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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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Food Safety, (Animal and Plant Products) (NP #108)
Improvement of the Aflatoxin Biocontrol Technology Based on Aspergillus flavus Population Biology, Genetics, and Crop Management Practices
(In-House Appropriated)
Safer Food through Aflatoxin Control in Pakistan: Phase II Aflatoxin Biocontrol in Chili
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Aflatoxin Mitigation in Sudan
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Molecular and Environmental Factors Controlling Aflatoxin Reduction by Non-toxigenic Aspergillus Strains
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Prevention of Aflatoxin Contamination of Maize in Pakistan with Biological Control Based on Atoxigenic Strains of Aspergillus flavus
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Water Availability and Watershed Management (NP #211)
Analysis and Quantification of G x E x M Interactions for Sustainable Crop Production
(In-House Appropriated)
Improving Water Management for Arid Irrigated Agroecosystems
(In-House Appropriated)
Increased Water Security through Safe Reuse of Reclaimed Water
(In-House Appropriated)
Purchase of Dedicated Instrument to Increase USDA Analytical and Research Capacity Related to PFAS in Food Production Systems
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Sampling and Surveillance for Bacterial Foodborne Pathogens from Wildlife in Arizona
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Yuma Valley Environmental Sampling and Surveillance for Bacterial Foodborne Pathogens
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Identifying Effective Farming Practices to Reduce Risks of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) in Food Crop Productions
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
MASTERS (Mentoring Agriculture Students through Training, Experiential Learning, and Research Skills) for the Future Agricultural Workforce
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Roles of Microplastics in Reclaimed Water - Enhancing Persistence and Bioavailability of Antimicrobials in Agricultural Soils
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Securing Water for and from Agriculture through Effective Community & Stakeholder Engagement
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Sustainability of Groundwater and Irrigated Agriculture in the Western United States Under a Changing Climate
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Temporal Evaluation of CEC's in the Effluent from the Norman Oklahoma Water Reclamation Facility
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
The Nexus of Agricultural & Urban Trade-offs: Interdisciplinary Education & Research to Create Emerging Opportunities in Urban Agriculture
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Satellite and sUAS-based Irrigation Management Technologies for Arizona Crop Production
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Slow Filtration of Pharmaceuticals from Wastewater Using Biochar Fixed-Bed Columns
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Soil and Air (NP #212)
Increased Water Security through Safe Reuse of Reclaimed Water
(In-House Appropriated)
Purchase of Dedicated Instrument to Increase USDA Analytical and Research Capacity Related to PFAS in Food Production Systems
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Identifying Effective Farming Practices to Reduce Risks of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) in Food Crop Productions
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
MASTERS (Mentoring Agriculture Students through Training, Experiential Learning, and Research Skills) for the Future Agricultural Workforce
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Temporal Evaluation of CEC's in the Effluent from the Norman Oklahoma Water Reclamation Facility
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Slow Filtration of Pharmaceuticals from Wastewater Using Biochar Fixed-Bed Columns
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Grass, Forage, and Rangeland Agroecosystems (NP #215)
Increasing the Utility of Turf in Urban Environments of the Southwest U.S.
(In-House Appropriated)
Production and Characterization of a New N-containing Fertilizer Recovered from Waste for Turf Grass Production
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Sustainable Agricultural Systems Research (NP #216)
Analysis and Quantification of G x E x M Interactions for Sustainable Crop Production
(In-House Appropriated)
Improving Water Management for Arid Irrigated Agroecosystems
(In-House Appropriated)
Increased Water Security through Safe Reuse of Reclaimed Water
(In-House Appropriated)
Purchase of Dedicated Instrument to Increase USDA Analytical and Research Capacity Related to PFAS in Food Production Systems
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Identifying Effective Farming Practices to Reduce Risks of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) in Food Crop Productions
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
MASTERS (Mentoring Agriculture Students through Training, Experiential Learning, and Research Skills) for the Future Agricultural Workforce
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Sustainability of Groundwater and Irrigated Agriculture in the Western United States Under a Changing Climate
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Temporal Evaluation of CEC's in the Effluent from the Norman Oklahoma Water Reclamation Facility
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Satellite and sUAS-based Irrigation Management Technologies for Arizona Crop Production
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Slow Filtration of Pharmaceuticals from Wastewater Using Biochar Fixed-Bed Columns
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Plant Genetic Resources, Genomics and Genetic Improvement (NP #301)
Enhancing Abiotic Stress Tolerance of Cotton, Oilseeds, and Other Industrial and Biofuel Crops Using High Throughput Phenotyping and Other Genetic Approaches
(In-House Appropriated)
Improving Water Management for Arid Irrigated Agroecosystems
(In-House Appropriated)
Molecular Genetic and Proximal Sensing Analyses of Abiotic Stress Response and Oil Production Pathways in Cotton, Oilseeds, and Other Industrial and Biofuel Crops
(In-House Appropriated)
Genomics and Phenomics to Identify Yield and Drought Tolerance Alleles for Improvement of Camelina as a Biofuel Crop
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Sustainability of Groundwater and Irrigated Agriculture in the Western United States Under a Changing Climate
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Sustainable Bioeconomy for Arid Regions (SBAR)
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Utilizing Genes from the Soybean Germplasm Collection to Mitigate Drought Stress
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Utilizing Genes from the Soybean Germplasm Collection to Mitigate Drought Stress
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Satellite and sUAS-based Irrigation Management Technologies for Arizona Crop Production
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Crop Protection & Quarantine (NP #304)
Sustainable Pest Management for Arid-Land Agroecosystems
(In-House Appropriated)
Collaborative Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) Oversight and Research between The University of Arizona and ARS-Maricopa
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Cooperative ARS-ALARC and UA-MAC Research with Local, Regional and National Application
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Mechanisms of Pest Resistance to Second Generation Bt Crops
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)