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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)
Intervention Strategies to Control and Prevent Enteric Viral Diseases of Poultry
(Appropriated)
Animal Health (NP #103)
Biting Arthropods: Integrated Pest Management
(Appropriated)
Characterization of Protective Host Responses to Avian Influenza Virus Infections in Avian Species
(Appropriated)
Genomic Strategies for Control of Herpesviruses of Poultry
(Appropriated)
Higher Diptera Pests of Livestock, Poultry, and Human Health: Integrated Pest Management and Adult Biology
(Appropriated)
Intervention Strategies to Control and Prevent Disease Outbreaks Caused by Avian Influenza and Other Emerging Poultry Pathogens
(Appropriated)
Intervention Strategies to Control and Prevent Enteric Viral Diseases of Poultry
(Appropriated)
Intervention Strategies to Control Newcastle Disease
(Appropriated)
Veterinary, Medical and Urban Entomology (NP #104)
Biology, Genomics, and Integrated Pest Management of Invasive Ants
(Appropriated)
Biting Arthropods: Integrated Pest Management
(Appropriated)
Higher Diptera Pests of Livestock, Poultry, and Human Health: Integrated Pest Management and Adult Biology
(Appropriated)
Food Safety, (animal and plant products) (NP #108)
Control of Human Pathogens Associated with Acidified Produce Foods
(Appropriated)
Control of Toxic Endophytic Fungi with Bacterial Endophytes and Regulation of Bacterial Metabolites for Novel Uses in Food Safety
(Appropriated)
Genetic Analysis of Poultry-Associated Salmonella Enterica to Identify and Characterize properties and Markers Associated with Egg-Borne Transmission of Illness
(Appropriated)
Genetics, Population Dynamics, and Mycotoxin Prevention in Peanut
(Appropriated)
Intervention Strategies for Foodborne Pathogens During Poultry Production and Processing
(Appropriated)
Microbial Ecology of Human Pathogens Relative to Poultry Processing
(Appropriated)
Microbiological and Product Quality Consequences of Housing Laying Hens in Production Systems
(Appropriated)
Molecular Approaches for the Characterization of Foodborne Pathogens in Poultry
(Appropriated)
Molecular Approaches for the Identification and Characterization of Antimicrobial Resistance in Foodborne Pathogens
(Appropriated)
Monitoring of Antimicrobial Resistance in Food Animal Production
(Appropriated)
Optical Detection of Food Safety and Food Defense Hazards
(Appropriated)
Pathogen Reduction and Processing Parameters in Poultry Processing Systems
(Appropriated)
Pre-Harvest Interventions for Application During Poultry Production to Reduce Food-Borne Bacterial Pathogens
(Appropriated)
Toxicology and Toxinology of Mycotoxins in Foods
(Appropriated)
Water Availability and Water Management (NP #211)
Development & Evaluation of Biological Control Agents for Invasive Species Threatening the Everglades & Other Natural and Mananged Systems
(Appropriated)
Enhancing Environmental Quality and Ecosystem Services in Southeastern U.S. Coastal Plain Agricultural Watersheds
(Appropriated)
Managing Water Availability and Quality to Maintain Or Increase Agricultural Production, Conserve Natural Resources, and Enhance Environment
(Appropriated)
Climate Change, Soils, and Emissions (NP #212)
Enhancing Environmental Quality and Ecosystem Services in Southeastern U.S. Coastal Plain Agricultural Watersheds
(Appropriated)
Genetic Enhancement and Management of Warm-Season Species for Forage, Turf and Renewable Energy
(Appropriated)
Impact of Climate Change on Plant Defense Responses Induced by Insect Herbivores and Plant Pathogens
(Appropriated)
Improving Chemical, Physical, and Biological Properties of Degraded Sandy Soils for Environmentally Sustainable Production
(Appropriated)
Managing Water Availability and Quality to Maintain Or Increase Agricultural Production, Conserve Natural Resources, and Enhance Environment
(Appropriated)
Soil Processes in Production Systems That Incorporate Biofuel Feedstocks into Southeastern Agriculture
(Appropriated)
Strategies to Predict and Manipulate Responses of Crops and Crop Disease to Anticipated Changes of Carbon Dioxide, Ozone and Temperature
(Appropriated)
Biorefining (NP #213)
Enhancing Environmental Quality and Ecosystem Services in Southeastern U.S. Coastal Plain Agricultural Watersheds
