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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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Human Nutrition (NP #107)
Impact of Diet on Intestinal Microbiota, Gut Health and Immune Function
(In-House Appropriated)
Improving Public Health by Understanding Metabolic and Bio-Behavioral Effects of Following Recommendations in the Dietary Guidelines for Americans
(In-House Appropriated)
Molecular Determinants of Energy Metabolism Regulation and Gut Function in Response to Zinc Deficiency
(In-House Appropriated)
Composition of Early Human Milk (E-MILQ) Brazil
(Cooperative Agreement)
Composition of Early Human Milk (E-MILQ) Brazil
(Cooperative Agreement)
Composition of Early Human Milk (E-MILQ) the Gambia
(Cooperative Agreement)
Early-MILQ (E-MILQ) Study to Collect and Analyze Human Milk During the First Month Postpartum
(Cooperative Agreement)
Field Study-Rio de Janeiro: Mothers, Infants and Lactation Quality (MILQ) Project
(Cooperative Agreement)
Human Milk Volume Measurement by the Deuterated Water Method in the MILQ Study
(Cooperative Agreement)
Maternal, Infant, and Human Milk Iodine Status in the MILQ Study
(Cooperative Agreement)
The Mothers, Infants and Lactation Quality (MILQ) Study Supplement: MILQ2
(Cooperative Agreement)
WHNRC Fiber Intervention Study: Dietary Assessment
(Cooperative Agreement)
FASEB Virtual Science Conference: The Nutrition, Immunity and Inflammation Conference
(Grant)
OXYGENATE = Oxylipins Signature to Monitor the Cardiometabolic Status and its Response to Dietary Intervention
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
West Coast Central Comprehensive Metabolomics Resource Core (WC3MRC)
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
AI Institute for Next Generation Food Systems
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Biological Mechanisms Through Which TMAO Promotes Atherosclerosis
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
California Partnership for Personalized Nutrition
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Characterizing the Physiological Role of SLC22A24
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
ELICIT: Early Life Interventions for Childhood Growth and Development In Tanzania
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Improvement of Cardiovascular Health, Insulin Resistance, and Lipid Status by Bing Sweet Cherry Powder Consumption in Overweight Human Subjects
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
UC Davis Dietary Biomarkers Development Center - Metabolomics and Intervention Cores
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Valorization of Dairy Sidestreams to Fight Calcium Deficits in Postmenopausal Women
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Almonds Snacks and Satiety: A Randomized Intervention Trial Examining Acute and Chronic Effects
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Analytical Study and Method Development for Nutrient Composition of Human Milk
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Analytical Study and Method Development of Vitamin and Mineral Composition of Human Milk
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Are Protective Effects of Blueberry Polyphenols Mediated by the Microbiome
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Assessment of Antimicrobial Resistance Genes in Human Fecal Samples
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Collaborative Research in Human Nutrition
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Collaborative Research in Human Nutrition
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Extraction and Assessment of Milk Cell RNA in MILQ Samples
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Genetic Studies of Choline Driven TMAO Production
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Identifying the Role of Pulses in a Healthful Diet: Metabolomic Signatures of Dietary Pulses and their Benefits on Cardiometabolic Risk Factors
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Improving the Dietary Guidelines for Americans by Understanding Genetic and Dietary Interactions in Mice
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Metabolomic Approaches to Dietary Interventions
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Metagenomic Approaches to Dietary Interventions
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Using Diversity Outbred Mice to Model Heterogenous Diet Responses
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Almonds and Satiety: A Randomized Intervention Trial Examining Acute and Chronic Effects
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Microbial Taxa and Function in Lactase Non-Persisters: Understanding How to Personalize Dairy Products for a Diverse California population
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Mothers, Infants and Lactation Quality-Extra Analyses (MILQ II) Project
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Mothers, Infants and Lactation Quality-Extra Analyses (MILQ II) Project II
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
The Role of Honey and Small Intestine Microbes in Digestive Health
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Water Availability and Watershed Management (NP #211)
Improved Agroecosystem Efficiency and Sustainability in a Changing Environment
(In-House Appropriated)
Synergistic Managed Aquifer Strategies to Sustain Irrigated Agriculture (CA)
(Cooperative Agreement)
Synergistic Managed Aquifer Strategies to Sustain Irrigated Agriculture
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Application of a Watershed Model to Assess Groundwater Sustainability Under Changing Climatic and Management Scenarios
