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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 Greens and leafy vegetables (includes endive, lettuce, spinach)
item Absorption, Metabolism, and Health Impacts of Bioactive Food Components
item Characterization of Biofilms on Biotic and Abiotic Surfaces
item DEVELOPMENT AND ANALYSIS OF A PROTOCOL TO ASSESS SURVIVAL OF FECAL ORGANISMS IN AGRICULTURAL SOILS AMENDED WITH RAW MANURE
item Development of a Real-Time In-Situ Evaluation Sensing System for Hazardous and Adulterated Food Materials
item Development of Novel Technologies to Reduce Chlorine Demand During Fresh-cut Produce Wash Operation
item Development of Rapid In-Field Spectral Imaging Methods to Detect Hazardous Chemicals and Microorganisms for Ensuring Safety of Agricultural Products
item DEVELOPMENT OF SENSING AND INSTRUMENTATION TECHNOLOGIES FOR FOOD SAFETY AND SANITATION INSPECTION IN FRESH FRUIT AND VEGETABLE PROCESSING
item EVALUATION AND MAINTENANCE OF FLAVOR, NUTRITIONAL AND OTHER QUALITY ATTRIBUTES OF FRESH AND FRESH-CUT PRODUCE
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 Glucosinolates-Derived Compounds as a Green Manure for Controlling Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella in Soil
item Improving Food Quality and Shelf Life Through New Technology Development and Process Optimization in Supply Chain
item IMPROVING THE SAFETY AND POST-HARVEST QUALITY OF FIELD GROWN ORGANIC LEAFY GREENS: ASSESSMENT OF GOOD AGRICULTURAL/PRODUCTION PRACTICES
item INTEGRATED APPROACH TO PROCESS AND PACKAGE TECHNOLOGIES
item Mechanisms of Pathogen Contamination of Organic Leafy Greens at the Farm Level and Interventions to Control Pathogens during Processing
item MICROBIAL ECOLOGY AND SAFETY OF FRESH PRODUCE
item Novel Sanitizing Treatment of Fresh Produce to Inactivate Food-Borne Pathogens
item Nutrition Research to Reduce the Risk of Cancer
item Persistence of Enteric Pathogens in Manure-amended Soils in Northeast U.S. Produce-Growing Environments
item PLANT RESPONSES TO FOOD-BORNE BACTERIA AND VIRUSES AND MECHANISMS USED BY PATHOGENS TO SURVIVE
item Pre-harvest and Post-harvest Decontamination Strategies for Eliminating Foodborne Pathogens on Cantaloupes
item PROCESSING TECHNOLOGIES FOR AGRICULTURAL AND FOOD PRODUCTS
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 Role of Bacterial Surface Appendages in Attachment and Internalization of Escherichia coli O157:H7 on Organic Leafy Greens
item Spectral imaging for contaminant detection on fresh food produce
item Survival of Fecal Organisms and Indicators in Agricultural Soils Amended with Raw Manure
Last Modified: 10/19/2011
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