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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 Individuals (as workers, consumers, members of society)
item Absorption, Metabolism, and Health Impacts of Bioactive Food Components
item Adaptation in Polyphenol Bioavailability and Bioactivity During Long Term Exposure to Polyphenol-Rich Foods in Lean And Obese Individuals
item Application of Bioinformatics to Microflora of Obese Pigs
item B Vitamins in Health and Aging
item Bioavailability of Iron, Zinc and Select Phytochemicals for Improved Health
item Cancer Prevention via Diet
item Cardiovascular Nutrition and Health
item Co-sponsorship of a Two-Day Workshop on “DNA for Quality Control of Botanical Products”
item COMBINING GENE EXPRESSION DATA AND SYSTEMS-BASED NETWORK ANALYSIS TO PREDICT GENE-ENVIRONMENT INTERACTIONS
item Critical Issues in Nutrition and Health
item Defining Mechanims by which Select Nutrients Determine Cancer Risk
item Determination of Glucosinolates in Brassica
item Developing Databases of Food Patterns Equivalents for Foods in National Dietary Surveys
item Development of Data Processing Techniques and Mathematical Models from Real-Time Ambulatory Sensors Assessing Activity and Physiological Parameters
item DIET INDUCED CHANGES IN GENE INTERACTIONS IN CANCER CELLS
item Dietary and Lifestyle Factors Affecting Food Intake and Energy Metabolism in Lean and Overweight Individuals
item Dietary Interventions to Reduce Risk of Chronic Disease
item Dietary Regulation of Immunity and Inflammation
item Dietary Status Assessment of Americans Utilizing What We Eat in America, NHANES
item Dietary Status Assessment of Americans Utilizing What We Eat in America, NHANES
item DNA Barcoded/Fingerprints, Chemical Fingerprints, and Metabolic Profiles for Botanical Supplements
item DNA Barcodes/Fingerprints, Chemical Fingerprints, and Metabolic Profiles for Botanical Supplements
item EFFECT OF DIET ON IMMUNE AND PHYSIOLOGICAL CHANGES BY INFECTION, INFLAMMATON, AND ALLERGENS
item Effect of Diet on Immune and Physiological Changes Induced by Infection, Inflammation, and Autoimmunity, and in Relation to Chronic Disease
item Effect of Probiotics in Patients with Cystic Fibrosis
item Epidemiology Applied to Problems of Aging
item EPIGENETIC MODULATION IN THE BRAINS OF YOUNG AND OLD RATS BY WALNUTS
item Epigenetic Modulation in the Brains of Young and Old Rats by Walnuts
item Evaluation of the Heart Health Benefits Beyond Cholesterol for the Whole Grain Barley and Oats in Healthy Men and Women
item FNS Support for Collection and Coding of Dietary Recalls in What We Eat in America, NHANES
item Fruits, Vegetables, and Related Bioactive Compounds and Prevention of Atherosclerosis, Obesity and Chronic Inflammation
item FSRG Monitoring Sodium
item GENE EXPRESSION AND SYSTEMS-BASED ANALYSIS TO PREDICT GENE-ENVIRONMENT INTERACTIONS
item Health Promoting Roles of Food Bio-Active Phenolic Compounds on Obesity-Altered Heart, and Kidney Functions and Physiology
item Health Related Metabolic Pathways and Walnut Consumption
item High Oleic Acid and Vascular Health
item Immunity Affected by Diet and Obesity
item Immunity, Inflammation, and Nutrition in Aging
item Improving Cardiovascular Health with Diet
item IMPROVING THE IRON BIOAVAILABILITY FROM STAPLE FOOD CROPS, FOOD PRODUCTS, AND FOOD INGREDIENTS
item INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES IN THE NEUROCHEMICAL AND BEHAVIORAL RESPONSE TO EXPOSURE TO PROTONS AND HZE PARTICLES
item Investigations on the Impact of Dietary Interventions on the Human Microbiome
item Macronutrient Absorption from Almonds: The Measured Energy Value of Almonds in the Human Diet
item Metabolism and Molecular Targets of Macro and Micro Food Components in the Development and Management of Obesity and Chronic Diseases
item Metabolite Profiling and Chemical Fingerprinting Methods for Characterization of Foods, Botanical Supplements, and Biological Materials
item Metabolomic Methods for Plant and Animal Specimens
item Metabolomic Methods for Plant and Animal Specimens
item Metabolomic Profiles and Chemical Fingerprints for Black Cohosh and Echinacea
item Mineral Analysis of Staple Food Crops, Food Products, Water and Soil Samples
item Molecular Targets of Tomato Carotenoids and their Metabolites in Cancer Prevention
