceous perennials and decorative greens
Honey bees
Horses, ponies, and mules
Individuals (as workers, consumers, members of society)
Insects
Kenaf
Land
Leguminous vegetables, other
Long fiber cotton
Machinery and equipment
Mango
Meat, beef cattle
Meat-type chicken, live animal
Melons (includes cantaloupe, muskmelon, watermelon)
Microorganisms, general/other
Miscellaneous and new crops, general/other
Nectarine
Nematodes
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 cultured finfish
Oysters
Pasture
Pasture and forage crops, general/other
Peach
Peanut
Peas (dry)
Peas (fresh, fresh-processed)
Pecan
People and communities, general/other
Peppers
Perennial grasses, other
Pesticides (includes herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, etc.)
Plum
Potted plants
Poultry meat
Poultry, general/other
Research equipment and methods, general/other
Rhizomes, tubers, bulbs, and root crops, general/other (for potato use 1310)
Rice
River basins
Sewage and waste disposal facilities and systems
Sheep, live animal
Soft red wheat
Soil
Soil and land, general
Solanaceous and related crops, general/other (for potato use 1310)
Soybean
Strawberry
Striped bass
Sugar beet
Sugar cane
Summer annual grasses (includes forage sorghums, sudangrass, sorghum)
Sweet potato
Sweet sorghum
Swine, general/other
Swine, live animal
Table grapes
Tilapia
Tomato
Tropical/subtropical fruit, general/other
Turkey, live animal
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 habitats
Wine grapes
Winter annual legumes (includes subterranean clover, arrowleaf clover)
Wood and wood products
Research Projects within Corn (for sweetcorn use 1480)
item AflaGoggles for Screening Aflatoxin Contamination in Maize
item Aflatoxin Genetic Resistance in Maize
item Aflatoxin Mitigation Using Biocontrol in Maize and Groundnut in Zambia
item Aflatoxin Mitigation Using Biocontrol in the Maize and Groundnut Value Chain to Improve Public Health and Enhance Food Security in Mozambique
item Agriculture Systems Measurements of Greenhouse Gases
item Analyses of Corn Samples for Mycotoxins
item ANALYSIS OF CLINAL VARIATION IN MAIZE: IMPLEMENTATION OF AN EXPERIMENTAL FRAMEWORK FOR STUDYING CROP ADAPTATION
item Assembly and Annotation of Lygus Lineolaris (Tarnished Plant Bug) Genome
item Assessment of Biochemical Factors Involved in Selection of Isolates for Biocontrol of Aflatoxin Contamination of Corn
item Baseline Susceptibility of Tarnished Plant Bug to the Insect Growth Regulator, Novaluron
item Biocontrol of Aflatoxin and Other Mycotoxins in Maize Using Non-toxigenic Strains of Aspergillus flavus
item Biological Control of Aflatoxins in Burkina Faso for Improved Food Security
item BIOLOGICALLY-BASED TECHNOLOGIES FOR MANAGEMENT OF CROP INSECT PESTS IN LOCAL AND AREAWIDE PROGRAMS
item Breeding and Mapping of Aflatoxin Genetic Resistance in Maize
item Breeding and Testing for Aflatoxin Resistance
item Breeding Corn for Resistance to Aflatoxin Contamination
item Breeding Corn for Resistance to Aspergillus Flavus Infection and Aflatoxin Accumulation
item Broadening the Genetic Base of U.S. Maize with Genes from Unadapted Germplasm
item Chemical Biology of Insect and Plant Signaling Systems
item Collection of fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda (J.E.Smith) populations in south Florida.
