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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.

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Water Availability and Water Management (NP #211)
Use of Wetland Systems to Treat Nursery Runoff
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Plant Genetic Resources, Genomics and Genetic Improvement (NP #301)
Genetic Improvement of Citrus for Enhanced Resistance to Biotic and Abiotic Stresses
(Appropriated)
Development of Promising Supersour and Other Rootstocks Resistant to Hlb (Huanglongbing)
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Promising Supersour and Other Rootstocks Resistant to Huanglonging (Hlb)
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of Hlb/acp Resistance in Poncirus Trifoliata Hybrids and Assessment of DNA Markers and Possible Resistance Genes
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of Myb1a Gene Expression in Citrus
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Analyzing Liberibacter Isolates Undetectable by Standard Diagnostic Methods in Florida
(Reimbursable)
Development of Promising New Scions for Florida Citrus: Exploiting Huanglongbing (Hlb) Resistance and Tolerance
(Reimbursable)
Development of Promising Supersour and Other Rootstocks Resistant to Huanglongbing
(Reimbursable)
Further Characterization of Huanglongbing (Hlb) Resistant Clones of Selected Varieties
(Reimbursable)
High-Throughput Screening of Transgenic Citrus for Huanglungbing (Hlb) Resistance
(Reimbursable)
Hlb Resistance Throguh Transgenic Expression of Short Chain Fragment Variable Antibodies Against Key Liberibacter Epitopes
(Reimbursable)
Improving the Innate Immune Response of Citrus to Huanglongbing
(Reimbursable)
Investigating Mechanisms of Pathogenesis and Natural Defense Responses of Citrus Greening (Hlb) by Characterizing Host Small Rnas and Mrnas
(Reimbursable)
Production of Transgenic Commercial Scion Cultivars Resistant to Hlb and Canker: Continued Amp Approaches and Novel Transgenic Strategies
(Reimbursable)
Secure Site for Testing Transgenic and Conventional Citrus for Hlb and Psyllid Resistance
(Reimbursable)
Exploring Avocado Variability for Laurel Wilt Resistance and Other Fruit Quality and Horticultural Traits for Production in East-Central Fl
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Distinguishing Live from Dead ‘candidatus Liberibacter Asiaticus’ in Citrus Tissue
(Trust)
Founder Lines for Improved Citrus Biotechnology
(Trust)
Identification and Characterization of Hlb-Induced Small Rnas and Mrnas-Towards the Understanding of Natural Defense Mechanisms Against Hlb
(Trust)
USDA-ARS Citrus Breeding Trust with New Varieties Development and Management Corporation
(Trust)
Utilization of Founder Lines for Improved Citrus Biotechnology Via Rmce
(Trust)
Plant Diseases (NP #303)
Alternatives to Methyl Bromide Soil Fumigation for Vegetable and Floriculture Production
(Appropriated)
Emerging Diseases of Citrus, Vegetables, and Ornamentals
(Appropriated)
Development of Promising Supersour and Other Rootstocks Resistant to Hlb (Huanglongbing)
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Promising Supersour and Other Rootstocks Resistant to Huanglonging (Hlb)
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Implementation of a Smartphone-and Web-Based Decision Support System for Managing Insect-Vectored Diseases of Vegetables and Grapes
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Implementation of a Smartphone-and Web-Based Decision Support System for Managing Insect-Vectored Diseases of Vegetables and Grapes
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Methyl Bromide Transitions Grant Proposal: Overcoming Obstacles to Adoption of Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Regional Implementation and Validation of a Smartphone and Web-Based Scouting and Decision Support System
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Regional Implementation and Validation of a Smartphone and Web-Based Scouting and Decision Support System
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Regional Implementation and Validation of a Smartphone and Web-Based Scouting and Decision Support System
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Screening and Cloning of Resistance Relates Genes by Rna-Seq in Huanglongbing (Hlb) Resistant and Susceptible Citrus Breeding Lines
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Early Detection Stochastic Modeling and the Design of Survey Methodologies and Resource Estimators for High-Risk Pathogens
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of Hlb/acp Resistance in Poncirus Trifoliata Hybrids and Assessment of DNA Markers and Possible Resistance Genes
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of Myb1a Gene Expression in Citrus
