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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)
Improved Fruit, Grape and Wine Products through Precision Agriculture and Quality Component Evaluation
(In-House Appropriated)
Water and Nutrient Management for Sustainable Production of Small Fruit and Nursery Crops
(In-House Appropriated)
Build Accessible, Available Communications to Share Best Practices and Research Relating to Smoke Exposure and Impact on Winegrapes.
(Cooperative Agreement)
Alternative Plastic Culture Production of Fresh-market Strawberry in Substrate, High Tunnels, and Low Tunnels
(Grant)
Developing Large Populations of Hexaploid Althea Selections
(Grant)
Developing Triploid Forms of Maples to Breed for Reduced Invasiveness
(Grant)
Development of Advanced Package for Ensuring Post-Harvest Storability of Soft Strawberry Cultivars Grown in the Northwest (NW) Region
(Grant)
Evaluating Rootstocks for Cool-Climate White Wine Grape Production
(Grant)
Evaluation of Combined Effects of Grape Maturity, Alcohol Concentration & Long Term Maceration on Flavor & Mouthfeel Profile of Cabernet Sauvignon
(Grant)
Expanding Weed Control Options for Cranberry Growers
(Grant)
Heat Stress in Wine Grapes: Acclimation and Potential Mitigation
(Grant)
Impact of Grapevine Leafroll-associated Virus 3 Genetic Variants and Emerging Viruses on Wine Grape Quality in the Pacific Northwest
(Grant)
Impact of Pediococcus on Wine Chemical and Sensory Properties
(Grant)
Impedance Flow Cytometry to Characterize Pollen
(Grant)
Investigating Native Populations of Biocontrol Agents from PNW Vineyards towards Developing Region Specific Biocontrol for Grapevine Diseases
(Grant)
Optimal Irrigation Initiation Time Based on Grape and Wine Composition and Quality
(Grant)
Optimizing Mineral Nutrition in Container-Grown Crops in Soilless Substrates
(Grant)
Optimizing Water Use for Winegrapes with Sensor-controlled Subsurface Irrigation
(Grant)
Taking Proof of Concept to Wide-scale Field Use: The OSU High-performance Dendrometer
(Grant)
Testing Drought and Heat Mitigation Strategies for Vineyards
(Grant)
The Yield-Quality Paradigm: Using Long-Term, Multi-Vineyard Data to Understand Yield Management into the Future
(Grant)
Understanding the Onset of Systemic Infection of Red Blotch Virus & Phenotypic Studies of Grapevines Expressing a Red Blotch Virus Infectious Clone
(Grant)
Virome Associated with Common Grape Virus Diseases in the Pacific Northwest and the Development of New Detection Tools
(Grant)
High-Resolution Vineyard Nutrient Management
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Assessment of Risk to Grape and Wine Quality from Smoke Exposure and Evaluation of Methods for Mitigation Smoke Exposure Impacts
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Calcium Application and Its Effect on Yield and Fruit Quality of Blueberry, Raspberry, and Blackberry
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Develop Dose Response Metrics of Smoke Exposure that Alters Vine Physiology and Fruit Composition
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluating Physiology and Gene Expression Following Induced Polyploidy of Specialty Crops
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Examining Short and Long-term Economic Impacts of Smoke Events on the Wine Industry
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Model Based Evaluation of Grape Vineyard Exposure to Wildfire Smoke
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Predicting Smoke Exposure in Vineyards.
