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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)
Improving Efficiency of Growth and Nutrient Utilization in Heavy Broilers Using Alternative Feed Ingredients
(Appropriated)
Optimizing Heavy Broiler Management and Housing Environment for Sustainable Production
(Appropriated)
Optimizing the Biology of the Animal-Plant Interface for Improved Sustainability of Forage-Based Animal Enterprises
(Appropriated)
Sustainable Forage-Based Production for the Mid-South Transition Zone
(Appropriated)
Animal Health (NP #103)
Biting and Stinging Pests: Ecology and Biologically-Based Control
(Appropriated)
Strategies to Control and Prevent Avian Mycoplasmosis
(Appropriated)
Veterinary, Medical and Urban Entomology (NP #104)
Biting and Stinging Pests: Ecology and Biologically-Based Control
(Appropriated)
Aquaculture (NP #106)
Biophotonics - the Application of Novel Imaging Methodologies to Livestock Production Research
(Appropriated)
Development of Approaches to Prevent and Ameliorate Diseases of Catfish
(Appropriated)
Genetics, Physiology, and Health Research to Improve Catfish Production
(Appropriated)
Improving Production Efficiency in Warm Water Aquaculture Through Water Quality Management
(Appropriated)
Improving Production Strategies in Channel Catfish Farming
(Appropriated)
Integrated Aquatic Animal Health Strategies
(Appropriated)
Management of off-Flavors and Undesirable Bacteria in Aquaculture
(Appropriated)
Nutrition and Feed Development for Warm Water Aquaculture
(Appropriated)
Postharvest Processing to Add Value to Catfish
(Appropriated)
Human Nutrition (NP #107)
Dietary Intake Patterns Associated with Excess Adiposity in U.S. Children
(Appropriated)
Obesity Prevention in the Mississippi Delta Region of Mississippi
(Appropriated)
Food Safety, (animal and plant products) (NP #108)
Control of Aflatoxin Production by Targeting Aflatoxin Biosynthesis
(Appropriated)
Developing Resistance to Aflatoxin Through Seed-Based Technologies
(Appropriated)
Genetic Improvement of Maize with Enhanced Resistance to Aflatoxin and Insects
(Appropriated)
Improvement of Biological Control Fungi for Reduction of Aflatoxin Contamination
(Appropriated)
Optimizing the Biology of the Animal-Plant Interface for Improved Sustainability of Forage-Based Animal Enterprises
(Appropriated)
Umbrella Project for Food Safety
(Appropriated)
Water Availability and Water Management (NP #211)
Acoustic and Geophysical Technology Development for Improving Assessment and Monitoring of Erosion and Sediment Transport in Watersheds...
(Appropriated)
Development of Water Management Technologies for the Mid-South
(Appropriated)
Efficient Management and Use of Animal Manure to Protect Human Health and Environmental Quality
(Appropriated)
Improving Computational Modeling in Support of Better Erosion and Sediment Movement Control in Agricultural Watersheds
(Appropriated)
Integrated Crop, Soil, and Water Management Systems for Sustainable Production of Sugarcane for Bioenergy Feedstock
(Appropriated)
Integrated Strategies for Improved Water Quality and Ecosystem Integrity Within Agricultural Watersheds
(Appropriated)
Integration of Site-Specific Crop Production Practices and Industrial and Animal Agricultural Byproducts to Improve Agricultural Competitiveness and Sustainability
(Appropriated)
Preserving Water Quality and Availability for Agriculture in the Lower Mississippi River Basin
(Appropriated)
Technologies for Managing Water and Sediment Movement in Agricultural Watersheds
(Appropriated)
Using Agricultural and Industrial Byproducts to Improve Crop Production Systems and Environment Quality
(Appropriated)
Climate Change, Soils, and Emissions (NP #212)
Acoustic and Geophysical Technology Development for Improving Assessment and Monitoring of Erosion and Sediment Transport in Watersheds...
