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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Programs and Projects at this Location
ARS research is organized into National Programs. Within each National Program are research projects. Listed below are the National Programs and research projects currently conducted at this location.

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Food Animal Production (NP #101)
Developing Genetic Biotechnologies for Increased Food Animal Production, Including Novel Antimicrobials for Improved Health & Product Safety
(Appropriated)
Development of New Technologies and Methods to Enhance the Utilization and Long-Term Storage of Poultry, Swine and Fish Gametes and Embryos
(Appropriated)
Enhancing Genetic Merit of Ruminants Through Genome Selection and Analysis
(Appropriated)
Identification of Biomarkers for Pre and Post Weaning Growth in Swine
(Appropriated)
Improving Genetic Predictions in Dairy Animals Using Phenotypic and Genomic Information
(Appropriated)
Investigation of Genetic Mechanisms for Improving the Regulation of Feed Intake and Nutrient Utilization in Poultry
(Appropriated)
Understanding Genetic and Physiological Factors Affecting Nutrient Use Efficiency of Dairy Cattle
(Appropriated)
Poultry Germplasm Preservation: Modulating Membrane Lipids for Successful Cryopreservation of Semen from Valuable Genetic Stocks
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Analysis of Feeding Behavior and Feed Intake Data of Lactating Dairy Cows to Optimize Design of Growsafe Feeding Troughs
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Development of a Buffalo DNA Beadchip
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Statistical Methods for the Analysis of Genetic (Co)variance Matrices Calculated Using Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Generating and Analyzing DNA Sequence Using Next-Generation Sequencing Technologies
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Genetically Modified Livestock Via Zygotic Genome Editing
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Identification of Gene Networks Associated with Dystocia in Dairy Cattle
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
National Dairy Genetic Evaluation Program
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Implementation of Whole Genome Selection in the U.S. Dairy and Beef Cattle Industries
(Reimbursable)
Implementation of Whole Genome Selection in the U.S. Dairy and Beef Cattle Industries
(Reimbursable)
Improving Fertility of Dairy Cattle Using Translational Genomics
(Reimbursable)
Integrated Program for Reducing Brdc in Beef and Dairy Cattle
(Reimbursable)
Protecting Fuel Ethanol Production Fermentation Processes with Bactericidal Yeast
(Reimbursable)
Renewable, Long-Term, Antimicrobial Surface Treatments Through Dopamine-Mediated Binding of Peptidoglycan Hydrolases
(Reimbursable)
Structural and Functional Impacts of Copy Number Variations on the Cattle Genome
(Reimbursable)
Technical Services, Collaborative Research and Cooperative Activities with the United States Agency for International Development, Phase III
(Reimbursable)
Characterization of Structural Variations in Livestock Genomes
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Creating a Hapmap Resource Population of Cattle and Goats from Nigeria
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Develop Software to Demonstrate the Response to Genetic Selection Within Dairy Producer's Own Herd
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Identification of Genes Contributing to Sustained Sperm Survival in the Sperm Storage Tubule Epithelial Cells Located in the Chicken Oviduct
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Improved Efficiency of Bovine Cloning
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Improving Livestock Productivity Through Enhanced Breeding Programs – Applications in Goat Genomics
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Improving Livestock Productivity Through Enhanced Breeding Programs – Applications in Goat Genomics 2
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Genome Editing to Create Germ Cell Deficient Livestock
(Trust)
Animal Health (NP #103)
Development of Control and Intervention Strategies for Avian Coccidiosis
(Appropriated)
Development of Genomic Tools to Study Ruminant Resistance to Gastrointestinal Nematodes
(Appropriated)
Functional Genomic Approaches for Controlling Diseases of Swine
(Appropriated)
Functional Genomics Approaches for Controlling Diseases of Poultry
(Appropriated)
Immunological Approaches to Controlling Swine Intestinal Parasites and Mucosal Pathogens
(Appropriated)
Molecular and Immunological Approaches to Controlling Gi Nematode Infections of Ruminants
(Appropriated)
Novel Intervention Strategies and Genomics for Controlling Mastitis
(Appropriated)
Parasitic Biodiversity and the U.S. National Parasite Collection
(Appropriated)
Identification of Gene Networks and Classifier Genes Involved in Pig Responses to Prrsv Infection and Growth Maintenance
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Identification of Gene Networks and Classifier Genes Involved in Pig Responses to Prrsv Infection and Growth Maintenance
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Identification of Gene Networks and Classifier Genes Involved in Pig Responses to Prrsv Infection and Growth Maintenance
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Identification of Gene Networks and Classifier Genes Involved in Pig Responses to Prrsv Infection and Growth Maintenance
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Prrs Host Genetics Consortium: Continued Consortium Work to Study the Role of Host Genetics and Resistance to Prrsv
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Gut Microbiota Analysis in Broiler Chickens
(Grant)
Sirna-Mediated Knockdown/silence Post-Transcriptional Gene Expression of Chicken Ifn-Gamma
(Grant)
Alberta Livestock Genomics Program (Algp) Project “canadian Component to the Prrs Host Genetics Consortium (Phgc) Project”
(Reimbursable)
Characterizing the Pan-Nematode Secretome for Proteins That Activate Innate and Acquired Immunity
(Reimbursable)
Cry Proteins: Stand-Alone Anthelmintics & Combination Therapy with Nachr Agonists
(Reimbursable)
Development of High Priority Immune Reagents for Food Security [swine Portion]
(Reimbursable)
Genetically Improving Resistance of Pigs to Prrs Virus Infection
(Reimbursable)
Identification of Gene Networks and Classifier Genes Involved in Pig Responses to Prrsv Infection and Growth Maintenance
(Reimbursable)
Prrs Host Genetics Consortium (Phgc): a Proposal to Develop a Consortium to Study the Role of Host Genetics and Resistance to Prrsv
(Reimbursable)
U.S. Veterinary Immune Reagent Network
(Reimbursable)
U.S. Veterinary Immune Reagent Network Grant
(Reimbursable)
Parasitology Research and Long-Term Preservation of the the U.S. National Parasite Collection
