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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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Grass, Forage, and Rangeland Agroecosystems (NP #215)
Proactive Classical Biological Control of Tuta absoluta in California
(Cooperative Agreement)
Proactive Classical Biological Control of Tuta absoluta in California
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Areawide Management of Spotted-Wing Drosophila
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Reducing the Impact of Invasive Weeds in Pacific West Estuaries through Plant Community Restoration
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Crop Protection & Quarantine (NP #304)
Biological Control of Invasive Pests in Agroecosystems and Wetland, Forest and Rangeland Ecosystems in the Far Western U.S.
(In-House Appropriated)
Integrated Weed Management and Restoration Strategies to Protect Water Resources and Aquatic and Wetland Ecosystems of the Far Western U.S.
(In-House Appropriated)
Proactive Classical Biological Control of Tuta absoluta in California
(Cooperative Agreement)
Proactive Classical Biological Control of Tuta absoluta in California
(Cooperative Agreement)
Advancing Biological Control of Cheatgrass
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Biological Control of Invasive Plants in the Western USA
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Develop Methods to Mass Rear, Store and Release the Rosette Weevil, a New Biological Control Agent of Yellow Starthistle
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Development of Cheatgrass Biological Control with Microbes and Integrated Cape-ivy Control to Reduce Populations of Non-native, Invasive Weeds
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Genetics, Ecology, and Biological Control of Invasive Annual Grasses - Albany
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Biological Control of Bagrada Bug (FY22)
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Biological Control of Bagrada Bug (FY23)
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Establishment and Evaluation of Ganaspis brasiliensis to Suppress Spotted Wing Drosophila
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Invasive Plant Management Strategies for Endangered Plant Recovery and Tidal Wetland Restoration under Changing Environmental Conditions
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Proactive Classical Biological Control of Tuta absoluta in California
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Areawide Management of Spotted-Wing Drosophila
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Determination of the Origin of Invasive Common Ice Plants and Identification of Biological Control Agents in South Africa
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Determination of the Origin of Invasive Common Ice Plants and Identification of Biological Control Agents in the Mediterranean Basin
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Discovery and Pre-Release Evaluation of Weed Biocontrol Agents
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Discovery and Pre-Release Evaluation of Weed Biocontrol Agents
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Discovery, Identification, Collection and Shipment of Biological Control Agents of Slenderleaf Ice Plant in South Africa
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Plant-Soil Feedbacks Driving Cheatgrass Invasion
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Prioritizing Weed Targets for Biological Control: Testing a South African Model for Western USA
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Quantifying Factors that Contribute to the Enemy Release in Weed of Urban Versus Natural Ecosystems
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Reducing the Impact of Invasive Weeds in Pacific West Estuaries through Plant Community Restoration
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Synergies in Aquatic Plant Biological Control: Translating Research Between the Southern and Western USA
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Crop Production (NP #305)
Conduct Longitudinal Studies on Colony Performance and Explore Near-term Effects of Nutritional and Agrochemical Stressors on Honey Bee Health
(In-House Appropriated)
Analyzing Factors Contributing to Long-term Honey Bee Health and Hive Performance
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Analyzing Nutritional Content of Pollen in Relation to Long-term Honey Bee Colony Health
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Quantifying The Effects of Pesticides on Honey Bee Reproduction
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Effects of Organosilicone Surfactant Components on Honey Bee Reproduction and the Endocrine System
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)