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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.

Clicking on a National Program (NP) will take you to the main ARS site for more information on the program. Clicking on a research project title will take you to more information on the project.


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Animal Health (NP #103)
Countermeasures to Control Foreign Animal Diseases of Swine
(Appropriated)
Ecology and Pathogenesis of Re-Emerging Vesicular Stomatitis Virus (Vsv) in North America
(Appropriated)
Intervention Strategies to Support the Global Control and Eradication of Foot-and-Mouth Disease Virus (Fmdv)
(Appropriated)
Aquaculture (NP #106)
Genetic Improvement of Cold Water Marine Finfish
(Appropriated)
Identifying Biochemical Pathways Using Genetically Modified Trout (University of Ct)
(Appropriated)
Improving the Sustainability of Land-Based Closed-Containment Systems for Salmonid Food Fish Production
(Appropriated)
Integrated Approaches for Improving Aquatic Animal Health in Cool and Cold Water Aquaculture
(Appropriated)
Utilization of Genomics for Improving Production Traits in Cool and Cold Water Aquaculture
(Appropriated)
Utilizing Genetics and Physiology for Enhancing Cool and Cold Water Aquaculture Production
(Appropriated)
Human Nutrition (NP #107)
Bioavailability of Iron, Zinc and Select Phytochemicals for Improved Health
(Appropriated)
Dietary Components and Cancer Prevention (Bridging Project)
(Appropriated)
Epidemiology Applied to Problems of Aging and Nutrition (Bridging Project)
(Appropriated)
Genetic and Genomic Basis of Vegetable and Fruit Biology, Quality and Nutrient Content
(Appropriated)
Musculoskeletal Health in the Elderly (Bridging Project)
(Appropriated)
Neurocognition/neuroscience (Bridging Project)
(Appropriated)
Nutrition and Cardiovascular Health (Bridging Project)
(Appropriated)
Nutrition, Aging, Immunity and Inflammation (Bridging Project)
(Appropriated)
Nutrition, Obesity, Cardiovascular Health and Genomics (Bridging Project)
(Appropriated)
Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Sarcopenia in the Elderly (Bridging Project)
(Appropriated)
Nutrition, Vision, and Aging (Bridging Project)
(Appropriated)
Phytochemicals and Healthy Aging (Bridging Project)
(Appropriated)
Rural Aging Study
(Appropriated)
The Obesity and Energy Regulation Program (Bridging Project)
(Appropriated)
The Role of B Vitamins and One Carbon Metabolism in Aging (Bridging Project)
(Appropriated)
Food Safety, (animal and plant products) (NP #108)
Alternative Food Processing Technologies
(Appropriated)
Data Acquisition and Modeling for Poultry Food Safety
(Appropriated)
Detection and Typing of Food-Borne Pathogens
(Appropriated)
Developing Processing Intervention Technologies
(Appropriated)
Development of Predictive Microbial Models for Food Safety and Their Associated Use in International Microbial Databases
(Appropriated)
Genomic and Proteomic Analysis of Foodborne Pathogens
(Appropriated)
Innovative Pathogen Detection and Characterization Technologies for Use in Food Safety
(Appropriated)
Integrated Approach to Process and Package Technologies
(Appropriated)
Intervention Technologies for Minimally Processed Foods
(Appropriated)
Microbial Communities and Interactions and Their Impact on Food Safety
(Appropriated)
Pathogen Detection and Intervention Methods for Shellfish
(Appropriated)
Pathogen Persistence and Processing Optimization for Elimination in Foods
(Appropriated)
Technologies for the Detection of Chemical and Biological Contaminants in Foods
(Appropriated)
Water Availability and Water Management (NP #211)
Management and Conservation Practices to Improve Water Quality in Agroecosystems of the Northeastern Us
(Appropriated)
Multifunctional Farms and Landscapes to Enhance Ecosystem Services
(Appropriated)
Water and Nutrient Management of Cranberry Farms to Enhance Water Resources in Massachusetts
(Appropriated)
Climate Change, Soils, and Emissions (NP #212)
Function of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi in Organic and Conventional Agriculture
(Appropriated)
Genomic and Genetic Analysis of Crop Adaptation to Soil Abiotic Stresses
(Appropriated)
Improved Crop Production Systems for the Northeast
(Appropriated)
Integrated Orchard Management and Automation for Deciduous Tree Fruit Crops
(Appropriated)
Management and Conservation Practices to Improve Water Quality in Agroecosystems of the Northeastern Us
(Appropriated)
Managing Farms for Environmental Stewardship and Profit
(Appropriated)
Biorefining (NP #213)
Distributed-Scale Pyrolysis of Agricultural Biomass for Production of Refinable Crude Bio-Oil and Valuable Coproducts
(Appropriated)
Expanding the Use of Fats and Oils As Replacements for Fossil-Derived Fuels, Lubricants, and Polymers
(Appropriated)
From Barley to Biomass - the Development of a Regional Multi-Feedstock Biorefinery
(Appropriated)
Genomic and Genetic Analysis of Crop Adaptation to Soil Abiotic Stresses
(Appropriated)
Multifunctional Farms and Landscapes to Enhance Ecosystem Services
(Appropriated)
Value Added Coproducts for Improving the Economics and Greenhouse Gas Emissions of Corn and Cellulosic Fuel Ethanol Production
(Appropriated)