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Developing Alternatives to Drug Strategies to Reduce Economic Losses Due to Enteric Diseases of Poultry
(Trust)
Development of Disease Resistant Genetic Markers Associated with Necrotic Enteritis
(Trust)
Development of Live and Recombinant Vaccine Against Poultry Enteric Diseases
(Trust)
Genome Canada
(Trust)
Seppic Adjuvants for Immune Mechanisms
(Trust)
Veterinary, Medical and Urban Entomology (NP #104)
Discovery and Development of Chemicals for Integrated Pest Management of Biting Arthropods and Urban Pests
(Appropriated)
Develop Novel Reduced Risk Public Health Pesticides and Insect Repellents
(Grant)
Deployed Warfighter Protection Research Program (Fy2013)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Deployed Warfighter Protection Research Program (Fy2013)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Chemical Signals for Manipulating Mosquito Behavior
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Olfactory Proteins As Targets for Manipulating Mosquito Behavior
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Human Nutrition (NP #107)
Antioxidant Polyphenols in Impaired Brain and Heart Functions Associated with Obesity and Metabolic Diseases
(Appropriated)
Bioavailability and Health Benefits of Phytonutrients
(Appropriated)
Compositional Variability in the Food Supply Resulting from Food Production Practices: Potential Impact on Human Health
(Appropriated)
Diet and Immune Function Related to Infectious and Allergic Disease
(Appropriated)
Dietary and Lifestyle Factors Affecting Food Intake and Energy Metabolism in Lean and Overweight Individuals
(Appropriated)
Dietary Supplements Ingredient Database
(Appropriated)
Fingerprinting and Profiling Methods for Characterization of Foods and Dietary Supplements
(Appropriated)
Macro - and Micronutrient Modulation of Biomarkers of Chronic Disease and Indicators of Nutritional Adequacy
(Appropriated)
Measurement Systems for Determination of Vitamins in Foods and Dietary Supplements
(Appropriated)
Molecular and Cellular Bases of Health-Promoting Food Components in Prevention of Chronic Diseases
(Appropriated)
USDA National Nutrient Databank for Food Composition
(Appropriated)
What We Eat in America - Dietary Survey: Data Collection, Interpretation, Dissemination, and Methodology
(Appropriated)
Critical Issues in Nutrition and Health
(Grant)
Development of Sampling Plans for Botanical Dietary Supplements
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Dietary Supplement Ingredient Database
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Flavonoid Content of Selected Dietary Supplements and Foods
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Food Buying Guide (Fbg) for Child Nutrition Programs: Food Yield Studies
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Inter-Laboratory Trial for Measurement of Parent Vitamin D and 25 (Oh)d in Foods and Dietary Supplements
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Methods for Identification and Authentication of Botanical Supplements Using Spectral Fingerprints, DNA Barcodes,and Metabolite Profiles
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Monitoring Sodium and Selected Nutrients in Food
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
National Food and Nutrient Analysis Program
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Prebiotic Effect of Cocoa-Derived Flavonoids
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Probiotic-Related Health Research
(Memorandum of Understanding)
Effect of Diet on Immune and Physiological Changes by Infection, Inflammaton, and Allergens
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Identification of Changes in Immune Biomarkers and Microflora of Children with Asthma and Atopy
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Molecular Characterization of Microbiota and Its Relationship to the Prevalence of Viral and Bacterial Enteritis
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Optimization of Sample Preparation for Analyses of Phenolic Compounds from Different Matrices
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Physical Activity to Fuel Management and Glucose Regulation
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Research Partnership with Bowie State University
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Safety of Bifidobacterium Lactis (Bb12)supplemented Yogurt for Adults on Antibiotics
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Effect of Probiotics in Patients with Cystic Fibrosis
(Reimbursable)
Fns Support for Collection and Coding of Dietary Recalls in What We Eat in America, Nhanes
(Reimbursable)
Health Related Metabolic Pathways and Walnut Consumption
(Reimbursable)
Monitoring Sodium and Selected Nutrients in U.S. Foods
(Reimbursable)
National Food and Nutrient Analysis Program
(Reimbursable)
National Food and Nutrient Analysis Program
(Reimbursable)
Naturally Occurring Food Components and Their Modulation of Cancer Risk
(Reimbursable)
Open Label Study to Evaluate the Safety of Lactobacillus Rhamnosus Gg Atcc 53103 in Healthy Volunteers
(Reimbursable)
Physical Activity, Glucose Regulation, and Real-Time Measurement
(Reimbursable)
Study of Gene-Nutrient Interactions in Cancer Cells
(Reimbursable)
The Influence of Low Calories Cranberry Juice on Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease
(Reimbursable)
USDA Food Patterns Equivalents Database (Usda, Fped) for 2005-2006
(Reimbursable)
USDA Food Patterns Equivalents Database (Usda, Fped) for 2005-2006 and 2009-2010
(Reimbursable)
Whole Grains: Processing, Fiber, Color, and Phytonutrients
(Reimbursable)
Application of Bioinformatics to Microflora of Obese Pigs
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Assay of Bioactive Phytochemicals from Foods and Food Products
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Building Public-Private Partnerships to Promote Nutrition Science Research for Human Health
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Choline Content of Commonly Eaten Foods
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Coordination of Food Sample Preparation and Analytical Quality Assurance for USDA Contracts
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Coordination of Food Sample Preparation and Analytical Quality Assurance for USDA Contracts
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Coordination of Food Sample Preparation and Analytical Quality Assurance for USDA Contracts
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Coordination of Food Sample Preparation and Analytical Quality Assurance for USDA Contracts (Cdc)
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Developing Databases of Food Patterns Equivalents for Foods in National Dietary Surveys
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Data Processing Techniques and Mathematical Models from Real-Time Ambulatory Sensors Assessing Activity and Physiological Parameters
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Databases on the Bioactive Components of Food in the U.S.
