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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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.

Clicking on a National Program (NP) will take you  to the main ARS site for more information on the program. Clicking on a research  project title will take you to more information on the project.


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Soil and Air (NP #212)
Sustainable Vineyard Production Systems
(In-House Appropriated)
Grapevine Germplasm with Resistance to Trunk Diseases
(Cooperative Agreement)
Grapevine Transcriptomic Responses to Infection by Wood-canker Diseases
(Cooperative Agreement)
COMET-Farm Specialty Crops
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
COMET-Farm Specialty Crops-Year 2
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Creating New Decision-support Management Strategies to Help Diverse Forest Land-owners in California Cope with Drought and Climate Change
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Partnership in Support of USDA Climate Hubs and University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Characterization of Vineyard Microbiomes
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of COMET-Farm and Greenhouse Gas Accounting for Specialty Crops
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of COMET-Farm and Greenhouse Gas Accounting for Specialty Crops
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of COMET-Farm and Greenhouse Gas Accounting for Specialty Crops
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Utilization of Advanced Techniques to Evaluate Water Absorption Pathways, Transport and Water Use in Plant Vascular Networks
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Coupling surface renewal, the VSIM model, infrared thermometry and plant water stress indicators to optimize water application in vineyards
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluating the Effectiveness of Surface Renewal and Other Technologies to Determine Almond Tree Water Use and Water Stress
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Plant Genetic Resources, Genomics and Genetic Improvement (NP #301)
Generation and Characterization of Novel Genetic Variation in Rice for the Enhancement of Grain Quality and Agronomic Performance
(In-House Appropriated)
Application of Forward and Reverse Genetics for Rice Improvement
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Application of Molecular Marker-Assisted Selection to Rice Improvement (continuing project)
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Plant Diseases (NP #303)
Integrated Strategies for Advanced Management of Fruit, Nut, and Oak Tree Diseases
(In-House Appropriated)
Sustainable Vineyard Production Systems
(In-House Appropriated)
Development of Disease Resistant Walnut Rootstocks: Integration of Conventional and Genomic Approaches (Extension efforts)
(Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Disease Resistant Walnut Rootstocks: Integration of Conventional and Genomic Approaches (Root Lesion nematode)
(Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Disease Resistant Walnut Rootstocks: Integration of Conventional and Genomic Approaches (Thousand Cankers Disease)
(Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Disease Resistant Walnut Rootstocks: Integration of Conventional and Genomic Approaches (UC Davis component)
(Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Disease Resistant Walnut Rootstocks: Integration of Conventional and Genomics Approaches (Propagation of Germplasm for TCD)
(Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Versatile Phytophthora-Resistant Almond and Walnut Rootstocks Using Host-Induced Gene Silencing-UC Davis Component
(Cooperative Agreement)
Grapevine Germplasm with Resistance to Trunk Diseases
(Cooperative Agreement)
Grapevine Transcriptomic Responses to Infection by Wood-canker Diseases
(Cooperative Agreement)
Revealing the Epidemiology of Grapevine Red-Blotch-Associated Virus, an Urgent Need for California Grape Growers-Entomology Component
(Cooperative Agreement)
COMET-Farm Specialty Crops
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
COMET-Farm Specialty Crops-Year 2
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Creating New Decision-support Management Strategies to Help Diverse Forest Land-owners in California Cope with Drought and Climate Change
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Partnership in Support of USDA Climate Hubs and University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation Against Soilborne Phytopathogenic Agents
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Disease-Resistant Walnut Rootstocks: Integration of Conventional and Genomic Approaches
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Disease-Resistant Walnut Rootstocks: Integration of Conventional and Genomic Approaches
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Versatile Phytophthora-Resistant Almond and Walnut Rootstocks Using Host-Induced Gene Silencing
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of dPCR for the Feasibility of a Cost-effective Multiplex Detection of Grapevine Viruses Using TaqMan Probes
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Optimizing Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation for Management of Prunus Replant Problems
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Reducing Dependence on Pre-plant Soil Fumigation in Almond and Stone Fruit Orchards
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Revealing the Epidemiology of Grapevine Red Blotch-Associated Virus, an Urgent Need for California Grape Growers
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Characterization of Vineyard Microbiomes
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of COMET-Farm and Greenhouse Gas Accounting for Specialty Crops
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of COMET-Farm and Greenhouse Gas Accounting for Specialty Crops
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of COMET-Farm and Greenhouse Gas Accounting for Specialty Crops
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Investigation on Evolution of Virulence in the Sudden Oak Death Pathogen, Phytophthora Ramorum
