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