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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
Beans (dry)
Beans (fresh, fresh-processed)
Beef cattle, live animal
Berries and cane fruits, other
Broadleaf forests of the South
Chemurgic Crops
Citrus, general/other
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
Cucurbits, other (includes pumpkin, squash, gourd)
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
Feed and feed additives
Forage legumes, other
General Commodity
General technology
Goats, meat and mohair
Grain crops, general/other (includes buckwheat, millet, triticale)
Grain sorghum
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)
Leguminous vegetables, other
Long fiber cotton
Machinery and equipment
Meat, beef cattle
Meat-type chicken, live animal
Melons (includes cantaloupe, muskmelon, watermelon)
Microorganisms, general/other
Miscellaneous and new crops, general/other
Noncrop plant research
Oilseed and oil crops, general/other
Onion, garlic, leek, shallot
Ornamental trees and shrubs
Ornamentals and turf, general/other (includes cacti)
Other cultured finfish
Pasture and forage crops, general/other
Peas (dry)
Peas (fresh, fresh-processed)
People and communities, general/other
Perennial grasses, other
Pesticides (includes herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, etc.)
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)
River basins
Sewage and waste disposal facilities and systems
Sheep, live animal
Soft red wheat
Soil and land, general
Solanaceous and related crops, general/other (for potato use 1310)
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
Tropical/subtropical fruit, general/other
Turkey, live animal
Upland cotton
Vegetables, general/other
Warm season perennial grasses (includes dallisgrass, bluestems)
Water resources
Watersheds and river basins, general
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 Upland cotton
item Agriculture Systems Measurements of Greenhouse Gases
item Agrochemical and Weed Seed Fate and Transport in Mid-South Crop Production Systems
item Application Technologies to Improve the Effectiveness of Chemical and Biological Crop Protection Materials
item Assessment of Natural Refuge for Lygus Lineolaris
item Biocomputational Tools for Analysis of Complex Agricultural Genomes
item Bioinformatic Tools and Analysis for Agricultural Research Using the Next Generation of Bioinformaticists
item Biologically-Based Technologies for Management of Crop Insect Pests in Local and Areawide Programs
item Biophotonics – Technology Development in Animal Research and Production Systems
item Biophotonics the Application of Novel Imaging Methodologies to Livestock Production Research
item Characterization and Mitigation of Herbicide-Resistant and Recalcitrant Weeds
item Chemical Biology of Insect and Plant Signaling Systems
item Chemical Modification of Cotton for Value Added Applications
item China-Usa Research Platform in Large Scale Efficient Genotyping Technology of Major Crop Germplasm
item Control of Tarnished Plant Bugs by Biocontrol and Other Methods
item Cotton-Based Nonwovens
item Determining the Capabilities of the Mesdan Aqualab for Cotton Fiber Moisture and Water Measurements
item Develop Sustainable Cotton Production Systems Utilizing Host Plant Resistance to Manage Reniform Nematode and Other Pest
item Developing An Interactive Image Pattern Analysis and Classification System for Barre Assessment and Grading
item Development of Diagnostic Screening Tools and Evaluation of Transgenic Plants for Cotton Leaf Curl Virus (Clcuv) Resistance
item Development of Productive, Profitable, and Sustainable Crop Production Systems for the Mid-South
item Enhancement of Cotton Genetics and Management Systems to Improve Yield, Fiber Quality, and Production Stability
item Enhancing Fiber and Seed Quality Traits Through Conventional and Molecular Approaches, and Conducting the National Cotton Variety Testing Program to Improve Cotton Competitive Ability
item Evaluation of Tri-Species Chromosome Substitution Lines with Novel Alleles for Improved Fiber Traits and Stress Resistance Characteristics (11-897)
item Examination of Developing Cotton Fibers and Their Properties Using Infrared Spectroscopy and Imaging (Ci Project #15-844)
item Functional Analysis and Manipulation of Antioxidant Gene Expression for Improved Fitness in Males Sterilized for Sterile Insect Technique
item Genetic Enhancement of Cotton by Marker-Assisted and Conventional Breeding, and Introgression of Genes from Exotic Gossypium Species
item Genome Wide Association Analyses of Data from the National Cotton Variety Trials
item Genomic Analysis of Cultivated Cotton and Related Wild Species
item Genomics and Bioinformatics Research in Agriculturally Important Organisms
item Host Plant Resistance and Other Management Strategies for Nematodes in Cotton and Peanut
item Hydroentangling Fiber Webs
item Image Analysis for Fabric Defects (Ci Project No. 15-845)
item Improved Quality Assessments of Cotton from Fiber to Final Products
item Innovative Strategies for Insect Resistance Management in Bt Cotton
item Inproving Resistance to Cotton Leaf Curl Virus (Clcuv) and Supporting Cotton Best Management Practices for Small Farmers
item Insect Ecology and Sustainable Systems for Insect Pest Management in the Southeastern Region
item Integrated Insect Pest and Resistance Management on Corn, Cotton, Sorghum, Soybean, and Sweet Potato
item Integrated Weed Management Systems for Organic and Conventional Crops of the Southeastern Coastal Plain
item Integration of Site-Specific Crop Production Practices and Industrial and Animal Agricultural Byproducts to Improve Agricultural Competitiveness and Sustainability
item Management of Reniform Nematode in Cotton
item Managing Water Availability and Quality to Maintain Or Increase Agricultural Production, Conserve Natural Resources, and Enhance Environment
item Mass Production of Biological Control Agents
item Molecular Approaches for More Efficient Breeding to Improve Cotton Fiber Quality Traits
item Pakistan Cotton Leaf Curl Virus Project
item Phase 2 Enhancing Cotton Germplasm, Improving Resistance to Cotton Leaf Curl Virus and Supporting Cotton Best Management Practices for Small Farmers
item Plant/soil Microbe Interactions and Plant Health in Modern Cropping Systems
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 Reduction of Drift and Timing of Spray Application for Protection of Bees During Temperature Inversions
item Remote Sensing Characterization of Crop Stress for Precision Agriculture
item Remote Sensing from Unmanned Aerial Vehicles to Evaluate the Effects of Soil Texture and Rainfall Timing on Cotton Quality and Yield
item Soil Processes in Production Systems That Incorporate Biofuel Feedstocks into Southeastern Agriculture
item Sustainable Production, Profit, and Environmental Stewardship Through Conservation Systems
item Temporal and Spatial Genetic Diversity of Helicoverpa Zea
item Temporal and Spatial Genetic Diversity of Helicoverpa Zea
item Testing of Key Fiber Properties by the Cottonscope and Fibrotest (Ci Project No. 14-374)
item Transgenic Crop Efficacy Against Target Pests in Agronomic Crops
item Transgenic Crop Efficacy Against Target Pests in Agronomic Crops
item Using Agricultural and Industrial Byproducts to Improve Crop Production Systems and Environment Quality
item Using Bioinformatic Tools to Investigate the Basis of Resistance/tolerance in Cotton Species to Cotton Leaf Virus (Clcuv)
item Variability in Host Use by Soybean Pests: Field Collections of Helicoverpa Zea, Heliothis Virescens and Chrysodeixis Includens
Last Modified: 8/31/2015
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