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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
Agave
Air
Alfalfa
Animal research, general
Apple
Arboreta and botanical gardens
Atmosphere, general/other
Bacteria
Barley
Beans (dry)
Beans (fresh, fresh-processed)
Bedding/garden plants
Beef cattle, general/other
Beef cattle, live animal
Berries and cane fruits, other
Blueberry
Broadleaf forests of the North
Carrot
Cheese
Chemurgic Crops
Cherry
Citrus, general/other
Climate
Cocoa
Coffee
Cole crops (includes cabbage, kale, broccoli, brussels sprouts, cauliflower,
Conifer forests of the West
Cool season perennial grasses (includes bluegrass, bromegrass, fescue)
Corn (for sweetcorn use 1480)
Cotton, other
Cranberry
Cross-commodity research--multiple animal species
Cross-commodity research--multiple crops
Cucumber
Cucurbits, other (includes pumpkin, squash, gourd)
Cultured aquatic animals, general/other
Cut flowers, foliage, and greens
Dairy cattle, general/other
Dairy cattle, live animal
Deciduous and small fruits, general/other
Deciduous tree fruits, other
Durum wheat
Edible tree nuts, general/other
Egg-type chicken, live animal
Eggplant
Eggs
Florist crops, other
Food (not readily associated with specific plant and animal products)
Fungi (includes yeast)
General Commodity
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 spring wheat
Hard red winter wheat
Herbaceous perennials and decorative greens
Honey bees
Horses, ponies, and mules
Individuals (as workers, consumers, members of society)
Insects
Leguminous vegetables, other
Lemon
Mango
Meat, beef cattle
Meat, dairy cattle
Meat, swine
Meat-type chicken, live animal
Melons (includes cantaloupe, muskmelon, watermelon)
Microorganisms, general/other
Milk
Miscellaneous and new crops, general/other
Narcotic plants
Nectarine
Nematodes
Noncrop plant research
Oilseed and oil crops, general/other
Onion, garlic, leek, shallot
Orange
Ornamental trees and shrubs
Ornamentals and turf, general/other (includes cacti)
Other animals, general
Other beef cattle products
Other cultured finfish
Other cultured shellfish
Other dairy cattle products
Other poultry products
Other swine products
Oysters
Parks and urban green space
Pasture
Pasture and forage crops, general/other
Peach
Pear
Peas (dry)
Peppers
Perennial grasses, other
Pesticides (includes herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, etc.)
Plant research, general
Plum
Potato
Potted plants
Poultry meat
Poultry, general/other
Raisin grapes
Rangelands and grasslands, general
Rangelands, other
Raspberry
Remote sensing equipment and technology
Research equipment and methods, general/other
Rice
Salmon
Seeds and other plant propagules
Sheep, live animal
Soft red wheat
Soil
Soil and land, general
Solanaceous and related crops, general/other (for potato use 1310)
Soybean
Spiders, mites, ticks, and other arthropods
Strawberry
Sugar beet
Sugar cane
Sunflower
Sweet potato
Swine, general/other
Swine, live animal
Table grapes
Tomato
Trees, forests, and forest products, general
Tropical/subtropical fruit, general/other
Trout
Turf (includes bentgrass, bermudagrass, bluegrass, dichondra, fescue)
Turkey, live animal
Vegetables, general/other
Viroids, mycoplasmas, spiroplasmas, etc.