item Comparative Analysis of Genome Organization between A. flavus and A. Oryzae
item Conduct Field Evaluation of Transgenic Cotton for Pest Resistance and Aflatoxin Contamination
item Control of Aflatoxin Production by Targeting Aflatoxin Biosynthesis
item Control of Preharvest Aflatoxin Contamination in Maize through Host Induced Gene Silencing
item CONTROL OF TOXIC ENDOPHYTIC FUNGI WITH BACTERIAL ENDOPHYTES AND REGULATION OF BACTERIAL METABOLITES FOR NOVEL USES IN FOOD SAFETY
item Crop Management to Reduce Aflatoxin Contamination and Improve Biological Control
item Developing Genomic Approaches to Improve Resistance to Diseases and Aflatoxin Contamination in Peanut and Corn
item Developing Resistance to Aflatoxin through Seed-Based Technologies
item Development of Biological Control of Aflatoxins to Improve Public Health, Increase Trade and Enhance Food Security in Nigeria and Kenya
item Development of Rapid, Non-Destructive Hyperspectral Imaging Methodology to Measure Fungal Growth and Aflatoxin Contamination
item Development of Sustainable Production Systems and Water Management Technology for the Mid South
item Development of Sustainable Water Management Technologies for Humid Regions
item Disease Defense Responses Signaling in Maize
item Functional Analysis and Manipulation of Antioxidant Gene Expression for Improved Fitness in Males Sterilized for Sterile Insect Technique
item Genetic Analysis of Complex Traits in Maize
item Genetic Engineering of Cotton and Corn for Enhanced Resistance to Aspergillus flavus
item Genetic Improvement of Maize and Sorghum for Resistance to Biotic Stress
item Genetic Improvement of Maize with Enhanced Resistance to Aflatoxin and Insects
item Genome Sequencing, Analysis, and Functional Genomic Studies of Aspergillus Flavus
item Germplasm Regeneration, Characterization, Evaluation and Phytosanitary Assessment of Quarantined and Tropically-Adapted Genetic Resources
item Global Health and Environmentally-Induced Birth Defects: Biomarkers and Mechanisms of Gestational Fumonisin Exposure and Neural Tube Defects
item Identification and Evaluation of Proteins/Genes Associated with Aflatoxin-Resistance in Soybean and Maize
item Identification of Gene Markers in Aflatoxin-Resistant Maize Lines Developed Through the IITA-USDA-SRRC COLLABORATION
item Identification of Genes Associated with Resistance to Aspergillus Flavus Infection and Aflatoxin Accumulation in Maize
item Identification of Genetic Markers for Resistance to Aspergillus flavus Growth and Aflatoxin Accumulation
item Identification of Novel Sources of Resistance to Ear Rot and Aflatoxin Accumulation in Corn
item Identification of Regulatory Genes in A. Flavus and A. Nidulans that are Involved in Mycotoxin Production, Morphogenesis, and Virulence
item IMPACT OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON PLANT DEFENSE RESPONSES INDUCED BY INSECT HERBIVORES AND PLANT PATHOGENS
item IMPROVED AFLATOXIN MANAGEMENT IN CORN THROUGH AFLA-GUARD AND THE EFFECTS OF LATE SEASON FUNGICIDES AND AFLA-GUARD ON AFLATOXIN CONTAMIN...
item IMPROVED AFLATOXIN MANAGEMENT IN CORN WITH AFLA-GUARD AND THE EFFECTS OF LATE SEASON FUNGICIDE AND AFLA-GUARD COMBINATIONS ON AFLATOXIN ...
item Improved Aflatoxin Management in Corn with Afla-Guard and the Effects of Late Season Fungicides and Afla-Guard on Aflatoxin Contamination..
item Improvement of Biological Control Fungi for Reduction of Aflatoxin Contamination
item Insect Ecology and Sustainable Systems for Insect Pest Management in the Southeastern Region
item Insecticide Resistance Management and New Control Strategies for Pests of Corn, Cotton, Sorghum, Soybean, and Sweet Potato
item MASS PRODUCTION OF BIOLOGICAL CONTROL AGENTS
item Modular Facilities for Production of Aflatoxin Biocontrol Products
item Mycotoxins as a Risk Factor in Childhood Growth Impairment Worldwide
item New Statistical Tools to Study Aflatoxin Genetic Resistance in Maize
item Novel Genes/Promoters for Tolerance to Abiotic and Biotic Stress and Their Role(s) in Aspergillus Infection and Aflatoxin Contamination
item Optimizing Soil Applied Formulations for Delivery and Establishment of Non-toxigenic A. flavus Strain K49 to Control Aflatoxin Contamination
item Post-Doctor training and research on screening for inhibiting fungal infection and aflatoxin production in peanut and other crop
item PREDICTIVE MODELING & MITIGATION OF EFFECTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON MIGRATION & INFESTATION PATTERNS OF SEMITROPICAL/TROPICAL CROP PEST INSECTS
item Predictive Modeling & Mitigation of Effects of Climate Change on Migration & Infestation Patterns of Semitropical/Tropical Crop Pest Insects
item Pyramiding Corn Resistance to Aspergillus flavus, Aflatoxin Contamination, and Ear-feeding Insects through Recurrent Selection and Breeding
item Rapid Quantification of Aflasafe-Fungi on Crops in Africa to Verify Proper Application of Aflasafe
item Reducing Pre-Harvest Losses from Aflatoxin in Maize Production Through Integrated Breeding and Pest Management Strategies
item REGULATION OF AFLATOXIN PRODUCTION IN ASPERGILLUS PARASITICUS
item SENSING METHODS & INSTRUMENTATION FOR RAPID DETERMINATION OF MOISTURE CONTENT... AND OTHER QUALITY ATTRIBUTES OF GRAINS, SEEDS, & NUTS
item STERILE INSECT CONTROL OF INVASIVE PESTS, WITH A FOCUS ON MOTHS
item Studying the Migration Behavior of Fall Armyworm in the United States and Its Relevance to the Spread of Deleterious Resistance Traits
item Technical Services, Collaborative Research and Cooperative Activities with the United States Agency for International Development, Phase III
item Toxicology and Toxinology of Mycotoxins in Foods
item Using Agricultural and Industrial Byproducts to Improve Crop Production Systems and Environment Quality
item Variability in Host Use by Soybean Pests: Field Collections of Helicoverpa zea, Heliothis virescens and Chrysodeixis includens
Last Modified: 12/26/2014
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