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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.

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Soil and Air (NP #212)
Improving the Quality of Grapes, Other Fruits, and their Products through Agricultural Management
(In-House Appropriated)
Integrated Water and Nutrient Management Systems for Sustainable and High-Quality Production of Temperate Fruit and Nursery Crops
(In-House Appropriated)
Developing Nutrient Management Recommendations for Organic Blueberry Production Systems
(Grant)
Factors Affecting Wine Spoilage by Pediococcus spp.
(Grant)
Interactions Between Brettanomyces bruxellensis and Wine Lactic Acid Bacteria
(Grant)
Practical Applications of Stomatal Conductance to Efficient Irrigation and Water Management in Grapevine
(Grant)
Precision Sub-Surface Irrigation to Regulate Wine Grape Physiology
(Grant)
Use of Fining Techniques and Alternative Processing Strategies to Limit Brettanomyces Infections in Red Wines
(Grant)
Commercial Vineyard Testing of Sensor-based Water Stress Index for Precision Irrigation of Wine Grape
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Deciphering the Effects of Grapevine Virus on Idaho Grape/Wine Quality
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Improved Grape Production and Utilization Practices in the Pacific Northwest
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Potential Benefits of Humic Acids on Yield and Fruit Quality in Highbush Blueberry
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Plant Genetic Resources, Genomics and Genetic Improvement (NP #301)
Genetic Improvement and Virus Management of Small Fruit Crops
(In-House Appropriated)
Developing Tetraploid Forms of Maples to Breed for Reduced Invasiveness
(Grant)
Development of Alternate Fertilization Programs to Mitigate Nutrient Problems Found in Long-term Organic Production Systems
(Grant)
Elucidate Genetic Diversity of Grapevine Leafroll-associated Virus 3 for Managing Grapevine Leafroll Disease in PNW Vineyards
(Grant)
Regulated Deficit Irrigation on Malbec and Syrah Grape and Wine Quality
(Grant)
Transferability of Natural Sulfite Production Among Commercial Wine Yeasts
(Grant)
Determining High Risk Viruses for Blueberry Nurseries by Production Region in the U.S.
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Determining High Risk Viruses for Blueberry Nurseries by Production Region in the U.S.
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Safeguarding Strawberry Nurseries from Virus Epidemics
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Testing, Therapy, Clean-up, and Diagnostics for Berry Crops
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Improving Stability of High-Quality Traits of Berry in Different Environments & Cultivation Systems for the Benefit of European Farmers & Consumers
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
RosBREED: Combining Disease Resistance with Horticultural Quality in New Cultivars Crops
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Timing of Field Transmission of Grapevine Red Blotch Associated Virus
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Determining Optimal Sampling Strategy of Woody Plants for Virus Detection
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Determining Optimal Sampling Strategy of Woody Plants for Virus Detection (part 2)
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Small Fruit Breeding in the Pacific Northwest
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Survey Important Viruses in U.S. National Berry Germplasm Collections
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Testing and Evaluation of Berry Crops for Commercial Production in the Pacific Northwest
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Plant Diseases (NP #303)
Development of Knowledge-based Approaches for Disease Management in Small Fruit and Nursery Crops
(In-House Appropriated)
Genetic Improvement and Virus Management of Small Fruit Crops
(In-House Appropriated)
Integrated Disease Management of Exotic and Emerging Plant Diseases of Horticultural Crops
(In-House Appropriated)
Developing Tetraploid Forms of Maples to Breed for Reduced Invasiveness
(Grant)
Development of Alternate Fertilization Programs to Mitigate Nutrient Problems Found in Long-term Organic Production Systems
(Grant)
Elucidate Genetic Diversity of Grapevine Leafroll-associated Virus 3 for Managing Grapevine Leafroll Disease in PNW Vineyards
(Grant)
Enhanced Tools for Improving Root Rot Resistance in Red Raspberry
(Grant)
Evaluation of Natural Sulfite-Producing Wine Yeast for Making Organic Wine
(Grant)
Host Specificity and Gene Flow of Fungicide Resistance Alleles Among Botrytis Cinerea Populations Infecting Small Fruit in the US Pacific Northwest
(Grant)
Regulated Deficit Irrigation on Malbec and Syrah Grape and Wine Quality
(Grant)
Transferability of Natural Sulfite Production Among Commercial Wine Yeasts
(Grant)
Determining High Risk Viruses for Blueberry Nurseries by Production Region in the U.S.
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Determining High Risk Viruses for Blueberry Nurseries by Production Region in the U.S.
