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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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Biorefining (NP #213)
Optimizing End-Use Applications of Almond and Walnut Shells by Activating its Carbon
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Production of Bioplastics from Food and Agricultural Waste
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Product Quality and New Uses (NP #306)
Bioproducts from Agricultural Feedstocks
(In-House Appropriated)
Domestic Production of Natural Rubber and Industrial Seed Oils
(In-House Appropriated)
Technologies for Improving Industrial Biorefineries that Produce Marketable Biobased Products
(In-House Appropriated)
Continuous Torrefaction of Walnut Shells: Scale-up and Characterization for Optimal Commercial Applications
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Sustainable Bioeconomy for Arid Regions (SBAR)
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Optimizing End-Use Applications of Almond and Walnut Shells by Activating its Carbon
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Quality Improvement of Guayule Natural Rubber
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Crop Soil Evaluation and Optimization
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Encapsulation of Microorganisms for Use in Waste Water
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Optimizing Almond Coproducts: Continuous Torrefaction of Shells as Plastics’ Additives and Isolation of Hull-Derived Sugars for Bee Diets
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Production of Bioplastics from Food and Agricultural Waste
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Production of Environmentally Friendly PHA Biopolymers from Waste BioGas Derived from Agriculturally-Derived Solid Waste Streams
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)