Viruses
Water resources
Watersheds
Watersheds and river basins, general
Weather
Weeds
Wetland and riparian systems
Wheat, other
Wild animals
Wildlife and natural fisheries, general/other
Wine grapes
Winter annual legumes (includes subterranean clover, arrowleaf clover)
Research Projects within Soil
item AGRICULTURAL GREENHOUSE WARMING POTENTIAL AND CARBON SEQUESTRATION MODEL CORRECTION: CONSIDERING ORGANIC AND LONG TERM ROTATIONAL SYSTEMS
item Bioavailability of Iron, Zinc and Select Phytochemicals for Improved Health
item Biologically Based Fertilizer Recommendations to Meet Yield Expectations and Preserve Water Quality
item Buffers for Environmental Stewardship on Poultry and Livestock Farms
item Cacao Genotypic Response to Abiotic Stresses, Management and Soil Quality and Characterization of Cacao Germplasm
item CIG GYPSUM CURTAIN PROJECT
item CLIMATE CHANGE MITIGATION AND ADAPTATION IN DAIRY PRODUCTION SYSTEMS OF THE GREAT LAKES REGION
item CLONING, CHARACTERIZATION, AND VALIDATION OF PUP1/P EFFICIENCY IN MAIZE
item CLONING, CHARACTERIZATION, AND VALIDATION OF PUP1/P EFFICIENCY IN MAIZE
item Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) 2013 - Agricultural Research Service Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies (on croplands)
item CONTROLS ON MICROBIAL COMMUNITY STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION IN SOIL AND RHIZOSPHERE
item Defining Agroecological Principles and Developing Sustainable Practices in Mid-Atlantic Cropping Systems
item Develop Sustainable Production System for Tropical Tree Crops and Assess Germplasm to Improve Cacao Sustainability
item DEVELOPING ANALYTICAL AND MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES TO IMPROVE CROP UTILIZATION OF .... AND REDUCE LOSSES TO THE ENVIRONMENT
item Developing Decision Support Systems for Nutrient Management
item DEVELOPMENT AND ANALYSIS OF A PROTOCOL TO ASSESS SURVIVAL OF FECAL ORGANISMS IN AGRICULTURAL SOILS AMENDED WITH RAW MANURE
item DEVELOPMENT OF INTERGRATED AIR POLLUTANT SAMPLING APPROACHES AND AN AGRICULTURAL AIR QUALITY DATABASE
item Development of Sustainable Cacao Production Methods in Costa Rica
item DISCERNING THE FATE OF ATMOSPHERIC AGRICULTURAL EMISSIONS IN THE CHESAPEAKE BAY REGION
item Dissecting the Genetic, Molecular and Physiological Basis of Aluminum Tolerance in Rice: Implications for Cereal Improvement
item Dissecting The Genetic, Molecular And Physiological Basis Of Aluminum Tolerance In Rice: Implications For Cereal Improvement [CFDA 10.310]
item ENHANCEMENT OF CROP GROWTH THROUGH UTILIZATION OF ARBUSCULAR MYCORRHIZAL FUNGI
item Evaluating Commodity Cover Crops for Recycling Nitrogen In Maryland Grain-Cropping Systems
item Evaluation of Soil Quality Parameters (SQP) in Tropical Soils and Assessment of Elemental Composition in Tropical Crops
item Field Testing of Sorghum Lines for Variation in P Efficiency Due to the Pup1 Locus
item Food Day Symposium and Local Food Systems
item FOOD SAFETY CONTROL IMPROVEMENT FOR FRESH PRODUCE IN RETAIL DISPLAY CASES
item FOOD SAFETY RISK FOR LEAFY GREENS AND TOMATOES FROM SMALL FARM ENVIRONMENTS EXPOSED TO MANURE DUST, SOIL AMENDMENTS, INSECTS AND CREEK WATER
item FUNCTION OF ARBUSCULAR MYCORRHIZAL FUNGI IN ORGANIC AND CONVENTIONAL AGRICULTURE
item Genomic and Genetic Analysis of Crop Adaptation to Soil Abiotic Stresses
item Glucosinolates-Derived Compounds as a Green Manure for Controlling Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella in Soil
item IDENTIFICATION AND MODULATION OF FUNCTIONAL PROTEIN ASSOCIATION NETWORKS FOR DROUGHT TOLERANCE IN SWITCHGRASS
item Imaging and Analysis of Canola Root System Architecture to Identify Root Traits Underlying Adaptation to Drought and Nutrient Poor Soils
item Improved Crop Production Systems for the Northeast
item IMPROVING PHOSPHORUS EFFICIENCY IN SORGHUM BY THE IDENTIFICATION & VALIDATION OF SORGHUM HOMOLOGS FOR PUP1