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Diet Induced Changes in Gene Interactions in Cancer Cells
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Dietary Interventions to Reduce Risk of Chronic Disease
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
DNA Barcoded/fingerprints, Chemical Fingerprints, and Metabolic Profiles for Botanical Supplements
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
DNA Barcodes/fingerprints, Chemical Fingerprints, and Metabolomic Profiles for Botanical Supplements
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Effect of Diet on Immune and Physiological Changes Induced by Infection, Inflammation, and Autoimmunity, and in Relation to Chronic Disease
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Food Buying Guide for Child Nutrition Programs: Food Yield Studies
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Inter-Laboratory Trial for Measurement of Parent Vitamin D and 25(oh) D in Foods and Dietary Supplements
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Metabolomic Methods for Plant and Animal Specimens
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Metabolomic Methods for Plant and Animal Specimens
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Metabolomic Profiles and Chemical Fingerprints for Black Cohosh and Echinacea
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Monitoring the Composition of Foods and Dietary Supplements in the United States
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Nutrient Composition of Meat and Meat Products
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Nutrition Research of Naturally Occurring Food Components to Reduce Risk of Cancer
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Nutrition Research of Naturally Occurring Food Components to Reduce Risk of Cancer
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Nutrition Research to Reduce Risk of Disease
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Nutrition Research to Reduce the Risk of Disease
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Nutrition Research with Walnuts to Reduce Risk of Disease
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Partnership Between ARS and Bowie State University for Human Nutrition Research Studies
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Representative Sampling Plans and Pilot Study Planning for Botanical Ingredients for Dsid Studies
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
The Study of Dietary Intakes of Adults and the Elderly and Related Survey Food and Beverage Databases
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Use of Information Technologies for Dietary Composition and Survey Evaluations
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Vitamin K Analysis of Food and Dietary Supplements
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Effects of Milk Fat on Obesity-Mediated Changes in Gastrointestinal Function and Microflora Composition
(Trust)
Evaluation of the Heart Health Benefits Beyond Cholesterol for the Whole Grain Barley and Oats in Healthy Men and Women
(Trust)
High Oleic Acid and Vascular Health
(Trust)
Macronutrient Absorption from Almonds: the Measured Energy Value of Almonds in the Human Diet
(Trust)
Food Safety, (animal and plant products) (NP #108)
Biological Treatment of Manure and Organic Residuals to Capture Nutrients and Transform Contaminants
(Appropriated)
Developing Beneficial Uses of Agricultural, Industrial, and Municipal Byproducts
(Appropriated)
Development of Sensing and Instrumentation Technologies for Food Safety and Sanitation Inspection in Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Processing
(Appropriated)
Ecology and Molecular Epidemiology of Zoonotic Bacterial Pathogens Associated with Dairy Farms
(Appropriated)
Integrated Approach to the Detection and Control of Foodborne Parasites and the Impact on Food Safety
(Appropriated)
Microbial Ecology and Safety of Fresh Produce
(Appropriated)
Molecular Genetics, Genomics, and Phylogenetics of Foodborne Zoonotic Parasites Affecting Food Safety and Public Health
(Appropriated)
Molecular Mechanisms of Pathogenic Bacteria Interactions with Plant Surfaces and Environmental Matrices
(Appropriated)
Pathogen Fate and Transport in Irrigation Waters
(Appropriated)
Plant and Soil Factors That Influence Bioavailability of Heavy Metals in Crops
(Appropriated)
Zoonotic Parasites Affecting Food Safety and Public Health
(Appropriated)
A Trans-Disciplinary Approach to Improving Produce Safety
(General Cooperative Agreement)
A Trans-Disciplinary Approach to Improving Produce Safety
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Ultrasonic Processes to Improve Pathogen Inactivation
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Improving Leafy Green Safety Via Research and Extension
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Characterization OF...MOLECULES from Es Products of Trichinelia Spiralis/t. Pseudospiralis L1 & Their Use in Immunodiagnosis
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Food Safety Control Improvement for Fresh Produce in Retail Display Cases
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Identification of Changes in Immune Biomarkers and Microflora of Children with Asthma and Atopy
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Molecular Characterization of Microbiota and Its Relationship to the Prevalence of Viral and Bacterial Enteritis
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Periodic National Commodity Studies to Investigate Current Issues and Examine General Health and Management Practices Used on Farms
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Produce Safety Research Collaboration with New Leaf Food Safety Solutions
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Reducing Pathogen Presence in Fresh-Cut Produce
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Reducing Pathogen Presence in Fresh-Cut Produce with Sanitizers
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Safety of Bifidobacterium Lactis (Bb12)supplemented Yogurt for Adults on Antibiotics
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Analyst Training and Check Sample Program for Pork and Horsemeat Export Program
(Reimbursable)
Assessing Predominant Transmission Routes for Toxoplasma Gondii Using Nhanes 2007-2010
(Reimbursable)
Assessment of Toxoplasma Gondii in Goat’s Meat, Milk, and Cheese Role in Transmission of Toxoplasmosis to Humans
(Reimbursable)
Can Fgd-Gypsum Application with Organic Amendments Facilitate Revegetation of Hg Rich Soils and Mine Wastes
(Reimbursable)
Development and Analysis of a Protocol to Assess Survival of Fecal Organisms in Agricultural Soils Amended with Raw Manure
(Reimbursable)
Ecological Revitalization Risk Evaluation for Beneficial Use of Fgd-Gypsum
(Reimbursable)
Food Safety Risk for Leafy Greens and Tomatoes from Small Farm Environments Exposed to Manure Dust, Soil Amendments, Insects and Creek Water
(Reimbursable)
Glucosinolates-Derived Compounds As a Green Manure for Controlling Escherichia Coli O157:h7 and Salmonella in Soil
(Reimbursable)
Identification for Toxoplasma Transmission in Pasture Raised Animals subaward No. Z551401
(Reimbursable)
Infectivity and Transmission of Toxoplasmosis
(Reimbursable)
Innovative Technologies and Process Optimization for Food Safety Risk Reduction Associated with Fresh and Fresh-Cut Leafy Green Vegetables
(Reimbursable)
Managing the Emerging Risk of Trichinellosis in Organic and Free Range Pork
(Reimbursable)
Molecular Basis of Toxoplasmosis Molecular Basis of Toxoplasmosis
(Reimbursable)
Plant Responses to Food-Borne Bacteria and Viruses and Mechanisms Used by Pathogens to Survive
(Reimbursable)
Review of in Situ Remediation and Phytoremediation of Ni Contaminated Soils
(Reimbursable)
Towards a Vaccine to Prevent Toxoplasmosis
(Reimbursable)
Toxoplasma Gondii Oocysts in Aquatic Environments: Transport from Land to Sea
(Reimbursable)
Transport/fate/exposure of Manure-Borne Indicators/pathogens at Plot/field/watershed Scales
(Reimbursable)
Antimicrobial Resistance of Enterobacteriaceae Populations in Northeastern U.S. Dairy Operations
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Antimicrobial Resistance of Enterobacteriaceae Populations in Northeastern Us Dairy Operations
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Beneficial Use of Fgd-Gypsum to Re-Vegetate Mercury Mine Wastes