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Virus of Hemipterans: Leafhoppers and Psyllids
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
A Team Approach to Culturing Liberibacter Asiaticus
(Reimbursable)
An Assessment of the Viability of Black Spot-Blemished Citrus Fruit As a Pathway for Disease Dispersal Via Domestic and International Trade
(Reimbursable)
Analyzing Liberibacter Isolates Undetectable by Standard Diagnostic Methods in Florida
(Reimbursable)
Characterization and Manipulation of the Prophages/phages of 'candidatus Liberibacter Asiaticus' for the Control of Citrus Huanglongbing
(Reimbursable)
Control Citrus Hlb by Blocking the Functions of Two Critical Effectors Encoded by 'candidatus Liberibacter Asiaticus'
(Reimbursable)
Determination of Canker Survival and Transmission Via Canker-Blemished Fruit Relative to International Market Access
(Reimbursable)
Development and Implementation of New Control Strategies for Citrus Huanglongbing (Greening)-Phase II
(Reimbursable)
Development of Promising New Scions for Florida Citrus: Exploiting Huanglongbing (Hlb) Resistance and Tolerance
(Reimbursable)
Development of Promising Supersour and Other Rootstocks Resistant to Huanglongbing
(Reimbursable)
Groundnut Ringspot Virus, An Emerging Thrips-Transmitted Virus Infecting Florida Tomato, Pepper and Other Specialty Crops
(Reimbursable)
High-Throughput Screening of Transgenic Citrus for Huanglungbing (Hlb) Resistance
(Reimbursable)
Hlb Resistance Throguh Transgenic Expression of Short Chain Fragment Variable Antibodies Against Key Liberibacter Epitopes
(Reimbursable)
In Field Solar Heat Treatment of Hlb-Infected Orange Trees for Inculum Reduction; Field Trial of Thermotherapy for Citurs Huanglongbing
(Reimbursable)
Investigating Mechanisms of Pathogenesis and Natural Defense Responses of Citrus Greening (Hlb) by Characterizing Host Small Rnas and Mrnas
(Reimbursable)
Optimizing Heat Treatment in the Fields and Understanding the Molecular Mechanism Behind the Success of Thermotherapy for the Control of Citrus Hlb
(Reimbursable)
Overcoming Obstacles for Implementation of Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation (Asd)
(Reimbursable)
Production of Transgenic Commercial Scion Cultivars Resistant to Hlb and Canker: Continued Amp Approaches and Novel Transgenic Strategies
(Reimbursable)
Regional Implementation and Validation of a Regional Scouting and Decision Support System for Managing Insect-Vectored Diseases
(Reimbursable)
Screening and Cloning of Resistance Related Genes by Rna-Seq in Huanglongbing (Hlb) Resistant and Susceptible Citrus Breeding Lines
(Reimbursable)
Secure Site for Testing Transgenic and Conventional Citrus for Hlb and Psyllid Resistance
(Reimbursable)
Assessing Potential for Nitrous Oxide Generation from Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Collaborative Research on Transmission of Insect-Vectored Vegetable Viruses
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Collaborative Research on Transmission of Thrips-Vectored Vegetable Viruses
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Development and Implementation of New Control Strategies for Citrus Huanglongbing (Greening) Phase II
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Development of a Generic Multiple-Pest Model & User-Friendly Front End to Test Cntrl Straties & Est Necessary Resources for High-Risk Pathog
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Development of a Novel Control Strategy for Thrips and Tospoviruses in Floral Crops
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of Non-Fumigant Systems for Specialty Crop Production
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Exploring Avocado Variability for Laurel Wilt Resistance and Other Fruit Quality and Horticultural Traits for Production in East-Central Fl
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Regional Implementation and Validation of a Smartphone and Web-Based Scouting and Decision Support System for Managing Insect-Vectored Diseases
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Distinguishing Live from Dead ‘candidatus Liberibacter Asiaticus’ in Citrus Tissue
(Trust)
Founder Lines for Improved Citrus Biotechnology
(Trust)
Identification and Characterization of Hlb-Induced Small Rnas and Mrnas-Towards the Understanding of Natural Defense Mechanisms Against Hlb
(Trust)
Risk-Based Survey for Decision Making in the Management of Huanglongbing
(Trust)
USDA-ARS Citrus Breeding Trust with New Varieties Development and Management Corporation
(Trust)
Crop Protection & Quarantine (NP #304)
Ipm Technologies for Insect Pests of Orchard Crops
(Appropriated)
Subtropical Insect Pests of Vegetables and Ornamental Plants
(Appropriated)
Chemical Ecology of Asian Citrus Psyllid in Relation to Myrtaceous Plant Species