(Appropriated)
Genetic Enhancement and Management of Warm-Season Species for Forage, Turf and Renewable Energy
(Appropriated)
Agricultural and Industrial Byproducts (NP #214)
Innovative Bioresource Management Technologies for Enhanced Environmental Quality and Value Optimization
(Appropriated)
Soil Processes in Production Systems That Incorporate Biofuel Feedstocks into Southeastern Agriculture
(Appropriated)
Pasture, Forage and Rangeland Systems (NP #215)
Genetic Enhancement and Management of Warm-Season Species for Forage, Turf and Renewable Energy
(Appropriated)
Agricultural System Competitiveness and Sustainability (NP #216)
Enhancing the Competitiveness of U.S. Peanuts and Peanut-Based Cropping Systems
(Appropriated)
Plant Genetic Resources, Genomics and Genetic Improvement (NP #301)
Breeding Stone Fruit Adapted to the Production Environment of the Southeastern United States
(Appropriated)
Broadening the Genetic Base of U.S. Maize with Genes from Unadapted Germplasm
(Appropriated)
Characterization, Etiology, and Disease Management for Vegetable Crops
(Appropriated)
Conservation, Characterization, and Evaluation of Plant Genetic Resources and Associated Information
(Appropriated)
Conservation, Genetic Analyses, and Utilization of Subtropical/tropical Fruit Crops, Sugarcane, and Miscanthus Genetic Resources
(Appropriated)
Developing Genomic Approaches to Improve Resistance to Diseases and Aflatoxin Contamination in Peanut and Corn
(Appropriated)
Developing Strategies to Identify Useful Genes in Peanut and Breeding High Yielding Peanut Varieties and Germplasm
(Appropriated)
Development of Disease and Nematode Resistance in Vegetable Crops
(Appropriated)
Development of Peanut Germplasm with Improved Yield, Oil Quality, and Tolerance to Biotic and Abiotic Stresses
(Appropriated)
Disease Defense Responses Signaling in Maize
(Appropriated)
Enhancement of Cotton Genetics and Management Systems to Improve Yield, Fiber Quality, and Production Stability
(Appropriated)
Enhancement of Sugarcane Germplasm for Development of Stress Tolerant, High Yielding Cultivars
(Appropriated)
Evaluation and Genetic Analyses of Sorghum Genetic Resources for Key Agronomic Traits
(Appropriated)
Genetic Analysis of Complex Traits in Maize
(Appropriated)
Genetic Characterization, Genetic Improvement, and Best Horticultural Management Practices for Subtropical/tropical Ornamental Germplasm
(Appropriated)
Genetic Enhancement of Common Bean Using Exotic Germplasm for Biotic and Abiotic Stress Tolerance
(Appropriated)
Genetic Enhancement of Watermelon, Broccoli, and Leafy Brassicas for Economically Important Traits
(Appropriated)
Genetic Improvement of Cacao Through Genomics-Assisted Breeding
(Appropriated)
Genetic Improvement of Citrus for Enhanced Resistance to Biotic and Abiotic Stresses
(Appropriated)
Genetic Improvement of Maize and Sorghum for Resistance to Biotic Stress
(Appropriated)
Genetic Improvement of Small Grains for Biotic and Abiotic Stress Tolerance and Characterization of Pathogen Populations
(Appropriated)
Germplasm Regeneration, Characterization, Evaluation and Phytosanitary Assessment of Quarantined and Tropically-Adapted Genetic Resources
(Appropriated)
Increasing the Competitiveness of U.S. Soybeans in Global Markets Through Genetic Diversity, Genomics, and Plant Breeding
(Appropriated)
Management of Tropical/subtropical Plant Genetic Resources and Associated Information
(Appropriated)
Management Strategies to Improve Subtropical/tropical Fruit Crop Production
(Appropriated)
Sterile Insect Control of Invasive Pests, with a Focus on Moths
(Appropriated)
Plant Diseases (NP #303)
Alternatives to Methyl Bromide Soil Fumigation for Vegetable and Floriculture Production
(Appropriated)
Breeding Stone Fruit Adapted to the Production Environment of the Southeastern United States
(Appropriated)
Characterization, Etiology, and Disease Management for Vegetable Crops
(Appropriated)
Development of Disease and Nematode Resistance in Vegetable Crops
(Appropriated)
Emerging Diseases of Citrus, Vegetables, and Ornamentals
(Appropriated)
Genetics, Population Dynamics, and Mycotoxin Prevention in Peanut
(Appropriated)