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Benefits of Soil Amendments in Revitalization of Trace Element Contaminated Soils
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Line-Scan Chemical Imaging Techniques for Detection of Food Contaminants and Adulterants
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Novel Technologies to Reduce Chlorine Demand During Fresh-Cut Produce Wash Operation
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Glucosinolate-Derived Compounds As a Green Manure for Controlling Escherichia Coli O157:h7 and Salmonella in Soil
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Improving Food Safety and Quality of Fresh and Fresh-Cut Fruits and Vegetables
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
In Situ Remediation of Soil Ddt and Dieldrin Residues at BARC to Reduce Earthworm Bioaccumulation of These Soil Contaminants
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Minimizing Pathogen Transference During Lettuce Harvesting by Optimizing the Design of the Harvesting Device and Operation Practices
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Modeling Nearsore Bacterial Fate and Transport in the Manitowoc River Plume in Lake Michigan
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Novel Sanitizing Treatment of Fresh Produce to Inactivate Food-Borne Pathogens
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Performance and Optimization of Small-Scale Digesters for Energy Production and Treatment of Livestock Wastewater
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Risk Assessment and Reduction for Trace Elements in Soils and Crops
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Role of Bacterial Surface Appendages in Attachment and Internalization of Escherichia Coli O157:h7 on Organic Leafy Greens
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Survival of Fecal Organisms and Indicators in Agricultural Soils Amended with Raw Manure
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Development of a Real-Time in-Situ Evaluation Sensing System for Hazardous and Adulterated Food Materials
(Trust)
Improving the Safety and Post-Harvest Quality of Field Grown Organic Leafy Greens: Assessment of Good Agricultural/production Practices
(Trust)
National Animal Health Monitoring Survey for Toxoplasma Gondii and Trichinella Spiralis
(Trust)
Spectral Imaging for Contaminant Detection on Fresh Food Produce
(Trust)
Water Availability and Water Management (NP #211)
Leveraging Remote Sensing, Land Surface Modeling and Ground-Based Observations ... Variables Within Heterogeneous Agricultural Landscapes
(Appropriated)
Quantifying and Monitoring Nutrient Cycling, Carbon Dynamics and Soil Productivity at Field, Watershed and Regional Scales
(Appropriated)
Application for Soil Moisture Active/passive (Smap) Science Definition Team
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Ceap-Wetlands Mid-Atlantic Regional Study (2013/2014)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Conservation Effects Assessment Project (Ceap) 2013 - Agricultural Research Service Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies (On Croplands)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Continuation of Amsr-E Climate Records with Jaxa Amsr2
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Determining the Thermal Sensor Revisit Interval for Remotely Monitoring Evapotranspiration at Field Scales
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Development of a Multi-Scale Remote-Sensing Based Framework for Mapping Drought over North America
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Multi-Agency Collaboration on Geographic Information System (Gis) Based Methods for Assessing Watershed Connectivity
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Soil Moisture Active/passive (Smap) Funding
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Validation of Satellite-Based Soil Moisture Products Using in Situ Data
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Memorandum of Understanding Between USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station and USDA ARS Ba
(Memorandum of Understanding)
A New-Generation Flood Forecasting System Using Observations from Space
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Memorandum of Understanding Between the California Institute of Technology Jet Propulsion LABORATORY...AGRICULTURAL Research Service
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Use of Evaporative Stress Index for Assessing Drought
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
A Goes Thermal-Based Drought Early Warning Index for Nidis
(Reimbursable)
Airborne Microwave Observatory of Subcanopy and Subsurface (Airmoss)
(Reimbursable)
Albedo Trends Related to Land Cover Change and Disturbance: a Multi-Sensor Approach
(Reimbursable)
Application of the Auto-Tuned Land Assimilation System (Atlas) Algorithm to Ascat Soil Moisture Evaluation
(Reimbursable)
Ceap - Wetlands Mid-Atlantic Regional Study (2012/2013)
(Reimbursable)
Conservation Effects Assessment Project Croplands Watersheds Studies - Chesapeake Bay/atlantic Coastal Plain Watersheds (2012)
(Reimbursable)
Development and Validation of Smap Soil Moisture Products
(Reimbursable)
Development of a Soil Moisture Product Using Aquarius/sac-D Observations
(Reimbursable)
Development of Continuous Multi-Satellite Land Surface Temperature Products
(Reimbursable)
Dual Assimilation of Microwave and Thermal-Infrared Satellite Observations of Soil Moisture into Nldas for Improved Drought Monitoring
(Reimbursable)
Ecological and Agricultural Productivity Forecasting Using Root-Zone Soil Moisture Products Derived from the Nasa Smap Mission
(Reimbursable)
Enhancing the USDA Global Crop Production Decision Support System with Nasa Land Information System and Water Cycle Satellite Observations
(Reimbursable)
Evaluation and Improvement of the Aqua/amsr-E Soil Moisture Algorithm
(Reimbursable)
Impacts of Biofuel Development on Carbon Management and Agricultural Conservation Practices
(Reimbursable)
Implementing Statewide Adaptive Cover Crop Management Tools in the State of Maryland and Piloting Support for Adjacent States
(Reimbursable)
Mapping and Monitoring of Wetland Dynamics for Improved Resilience and Delivery of Ecosystem Services in the Mid-Atlantic Region
(Reimbursable)
Nasa's Project Nile: Distributed Hydrological Information for Basin-Wide Water Management
(Reimbursable)
Remote Sensing of Wetland Restoration Hydrology in Maryland
(Reimbursable)
Routine Mapping of Land-Surface Carbon, Water and Energy Fluxes at Field to Regional Scales by Fusing Multi-Scale and Multi-Sensor Imagery
(Reimbursable)
Soil Moisture Validation in the U.S. and a Land Temperature Product
(Reimbursable)
USDA Black Carbon Initiative: a Portfolio of Proposed Activities
(Reimbursable)
Albedo Trends Related to Land Cover Change and Disturbance: a Multi-Sensor Approach
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Assessing Agricultural Burning and Black Carbon Emissions in Russia Using Remote Sensing Approaches
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Assessing the Effects and Effectiveness of Conservation Practices Through Advanced Geospatial Techniques
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Assessing the Effects and Effectiveness of Winter Cover Crops Using Remote Sensing and Other Advanced Geospatial Techniques
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Development of a Snow Model for Tseb/alexi
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Implementing the Two Source Energy Balance Model Modified for Snow (Tsebs) Within the Operational Alexi Modeling System
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Mapping Evapotranspiration and Stress over Vineyards Using High Resolution Thermal Remote Sensing 1 Iop
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Mapping Evapotranspiration and Stress over Vineyards Using High Resolution Thermal Remote Sensing Data 2 Iop
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Mid-Atlantic Regional Wetland Conservation Effects Assessment Project: Plant Biodiversity Support
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Pedological Processes Linking Wetland Restoration Practices to Ecosystem Services
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Soil Moisture Active Passive (Smap) in Situ Sensor Testbed