item Musculoskeletal Health and Metabolism in Elderly Adults
item Naturally Occurring Food Components and Their Modulation of Cancer Risk
item Neurocognition/Neuroscience (Bridging Project)
item Nutrients, Aging, and Musculoskeletal Function
item Nutrition Research of Naturally Occurring Food Components to Reduce Risk of Cancer
item Nutrition Research of Naturally Occurring Food Components to Reduce Risk of Cancer
item Nutrition Research to Reduce Risk of Disease
item Nutrition Research to Reduce the Risk of Cancer
item Nutrition Research to Reduce the Risk of Cancer
item Nutrition Research To Reduce the Risk of Disease
item Nutrition Research with Walnuts to Reduce Risk of Disease
item Nutrition, Obesity, Cardiovascular Health and Genomics (BRIDGE SCA)
item Nutrition, Obesity, Cardiovascular Health and Genomics (Bridging Project)
item Nutrition, Sarcopenia, Physical Activity, and Skeletal Muscle Function in the Elderly
item Nutritional Determinants of Brain Aging and Cognitive Decline (Bridging SCA)
item Nutritional Epidemiology
item Obesity and Energy Regulation throughout the Adult Lifecycle
item One Carbon Nutrients and Metabolism
item Open Label Study to Evaluate the Safety of Lactobacillus Rhamnosus GG Atcc 53103 in Healthy Volunteers
item Optimization of Sample Preparation for Analyses of Phenolic Compounds from Different Matrices
item Partnership Between ARS and Bowie State University for Human Nutrition Research Studies
item Physical Activity and its Impact on Glucose Metabolism and Fuel Management
item PHYSICAL ACTIVITY TO FUEL MANAGEMENT AND GLUCOSE REGULATION
item PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, GLUCOSE REGULATION, AND REAL-TIME MEASUREMENT
item Phytochemicals and Healthy Aging
item Phytochemicals and Healthy Aging (Bridging Project)
item Plant Components and Aging
item Prebiotic Effect of Cocoa-Derived Flavonoids
item Regulation of Obesity and Associated Metabolic Complications
item Regulatory Mechanisms Induced by Health-Promoting Bioactive Food Components on Sex Steroid Hormone-Dependent Pathways, Cancer Cell-Stromal Cell Interactions, and the Gut Microbiome
item Research Partnership with Howard University
item Research Partnership with Konkuk University Division of Food and Bioscience (KKU)
item Research Partnership with Old Dominion University
item Research Partnership with Shanghai Jiao Tong University
item Research Partnership with the University of the District of Columbia
item Rural Aging Study
item Rural Aging Study (Geisinger)
item Sarcopenia, Nutrition, and Physical Activity
item Study of Gene-nutrient Interactions in Cancer Cells
item Study of Nutrient Gene Interactions (Erx/AhR)2
item Study of Sodium and Potassium Intake, Food Sources, and the Relationship to Health Measures in Adults
item THE EFFECTS OF BB SUPPLEMENTATION ON COGNITIVE AND GAIT FUNCTIONS IN AGED HUMANS
item THE EFFECTS OF MUSHROOM SUPPLEMENTATION ON AGE-RELATED DEFICITS IN COGNITION AND MOTOR FUNCTION
item THE EFFECTS OF TART CHERRIES ON AGE-RELATED CHANGES IN BEHAVIOR AND INFLAMMATION
item THE EFFECTS OF WALNUTS ON NEURONAL COMMUNICATION AND STRESS SIGNALING IN AGING
item The Influence of Low Calories Cranberry Juice on Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease
item The Obesity and Energy Regulation Program (Bridging Project)
item The Role of B Vitamins and One Carbon Metabolism in Aging (Bridging Project)
item THE ROLE OF STRAWBERRIES IN AGING: EFFECTS OF STRAWBERRY SUPPLEMENTATION ON MOBILITY AND COGNITION IN OLDER ADULTS
item The Study of Dietary Intakes of Adults and the Elderly and Related Survey Food and Beverage Databases
item USDA Food Patterns Equivalents Database (USDA, FPED) for 2005-2006
item USDA Food Patterns Equivalents Database (USDA, FPED) for 2005-2006 and 2009-2010
item Use of Isotope Kinetics for the Assessment of Body Compsotion and Energy Balance in Older Adults
item Using Nutrition and Proteolysis to Delay Age Related Macular Degeneration and Cataracts
item Vision, Aging, and Nutrition
item Vitamin K: Food Composition, Bioavailability and Human Health
item What We Eat in America - Dietary Survey: Data Collection, Interpretation, Dissemination, and Methodology
Last Modified: 10/19/2011
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