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Determining Subsurface Hydraulic Properties and Water Content Using Geophysical Methods and Limited Soil/Sediment Datasets
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Improving Irrigation Efficiencies and Sustainability in Woody Perennial Crops Specific to California
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Integrated Optimization Framework of California Water and Land Use
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Linking Measured Root Zone Dynamics to Atmospheric and Subsurface Fluxes
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Managed Aquifer Recharge to Sustain Irrigated Agriculture
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Pretreatment Technologies for Managed Aquifer Recharge to Mitigate Clogging and to Remove Contaminants
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Synergistic Managed Aquifer Strategies to Sustain Irrigated Agriculture (NACA)
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Soil and Air (NP #212)
Resilient, Sustainable Production Strategies for Low-Input Environments
(In-House Appropriated)
The USDA Climate Hubs – Supporting Natural and Working Lands Resilience by Co-Developing and Communicating Research-Informed Agro-Climate Practices
(In-House Appropriated)
Understanding and Managing Esca Trunk Disease in Multiple Grape Production Systems
(Cooperative Agreement)
Understanding and Managing Esca Trunk Disease in Multiple Grape-Production Systems
(Cooperative Agreement)
A Webinar and Workshop Series of Decision Support Resources for Forest Managers in California
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Accelerating Climate Strategies to Support Climate Adaptation, Decision Support, Carbon Neutrality and Co-benefits
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Climate Smart Agriculture Resources Workbook for California Specialty Crops
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Facilitating Water Adaptation in the Arid West
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Improving DayCent to Model Greenhouse Gas Emissions (GHG) from Specialty Crops
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Translating Agricultural Climate Indicators for Region-specific and Actionable Information
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Development of a Low-Cost and Accessible Evapotranspiration (ET) Toolkit for Irrigation Management of Almonds and other Woody Tree Crops
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Multifaceted Pathways to Climate-smart Agriculture Through Integrated Participatory Program Development and Delivery
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Solutions to the Armillaria Root Rot Threat Affecting the U.S. Stone Fruit Industry
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Understanding and Managing Esca Trunk Disease in Multiple Grape-Production Systems
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Accelerating Climate Strategies to Support Climate Adaptation, Decision Support, Carbon Neutrality and Co-benefits
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Addressing Water Management for Woody Perennial Crops under Increasing Temperatures in Mid-Century and End-of-Century Climate Conditions
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Advancing Applied Climate Science Action for Diverse Agro-ecological Applications Across California
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Defining Soil Health for Winegrape Production
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of a Low-Cost and Accessible Evapotranspiration Toolkit for Irrigation Management of Woody Crops
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of COMET-Farm and Greenhouse Gas Accounting for Specialty Crops
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Web-based Decision Support Systems to Improve Crop Management Decisions
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Early-detection and Monitoring of Abiotic and Biotic Stress in Production Environments
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Enhancing Water Adaptation in the Arid West
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluating the Physiological Responses of Superior Juglans Germplasm to Drought Stress
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Expanding Understanding and Availability of Agroecosystem Adaptation Strategies
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Identification of Drought Resistant Genotypes and Underlying Mechanisms for Woody Perennial Germplasm
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Impact of Wildfire Smoke Taint and Key Trunk Pathogens on Grapevine Wood and Grape Chemistry
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Measuring Grape Smoke Exposure Impact
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Translating Agricultural Climate Indicators for Region-specific and Actionable Information
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Developing Solar-Induced Chlorophyll Fluorescence as a Ground-Based and Remotely-Sensed Physiological Indicator of Grapevine Stress
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Grass, Forage, and Rangeland Agroecosystems (NP #215)
The USDA Climate Hubs – Supporting Natural and Working Lands Resilience by Co-Developing and Communicating Research-Informed Agro-Climate Practices
(In-House Appropriated)
A Webinar and Workshop Series of Decision Support Resources for Forest Managers in California
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Facilitating Water Adaptation in the Arid West
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Translating Agricultural Climate Indicators for Region-specific and Actionable Information
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Multifaceted Pathways to Climate-smart Agriculture Through Integrated Participatory Program Development and Delivery
