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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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Climate Change, Soils, and Emissions (NP #212)
Strategies to Improve Soil and Pest Management in Organic Vegetable and Strawberry Production Systems
(Appropriated)
Agricultural System Competitiveness and Sustainability (NP #216)
Strategies to Improve Soil and Pest Management in Organic Vegetable and Strawberry Production Systems
(Appropriated)
Plant Genetic Resources, Genomics and Genetic Improvement (NP #301)
Genetic Enhancement of Lettuce, Spinach, Melon, and Related Species
(Appropriated)
Sugar Beet Germplasm Enhancement, Breeding, and Genetics
(Appropriated)
Breeding and Genetics of Lettuce for Resistance Against Race 2 Verticillium Wilt
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Characterization of Resistance in Cantaloupe and Honeydew to Cucurbit Yellow Stunting Disorder Virus and Sweetpotato Whitefly
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Characterizing and Breeding Drought Tolerance in Lettuce
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Comparative Evaluation and Breeding of New Sources of Host Plant Resistance to Cysdv and Sweet Potato Whitefly Biotype
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Creating New Weed Management Tools for Lettuce and Spinach Production in California
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Melon Powdery Mildew Race Variation in California
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Salt-Tolerant Lettuce and Spinach Varieties
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Breeding and Genetics of Lettuce for Resistance Against Race 2 Verticillium Wilt
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Cooperative Sugar Beet Research
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Characterization of Resistance in Cantaloupe and Honeydew to Cucurbit Yellow Stunting Disorder Virus and Sweetpotato Whitefly
(Reimbursable)
Characterizing and Breeding Drought Tolerance in Lettuce
(Reimbursable)
Creating New Weed Management Tools for Lettuce and Spinach Production in California
(Reimbursable)
Developing Lettuce Cultivars with Resistance to Bacterial Leaf Spot and Tospoviruses
(Reimbursable)
Melon Powdery Mildew Race Variation in California
(Reimbursable)
Salt-Tolerant Lettuce and Spinach Varieties
(Reimbursable)
Screening of Lettuce Germplasm for Resistance to Wilt Caused by Verticillium Dahliae
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Lettuce Breeding and Genetics
(Trust)
Spinach Breeding and Genetics
(Trust)
Plant Diseases (NP #303)
Biology, Epidemiology and Management of Vector-Borne Viruses of Sugarbeet and Vegetable Crops
(Appropriated)
Chemical Alternatives to Methyl Bromide for Post-Harvest Pest Control on Perishable Commodities
(Appropriated)
Detection and Management of Pathogens in Strawberry and Vegetable Production Systems
(Appropriated)
Disease Forecasting of Spinach and Lettuce Downy Mildew to Foster Best Management Practices
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Disease Forecasting of Spinach and Lettuce Downy Mildew to Foster Best Management Practices
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Disease Forecasting of Spinach and Lettuce Downy Mildew to Foster Best Management Practices
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Genomics-Guided Rnai Solutions for Whitefly Management in Cassava and World Food Crops
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Methyl Bromide Alternatives for Weed and Disease Control in Strawberry Production
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Rapid, Portable Molecular Diagnostics for Important Soilborne Pathogens in California Agriculture
(Reimbursable)
Disease Forecasting of Spinach and Lettuce Downy Mildew to Foster Best Management Practices
(Reimbursable)
Evaluation of the Population Structure of Macrophomina Phaseolina and Optimization of Quantification Assays
(Reimbursable)
Improved Diagnostics and Quantification Assay for Verticillium Species Important to California Agriculture
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Transcriptome Analysis in Whiteflies to Identify Target Genes That Are Useful for Interfering Rna (Rnai) Technology
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Methods for Maintenance of Lettuce-Infecting Tospoviruses and Effective Germplasm Screening
(Trust)
Investigation of the Relationship Between Beet Necrotic Yellow Vein Virus and Its Vector, Polymyxa Betae, on Virus Transmission to Sugarbeet
(Trust)
Crop Protection & Quarantine (NP #304)
Chemical Alternatives to Methyl Bromide for Post-Harvest Pest Control on Perishable Commodities
(Appropriated)
Minor Use Pesticide Testing on Vegetables and Sugar Crops
(Appropriated)
Strategies to Improve Soil and Pest Management in Organic Vegetable and Strawberry Production Systems
(Appropriated)
Development of Oxygenated Phosphine Fumigation Treatment for Postharvest Control of Quarantined Pests
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Oxygenated Phosphine Fumigation for Postharvest Pest Control on Apple
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Evaluate Commercial Feasibility of Ultralow Oxygen Treatment for Bed Bug Control
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Methyl Bromide Alternatives (NP #308)
Development of Oxygenated Phosphine Fumigation Treatment for Postharvest Control of Quarantined Pests
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Improved Diagnostics for Phytophthora Plant Pathogens Important to California Agriculture
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Improved Diagnostics and Quantification Assays for Verticillium Species Important to California Agriculture
(Reimbursable)
Improved Diagnostics for Phytophthora Plant Pathogens Important to California Agriculture
(Reimbursable)
Characterization of Macrophomina Phaseolina on Strawberry
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Improved Diagnostics for Phytophthora Plant Pathogens Important to California Agriculture
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Rapid Diagnostic Assay for Phytophtora Species Attacking Avocado
(Trust)
Last Modified: 5/26/2015
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