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The Plant Stress and Germplasm Research Development unit is dedicated to research regarding thermal and water stress on plants and developing germplasm to reduce the impact of these on crop production.
The Wind Erosion and Water Conservation research unit focuses on applied and fundamental research regarding the effects of wind-induced soil erosion, interactions between plants and soil environments and much more.
CPPRU (Cotton Production and Processing Research Unit) houses research to develop value-added processes for agricultural byproducts as well as improve harvesting and ginning of cotton.
The Livestock Issues Research Unit conducts fundamental research to determine how stress affects the physiological and behavioral responses of livestock and stress-induced alterations in immune responses relate to pre-harvest food safety.
The Cropping Systems Research Laboratory is located in Lubbock, TX and is part of the Plains Area.
The Acting Laboratory Director is David Brauer.
USDA, ARS, PA, CROPPING SYSTEMS RESEARCH LAB
3810 4TH STREET (LUBBOCK, TX 79415)
Lubbock, TX 79401