item Improving Poultry House Heating and Nitrogen Emission Management Using Biofiltration and Biofertilizer Production
item IMPROVING THE IRON BIOAVAILABILITY FROM STAPLE FOOD CROPS, FOOD PRODUCTS, AND FOOD INGREDIENTS
item Innovative Approaches to Capture Air Pollutant Emissions from Poultry Operations
item Investigating the Environmental Fate and Transport of Agriculturally Related Pollutant Emissions
item Iron Biofortification of Lentils: Defining Current Production of High FE Lentils and Development of Enhanced Nutritional Quality, BRE1119
item MAXIMIZING CONSERVATION IN THE CHESAPEAKE BAY WATERSHED WITH A NEW 3-WAY INTERSEEDER
item MEASURING AIR QUALITY IN THE CHESAPEAKE BAY REGION AT THE AGRICULTURE-URBAN INTERFACE
item Mechanisms of Pathogen Contamination of Organic Leafy Greens at the Farm Level and Interventions to Control Pathogens during Processing
item Microbial Biodegradation of Polymeric Materials Prepared From Chicken Feathers
item MICROBIAL ECOLOGY AND SAFETY OF FRESH PRODUCE
item Mineral Analysis of Staple Food Crops, Food Products, Water and Soil Samples
item Modeling Nearsore Bacterial Fate and Transport in the Manitowoc River Plume in Lake Michigan
item Nitrogen (N) Use Efficiency of N-Fix Inoculated Grasses under Field Conditions
item Nitrogen Cycling and Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Cover Crop-Based Organic Rotational No-Till
item Novel Sanitizing Treatment of Fresh Produce to Inactivate Food-Borne Pathogens
item NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT IN ORGANIC NO-TILL SYSTEMS
item ON-FARM RESEARCH AND EXTENSION TO SUPPORT SUSTAINABLE NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT OF ORGANIC GRAIN CROPPING SYSTEMS IN THE MID-ATLANTIC REGION
item On-farm Research and Extension to Support Sustainable Nutrient Management of Organic Grain Cropping Systems in the Mid-atlantic Region
item PATHOGEN FATE AND TRANSPORT IN IRRIGATION WATERS
item Persistence and Transfer of Enteric Pathogens to Fresh Produce during Pre- and Post-Harvest Operations
item Persistence of Enteric Pathogens in Manure-amended Soils in Northeast U.S. Produce-Growing Environments
item Persistence of Enteric Pathogens in Manure-amended Soils in Northeast U.S. Produce-Growing Environments
item PLANT AND SOIL FACTORS THAT INFLUENCE BIOAVAILABILITY OF HEAVY METALS IN CROPS
item PLANT RESPONSES TO FOOD-BORNE BACTERIA AND VIRUSES AND MECHANISMS USED BY PATHOGENS TO SURVIVE
item Plant/Soil Microbe Interactions and Plant Health in Modern Cropping Systems
item Pre-harvest and Post-harvest Decontamination Strategies for Eliminating Foodborne Pathogens on Cantaloupes
item PRODUCE SAFETY RESEARCH COLLABORATION WITH NEW LEAF FOOD SAFETY SOLUTIONS
item REDUCING PATHOGEN PRESENCE IN FRESH-CUT PRODUCE
item REDUCING PATHOGEN PRESENCE IN FRESH-CUT PRODUCE WITH SANITIZERS
item Rewriting the Computer Code to Improve the Efficiency, Effectiveness and Ease of Use of the RootReader3D Software Platform
item Role of Bacterial Surface Appendages in Attachment and Internalization of Escherichia coli O157:H7 on Organic Leafy Greens
item STATE PHOSPHORUS (P) INDEX REFINEMENTS
item Survival of Fecal Organisms and Indicators in Agricultural Soils Amended with Raw Manure
item SUSTAINABLE COMPOSTING OF CRAB WASTE FOR BENEFICIAL USE IN HORTICULTURE
item Sustainable Production Systems for Cacao
item THE PHLOEM AS AN INTER-ORGAN COMMUNICATION SYSTEM: A ROLE IN EPIGENETIC REGULATION OF NUTRIENT ACQUISITION AND UTILIZATION
item Using Modeling to Develop Monitoring Strategy and Scheduling for Microbial Quality of Irrigation Water Sources.
item Utilizing Sustainable Remediation Technologies to Reduce Bioavailability and Transport of Chlorinated Organic Compounds
item VALIDATION OF ZMMATES AS GENES UNDERLYING MAJOR AL TOLERANCE QTLS IN MAIZE
item WE38 LAND USE DATABASE RESEARCH ASSET DEVELOPMENT
Last Modified: 10/19/2011
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