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Wetland-Stream Hydrologic Connectivity and Ecosystem Services
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Utility of Thermal-Based Two-Source Model for Routine Evapotranspiration Estimation of Vineyards
(Trust)
Climate Change, Soils, and Emissions (NP #212)
Biological Treatment of Manure and Organic Residuals to Capture Nutrients and Transform Contaminants
(Appropriated)
Controls on Microbial Community Structure and Function in Soil and Rhizosphere
(Appropriated)
Defining Agroecological Principles and Developing Sustainable Practices in Mid-Atlantic Cropping Systems
(Appropriated)
Developing Analytical and Management Strategies to Improve Crop Utilization of .... and Reduce Losses to the Environment
(Appropriated)
Developing Beneficial Uses of Agricultural, Industrial, and Municipal Byproducts
(Appropriated)
Discerning the Fate of Atmospheric Agricultural Emissions in the Chesapeake Bay Region
(Appropriated)
Effects of Elevated Atmospheric Co2, Environmental Stress, and Edaphic Conditions on Bioactive Compounds in Brassica Crops
(Appropriated)
Mechanistic Process-Level Crop Simulation Models for Assessment of Agricultural Systems
(Appropriated)
Quantifying and Monitoring Nutrient Cycling, Carbon Dynamics and Soil Productivity at Field, Watershed and Regional Scales
(Appropriated)
Response and Adaptation of Crops and Weeds to Elevated C02 and Global Warming
(Appropriated)
Biologically Based Fertilizer Recommendations to Meet Yield Expectations and Preserve Water Quality
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Conservation Effects Assessment Project (Ceap) 2013 - Agricultural Research Service Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies (On Croplands)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Use of Apex Model for Simulation of Nitrogen Dynamics and Cover Crops in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Innovative Approaches to Capture Air Pollutant Emissions from Poultry Operations
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Measuring Air Quality in the Chesapeake Bay Region at the Agriculture-Urban Interface
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Can Fgd-Gypsum Application with Organic Amendments Facilitate Revegetation of Hg Rich Soils and Mine Wastes
(Reimbursable)
Ecological Revitalization Risk Evaluation for Beneficial Use of Fgd-Gypsum
(Reimbursable)
Enhancing Food Security of Underserved Populations in the Northeast Through Sustainable Regional Food Systems
(Reimbursable)
Evaluating Effects of Nitrogen Deposition and Ambient Ozone on An Invasive Plant in the National Capitol Region
(Reimbursable)
Impacts of Biofuel Development on Carbon Management and Agricultural Conservation Practices
(Reimbursable)
Response and Adaptation of Crops and Weeds to Elevated C02 and Global Warming
(Reimbursable)
Review of in Situ Remediation and Phytoremediation of Ni Contaminated Soils
(Reimbursable)
Routine Mapping of Land-Surface Carbon, Water and Energy Fluxes at Field to Regional Scales by Fusing Multi-Scale and Multi-Sensor Imagery
(Reimbursable)
USDA Black Carbon Initiative: a Portfolio of Proposed Activities
(Reimbursable)
Assessing Agricultural Burning and Black Carbon Emissions in Russia Using Remote Sensing Approaches
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Beneficial Use of Fgd-Gypsum to Re-Vegetate Mercury Mine Wastes
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Benefits of Soil Amendments in Revitalization of Trace Element Contaminated Soils
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Comparative Model Simulations with Agricultural Policy Extender (Apex) to Assess the Effects of Management Practices
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Datasets and Improved Modules for Crop Systems & Global Change Lab Crop and Soil Modeling Systems
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Intergrated Air Pollutant Sampling Approaches and An Agricultural Air Quality Database
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Development, Validation and Verification of New Modules for Corn Model, Maizsim and Potato Model, Spudsim
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluating Commodity Cover Crops for Recycling Nitrogen in Maryland Grain-Cropping Systems
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
In Situ Remediation of Soil Ddt and Dieldrin Residues at BARC to Reduce Earthworm Bioaccumulation of These Soil Contaminants
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Investigating the Environmental Fate and Transport of Agriculturally Related Pollutant Emissions
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Performance and Optimization of Small-Scale Digesters for Energy Production and Treatment of Livestock Wastewater
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Risk Assessment and Reduction for Trace Elements in Soils and Crops
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Utilizing Sustainable Remediation Technologies to Reduce Bioavailability and Transport of Chlorinated Organic Compounds
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Agricultural and Industrial Byproducts (NP #214)
Biological Treatment of Manure and Organic Residuals to Capture Nutrients and Transform Contaminants
(Appropriated)
Developing Analytical and Management Strategies to Improve Crop Utilization of .... and Reduce Losses to the Environment
(Appropriated)
Developing Beneficial Uses of Agricultural, Industrial, and Municipal Byproducts
(Appropriated)
Can Fgd-Gypsum Application with Organic Amendments Facilitate Revegetation of Hg Rich Soils and Mine Wastes
(Reimbursable)
Ecological Revitalization Risk Evaluation for Beneficial Use of Fgd-Gypsum
(Reimbursable)
Review of in Situ Remediation and Phytoremediation of Ni Contaminated Soils
(Reimbursable)
Beneficial Use of Fgd-Gypsum to Re-Vegetate Mercury Mine Wastes
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Benefits of Soil Amendments in Revitalization of Trace Element Contaminated Soils
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluating Commodity Cover Crops for Recycling Nitrogen in Maryland Grain-Cropping Systems
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
In Situ Remediation of Soil Ddt and Dieldrin Residues at BARC to Reduce Earthworm Bioaccumulation of These Soil Contaminants
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Performance and Optimization of Small-Scale Digesters for Energy Production and Treatment of Livestock Wastewater
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Risk Assessment and Reduction for Trace Elements in Soils and Crops
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Pasture, Forage and Rangeland Systems (NP #215)
Enhanced Alfalfa and Forage Productivity Through Molecular Detection and Characterization of Plant Nematodes
(Appropriated)
Enhancement of Turfgrass Germplasm for Reduced Input Sustainability
(Appropriated)
National Turfgrass Evaluation Program
(Appropriated)
Regulation of Gene Expression in Alfalfa Development and Stress Tolerance
(Appropriated)
Agricultural System Competitiveness and Sustainability (NP #216)
Defining Agroecological Principles and Developing Sustainable Practices in Mid-Atlantic Cropping Systems
(Appropriated)
On-Farm Research and Extension to Support Sustainable Nutrient Management of Organic Grain Cropping Systems in the Mid-Atlantic Region
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Biologically Based Fertilizer Recommendations to Meet Yield Expectations and Preserve Water Quality
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Use of Apex Model for Simulation of Nitrogen Dynamics and Cover Crops in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Agricultural Greenhouse Warming Potential and Carbon Sequestration Model Correction: Considering Organic and Long Term Rotational Systems
(Reimbursable)
Enhancing Food Security of Underserved Populations in the Northeast Through Sustainable Regional Food Systems
(Reimbursable)
Improving Poultry House Heating and Nitrogen Emission Management Using Biofiltration and Biofertilizer Production
(Reimbursable)
Maximizing Conservation in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed with a New 3-Way Interseeder
(Reimbursable)
Nutrient Management in Organic No-Till Systems
(Reimbursable)
On-Farm Research and Extension to Support Sustainable Nutrient Management of Organic Grain Cropping Systems in the Mid-Atlantic Region
(Reimbursable)