Host Plant Resistance and Other Management Strategies for Nematodes in Cotton and Peanut
(Appropriated)
Management of Diseases of Saccharum Hybrids Through Development and Evaluation of Resistant Germplasm
(Appropriated)
Mitigating Alternate Bearing of Pecan
(Appropriated)
Nematode and Disease Management of Deciduous Fruits
(Appropriated)
Crop Protection & Quarantine (NP #304)
Alternatives to Methyl Bromide: Mitigation of the Threat from Exotic Tropical and Subtropical Insect Pests
(Appropriated)
Biologically Based Management of Invasive Insect Pests and Weeds
(Appropriated)
Biologically Based Techniques for Management of Vegetable Pests
(Appropriated)
Biologically-Based Technologies for Management of Crop Insect Pests in Local and Areawide Programs
(Appropriated)
Biting Arthropods: Integrated Pest Management
(Appropriated)
Chemical Biology of Insect and Plant Signaling Systems
(Appropriated)
Development & Evaluation of Biological Control Agents for Invasive Species Threatening the Everglades & Other Natural and Mananged Systems
(Appropriated)
Higher Diptera Pests of Livestock, Poultry, and Human Health: Integrated Pest Management and Adult Biology
(Appropriated)
Insect Ecology and Sustainable Systems for Insect Pest Management in the Southeastern Region
(Appropriated)
Integrated Pest Management for Key Pests of Pecan and Peach
(Appropriated)
Integrated Weed Management Systems for Organic and Conventional Crops of the Southeastern Coastal Plain
(Appropriated)
Ipm Technologies for Insect Pests of Orchard Crops
(Appropriated)
Magnitude of the Residue Analyses in Minor Crops from Experimental Applications of Pesticides
(Appropriated)
Nematode, Disease, Weed, Insect and Mite Control on Minor Food Crops and Ornamentals
(Appropriated)
Pesticide Trials in Vegetable and Ornamental Crops to Support the Ir-4 Program
(Appropriated)
Sterile Insect Control of Invasive Pests, with a Focus on Moths
(Appropriated)
Subtropical Insect Pests of Vegetables and Ornamental Plants
(Appropriated)
Utilizing Herbicide Tolerant and Competitive Cultivars and Innovative Cultural Practices to Enhance Weed Management in Vegetable Crops
(Appropriated)
Crop Production (NP #305)
Enhancing the Competitiveness of U.S. Peanuts and Peanut-Based Cropping Systems
(Appropriated)
Genetic Characterization, Genetic Improvement, and Best Horticultural Management Practices for Subtropical/tropical Ornamental Germplasm
(Appropriated)
Horticultural, Physiological, and Genetic Factors Affecting Sustainable Citrus Production
(Appropriated)
Insect Ecology and Sustainable Systems for Insect Pest Management in the Southeastern Region
(Appropriated)
Management Strategies to Improve Subtropical/tropical Fruit Crop Production
(Appropriated)
Mitigating Alternate Bearing of Pecan
(Appropriated)
Quality and Utilization of Agricultural Products (NP #306)
Bioactive Constituents and Specialty Food Fibers As Value-Added Products from Citrus Processing Waste
(Appropriated)
Develop Methods to Assess and Improve Poultry and Egg Quality
(Appropriated)
Enhanced Utilization of Carbohydrates and Polysaccharides from Citrus Processing Waste Streams
(Appropriated)
Enhancing the Competitiveness of U.S. Peanuts and Peanut-Based Cropping Systems
(Appropriated)
Improved Processes for Cucumbers, Cabbage, Sweetpotatoes, and Peppers to Make High Quality, Nutritious Products and Reduce Pollution
(Appropriated)
Improvement & Maintenance of Flavor & Shelf-Life, Functional Characteristics & Biochem/bioactive Process, & Use of Genetic/genomic Resource
(Appropriated)
Metabolomic and Microbial Profiling of Tropical/subtropical Fruits and Small Fruits for Quality Factors and Microbial Stability
(Appropriated)
Sensing Methods & Instrumentation for Rapid Determination of Moisture Content... and Other Quality Attributes of Grains, Seeds, & Nuts
(Appropriated)
Systems to Assess, Monitor, and Preserve Peanut Quality and Safety
(Appropriated)
Methyl Bromide Alternatives (NP #308)
Impact of Climate Change on Plant Defense Responses Induced by Insect Herbivores and Plant Pathogens
(Appropriated)
Integrated Weed Management Systems for Organic and Conventional Crops of the Southeastern Coastal Plain
(Appropriated)
Last Modified: 7/28/2014
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