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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)
Improved Environmental and Crop Safety by Modification of the Aspergillus flavus Population Structure
(In-House Appropriated)
Population Structure of Aspergillus flavus Communities in Wisconsin
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Water Availability and Water Management (NP #211)
Advancing Water Management and Conservation in Irrigated Arid Lands
(In-House Appropriated)
The Use of Treated Municipal Waste Water as a Source of New Water for Irrigation
(In-House Appropriated)
Eco-hydrological Modeling Using Field-based and Earth Observations to Assess H2O Use Efficiency and Support Agricultural Water Resources Management
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Quantitative Assessments of Water and Salt Balance for Cropping Systems in Lower Colorado River Irrigation Districts
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Securing Water for and from Agriculture through Effective Community & Stakeholder Engagement
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Analysis of Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria in Soils Exposed to Human Antibiotics from Wastewater Treatment Plant Irrigation
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Biochar Removal of Emerging Contaminants from Wastewater Effluent Irrigation Water
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Soil and Air (NP #212)
Advancing Water Management and Conservation in Irrigated Arid Lands
(In-House Appropriated)
Eco-hydrological Modeling Using Field-based and Earth Observations to Assess H2O Use Efficiency and Support Agricultural Water Resources Management
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Quantitative Assessments of Water and Salt Balance for Cropping Systems in Lower Colorado River Irrigation Districts
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Analysis of Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria in Soils Exposed to Human Antibiotics from Wastewater Treatment Plant Irrigation
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Biorefining (NP #213)
Eco-hydrological Modeling Using Field-based and Earth Observations to Assess H2O Use Efficiency and Support Agricultural Water Resources Management
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Quantitative Assessments of Water and Salt Balance for Cropping Systems in Lower Colorado River Irrigation Districts
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Agricultural System Competitiveness and Sustainability (NP #216)
Strengthening the Analysis Framework of G x E x M under Climate Uncertainty
(In-House Appropriated)
Field Phenotyping of the International Durum Water Use Efficiency Panel
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Strengthening the Cropping System Model to Support Genotype by Environment by Management (G x E x M) Analyses
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Plant Genetic Resources, Genomics and Genetic Improvement (NP #301)
Advancing Water Management and Conservation in Irrigated Arid Lands
(In-House Appropriated)
Genetic Improvement and Phenotyping of Cotton, Bioenergy and Other Industrial Crops
(In-House Appropriated)
Molecular Genetic Analysis of Abiotic Stress Tolerance and Oil Production Pathways in Cotton, Bioenergy and Other Industrial Crops
(In-House Appropriated)
Strengthening the Analysis Framework of G x E x M under Climate Uncertainty
(In-House Appropriated)
Genomics and Phenomics to Identify Yield and Drought Tolerance Alleles for Improvement of Camelina as a Biofuel Crop
(Cooperative Agreement)
Genomics and Phenomics to Identify Yield and Drought Tolerance Alleles for Improvement of Camelina as a Biofuel Crop
(Cooperative Agreement)
Genomics and Phenomics to Identify Yield and Drought Tolerance Alleles for Improvement of Camelina as a Biofuel Crop
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Coordinated ALARC-MAC Effort in Developing Field-Based, High-Throughput Phenotyping and Proximal Sensing Technologies
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Utilizing Genes from the Soybean Germplasm Collection to Mitigate Drought Stress
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Engineering Lipid Droplets for Increasing Oil Content and Abiotic Stress Tolerance of Plants
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Field Phenotyping of the International Durum Water Use Efficiency Panel
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Strengthening the Cropping System Model to Support Genotype by Environment by Management (G x E x M) Analyses
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Crop Protection & Quarantine (NP #304)
Ecologically Based Pest Management in Western Crops Such as Cotton
(In-House Appropriated)
Elucidating the Molecular Mechanisms that Contribute to Insecticide Resistance in Lygus Hesperus
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)