Comparative Model Simulations with Agricultural Policy Extender (Apex) to Assess the Effects of Management Practices
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Datasets and Improved Modules for Crop Systems & Global Change Lab Crop and Soil Modeling Systems
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Development, Validation and Verification of New Modules for Corn Model, Maizsim and Potato Model, Spudsim
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Food Day Symposium and Local Food Systems
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Microbial Biodegradation of Polymeric Materials Prepared from Chicken Feathers
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Nitrogen Cycling and Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Cover Crop-Based Organic Rotational No-Till
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Plant/soil Microbe Interactions and Plant Health in Modern Cropping Systems
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Sustainable Composting of Crab Waste for Beneficial Use in Horticulture
(Trust)
Plant Genetic Resources, Genomics and Genetic Improvement (NP #301)
Acquisition of Plant Genetic Resources Through Domestic and International Plant Explorations and Associated Capacity-Building Partnerships
(Appropriated)
Biotechnology Applied to High Value Ornamental Plants
(Appropriated)
Characterizing, Detecting, and Eliminating Pathogens to Enable the Safe Introduction of Plant Genetic Resources
(Appropriated)
Curation of the U.S. National Fungus Collections and Associated Information Resources
(Appropriated)
Defining the Genetic Diversity and Structure of the Soybean Genome and Applications to Gene Discovery in Soybean, Wheat and Common Bean Germplasm
(Appropriated)
Develop, Deploy, and Operate Grin-Global, the Information Management System for Plant Genetic Resources
(Appropriated)
Developing Soybean and Other Legumes with Resistance to Pathogens and Assessing the Biosafety of Transgenic Soybean
(Appropriated)
Development of Rhizobium and Bradyrhizobium Germplasm, Determining Host Plant-Microbe Symbiotic Interactions, And…the Rhizobium Collection
(Appropriated)
Discovery and Introgression of Disease Resistance Genes into Phaseolus Vulgaris
(Appropriated)
Education and Visitor Services at the U.S. National Arboretum
(Appropriated)
Enhanced Alfalfa and Forage Productivity Through Molecular Detection and Characterization of Plant Nematodes
(Appropriated)
Enhancement of Turfgrass Germplasm for Reduced Input Sustainability
(Appropriated)
Establish and Maintain Public Display Gardens for Woody and Herbaceous Landscape Plants
(Appropriated)
Establish Public Display Gardens for Woody and Herbaceous Landscape Plants
(Appropriated)
Evaluation and Genetic Improvement of Woody Ornamental Landscape Plants for Disease and Pest Tolerance, Non-Invasiveness, and Ornamental Traits
(Appropriated)
Genetic Diversity Assessment of Cacao and Other Tropical Tree Crop Genetic Resources
(Appropriated)
Genetic Improvement of Blueberry and Cranberry: Utilization of Genomic Resources and Phenotypic/genotypic Characterization
(Appropriated)
Genetics, Genetic Improvement, and Improved Production Efficiency of Nursery Crops
(Appropriated)
Management and Evaluation of Woody Landscape Plant Germplasm Resources and Associated Information
(Appropriated)
Molecular Approaches to Enhance Plant Nutrient Content, Shelf-Life and Stress Tolerance
(Appropriated)
Molecular Technology for Developing Durable Pest and Pathogen Resistance in Sugar Beet
(Appropriated)
Plant Genetic Resource Acquisition and Conservation Strategies, International Germplasm ... for the U.S. National Plant Germplasm System
(Appropriated)
Potato Genetic Improvement for Eastern U.S. Production
(Appropriated)
Quality Enhancement and Disease Resistance Development in Tomato and Pepper
(Appropriated)
Regulation of Gene Expression in Alfalfa Development and Stress Tolerance
(Appropriated)
Strawberry, Raspberry, Blackberry: Crop Improvement Through Genomics and Genetics
(Appropriated)
Sustainable Production Systems for Cacao
(Appropriated)
Taxonomy of Landscape Trees and Shrubs
(Appropriated)
Collaborative Collection of Plant Genetic Resources for the U.S. National Plant Germplasm System
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Plant Exploration for Ash Germplasm in the United States
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Plant Exploration in the Southwestern United States to Collect Sunflower Germplasm for Crop Improvement
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Plant Explorations for Germplasm of Bioenergy Crops
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Plant Explorations for Ornamental Plant Germplasm in the United States
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Enhancement of Native Fruit and Nut Arboretum in South Kyrgyzstan
(Grant)
Expanded Plantings and Documentation of Native Fruits and Nuts at the Agriculture University of Tirana
(Grant)
Plant Explorations for Black Cohosh in the United States
(Grant)
Conservation of Plant Germplasm
(Memorandum of Understanding)
Development of Sustainable Cacao Production Methods
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Torradovirus Identification and Detection Technologies
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Identification and Conservation of Fine Flavored Varieties of Theobroma Cacao
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Sequencing the Cranberry Genome
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Common Bean Coordinated Agricultural Project
(Reimbursable)
Elucidation of Signaling Pathways That Regulate Ethylene-Induced Leaf and Flower Abscission of Agriculturally Important Plants
(Reimbursable)
Genetic Approaches to Reducing Fungal and Oomycetes Soilborne Problems of Common Beans in Eastern and Southern Africa
(Reimbursable)
Genomic Regions and Genetic Constellations Associated with Agronomic Traits, Fruit Quality and Disease Resistance in the American Cranberry
(Reimbursable)
Increasing Soybean Yield with Exotic Germplasm
(Reimbursable)
Nested Association Mapping to Identify Yield Qtl in Diverse High Yielding Soybean Lines - Continued Evaluation
(Reimbursable)
Reimbursement for Facilities, Resources, and Services Provided to Aphis
(Reimbursable)
Technical Services, Collaborative Research and Cooperative Activities with the United States Agency for International Development, Phase III
(Reimbursable)
Analysis of Soybean Genes Involved in Pest Resistance
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Anchoring the Genome Sequence to the Genetic Linkage Map of Blueberry
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Assessment of Genetic Diversity and Biocontrol Strategies in the International Cacao Genebank
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Cacao Genotypic Response to Abiotic Stresses, Management and Soil Quality and Characterization of Cacao Germplasm
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Characterization and Evaluation of Targeted Traits of Cacao in the International Cocao Genebank, Trinidad
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Characterization of Elm Germplasm of Horticultural Interest
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Develop Sustainable Production System for Tropical Tree Crops and Assess Germplasm to Improve Cacao Sustainability
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Developing Blight-Resistant Boxwood Germplasm
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Developing Non-Invasive Nursery Crops
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Genetic Transformation, Tissue Culture, and Test Genes That Enable Accumulation of Polyamines Spermine in Corn and Tomato
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Development of High Lutein and Zeaxanthin Potato Germplasm
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Molecular Markers Linked to Internal Heat Necrosis Resistance and Chip Processing Traits
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Establishment of Clean Seed Source of New ARS Potato Varieties
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Ethylene Signal Transduction and Cross-Talk with Other Hormones and Signals in Relation to Soybean Abscission and Nematode Infection
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Ethylene Signal Transduction and Cross-Talk with Other Hormones and Signals in Relation to Soybean Abscission and Nematode Infection (Soft2)