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Advancing Applied Climate Science Action for Diverse Agro-ecological Applications Across California
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Enhancing Water Adaptation in the Arid West
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Translating Agricultural Climate Indicators for Region-specific and Actionable Information
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Sustainable Agricultural Systems Research (NP #216)
Improved Agroecosystem Efficiency and Sustainability in a Changing Environment
(In-House Appropriated)
The USDA Climate Hubs – Supporting Natural and Working Lands Resilience by Co-Developing and Communicating Research-Informed Agro-Climate Practices
(In-House Appropriated)
Synergistic Managed Aquifer Strategies to Sustain Irrigated Agriculture (CA)
(Cooperative Agreement)
A Webinar and Workshop Series of Decision Support Resources for Forest Managers in California
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Facilitating Water Adaptation in the Arid West
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Synergistic Managed Aquifer Strategies to Sustain Irrigated Agriculture
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Translating Agricultural Climate Indicators for Region-specific and Actionable Information
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Multifaceted Pathways to Climate-smart Agriculture Through Integrated Participatory Program Development and Delivery
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Advancing Applied Climate Science Action for Diverse Agro-ecological Applications Across California
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Application of a Watershed Model to Assess Groundwater Sustainability Under Changing Climatic and Management Scenarios
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Determining Subsurface Hydraulic Properties and Water Content Using Geophysical Methods and Limited Soil/Sediment Datasets
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Enhancing Water Adaptation in the Arid West
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Improving Irrigation Efficiencies and Sustainability in Woody Perennial Crops Specific to California
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Integrated Optimization Framework of California Water and Land Use
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Linking Measured Root Zone Dynamics to Atmospheric and Subsurface Fluxes
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Managed Aquifer Recharge to Sustain Irrigated Agriculture
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Pretreatment Technologies for Managed Aquifer Recharge to Mitigate Clogging and to Remove Contaminants
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Synergistic Managed Aquifer Strategies to Sustain Irrigated Agriculture (NACA)
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Translating Agricultural Climate Indicators for Region-specific and Actionable Information
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Plant Genetic Resources, Genomics and Genetic Improvement (NP #301)
Evaluation and Utilization of Novel Genetic Variation in Rice for the Enhancement of Agronomic Performance and Grain Quality
(In-House Appropriated)
Managing Genetic Resources and Associated Information of Grape, Tree Fruit, Tree Nut, and Other Specialty Crops Adapted to Mediterranean Climates
(In-House Appropriated)
Determining the Suitability of California Heirloom Rice Varieties for the Production of Premium Quality Sake
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Characterization of Molecular and Phenotypic Diversity in the USDA-NCGR Pistacia Collection
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Germplasm Evaluation for Sweet Cherry Genetic Diversity and Disease Resistance
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Integrated Phenotyping and Genotyping of the USDA-NCGR Juglans Collection
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Application of Forward and Reverse Genetics to Rice Improvement (continuing project)
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Request for Support for the National Clonal Germplasm Repository
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Plant Diseases (NP #303)
Improved Pest and Disease Control for Enhanced Woody Perennial Tree Crop and Grapevine Production
(In-House Appropriated)
Development of RNA Interference-Based Resistance in Almond and Walnut Rootstocks Against Phytophthora Pathogens
(Cooperative Agreement)
Optimizing Fertilization and Irrigation Recommendations in a Newly Planted Almond Orchard After Recycling
(Cooperative Agreement)
Optimizing Fertilization and Irrigation Recommendations in a Newly Planted Almond Orchard After Recycling
(Cooperative Agreement)
Understanding and Managing Esca Trunk Disease in Multiple Grape Production Systems
(Cooperative Agreement)
Understanding and Managing Esca Trunk Disease in Multiple Grape-Production Systems
(Cooperative Agreement)
Climate Smart Agriculture Resources Workbook for California Specialty Crops
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Improving DayCent to Model Greenhouse Gas Emissions (GHG) from Specialty Crops
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Collaborative Institutional Biosafety Committee Oversight and Research between the University of California Davis and the ARS Davis Location
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
A Plant-Based Platform for “Just in Time” Medications
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Assessing the potential presence and significance of Phytophthora species in waters conveyed by the Stockton East Water District
