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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)
Aflatoxin Control Technical Assistance in Africa
(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)
Use of Atoxigenic Strains of A. flavus to Manage Aflatoxin in Texas Corn
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Water Availability and Watershed Management (NP #211)
Advancing Water Management and Conservation in Irrigated Arid Lands
(In-House Appropriated)
Analysis and Quantification of G x E x M Interactions for Sustainable Crop Production
(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)
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)
Securing Water for and from Agriculture through Effective Community & Stakeholder Engagement
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
The Nexus of Agricultural & Urban Trade-offs: Interdisciplinary Education & Research to Create Emerging Opportunities in Urban Agriculture
(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)
Sampling and Surveillance for Bacterial Foodborne Pathogens from Wildlife in Arizona
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Soil and Air (NP #212)
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)
Analysis of Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria in Soils Exposed to Human Antibiotics from Wastewater Treatment Plant Irrigation
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Sustainable Agricultural Systems Research (NP #216)
Advancing Water Management and Conservation in Irrigated Arid Lands
(In-House Appropriated)
Analysis and Quantification of G x E x M Interactions for Sustainable Crop Production
(In-House Appropriated)
The Use of Treated Municipal Waste Water as a Source of New Water for Irrigation
(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)
Enhancing Abiotic Stress Tolerance of Cotton, Oilseeds, and Other Industrial and Biofuel Crops Using High Throughput Phenotyping and Other Genetic Approaches
(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
(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
(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)
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)
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)
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)
Product Quality and New Uses (NP #306)
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)