(Appropriated)
Agrochemical and Weed Seed Fate and Transport in Mid-South Crop Production Systems
(Appropriated)
Efficient Management and Use of Animal Manure to Protect Human Health and Environmental Quality
(Appropriated)
Enabling Management Response of Southeastern Agricultural Crop and Pasture Systems to Climate Change
(Appropriated)
Improving Computational Modeling in Support of Better Erosion and Sediment Movement Control in Agricultural Watersheds
(Appropriated)
Integrated Crop, Soil, and Water Management Systems for Sustainable Production of Sugarcane for Bioenergy Feedstock
(Appropriated)
Integrated Strategies for Improved Water Quality and Ecosystem Integrity Within Agricultural Watersheds
(Appropriated)
Integration of Site-Specific Crop Production Practices and Industrial and Animal Agricultural Byproducts to Improve Agricultural Competitiveness and Sustainability
(Appropriated)
Preserving Water Quality and Availability for Agriculture in the Lower Mississippi River Basin
(Appropriated)
Sustainable Forage-Based Production for the Mid-South Transition Zone
(Appropriated)
Sustainable Production, Profit, and Environmental Stewardship Through Conservation Systems
(Appropriated)
Technologies for Managing Water and Sediment Movement in Agricultural Watersheds
(Appropriated)
Using Agricultural and Industrial Byproducts to Improve Crop Production Systems and Environment Quality
(Appropriated)
Biorefining (NP #213)
Integrated Crop, Soil, and Water Management Systems for Sustainable Production of Sugarcane for Bioenergy Feedstock
(Appropriated)
Postharvest Quality and Processing of Sugarcane and Sweet Sorghum for Sugar and Ethanol Production
(Appropriated)
Preserving Water Quality and Availability for Agriculture in the Lower Mississippi River Basin
(Appropriated)
Technologies for Managing Water and Sediment Movement in Agricultural Watersheds
(Appropriated)
Agricultural and Industrial Byproducts (NP #214)
Efficient Management and Use of Animal Manure to Protect Human Health and Environmental Quality
(Appropriated)
Using Agricultural and Industrial Byproducts to Improve Crop Production Systems and Environment Quality
(Appropriated)
Pasture, Forage and Rangeland Systems (NP #215)
Optimizing the Biology of the Animal-Plant Interface for Improved Sustainability of Forage-Based Animal Enterprises
(Appropriated)
Sustainable Forage-Based Production for the Mid-South Transition Zone
(Appropriated)
Agricultural System Competitiveness and Sustainability (NP #216)
Integration of Site-Specific Crop Production Practices and Industrial and Animal Agricultural Byproducts to Improve Agricultural Competitiveness and Sustainability
(Appropriated)
Sustainable Production, Profit, and Environmental Stewardship Through Conservation Systems
(Appropriated)
Plant Genetic Resources, Genomics and Genetic Improvement (NP #301)
Biophotonics - the Application of Novel Imaging Methodologies to Livestock Production Research
(Appropriated)
Development and Characterization of Soybean Germplasm, Curation of Stored Accessions, and Regional Evaluations of New Genotypes
(Appropriated)
Enhancing Fiber and Seed Quality Traits Through Conventional and Molecular Approaches, and Conducting the National Cotton Variety Testing Program to Improve Cotton Competitive Ability
(Appropriated)
Genetic Enhancement of Cotton by Marker-Assisted and Conventional Breeding, and Introgression of Genes from Exotic Gossypium Species
(Appropriated)
Genetic Improvement of Maize with Enhanced Resistance to Aflatoxin and Insects
(Appropriated)
Genetic Improvement of Sugarcane for Temperate Climates
(Appropriated)
Genomics and Bioinformatics Research in Agriculturally Important Organisms
(Appropriated)
Molecular Approaches for More Efficient Breeding to Improve Cotton Fiber Quality Traits
(Appropriated)
Primary and Secondary Prevention of Peanut and Tree Nut Allergy
(Appropriated)
Small Fruit and Ornamental Genetic Research for the Mid-South
(Appropriated)
Plant Diseases (NP #303)