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Ecobiology, Impact and Management of Grapevine Red Blotch Virus and Its Vector(s) in California and Oregon Vineyards
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of RNA Interference-based Resistance in Almond and Walnut Rootstocks against Phytophthora Pathogens
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Optimizing Fertilization and Irrigation Recommendations in a Newly Planted Almond Orchard after Recycling
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Putting Phenotypic and Genotypic Tools to Work for Improving Walnut Rootstocks
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Putting Phenotypic and Genotypic Tools to Work for Improving Walnut Rootstocks
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Putting Phenotypic and Genotypic Tools to Work for Improving Walnut Rootstocks-(2021-2022)
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Putting Phenotypic and Genotypic Tools to Work for Improving Walnut Rootstocks: 2022
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Understanding and Managing Esca Trunk Disease in Multiple Grape-Production Systems
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Addressing Water Management for Woody Perennial Crops under Increasing Temperatures in Mid-Century and End-of-Century Climate Conditions
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of COMET-Farm and Greenhouse Gas Accounting for Specialty Crops
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of RNA Interference-based Resistance in Almond and Walnut Rootstocks Against Phytophthora Pathogens
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Web-based Decision Support Systems to Improve Crop Management Decisions
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Early-detection and Monitoring of Abiotic and Biotic Stress in Production Environments
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluating the Physiological Responses of Superior Juglans Germplasm to Drought Stress
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Expanding Understanding and Availability of Agroecosystem Adaptation Strategies
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Identification of Drought Resistant Genotypes and Underlying Mechanisms for Woody Perennial Germplasm
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Paradox Walnut Canker Etiology
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Putting Phenotypic and Genotypic Tools to Work for Improving Walnut Rootstocks
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Developing Solar-Induced Chlorophyll Fluorescence as a Ground-Based and Remotely-Sensed Physiological Indicator of Grapevine Stress
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Crop Production (NP #305)
Resilient, Sustainable Production Strategies for Low-Input Environments
(In-House Appropriated)
Understanding and Managing Esca Trunk Disease in Multiple Grape Production Systems
(Cooperative Agreement)
Understanding and Managing Esca Trunk Disease in Multiple Grape-Production Systems
(Cooperative Agreement)
Accelerating Climate Strategies to Support Climate Adaptation, Decision Support, Carbon Neutrality and Co-benefits
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Climate Smart Agriculture Resources Workbook for California Specialty Crops
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Improving DayCent to Model Greenhouse Gas Emissions (GHG) from Specialty Crops
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Development of a Low-Cost and Accessible Evapotranspiration (ET) Toolkit for Irrigation Management of Almonds and other Woody Tree Crops
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Solutions to the Armillaria Root Rot Threat Affecting the U.S. Stone Fruit Industry
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Understanding and Managing Esca Trunk Disease in Multiple Grape-Production Systems
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Accelerating Climate Strategies to Support Climate Adaptation, Decision Support, Carbon Neutrality and Co-benefits
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Addressing Water Management for Woody Perennial Crops under Increasing Temperatures in Mid-Century and End-of-Century Climate Conditions
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Defining Soil Health for Winegrape Production
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of a Low-Cost and Accessible Evapotranspiration Toolkit for Irrigation Management of Woody Crops
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of COMET-Farm and Greenhouse Gas Accounting for Specialty Crops
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Web-based Decision Support Systems to Improve Crop Management Decisions
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Early-detection and Monitoring of Abiotic and Biotic Stress in Production Environments
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluating the Physiological Responses of Superior Juglans Germplasm to Drought Stress
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Expanding Understanding and Availability of Agroecosystem Adaptation Strategies
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Identification of Drought Resistant Genotypes and Underlying Mechanisms for Woody Perennial Germplasm
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Impact of Wildfire Smoke Taint and Key Trunk Pathogens on Grapevine Wood and Grape Chemistry
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Measuring Grape Smoke Exposure Impact
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Developing Solar-Induced Chlorophyll Fluorescence as a Ground-Based and Remotely-Sensed Physiological Indicator of Grapevine Stress
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)