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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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Food Animal Production (NP #101)
Area-Wide Screwworm Eradication
(Appropriated)
Animal Health (NP #103)
Area-Wide Screwworm Eradication
(Appropriated)
Biology and Control of Ticks of Veterinary and Human Importance
(Appropriated)
Flies Associated with Livestock Production Systems
(Appropriated)
Genomics of Livestock Pests
(Appropriated)
Innovative Technologies to Control Invasive Species That Impact Livestock
(Appropriated)
Assessment Simulation Tools for Integrated Tick Management of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) Microplus in Puerto Rico
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Development of a Male-Only Strain of the New World Screwworm, Cochliomyia Hominivorax (Diptera, Calliphoridae)
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of Immune Response of White-Tailed Deer Following Vaccination with Anti-Cattle Tick Vaccine Candidate Antigens
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Field Collection of Biological Control Agents for Cogongrass and Cattle Fever Tick in the Philippines
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Genotyping Babesia Strains Circulating in Bovines and Cattle Fever Ticks in Puerto Rico
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Possible Role of Invasive Herpestes Javanicus in Sustaining Cattle Fever Tick Populations in Puerto Rico
(General Cooperative Agreement)
African Swine Fever Threat Reduction Through Surveillance in the Ukraine
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Deployed Warfighter Protection Research Program (Fy2014)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Development and Testing of a Transgenic Male-Only Strain of the Screwworm, Cochliomyia Hominivorax (Diptera, Calliphoridae)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Pilot Program to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Biological Control to Reduce the Impact of Invasive Carrizo Cane on the Rio Grande River
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Biology and Ecology of Screwworms
(Memorandum of Understanding)
Kerr Wildlife Management Area - Control of Ticks Feeding on White-Tailed Deer
(Memorandum of Understanding)
Evaluation of Immune Response of Canines Following Vaccination with Anti-Tick Vaccine Candidate Antigens
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Experimental Bm86-Based Vaccine for the Cattle Fever Tick Eradication Program
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Investigations of Novel Target-Specific Ligands for Acetylcholinesterases of Arthropod Pests
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Systems Biology Investigations of Arthropod-Borne Diseases to Control Vectors of Pathogens
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Use of Synergized Acaricide Formulations for the Control of Resistant Populations of Rhipicephalus Microplus in the Mexican Tropics
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Development and Testing of a Transgenic Male-Only Strain of the Screwworm, Cochliomyia Hominivorax (Diptera, Calliphoridae)
(Reimbursable)
Identification of the Origin of the Invasive Cogongrass and Preliminary Exploration for Potential Biological Control Agents
(Reimbursable)
Cattle Fever Tick Detection by Near Infra-Red Spectroscopy (Nirs) Analysis of Bovine Feces
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Cattle Tick Genome Sequencing and Transcriptome Analysis
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Characterization of the Invasion of the Cattle Fever Tick in West Africa and Evaluation of the Associated Threats for Livestock Health
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Developing a Genetic Sexing Line of Screwworms: Laboratory Support
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Horn Fly Antennal and Midgut Transcriptome Analysis
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Investigation of Electroporation As a Means of Transformation of the Horn Fly with Green Fluorescent Protein
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Investigation of the Impact of Arundo Donax in Mexico and Evaluation of Candidate Biological Control Agents
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
The Differential Gene Expression of the Gene's Organ in the Cattle Fever Tick, Rhipicephalus Microplus
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Veterinary Pest Genome Sequencing and Transcriptome Analysis
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Veterinary, Medical and Urban Entomology (NP #104)
Area-Wide Screwworm Eradication
(Appropriated)
Biology and Control of Ticks of Veterinary and Human Importance
(Appropriated)
Flies Associated with Livestock Production Systems
(Appropriated)
Genomics of Livestock Pests
(Appropriated)
Innovative Technologies to Control Invasive Species That Impact Livestock
(Appropriated)
Assessment Simulation Tools for Integrated Tick Management of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) Microplus in Puerto Rico
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Development of a Male-Only Strain of the New World Screwworm, Cochliomyia Hominivorax (Diptera, Calliphoridae)
