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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
Air
Alfalfa
Apple
Atmosphere, general/other
Bacteria
Barley
Beans (dry)
Beans (fresh, fresh-processed)
Beef cattle, general/other
Beef cattle, live animal
Berries and cane fruits, other
Blueberry
Carrot
Chemurgic Crops
Cherry
Citrus, general/other
Climate
Cocoa
Coffee
Cole crops (includes cabbage, kale, broccoli, brussels sprouts, cauliflower,
Conifer forests of the West
Corn (for sweetcorn use 1480)
Cranberry
Cross-commodity research--multiple animal species
Cross-commodity research--multiple crops
Cucumber
Cucurbits, other (includes pumpkin, squash, gourd)
Cultured aquatic animals, general/other
Dairy cattle, general/other
Dairy cattle, live animal
Deciduous and small fruits, general/other
Deciduous tree fruits, other
Durum wheat
Egg-type chicken, live animal
Eggplant
Fungi (includes yeast)
General technology
Goats, meat and mohair
Grapefruit
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
Insects
Meat, dairy cattle
Meat, swine
Meat-type chicken, live animal
Melons (includes cantaloupe, muskmelon, watermelon)
Milk
Miscellaneous and new crops, general/other
Narcotic plants
Nematodes
Noncrop plant research
Orange
Ornamental trees and shrubs
Ornamentals and turf, general/other (includes cacti)
Other animals, general
Other cultured shellfish
Parks and urban green space
Peach
Pear
Peppers
Pesticides (includes herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, etc.)
Plant research, general
Potato
Poultry meat
Poultry, general/other
Rangelands and grasslands, general
Raspberry
Remote sensing equipment and technology
Research equipment and methods, general/other
Rice
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
Tomato
Trees, forests, and forest products, general
Tropical/subtropical fruit, general/other
Turkey, live animal
Vegetables, general/other
Viroids, mycoplasmas, spiroplasmas, etc.
Viruses
Water resources
Watersheds
Weather
Weeds
Wetland and riparian systems
Wheat, other
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 Biologically Based Fertilizer Recommendations to Meet Yield Expectations and Preserve Water Quality
item Cacao Genotypic Response to Abiotic Stresses, Management and Soil Quality and Characterization of Cacao Germplasm
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 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 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 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 Glucosinolates-Derived Compounds as a Green Manure for Controlling Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella in Soil
item Improving Poultry House Heating and Nitrogen Emission Management Using Biofiltration and Biofertilizer Production
item Innovative Approaches to Capture Air Pollutant Emissions from Poultry Operations
item Investigating the Environmental Fate and Transport of Agriculturally Related Pollutant Emissions
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 Modeling Nearsore Bacterial Fate and Transport in the Manitowoc River Plume in Lake Michigan
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 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 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 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
Last Modified: 11/23/2014
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