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of Cost Effective Management of Imported Fire Ants in Nursery Crops
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of Cotoneaster SPP.: Landscape Performance, Fire Blight Resistance, and Ploidy Levels
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of Fragaria Vesca (Diploid) Strawberry Germplasm for Remontancy and Thermotolerance
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Exploration and Exchange of Economic Plants in the Republic of Georgia
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Genetic Engineering of Lilium Longiflorum 'nellie White' for Nematode Resistance
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Genetic Structure of Green Ash and the Establishment of Ex Situ Conservation
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Herbarium-Based Investigation of Ornamental Plants of the Pacific Northwest
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Identifying Resistance to Common Scab and Improving Disease Management
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Interfacing Classical Breeding and Genomics Towards Diversification of the Genetic Base of Potato Germplasm for Late Blight Resistance
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Mechanisms for Creating Non-Invasive Nursery Crops
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
National Late Blight Trial of Potato Varieties and Advanced Selections from State and Federal Breeding Programs
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Production of Minitubers from a Potato Seedling Generation from Usda/ars Derived True Potato Seed
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Support Development of the North American Plant Collection Consortium
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Transcriptome Analysis of Plant-Pathogen Interactions
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Us-Azerbaijan Collaboration on the Conservation and Use of Plant Genetic Resources
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Use of Solanum Chacoense to Improve Nutrient Uptake Efficiency in Potato
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Asian Collection Support
(Trust)
Breeding for a Southern Chip Potato
(Trust)
Flowering Tree Walk
(Trust)
Renovation of the Japanese Pavilion
(Trust)
Support of the National Herb Garden Internship
(Trust)
Plant Diseases (NP #303)
Alternative Disease Management Strategies for Soilborne Pathogens of Cucumber
(Appropriated)
Characterizing, Detecting, and Eliminating Pathogens to Enable the Safe Introduction of Plant Genetic Resources
(Appropriated)
Curation of the U.S. National Fungus Collections and Associated Information Resources
(Appropriated)
Detection and Identification of Soil-Borne Plant Pathogens and Mitigation of Soil-Borne Diseases
(Appropriated)
Electron and Confocal Microscopy Applications to Pests and Plant Processes Impacting Agricultural Productivity
(Appropriated)
Enhanced Alfalfa and Forage Productivity Through Molecular Detection and Characterization of Plant Nematodes
(Appropriated)
Genetic Improvement of Blueberry and Cranberry: Utilization of Genomic Resources and Phenotypic/genotypic Characterization
(Appropriated)
Genome Sequence-Based Strategies for Detection & Identification of Plant Pathogenic Phytoplasmas & Spiroplasmas, & Vascular Walled Bacteria
(Appropriated)
Genomic Charecterization and Management of Fungal Diseases of Cacao
(Appropriated)
Invasive Pathogens of Citrus
(Appropriated)
Management Strategies for Plant-Parasitic Nematodes: Cover Crops, Amendments, and Internal Molecular Targets
(Appropriated)
Methods for Rapid Identification and Functional Analysis of Fungi Causing Postharvest Decay of Pome Fruit
(Appropriated)
Morphological and Molecular Identification and Systematics of Agriculturally Important Nematodes
(Appropriated)
New and Emerging Viral and Bacterial Diseases of Ornamental Plants: Detection, Identification, and Characterization
(Appropriated)
Novel Disease Control Strategies for Cellular and Sub-Cellular Pathogens
(Appropriated)
Physiological and Molecular Signaling in Viroid and Bacterial Disease
(Appropriated)
Potato and Tomato Disease Management Through Understanding of Host Resistance and Pathogen Variability
(Appropriated)
Potato Genetic Improvement for Eastern U.S. Production
(Appropriated)
Regulation of Gene Expression in Alfalfa Development and Stress Tolerance
(Appropriated)
Strawberry, Raspberry, Blackberry: Crop Improvement Through Genomics and Genetics
(Appropriated)
Systematics and Diagnostics of Emerging and Quarantine-Significant Plant Pathogenic Fungi
(Appropriated)
Systematics of Biological Control Microfungi for Management of Plant Diseases and Insect Pests
(Appropriated)
Development of High Throughput Transcriptome Sequences
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Improving Extraction and Identification Methodologies for the Plant Pathogenic Nematodes Bursaphelenchus and Aphelenchoides
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Proteomic Investigation of a Soilborne Fungal Pathogen, Rhizoctonia Solani
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Rapid and Accurate Diagnostic Identification of Phytoplasmas for Caps Program
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Comparative Analyses of the Disease Mechanisms Utilized by Various Pathogens of Theobroma Cacao
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Torradovirus Identification and Detection Technologies
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Sequencing the Cranberry Genome
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Elucidation of Signaling Pathways That Regulate Ethylene-Induced Leaf and Flower Abscission of Agriculturally Important Plants
(Reimbursable)
Genomic Regions and Genetic Constellations Associated with Agronomic Traits, Fruit Quality and Disease Resistance in the American Cranberry
(Reimbursable)
Hlb Resistance Through Transgenic Expression of Short Chain Fragment Variable Antibodies Against Key Liberibacter Epitopes
(Reimbursable)
Identification of Plant-Parasitic Nematodes and Providing Related Expertise to Aphis
(Reimbursable)
Rear and Release of Psyllids As Biological Control Agents: a Mid-Term Solution for Huanglongbing (Hlb) Disease of Citrus
(Reimbursable)
Visualization and Detection of Proteins Produced by ‘ca. Liberibacter Asiaticus’ in Infected Sweet Orange Plants and Vector Psyllids
(Reimbursable)
Analysis of Soybean Genes Involved in Pest Resistance
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Characterizing the Transcriptome of Endophytic Trichoderma Isolates
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Detection, Identification, and Characterization of New and Emerging Viral and Bacterial Diseases of Ornamental Plants
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Development of High Lutein and Zeaxanthin Potato Germplasm
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Molecular Markers Linked to Internal Heat Necrosis Resistance and Chip Processing Traits
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Trichoderma Formulation for the Control of Cacao Diseases
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Establishment of Clean Seed Source of New ARS Potato Varieties
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Ethylene Signal Transduction and Cross-Talk with Other Hormones and Signals in Relation to Soybean Abscission and Nematode Infection
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Ethylene Signal Transduction and Cross-Talk with Other Hormones and Signals in Relation to Soybean Abscission and Nematode Infection (Soft2)
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of Fragaria Vesca (Diploid) Strawberry Germplasm for Remontancy and Thermotolerance
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Gene Pool Screening for Development of Phytophthora Resistance
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Genomes of Fungal Pathogens and Cacao Defense Responses
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Host Pathogen Interaction of Cool Tolerant Bacterial Wilt Strains
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Identifying Resistance to Common Scab and Improving Disease Management
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Identifying Resistance to Common Scab and Improving Disease Management
