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Lesquerella oil Lesquerella Dr. Edgar E. Hartwig / Soybeans Bubblebees for controlled pollination Snowmelt runoff in the Rocky Mountains Reynolds Creek Experimental Watershed Wampling water at the Walnut Creek Watershed near Ames, Iowa Researchers check lake sediments for indications of ecosystem health.
Controlling the growth of aquatic weeds. Oysters collected from the Chesapeake Bay Insect collection / Soil erosion Evaluation of sugar beet plants Eliminating pollution in aquaculture Broccoli / Salinas, CA Growing plants under varying levels of CO2 Technician Amy Baker performs soil water infiltration studies.   Two biologists collect macroinvertebrates in a Mississippi creek.
Monitoring moth migration Wind power for agriculture Examining papaya fruit Insect collection in wheat field Improving riparian buffer zones near streams Inspecting a dry stream channel below a 15-food flume Cranberry harvest Soil core sampling in Colorado Controlling cattle fever ticks
High lysine rice Technician and manager of Network site reset weather recording equipment. Fisheries science Africanized honey bees Trees for snow fence Limestone cave water sampling Severe erosion in wheat field Sheep grazing preferences Water volume from snowpack
Inspection of bee colonies Africanized honey bees Corn harvest Corn growth on soil treated with alum residue Grain monitoring / Corn Wheat/corn/fallow rotation Cotton harvesting Whitefly control in cotton Rainfall simulator
Rain guage Rainfall simulator Controlling pear psylla Ultra-low volume herbicide application Sampling oysters and water quality on the Chesapeake Bay Observing stream corridor habitats Water sampling in a raparian zone Citrus fruit research Collecting pollinating insects
Monitoring cattle grazing Scientists excavate gamagrass roots Larkspur collection Inspecting cacao damaged by witches'-broom Exotic lettuces Anchoring a whole-canopy photosynthesis chamber Catfish ponds Wheat / Elevated carbon dioxide hauling catfish