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Chemical Ecology of the Mexican Bromeliad Weevil and Its Parasitoid, Lixadmontia Franki
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Collaborative Research on the Citrus Leafminer, Phyllocnistis Citrella
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Deep Sequencing of Diaphorina Citri
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Novel Insect Control Strategies Based on Rnai and Insect Deterrent Proteins for Insect Pests of Citrus
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Genetic Basis and Effect of Diet on Color Polymorphism in the Diaprepes Root Weevil
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Pathogens of Invasive Insects
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Semiochemical-Based Technology for Control of Citrus Pests
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Virus of Hemipterans: Leafhoppers and Psyllids
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Application of An Aggregation Pheromone for Management of the Diaprepes Root Weevil
(Reimbursable)
Determination of Attractive Host Plant Volatiles and Sex Pheromones of Asian Citrus Psyllid Using Eags and Gc-Ead
(Reimbursable)
Developing a Phloem Penetration/antimicrobial Treatment to Reduce/elimate Candidatus Liberibacter from Existing Citrus Trees
(Reimbursable)
Identification of Bacillius Thuringiensis Endotoxins Active Against Adult Asian Citrus Psyllid
(Reimbursable)
Large-Scale Mating Disruption of Citrus Leafminer for Validation and Product Launch
(Reimbursable)
Rear and Release Psyllids As Biological Control Agents-An Economical and Feasible Mid-Term Solution for Huanglongbing (Hlb) Disease
(Reimbursable)
Semiochemicals for Control of Citrus Leafminer and Citrus Canker Disease with Application for Control of Asian Citrus Psyllid and Hlb
(Reimbursable)
Targeting the Asian Citrus Psyllid (Ascp) Feeding Mechansim As a Means of Blocking Psylllid Feeding on Citrus
(Reimbursable)
Targeting the Asian Citrus Psyllid Feeding Mechanism As a Means of Blocking Psyllid Feeding on Citrus (Enhancement Award)
(Reimbursable)
Why Is Poncirus Trifoliata Resistant to Colonization by Asian Citrus Psyllid?
(Reimbursable)
Combinatorial Library Screening for Psyllid Disruption Molecules
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Cdna Microarrays for Gene Expression Research in Floricultural Crops
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Evolving and Integration of Management Plans for Major Taxonomic Groups and Potential New Invasive Pests of Ornamental and Floriculture Production
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Interdisciplinary Approaches to Advance Citrus Disease Research & Product Dvlpmt to Ensure the Sustainability of the Natl Citrus Industry
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Crop Production (NP #305)
Horticultural, Physiological, and Genetic Factors Affecting Sustainable Citrus Production
(Appropriated)
Improving the Innate Immune Response of Citrus to Huanglongbing
(Reimbursable)
Use of Wetland Systems to Treat Nursery Runoff
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Quality and Utilization of Agricultural Products (NP #306)
Bioactive Constituents and Specialty Food Fibers As Value-Added Products from Citrus Processing Waste
(Appropriated)
Enhanced Utilization of Carbohydrates and Polysaccharides from Citrus Processing Waste Streams
(Appropriated)
Metabolomic and Microbial Profiling of Tropical/subtropical Fruits and Small Fruits for Quality Factors and Microbial Stability
(Appropriated)
Investigation of Biological Activities and Metabolism of Citrus Phytochemicals
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Effect of Nutritional Spray Programs on Huanglongbing (Hlb) Disease-Induced off-Flavor of Orange Fruit and Juice.
(Reimbursable)
Identification of Key Aroma Compounds and Optimization of Postharvest Handling Procedures in Order to Improve Sensory Quality of Mandarins
(Reimbursable)
Investigate Effect of Nutritional Sprays on Healthy and Hlb-Diseased Orange Fruit and Resulting Juice Quality
(Reimbursable)
Degreening of Citrus Fruit
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Use of Volatiles to Induce Sweet And/or Suppress Bitterness in Orange Juice
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Methyl Bromide Alternatives (NP #308)
Advanced Development and Implementation of Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation Technology As An Alternative to Methyl Bromide
(Reimbursable)
Development of Grafting Technology to Improve Sustainability and Competitiveness of the U.S. Fruiting Vegetable Industry
(Reimbursable)
Testing of Mbi-005 for Cut Flower Production
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Last Modified: 7/11/2014
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