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Interfacing Classical Breeding and Genomics Towards Diversification of the Genetic Base of Potato Germplasm for Late Blight Resistance
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Molecular Fingerprinting of Microbial Populations in Phytoplasma-Diseased Plants
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Mutational Analysis of Streptomyces Genes with Potential Roles in Plant Pathogenicity
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
National Late Blight Trial of Potato Varieties and Advanced Selections from State and Federal Breeding Programs
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Phytoplasmas Causing Diseases of Tropical and Subtropical Plants in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean Region
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Production of Minitubers from a Potato Seedling Generation from Usda/ars Derived True Potato Seed
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Transcriptome Analysis of Plant-Pathogen Interactions
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Use of Solanum Chacoense to Improve Nutrient Uptake Efficiency in Potato
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Vascular Streak Dieback and Other Diseases of Cacao in Indonesia
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Breeding for a Southern Chip Potato
(Trust)
Crop Protection & Quarantine (NP #304)
Coordination Activities for Research to Register Minor Use of Pesticides
(Appropriated)
Defining Agroecological Principles and Developing Sustainable Practices in Mid-Atlantic Cropping Systems
(Appropriated)
Development of Biological Control Techologies & Strategies for Arthropod Pests of Perennial Tropical Crops Imp. to the Us, .. Coffee
(Appropriated)
Development of Multi-Tactic Weed Management Systems for Sustainable Crop Production
(Appropriated)
Insect Management Systems for Urban Small Farms and Gardens
(Appropriated)
Mite Systematics and Arthropod Diagnostics with Emphasis on Invasive Species
(Appropriated)
Sustainable Management of Invasive and Indigenous Insects of Urban Landscapes
(Appropriated)
Systematics of Beetles Important to Agriculture, Landscape Plants, and Biological Control
(Appropriated)
Systematics of Flies of Agricultural and Environmental Importance
(Appropriated)
Systematics of Hemiptera and Related Groups: Plant Pests, Predators, and Disease Vectors
(Appropriated)
Systematics of Lepidoptera: Invasive Species, Pests, and Biological Control Agents
(Appropriated)
Systematics of Parasitic and Herbivorous Wasps of Agricultural Importance
(Appropriated)
Biologically Based Fertilizer Recommendations to Meet Yield Expectations and Preserve Water Quality
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Sampling, Identification, and Characterization of Peruvian Fruit Flies
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Identification and Deployment of Rice Stalk Stink Bug, Tibraca Limbativentris, Pheromone
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Identification Guide to the Invasive Emerald Ash Borer and Its Relatives: a Joint USDA Cfia Initiative
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Molecular and Morphological Systematics of African Grapholitini (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae)
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Molecular Systematics of Peruvian Flies (Diptera)
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Use and Development of the National Museum of Natural History Entomological Collection
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Host and Mate-Finding Behavior of the Plum Curculio: Development of a Multi-Life Stage Management Strategy for a Key Tree Fruit Pest
(Reimbursable)
Identification of the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Pheromone
(Reimbursable)
Improving Weed and Insect Management in Organic Reduced-Tillage Systems
(Reimbursable)
Insect Survey of Valles Caldera National Preserve
(Reimbursable)
Systematic Revision and Identification Guide to the Emerald Ash Borer and Related Species (Coleoptera: Buprestidae)
(Reimbursable)
A Multi-Tactical Assessment of Cover-Crop Augmented Weed Management Systems
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Developing Blight-Resistant Boxwood Germplasm
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Developing Non-Invasive Nursery Crops
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Finding Previously Unreported Biological Control Agents of the Coffee Berry Borer by Determining Alternate Host Plants
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Food Day Symposium and Local Food Systems
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Mechanisms for Creating Non-Invasive Nursery Crops
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Nematodes As Biological Control Agents of the Coffee Berry Borer in Mexico
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Nitrogen Cycling and Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Cover Crop-Based Organic Rotational No-Till
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Plant/soil Microbe Interactions and Plant Health in Modern Cropping Systems
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Reduced-Tillage Weed Management for Organic Farming
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Sampling of Fruit Flies in South America
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Systematic Research Support for Economically Important Insects
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Systematic Research Support for Economically Important Insects
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Systematic Research Support for Insects of Agricultural Importance
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Feeding Studies and Assessment of Potential Non-Target Effects on the Beneficial Lady Beetle Coleomegilla Maculata
(Trust)
Monitoring Brown Marmorated Stink Bug in the Pacific Northwest
(Trust)
Rearing Stink Bugs for Development of Monitoring and Management Tools for Selected Stink Bug Crop Pests
(Trust)
Crop Production (NP #305)
Managing Honey Bees Against Disease and Colony Stress
(Appropriated)
Strawberry, Raspberry, Blackberry: Crop Improvement Through Genomics and Genetics
(Appropriated)
Sustainable Production Systems for Cacao
(Appropriated)
A 3-Year Study of the Impact of Imidacloprid-Treated Hardwoods on Pollinator Health in Worchester County, Massachusetts
(Reimbursable)
Sustainable Solutions to Problems Affecting Health of Managed Bees
(Reimbursable)
Cacao Genotypic Response to Abiotic Stresses, Management and Soil Quality and Characterization of Cacao Germplasm
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Develop Sustainable Production System for Tropical Tree Crops and Assess Germplasm to Improve Cacao Sustainability
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of Fragaria Vesca (Diploid) Strawberry Germplasm for Remontancy and Thermotolerance
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of Soil Quality Parameters (Sqp) in Tropical Soils and Assessment of Elemental Composition in Tropical Crops
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Genomic Approaches to Protect Honey Bees and Deter Crop Pests
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Quality and Utilization of Agricultural Products (NP #306)
Evaluation and Maintenance of Flavor, Nutritional and Other Quality Attributes of Fresh and Fresh-Cut Produce
(Appropriated)
Genetic and Biochemical Mechanisms Determining Fresh Produce Quality and Storage Life
(Appropriated)
Optical and Mechanical Instrumentation for Quality Assessment of Small Grains
(Appropriated)
Potassium (K) Fertilizer Source Effects on Crop Yield and Quality: Adding Value and Increasing End-Product Return on Investment
(Reimbursable)
Cerealscan: Advancement of Spectral Imaging Technologies for Enhancement of Cereal Quality and Safety
(Trust)
Methyl Bromide Alternatives (NP #308)
Genomic and Functional Genomic Analysis of Fungal Plant Pathogens
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Improved Pathogen Detection and Management of Bulb Diseases
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
General National Program (NP #990)
Water Pollution Abatement Systems at the U.S. National Arboretum, Hickey Run Outfall Area
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
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