Agricultural and Industrial Byproducts (NP #214)
Distributed-Scale Pyrolysis of Agricultural Biomass for Production of Refinable Crude Bio-Oil and Valuable Coproducts
(Appropriated)
Pasture, Forage and Rangeland Systems (NP #215)
Multifunctional Farms and Landscapes to Enhance Ecosystem Services
(Appropriated)
Agricultural System Competitiveness and Sustainability (NP #216)
Improved Crop Production Systems for the Northeast
(Appropriated)
Managing Farms for Environmental Stewardship and Profit
(Appropriated)
Plant Genetic Resources, Genomics and Genetic Improvement (NP #301)
Breeding Apple Rootstocks Tolerant to Abiotic Stresses and Resistant to Pests and Diseases
(Appropriated)
Development and Application of Genetic, Genomic, and Bioinformatic Resources in Maize
(Appropriated)
Dissection of Maize Grain Quality Traits Using Biochemical Genetic and Genomic Approaches
(Appropriated)
Enhancing Breeding of Small Grains Through Improved Bioinformatics
(Appropriated)
Enhancing Plant Genome Function Maps Through Genomic, Genetic, Computational and Collaborative Research
(Appropriated)
Genetic and Genomic Basis of Vegetable and Fruit Biology, Quality and Nutrient Content
(Appropriated)
Genetic Improvement of Fruit Crops Through Functional Genomics and Breeding
(Appropriated)
Genomic and Genetic Analysis of Crop Adaptation to Soil Abiotic Stresses
(Appropriated)
Improving Fruit Quality, Disease Resistance, and Tolerance to Abiotic Stress in Grape
(Appropriated)
Improving Stress and Disease Resistance in Tree Fruit Crops
(Appropriated)
Management of Apple, Cold-Hardy Grape, and Tart Cherry Genetic Resources and Associated Information
(Appropriated)
Management of Genetic Resources and Associated Information for Selected Vegetable Crops
(Appropriated)
Plant Diseases (NP #303)
Biology, Pathology, and Epidemiology of Emerging Oomycete Pathogens
(Appropriated)
Development of Biological Systems for Controlling Fruit Decay
(Appropriated)
Emerging Foreign Fungal Plant Pathogens: Detection, Biology, and Interactions with Host Plants
(Appropriated)
Frameworks for Infectious Disease Dynamics
(Appropriated)
Identification, Characterization, and Biology of Foreign and Emerging Viral and Bacterial Plant Pathogens
(Appropriated)
Improved Crop Production Systems for the Northeast
(Appropriated)
Improving Fruit Quality, Disease Resistance, and Tolerance to Abiotic Stress in Grape
(Appropriated)
Improving Stress and Disease Resistance in Tree Fruit Crops
(Appropriated)
Management and Biology of Virus and Nematode Diseases of Potato and Small Grains
(Appropriated)
Pseudomonas Systems Biology
(Appropriated)
Crop Protection & Quarantine (NP #304)
Biocontrol and Other Technologies for Control of Invasive Species, with Emphasis on Asian Longhorned Beetle and Related Species
(Appropriated)
Biocontrol of Invasive Pests Such As Emerald Ash Borer and Quarantine Services
(Appropriated)
Biological Control of Swallow-Worts, Invasive Weeds of the Northeastern United States
(Appropriated)
Classical Biological Control of Insect Pests of Crops, Emphasizing Tarnished Plant Bug, Soybean Aphid, and Brown Marmorated Stink Bug
(Appropriated)
Discovery and Characterization of Plant Pathogens for Biological Control of Invasive Weeds from Their Native Range
(Appropriated)
Fungal Resources for Biological Control and High-Value Uses
(Appropriated)
Genetics and Evolution of Host Specificity of Insect Biological Control Agents, Emphasizing Aphids and Moths
(Appropriated)
Integrated Orchard Management and Automation for Deciduous Tree Fruit Crops
(Appropriated)
Ipm-Based Strategies for Incorporating Microbial Biological Control for Management of Greenhouse and Nursery Crop Pests
(Appropriated)
Crop Production (NP #305)
Integrated Orchard Management and Automation for Deciduous Tree Fruit Crops
(Appropriated)
Production Management Research for Berry Crops
(Appropriated)
Water and Nutrient Management of Cranberry Farms to Enhance Water Resources in Massachusetts
(Appropriated)
Quality and Utilization of Agricultural Products (NP #306)
Biobased Industrial Products from Food Animal Processing By-Products
(Appropriated)
Environmentally Friendly Processes and New Applications for Animal Hides and Leather
(Appropriated)
Expanding the Use of Fats and Oils As Replacements for Fossil-Derived Fuels, Lubricants, and Polymers
(Appropriated)
From Barley to Biomass - the Development of a Regional Multi-Feedstock Biorefinery
(Appropriated)
Functional Food Development by Microbial Biotechnology
(Appropriated)
Microstructured and Health-Functionalized Food Proteins
(Appropriated)
Processing Methods to Modify the Levels of Biologically Active Compounds in Milk and Cheese
(Appropriated)
Production and Value Enhancement of Biosurfactants and Biopolymers Derived from Agricultural Lipids and Coproducts
(Appropriated)
Sustainable Strategies to Lower the Environmental and Economic Impacts of Food Processing Using Fluid Milk As a Template
(Appropriated)
Value Added Coproducts for Improving the Economics and Greenhouse Gas Emissions of Corn and Cellulosic Fuel Ethanol Production
(Appropriated)
Wool and Keratin from Wool for Bio-Based Value-Added Products
(Appropriated)
Last Modified: 10/19/2011
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