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Utilization of Advanced Techniques to Evaluate Water Absorption Pathways, Transport and Water Use in Plant Vascular Networks
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Coupling surface renewal, the VSIM model, infrared thermometry and plant water stress indicators to optimize water application in vineyards
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluating the Effectiveness of Surface Renewal and Other Technologies to Determine Almond Tree Water Use and Water Stress
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Crop Production (NP #305)
Improvement of Postharvest Performance of Ornamentals Using Molecular Genetic Approaches
(In-House Appropriated)
Sustainable Vineyard Production Systems
(In-House Appropriated)
Developing New Extension Tools for Wood-canker Diseases of Grape that Encourage Adoption of Preventative Control Practices in Young Vineyard
(Cooperative Agreement)
Grapevine Germplasm with Resistance to Trunk Diseases
(Cooperative Agreement)
Grapevine Transcriptomic Responses to Infection by Wood-canker Diseases
(Cooperative Agreement)
Identifying Sources of Resistance to Wood-canker Diseases in Almond Germplasm
(Cooperative Agreement)
Identifying Sources of Resistance to Wood-canker Diseases in Grape Germplasm
(Cooperative Agreement)
Identifying Sources of Resistance to Wood-canker Diseases in Pistachio Germplasm
(Cooperative Agreement)
Identifying the Economic Factors that Limit Adoption of Preventative Control Practices for Wood-canker Diseases
(Cooperative Agreement)
Identifying the sociological factors that limit adoption of preventative control practices for wood-canker diseases
(Cooperative Agreement)
COMET-Farm Specialty Crops
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
COMET-Farm Specialty Crops-Year 2
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Creating New Decision-support Management Strategies to Help Diverse Forest Land-owners in California Cope with Drought and Climate Change
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Partnership in Support of USDA Climate Hubs and University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Elucidation of signaling pathways that regulate ethylene-induced leaf and flower abscission of agriculturally important plants
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
New Detection, Research, and Extension Tools for Managing Wood-Canker Diseases of Fruit and Nut Crops
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Advancing IPM in Floriculture Crops by Improving Plant Health and Increasing the Use of Natural Enemies
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Characterization of Vineyard Microbiomes
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of COMET-Farm and Greenhouse Gas Accounting for Specialty Crops
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of COMET-Farm and Greenhouse Gas Accounting for Specialty Crops
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of COMET-Farm and Greenhouse Gas Accounting for Specialty Crops
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Infection Biology of Wood-Canker Pathogens of Grape
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Research to Better Understand and Manage Vascular Disease and Drought by Looking at the Inner Workings of the Grapevine Vascular System
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Utilization of Advanced Techniques to Evaluate Water Absorption Pathways, Transport and Water Use in Plant Vascular Networks
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Coupling surface renewal, the VSIM model, infrared thermometry and plant water stress indicators to optimize water application in vineyards
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluating the Effectiveness of Surface Renewal and Other Technologies to Determine Almond Tree Water Use and Water Stress
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Use of Surface Renewal to Detect Water-Stress-Induced Changes in Daily Water Requirements in Vineyards
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Methyl Bromide Alternatives (NP #308)
Development of Disease Resistant Walnut Rootstocks: Integration of Conventional and Genomic Approaches (Extension efforts)
(Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Disease Resistant Walnut Rootstocks: Integration of Conventional and Genomic Approaches (Root Lesion nematode)
(Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Disease Resistant Walnut Rootstocks: Integration of Conventional and Genomic Approaches (Thousand Cankers Disease)
(Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Disease Resistant Walnut Rootstocks: Integration of Conventional and Genomic Approaches (UC Davis component)
(Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Disease Resistant Walnut Rootstocks: Integration of Conventional and Genomics Approaches (Propagation of Germplasm for TCD)
(Cooperative Agreement)
Revealing the Epidemiology of Grapevine Red-Blotch-Associated Virus, an Urgent Need for California Grape Growers-Entomology Component
(Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Disease-Resistant Walnut Rootstocks: Integration of Conventional and Genomic Approaches
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Disease-Resistant Walnut Rootstocks: Integration of Conventional and Genomic Approaches
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Versatile Phytophthora-Resistant Almond and Walnut Rootstocks Using Host-Induced Gene Silencing
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of dPCR for the Feasibility of a Cost-effective Multiplex Detection of Grapevine Viruses Using TaqMan Probes
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Optimizing Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation for Management of Prunus Replant Problems
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Reducing Dependence on Pre-plant Soil Fumigation in Almond and Stone Fruit Orchards
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Revealing the Epidemiology of Grapevine Red Blotch-Associated Virus, an Urgent Need for California Grape Growers
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Investigation on Evolution of Virulence in the Sudden Oak Death Pathogen, Phytophthora Ramorum
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Last Modified: 05/24/2017
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