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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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Human Nutrition (NP #107)
Genetic Enhancement of Lettuce, Spinach, Melon, and Related Species
(Appropriated)
CucCAP: Leveraging Applied Genomics to Increase Disease Resistance in Cucurbit Crops
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Climate Change, Soils, and Emissions (NP #212)
Strategies to Improve Soil and Pest Management in Organic Vegetable and Strawberry Production Systems
(Appropriated)
Agricultural System Competitiveness and Sustainability (NP #216)
Strategies to Improve Soil and Pest Management in Organic Vegetable and Strawberry Production Systems
(Appropriated)
Plant Genetic Resources, Genomics and Genetic Improvement (NP #301)
Genetic Enhancement of Lettuce, Spinach, Melon, and Related Species
(Appropriated)
Sugar Beet Germplasm Enhancement, Breeding, and Genetics
(Appropriated)
Breeding and Genetics of Lettuce for Resistance Against Race 2 Verticillium Wilt
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Characterizing and Breeding Drought Tolerance in Lettuce
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Comparative Evaluation and Breeding of New Sources of Host Plant Resistance to CYSDV and Sweet Potato Whitefly Biotype
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Comparative Evaluation and Breeding of New Sources of Host Plant Resistance to CYSDV and Sweet Potato Whitefly Biotype
(General Cooperative Agreement)
CucCAP: Leveraging Applied Genomics to Increase Disease Resistance in Cucurbit Crops
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Molecular Markers for Selection of Lettuce Genotypes with Resistance to Verticillium Race 1
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Melon Powdery Mildew Race Variation in California
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Breeding and Genetics of Lettuce for Resistance Against Race 2 Verticillium Wilt
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Cooperative Sugar Beet Research
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Characterizing and Breeding Drought Tolerance in Lettuce
(Reimbursable)
CucCAP: Leveraging Applied Genomics to Increase Disease Resistance in Cucurbit Crops
(Reimbursable)
Developing Lettuce Cultivars With Resistance to Bacterial Leaf Spot and Tospoviruses
(Reimbursable)
Development of Molecular Markers for Selection of Lettuce Genotypes with Resistance to Verticillium Race 1
(Reimbursable)
Lettuce Cultivars with Improved Salad Processing Efficiency
(Reimbursable)
Melon Powdery Mildew Race Variation in California
(Reimbursable)
Sustaining the Supply of High Quality Lettuce in Changing Technological and Climatic Environments
(Reimbursable)
Developing Lettuce Cultivars with Resistance to Bacterial Leaf Spot
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Screening of Lettuce Germplasm for Resistance to Wilt Caused by Verticillium Dahliae
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Lettuce Breeding and Genetics
(Trust)
Spinach Breeding and Genetics
(Trust)
Plant Diseases (NP #303)
Biology, Epidemiology and Management of Vector-Borne Viruses of Sugarbeet and Vegetable Crops
(Appropriated)
Detection and Management of Pathogens in Strawberry and Vegetable Production Systems
(Appropriated)
Disease Forecasting of Spinach and Lettuce Downy Mildew to Foster Best Management Practices
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Disease Forecasting of Spinach and Lettuce Downy Mildew to Foster Best Management Practices
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Disease Forecasting of Spinach and Lettuce Downy Mildew to Foster Best Management Practices
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Genomics-guided RNAi Solutions for Whitefly Management in Cassava and World Food Crops
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Methyl Bromide Alternatives for Weed and Disease Control in Strawberry Production
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
A Production System for High Value Crops at Risk from Downy Mildew: Integrating Detection, Breeding, Extension, and Education
(Reimbursable)
Development of Rapid, Portable Molecular Diagnostics for Important Soilborne Pathogens in California Agriculture
(Reimbursable)
Disease Forecasting of Spinach and Lettuce Downy Mildew to Foster Best Management Practices
(Reimbursable)
Genomics-guided RNAi Solutions for Whitefly Management in Cassava and World Food Crops
(Reimbursable)
Optimization and Deployment of a Systematic Approach for Diagnosis and Identification of Phytophthora Plant Pathogens
(Reimbursable)
Production of Strawberry in Soils Disinfested with Enhanced Steam and Allyl Isothiocyanate
(Reimbursable)
Refining the Relationship between Host Range and Genotype for Macrophomina phaseolina and Optimization of Soil Quantification Assays
(Reimbursable)
Comparative Genomics to Determine the Mechanism of Curtovirus Transmission by the Beet Leafhopper, Circulifer tennellus
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Detection and Disease Forecasting for Downy Mildew Pathogens
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Alternative Fumigation Treatments for Pest Control
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Genomic Sequencing of Downy Mildews
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Metabolomic Analysis for Identification of Biological Functions Associated with Beet Necrotic Yellow Vein Virus in Sugarbeet
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Postharvest Pest Control Using Oxygenated Phosphine Fumigation and Nitric Oxide Fumigation
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Transcriptome Analysis in Whiteflies to Identify Target Genes that are Useful for Interfering RNA (RNAi) Technology
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Investigation of the Relationship Between Beet Necrotic Yellow Vein Virus and its Vector, Polymyxa betae, on Virus Transmission to Sugarbeet
(Trust)
Crop Protection & Quarantine (NP #304)
Methyl Bromide Replacement: Post-harvest Treatment of Perishable Commodities
(Appropriated)
Minor Use Pesticide Testing on Vegetables and Sugar Crops
(Appropriated)
Strategies to Improve Soil and Pest Management in Organic Vegetable and Strawberry Production Systems
(Appropriated)
Development of Oxygenated Phosphine Fumigation Treatment for Postharvest Control of Quarantined Pests
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluate Commercial Feasibility of Ultralow Oxygen Treatment for Bed Bug Control
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Alternative Fumigation Treatments for Pest Control
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Postharvest Pest Control Using Oxygenated Phosphine Fumigation and Nitric Oxide Fumigation
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Methyl Bromide Alternatives (NP #308)
Development of Oxygenated Phosphine Fumigation Treatment for Postharvest Control of Quarantined Pests
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Characterization of Macrophomina Phaseolina on Strawberry
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Last Modified: 8/25/2016
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