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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 Insects
item BIOCONTROL OF INVASIVE PESTS SUCH AS EMERALD ASH BORER AND QUARANTINE SERVICES
item BIOLOGICAL CONTROL OF SWALLOW-WORTS, INVASIVE WEEDS OF THE NORTHEASTERN UNITED STATES
item Biopesticidal Fungi for Control of Asian Ambrosia Beetles and Their Symbiotic Fungi
item Chemical Analyses of Honey Bees and Bee-Related Experimental Samples
item Chemical Signals for Manipulating Mosquito Behavior
item CLASSICAL BIOLOGICAL CONTROL OF INSECT PESTS OF CROPS, EMPHASIZING TARNISHED PLANT BUG, SOYBEAN APHID, AND BROWN MARMORATED STINK BUG
item Collaborative Research: The Role of Floral Secondary Compounds in Bee Performance and Disease Transmission in a Natural Ecosystem
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 Deployed Warfighter Protection Research Program (FY2014)
item Deployed Warfighter Protection Research Program (FY2014)
item Development of Improved Pests and Disease Detection Techniques
item Development of Novel Insecticide Synergistic for Resistance Management
item DISCOVERY AND DEVELOPMENT OF CHEMICALS FOR INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT OF BITING ARTHROPODS AND URBAN PESTS
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 GENETICS AND EVOLUTION OF HOST SPECIFICITY OF INSECT BIOLOGICAL CONTROL AGENTS, EMPHASIZING APHIDS AND MOTHS
item Genomic Approaches to Characterize and Mitigate the Impact of Nosema Disease in Honey Bees, Apis Mellifera
item Identification and Deployment of Rice Stalk Stink Bug, Tibraca Limbativentris, Pheromone
item Identification of Insects and Mites of Importance to Quarantine and Biosecurity
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 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 Managing Honey Bees Against Disease and Colony Stress
item Mite Systematics and Arthropod Diagnostics with Emphasis on Invasive Species
item MOLECULAR SYSTEMATICS OF PERUVIAN FLIES (DIPTERA)
item Monitoring Brown Marmorated Stink Bug in the Pacific Northwest
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 Olfactory Proteins as Targets for Manipulating Mosquito Behavior
item Open-Access Web Delivery of Global Prey/Predator Association Data for Sternorrhyncha(Hemiptera)&Neuropterida(Neuroptera, Megaloptera, Raphidioptera)
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 Prevention of Arthropod Bites
item Promoting sustainable biological control of the soybean aphid by studying the effect of biodiversity on the parasitoid Aphelinus glycinis
item Resistance Management of Pyrethroids Used for Vector Control
item Sampling Identification and Characterization of Peruvian Fruit Flies
item Sampling of Fruit Flies in South America
item Sampling of Fruit Flies in South America
item Sampling, Identification, and Characterization of Peruvian Fruit Flies
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 Entomology Studies Using Molecular Analyses
item Systematic Research Support for Insects of Agricultural Importance
item SYSTEMATICS OF FLIES OF AGRICULTURAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPORTANCE
item SYSTEMATICS OF HEMIPTERA AND RELATED GROUPS: PLANT PESTS, PREDATORS, AND DISEASE VECTORS
item Systematics of Parasitic and Herbivorous Wasps of Agricultural Importance
item TAXONOMIC REVISION OF APHELINUS SPECIES OF THE WORLD USING ADVANCED BIOINFORMATICS AND MOLECULAR METHODS
item TESTING AND DEVELOPMENT OF FUNGAL BIOCONTROL AGENTS AGAINST ASIAN AMBROSIA BEETLES AND THEIR SYMBIOTIC FUNGI
item Testing and Development of Fungal Biocontrol Agents Against Asian Ambrosia Beetles and Their Symbiotic Fungi
item Transforming ScaleNet: The Queable Database for Information on Scale Insects (Hemiptera: Coccoidea)
item Understanding the Varroa mite-virus Interactions in Honey Bees and Development of Improved Pests and Disease Detection Techniques
item Use and Development of The National Museum of Natural History Entomological Collection
item Whole Farm Organic Management of BMSB and Endemic Pentatomids through Behavior-Based Habitat Manipulation
Last Modified: 10/19/2011
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