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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 Ornamental trees and shrubs
item Advanced Methods for the Detection of Ralstonia Solanacearum Species and Differentiation of Select Agent Strain
item BIOCONTROL AND OTHER TECHNOLOGIES FOR CONTROL OF INVASIVE SPECIES, WITH EMPHASIS ON ASIAN LONGHORNED BEETLE AND RELATED SPECIES
item BIOCONTROL OF INVASIVE PESTS SUCH AS EMERALD ASH BORER AND QUARANTINE SERVICES
item BIOLOGY, ECOLOGY,A ND MANAGEMENT OF BROWN MARMORATED STINK BUG IN ORCHARD CROPS, SMALL FRUIT, GRAPES, VEGETABLES AND ORNAMENTALS
item BIOLOGY, PATHOLOGY, AND EPIDEMIOLOGY OF EMERGING OOMYCETE PATHOGENS
item Characterization of Elm Germplasm of Horticultural Interest
item CLASSICAL BIOLOGICAL CONTROL OF INSECT PESTS OF CROPS, EMPHASIZING TARNISHED PLANT BUG, SOYBEAN APHID, AND BROWN MARMORATED STINK BUG
item COLLECTION AND REARING OF EMERALD ASH BORER
item COOPERATIVE BIOLOGICAL CONTROL INTRODUCTIONS AGAINST EXOTIC INSECT PESTS OF MUTUAL INTEREST TO CHINA AND U.S. (INCLUDING MIRID PLANT BUGS)
item Detection and Identification of Soil-borne Plant Pathogens and Mitigation of Soil-borne Diseases
item Developing Blight-Resistant Boxwood Germplasm
item DEVELOPING NON-INVASIVE NURSERY CROPS
item Establishment of a Long-term Research Project to Evaluate New England’s Indigenous Serviceberries (Amelanchier spp.)
item EVALUATING IMPACTS OF INDIGENOUS AND INTRODUCED PARASITOIDS ON POPULATIONS OF THE INVASIVE EMERALD ASH BORER, AGRILUS PLANIPENNIS FAIRMAIRE
item Evaluating Impacts of Natural Enemies on Population Dynamics of the Invasive Emerald Ash Borer, Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire in Maryland
item Evaluation and Genetic Improvement of Woody Ornamental Landscape Plants for Disease and Pest Tolerance, Non-Invasiveness, and Ornamental Traits
item Evaluation of Cost Effective Management of Imported Fire Ants in Nursery Crops
item Evaluation of Cotoneaster spp.: Landscape Performance, Fire Blight Resistance, and Ploidy Levels
item Evaluation of Production Practices, Disease Resistance and Insect Control Measures for Nursery Crops
item Genetic Structure of Green Ash and the Establishment of Ex Situ Conservation
item Genetics, Genetic Improvement, and Improved Production Efficiency of Nursery Crops
item GENOMIC AND FUNCTIONAL GENOMIC ANALYSIS OF FUNGAL PLANT PATHOGENS
item Genomic, Transcriptomic, and Proteomic Analyses of Fungal Plant Pathogens
item HERBARIUM-BASED INVESTIGATION OF ORNAMENTAL PLANTS OF THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST
item Host-specificity Testing of Natural Enemies of the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB), Halyomorpha halys (Stål) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae)
item IDENTIFICATION GUIDE TO THE INVASIVE EMERALD ASH BORER AND ITS RELATIVES: A JOINT USDA- CFIA INITIATIVE
item IDENTIFICATION OF THE BROWN MARMORATED STINK BUG PHEROMONE
item IDENTIFICATION OF THE BROWN MARMORATED STINK BUG PHEROMONE
item Impacts of Natural Enemies on Population Dynamics of the Emerald Ash Borer in Maryland
item IMPROVED PATHOGEN DETECTION AND MANAGEMENT OF BULB DISEASES
item Investigation of the Symbiotic Polydnavirus Role in Speciation of Braconid Wasps and Caterpillar Host Modification
item IPM-BASED STRATEGIES FOR INCORPORATING MICROBIAL BIOLOGICAL CONTROL FOR MANAGEMENT OF GREENHOUSE AND NURSERY CROP PESTS
item Management and Evaluation of Woody Landscape Plant Germplasm Resources and Associated Information
item MECHANISMS FOR CREATING NON-INVASIVE NURSERY CROPS
item NATURAL ENEMIES OF INVASIVE AND HIGH-RISK WOOD-BORING INSECTS IN CHINA
item Natural Enemies of Potentially Invasive Wood-Boring Insect Pests in Southwest China
item Natural Enemies of Wood-Boring Insect Pests in Southwest China
item NEW AND EMERGING VIRAL AND BACTERIAL DISEASES OF ORNAMENTAL PLANTS: DETECTION, IDENTIFICATION, AND CHARACTERIZATION
item OPTIMIZATION OF METHODS FOR MASS-REARING NEWLY INTRODUCED PARASITOIDS FOR BIOCONTROL OF EMERALD ASH BORER
item OPTIMIZATION OF METHODS FOR MASS-REARING NEWLY INTRODUCED PARASITOIDS FOR BIOCONTROL OF EMERALD ASH BORER
item Proteomic Investigation of a Soilborne Fungal Pathogen, Rhizoctonia solani
item Support Development of the North American Plant Collection Consortium
item Surveys in Korea to Support Host Range Evaluation Research on Brown Marmorated Stink Bug and Spotted Wing Drosophila
item SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT OF INVASIVE AND INDIGENOUS INSECTS OF URBAN LANDSCAPES
item SYSTEMATIC REVISION AND IDENTIFICATION GUIDE TO THE EMERALD ASH BORER AND RELATED SPECIES (COLEOPTERA: BUPRESTIDAE)
item SYSTEMATICS OF BEETLES IMPORTANT TO AGRICULTURE, LANDSCAPE PLANTS, AND BIOLOGICAL CONTROL
item Taxonomy of Landscape Trees and Shrubs
item Whole Farm Organic Management of BMSB and Endemic Pentatomids through Behavior-Based Habitat Manipulation
Last Modified: 10/19/2011
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