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Development and Application of an Epidemiological Framework for Management of Phytophthora Ramorum in Nurseries
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Eradication Strategies for Globodera pallida, the Pale Cyst Nematode (PCN)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Genotyping the sudden oak death pathogen Phytophthora ramorum for early detection of new clonal lineages and sexual reproduction
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Immunity to Potato Cyst Nematodes
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Immunity to Potato Cyst Nematodes
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Monitoring Migration and Population Structure of the Sudden Oak Death Pathogen Phytophthora ramorum in North America
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Safeguarding Strawberry Nurseries from Virus Epidemics
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Testing, Therapy, Clean-up, and Diagnostics for Berry Crops
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Improving Stability of High-Quality Traits of Berry in Different Environments & Cultivation Systems for the Benefit of European Farmers & Consumers
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Developing Effective Methods for Soilborne Pathogen Management through Removal of Root Inoculum in Continuous Red Raspberry Production Systems
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Dynamical Interactions Between Plant and Oomycete Biodiversity in a Temperate Forest
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Optimizing Pre-Plant Management Techniques for Nematodes and Soilborne Diseases in Red Raspberry
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Risk Assessment and Eradication of Globodera spp. in U.S. Production of Potato
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
RosBREED: Combining Disease Resistance with Horticultural Quality in New Cultivars Crops
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Timing of Field Transmission of Grapevine Red Blotch Associated Virus
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Assembling, Annotating, and Exploring the Genome of Globodera ellingtonae
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Determining Optimal Sampling Strategy of Woody Plants for Virus Detection
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Determining Optimal Sampling Strategy of Woody Plants for Virus Detection (part 2)
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development and Application of an Epidemiological Framework for Management of Phytophthora Ramorum in Nurseries
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Hazelnuts for Resistance to Eastern Filbert Blight
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Genomic Insights into Potato Cyst Nematodes
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Identification, Detection, and Diagnostics of Verticillium species of the Pacific Northwest
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Impact and Management of Plant-Parasitic Nematodes in Washington Juice and Wine Grape Vineyards
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Improving Plant Health for Nursery Production in the Pacific Northwest
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Improving plant health for nursery production in the Pacific Northwest
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Improving Plant Health for Nursery Production in the Pacific Northwest – Molecular Detection
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Plant-Parasitic Nematode Genomics
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Population Analysis of Phytophthora ramorum
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Population Diversity of Pythium cryptoirregulare
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Raspberry Root Removal: Eliminating Pre-Plant Soilborne Pathogen Inoculum to Improve Management
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Small Fruit Breeding in the Pacific Northwest
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Survey Important Viruses in U.S. National Berry Germplasm Collections
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Testing and Evaluation of Berry Crops for Commercial Production in the Pacific Northwest
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Use of Trap Crops and other Strategies for Eradication of Globodera spp.
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Immunity to and Eradication of Globodera ellingtonae
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Crop Protection & Quarantine (NP #304)
Biologically-based Management of Arthropod Pests in Small Fruit and Nursery Crops
(In-House Appropriated)
Minor Use Pesticide Testing on Floral and Nursery Crops
(In-House Appropriated)
Contamination of Small Fruits and Wine by Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB)
(Grant)
Management of Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) in U.S. Specialty Crops
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Development of RNAi and Other Biologically-based Pest Control Strategies
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Management of Invasive Insects in Small Fruits
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Crop Production (NP #305)
Improving the Quality of Grapes, Other Fruits, and their Products through Agricultural Management
(In-House Appropriated)
Integrated Water and Nutrient Management Systems for Sustainable and High-Quality Production of Temperate Fruit and Nursery Crops
(In-House Appropriated)
Developing Nutrient Management Recommendations for Organic Blueberry Production Systems
(Grant)
Factors Affecting Wine Spoilage by Pediococcus spp.
(Grant)
Interactions Between Brettanomyces bruxellensis and Wine Lactic Acid Bacteria
(Grant)
Practical Applications of Stomatal Conductance to Efficient Irrigation and Water Management in Grapevine
(Grant)
Precision Sub-Surface Irrigation to Regulate Wine Grape Physiology
(Grant)
Use of Fining Techniques and Alternative Processing Strategies to Limit Brettanomyces Infections in Red Wines
(Grant)
Commercial Vineyard Testing of Sensor-based Water Stress Index for Precision Irrigation of Wine Grape
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Deciphering the Effects of Grapevine Virus on Idaho Grape/Wine Quality
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Improved Grape Production and Utilization Practices in the Pacific Northwest
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Potential Benefits of Humic Acids on Yield and Fruit Quality in Highbush Blueberry
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Methyl Bromide Alternatives (NP #308)
Enhanced Tools for Improving Root Rot Resistance in Red Raspberry
(Grant)
Evaluation of Natural Sulfite-Producing Wine Yeast for Making Organic Wine
(Grant)
Immunity to Potato Cyst Nematodes
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Developing Effective Methods for Soilborne Pathogen Management through Removal of Root Inoculum in Continuous Red Raspberry Production Systems
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Optimizing Pre-Plant Management Techniques for Nematodes and Soilborne Diseases in Red Raspberry
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Risk Assessment and Eradication of Globodera spp. in U.S. Production of Potato
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Assembling, Annotating, and Exploring the Genome of Globodera ellingtonae
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Identification, Detection, and Diagnostics of Verticillium species of the Pacific Northwest
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Impact and Management of Plant-Parasitic Nematodes in Washington Juice and Wine Grape Vineyards
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Plant-Parasitic Nematode Genomics
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Population Diversity of Pythium cryptoirregulare
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Raspberry Root Removal: Eliminating Pre-Plant Soilborne Pathogen Inoculum to Improve Management
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Use of Trap Crops and other Strategies for Eradication of Globodera spp.
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Immunity to and Eradication of Globodera ellingtonae
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Last Modified: 09/24/2017
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