Biocontrol of Aflatoxin and Other Mycotoxins in Maize Using Non-Toxigenic Strains of Aspergillus Flavus
(Appropriated)
Development and Characterization of Soybean Germplasm, Curation of Stored Accessions, and Regional Evaluations of New Genotypes
(Appropriated)
Effective Disease Management Through Enhancement of Resistant Sugarcane
(Appropriated)
Genetics and Management of Soybean Cyst Nematodes and Diseases for Sustainable Production
(Appropriated)
Management of Reniform Nematode in Cotton
(Appropriated)
Production and Disease and Pest Management of Horticultural Crops
(Appropriated)
Crop Protection & Quarantine (NP #304)
Biting and Stinging Pests: Ecology and Biologically-Based Control
(Appropriated)
Characterization and Mitigation of Herbicide-Resistant and Recalcitrant Weeds
(Appropriated)
Control of Tarnished Plant Bugs by Biocontrol and Other Methods
(Appropriated)
Developing Integrated Weed and Insect Management Systems for Efficient and Sustainable Sugarcane Production
(Appropriated)
Development of Sustainable Integrated Crop Management Systems for the Mid-Southern United States
(Appropriated)
Discovery and Development of Natural Product-Based Weed Management Methods
(Appropriated)
Effect of Resistance on Insect Pest Management in Transgenic Cotton
(Appropriated)
Improvement of Bioherbicide Strategies for Invasive Weeds in Southern Cropping Systems
(Appropriated)
Insecticide Resistance Management and New Control Strategies for Pests of Corn, Cotton, Sorghum, Soybean, and Sweet Potato
(Appropriated)
Mass Production of Biological Control Agents
(Appropriated)
Pesticide Application Tecgnologies for Spray-Drift Management, Maximizing in-Field Deposition, and Targeted Spraying
(Appropriated)
Production and Disease and Pest Management of Horticultural Crops
(Appropriated)
Crop Production (NP #305)
Characterization and Mitigation of Herbicide-Resistant and Recalcitrant Weeds
(Appropriated)
Developing Integrated Weed and Insect Management Systems for Efficient and Sustainable Sugarcane Production
(Appropriated)
Development and Characterization of Soybean Germplasm, Curation of Stored Accessions, and Regional Evaluations of New Genotypes
(Appropriated)
Development of Sustainable Integrated Crop Management Systems for the Mid-Southern United States
(Appropriated)
Genetics and Breeding in Support of Honey Bee Health
(Appropriated)
Improvement of Bioherbicide Strategies for Invasive Weeds in Southern Cropping Systems
(Appropriated)
Insecticide Resistance Management and New Control Strategies for Pests of Corn, Cotton, Sorghum, Soybean, and Sweet Potato
(Appropriated)
New Crop and Soil Management Systems to Improve Sugarcane Production Efficiency
(Appropriated)
Pesticide Application Tecgnologies for Spray-Drift Management, Maximizing in-Field Deposition, and Targeted Spraying
(Appropriated)
Production and Disease and Pest Management of Horticultural Crops
(Appropriated)
Quality and Utilization of Agricultural Products (NP #306)
Chemical Modification of Cotton for Value Added Applications
(Appropriated)
Chemistry of Natural Products for Nutraceutical Use, Pest Management and Crop Development
(Appropriated)
Cotton-Based Nonwovens
(Appropriated)
Discovery and Development of Natural Products for Pharmaceutical and Agrochemical Applications
(Appropriated)
Improve Fiber Quality and Industry Profitability Through Enhanced Efficiencies in Cotton Ginning
(Appropriated)
Influence of Structure and Moisture on Cotton Fiber Properties
(Appropriated)
New and Improved Assessments of Cotton Quality
(Appropriated)
Postharvest Quality and Processing of Sugarcane and Sweet Sorghum for Sugar and Ethanol Production
(Appropriated)
Postharvest Sensory, Processing and Packaging of Catfish
(Appropriated)
Primary and Secondary Prevention of Peanut and Tree Nut Allergy
(Appropriated)
Rice As a Source and Delivery System for Nutrients and Lipophilic Bioactive Compounds
(Appropriated)
Value-Added Products from Cottonseed
(Appropriated)
Last Modified: 4/16/2014
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