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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 Peanut
item AflaGoggles for Screening Aflatoxin Contamination in Maize
item APPLICATION OF MOLECULAR TECHNOLOGIES TO IMPROVE CONVENTIONAL BREEDING EFFICIENCIES IN PEANUT AND WARM SEASON GRASSES
item Association Analysis of Bacterial Blight Resistance in USDA Cowpea Germplasm Core Collection
item BIOLOGICALLY-BASED TECHNOLOGIES FOR MANAGEMENT OF CROP INSECT PESTS IN LOCAL AND AREAWIDE PROGRAMS
item Capacitance and NIR Sensing Methods for Moisture Determination in Biomass Feed Stocks
item Characterization and Attenuation of Cashew Nut Allergens through Improved Detection, Cultivar Selection, and Processing
item Conduct Field Evaluation of Transgenic Cotton for Pest Resistance and Aflatoxin Contamination
item Conservation, Characterization, and Evaluation of Plant Genetic Resources and Associated Information
item Control of Preharvest Aflatoxin Contamination in Maize through Host Induced Gene Silencing
item Cotton Irrigation Management
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 Developing Strategies to Identify Useful Genes in Peanut and Breeding High Yielding Peanut Varieties and Germplasm
item DEVELOPMENT AND EVALUATION OF IMPROVED PEANUT CULTIVARS
item Development of Peanut Germplasm with Improved Yield, Oil Quality, and Tolerance to Biotic and Abiotic Stresses
item Development of Rapid, Non-Destructive Hyperspectral Imaging Methodology to Measure Fungal Growth and Aflatoxin Contamination
item Development of Sensors for Instantaneous Assessment of Peanut Pod Moisture
item Effects of Food Processing on Food Allergens – Assessment and Improvement of Detection Methods
item Enhancing the Competitiveness of U.S. Peanuts and Peanut-based Cropping Systems
item Evaluation of Affinity Chromatography for the Determination of Naturally Occurring Folates in Peanut Seeds
item Evaluation of Peanut Seeds to Determine Elevated Folate Levels
item Evaluation of the U.S. Plant Introduction Collection of Watermelon for Resistance to Bacterial Blotch, Phase 3: Fruit Resistance
item Functional Analysis and Manipulation of Antioxidant Gene Expression for Improved Fitness in Males Sterilized for Sterile Insect Technique
item Genetic Characterization of Cercospora arachidicola and Cercosporidium personatum
item Genetic Characterization of Cercospora arachidicola and Cercosporidium personatum
item Genetic Diversity of Aflatoxigenic Aspergillus Species in African Countries
item Genetic Diversity of Aflatoxigenic Aspergillus Species in African Countries
item Genetic Engineering of Cotton and Corn for Enhanced Resistance to Aspergillus flavus
item GENETICS, POPULATION DYNAMICS, AND MYCOTOXIN PREVENTION IN PEANUT
item Handling and Process Optimization of Roasted Peanut Shelf Life
item HOST PLANT RESISTANCE AND OTHER MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES FOR NEMATODES IN COTTON AND PEANUT
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 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 Improvement & Maintenance of Flavor & Shelf-Life, Functional Characteristics & Biochem/Bioactive Process, & Use of Genetic/Genomic Resource
item Insect Ecology and Sustainable Systems for Insect Pest Management in the Southeastern Region
item INTEGRATED WEED MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS FOR ORGANIC AND CONVENTIONAL CROPS OF THE SOUTHEASTERN COASTAL PLAIN
item INTERNATIONAL CONSUMER PREFERENCE FOR PEANUTS OF VARIOUS PRODUCTION ORIGINS
item Molecular analysis of pecan nut development
item Novel Genes/Promoters for Tolerance to Abiotic and Biotic Stress and Their Role(s) in Aspergillus Infection and Aflatoxin Contamination
item NUTRITIONAL QUALITIES OF BREEDER SAMPLES OF VALENCIA PEANUTS FROM NEW MEXICO AND TEXAS
item PEANUT CULTIVARS WITH ENHANCED SENSORY AND SHELF-LIFE
item Peanut Productivity & Mycotoxin Control (PMIL): Silencing of Aflatoxing Synthesis through RNA Interference (RNA) in Peanut Plants
item PEANUT TEXTURE AND FLAVOR CHEMISTRY
item Performance of Brassica carinata as an Oil Feedstock for Biofuel
item Predictive Modeling & Mitigation of Effects of Climate Change on Migration & Infestation Patterns of Semitropical/Tropical Crop Pest Insects
item Primary and Secondary Prevention of Peanut and Tree Nut Allergy
item Radiofrequency Pasteurization of Dried Vegetables and Spices
item Rapid Development of High-Yielding, High-Oleic Peanut Cultivars
item Rapid Development of High-Yielding, High-Oleic Peanut Cultivars
item SENSING METHODS & INSTRUMENTATION FOR RAPID DETERMINATION OF MOISTURE CONTENT... AND OTHER QUALITY ATTRIBUTES OF GRAINS, SEEDS, & NUTS
item Silencing of Aflatoxin Synthesis Through RNA Interference (RNAi) in Peanut Plants
item Silencing of Aflatoxin Synthesis Through RNA Interference (RNAi) in Peanut Plants
item SOIL PROCESSES IN PRODUCTION SYSTEMS THAT INCORPORATE BIOFUEL FEEDSTOCKS INTO SOUTHEASTERN AGRICULTURE
item Sustainable Production, Profit, and Environmental Stewardship through Conservation Systems
item Systems to Assess, Monitor, and Preserve Peanut Quality and Safety
Last Modified: 11/26/2014
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