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of Immune Response of White-Tailed Deer Following Vaccination with Anti-Cattle Tick Vaccine Candidate Antigens
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Field Collection of Biological Control Agents for Cogongrass and Cattle Fever Tick in the Philippines
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Genotyping Babesia Strains Circulating in Bovines and Cattle Fever Ticks in Puerto Rico
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Possible Role of Invasive Herpestes Javanicus in Sustaining Cattle Fever Tick Populations in Puerto Rico
(General Cooperative Agreement)
African Swine Fever Threat Reduction Through Surveillance in the Ukraine
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Deployed Warfighter Protection Research Program (Fy2014)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Development and Testing of a Transgenic Male-Only Strain of the Screwworm, Cochliomyia Hominivorax (Diptera, Calliphoridae)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Pilot Program to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Biological Control to Reduce the Impact of Invasive Carrizo Cane on the Rio Grande River
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Biology and Ecology of Screwworms
(Memorandum of Understanding)
Kerr Wildlife Management Area - Control of Ticks Feeding on White-Tailed Deer
(Memorandum of Understanding)
Evaluation of Immune Response of Canines Following Vaccination with Anti-Tick Vaccine Candidate Antigens
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Experimental Bm86-Based Vaccine for the Cattle Fever Tick Eradication Program
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Investigations of Novel Target-Specific Ligands for Acetylcholinesterases of Arthropod Pests
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Systems Biology Investigations of Arthropod-Borne Diseases to Control Vectors of Pathogens
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Use of Synergized Acaricide Formulations for the Control of Resistant Populations of Rhipicephalus Microplus in the Mexican Tropics
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Development and Testing of a Transgenic Male-Only Strain of the Screwworm, Cochliomyia Hominivorax (Diptera, Calliphoridae)
(Reimbursable)
Identification of the Origin of the Invasive Cogongrass and Preliminary Exploration for Potential Biological Control Agents
(Reimbursable)
Cattle Fever Tick Detection by Near Infra-Red Spectroscopy (Nirs) Analysis of Bovine Feces
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Cattle Tick Genome Sequencing and Transcriptome Analysis
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Characterization of the Invasion of the Cattle Fever Tick in West Africa and Evaluation of the Associated Threats for Livestock Health
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Developing a Genetic Sexing Line of Screwworms: Laboratory Support
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Horn Fly Antennal and Midgut Transcriptome Analysis
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Investigation of Electroporation As a Means of Transformation of the Horn Fly with Green Fluorescent Protein
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Investigation of the Impact of Arundo Donax in Mexico and Evaluation of Candidate Biological Control Agents
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
The Differential Gene Expression of the Gene's Organ in the Cattle Fever Tick, Rhipicephalus Microplus
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Veterinary Pest Genome Sequencing and Transcriptome Analysis
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Food Safety, (animal and plant products) (NP #108)
Flies Associated with Livestock Production Systems
(Appropriated)
Deployed Warfighter Protection Research Program (Fy2014)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Investigations of Novel Target-Specific Ligands for Acetylcholinesterases of Arthropod Pests
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Horn Fly Antennal and Midgut Transcriptome Analysis
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Crop Protection & Quarantine (NP #304)
Development of a Male-Only Strain of the New World Screwworm, Cochliomyia Hominivorax (Diptera, Calliphoridae)
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Development and Testing of a Transgenic Male-Only Strain of the Screwworm, Cochliomyia Hominivorax (Diptera, Calliphoridae)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Biology and Ecology of Screwworms
(Memorandum of Understanding)
Development and Testing of a Transgenic Male-Only Strain of the Screwworm, Cochliomyia Hominivorax (Diptera, Calliphoridae)
(Reimbursable)
Developing a Genetic Sexing Line of Screwworms: Laboratory Support
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Mass Rearing Methods for the Biological Control Agent of Arundo Donax, Rhizaspidiotus Donacis, the Arundo Scale
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Last Modified: 12/20/2014
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