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Sensory Perception of Smoke Exposure-related Compounds in Wine
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Plant Genetic Resources, Genomics and Genetic Improvement (NP #301)
Genetic Improvement of Blackberry, Red and Black Raspberry, and Blueberry
(In-House Appropriated)
Impact of Primocane Management and Plant Spacing on Planting Performance and Economic Returns of 'Columbia Star' Blackberry
(Grant)
Investigating the Role of Microbiome and Metabolome in the Prebiotic and Urinary Tract Infection Preventative Effect of Cranberry Juice
(Grant)
Tracking Genetic Variants of Grapevine Leafroll-associated Virus 3 for Disease Prevention and Control in Pacific Northwest Vineyards
(Grant)
Advancement of Strawberries for Indoor Environments: Mapping Chemical Compositions, Genetics, and Growing Conditions for Premium Flavor
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Quality Evaluation of Berry Selections and Varieties
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Small Fruit Breeding in the Pacific Northwest
(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)
Genetic Improvement of Blackberry, Red and Black Raspberry, and Blueberry
(In-House Appropriated)
Assessing the Current State and Stewarding the Future of Pacific Northwest Strawberry Production, Economics, and Breeding
(Grant)
Impact of Primocane Management and Plant Spacing on Planting Performance and Economic Returns of 'Columbia Star' Blackberry
(Grant)
Investigating the Role of Microbiome and Metabolome in the Prebiotic and Urinary Tract Infection Preventative Effect of Cranberry Juice
(Grant)
Tracking Genetic Variants of Grapevine Leafroll-associated Virus 3 for Disease Prevention and Control in Pacific Northwest Vineyards
(Grant)
Advancement of Strawberries for Indoor Environments: Mapping Chemical Compositions, Genetics, and Growing Conditions for Premium Flavor
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Quality Evaluation of Berry Selections and Varieties
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Small Fruit Breeding in the Pacific Northwest
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Testing and Evaluation of Berry Crops for Commercial Production in the Pacific Northwest
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Crop Production (NP #305)
Improved Fruit, Grape and Wine Products through Precision Agriculture and Quality Component Evaluation
(In-House Appropriated)
Water and Nutrient Management for Sustainable Production of Small Fruit and Nursery Crops
(In-House Appropriated)
Build Accessible, Available Communications to Share Best Practices and Research Relating to Smoke Exposure and Impact on Winegrapes.
(Cooperative Agreement)
Alternative Plastic Culture Production of Fresh-market Strawberry in Substrate, High Tunnels, and Low Tunnels
(Grant)
Developing Large Populations of Hexaploid Althea Selections
(Grant)
Developing Triploid Forms of Maples to Breed for Reduced Invasiveness
(Grant)
Development of Advanced Package for Ensuring Post-Harvest Storability of Soft Strawberry Cultivars Grown in the Northwest (NW) Region
(Grant)
Evaluating Rootstocks for Cool-Climate White Wine Grape Production
(Grant)
Evaluation of Combined Effects of Grape Maturity, Alcohol Concentration & Long Term Maceration on Flavor & Mouthfeel Profile of Cabernet Sauvignon
(Grant)
Expanding Weed Control Options for Cranberry Growers
(Grant)
Heat Stress in Wine Grapes: Acclimation and Potential Mitigation
(Grant)
Impact of Grapevine Leafroll-associated Virus 3 Genetic Variants and Emerging Viruses on Wine Grape Quality in the Pacific Northwest
(Grant)
Impact of Pediococcus on Wine Chemical and Sensory Properties
(Grant)
Impedance Flow Cytometry to Characterize Pollen
(Grant)
Investigating Native Populations of Biocontrol Agents from PNW Vineyards towards Developing Region Specific Biocontrol for Grapevine Diseases
(Grant)
Optimal Irrigation Initiation Time Based on Grape and Wine Composition and Quality
(Grant)
Optimizing Mineral Nutrition in Container-Grown Crops in Soilless Substrates
(Grant)
Optimizing Water Use for Winegrapes with Sensor-controlled Subsurface Irrigation
(Grant)
Taking Proof of Concept to Wide-scale Field Use: The OSU High-performance Dendrometer
(Grant)
Testing Drought and Heat Mitigation Strategies for Vineyards
(Grant)
The Yield-Quality Paradigm: Using Long-Term, Multi-Vineyard Data to Understand Yield Management into the Future
(Grant)
Understanding the Onset of Systemic Infection of Red Blotch Virus & Phenotypic Studies of Grapevines Expressing a Red Blotch Virus Infectious Clone
(Grant)
Virome Associated with Common Grape Virus Diseases in the Pacific Northwest and the Development of New Detection Tools
(Grant)
High-Resolution Vineyard Nutrient Management
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Assessment of Risk to Grape and Wine Quality from Smoke Exposure and Evaluation of Methods for Mitigation Smoke Exposure Impacts
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Calcium Application and Its Effect on Yield and Fruit Quality of Blueberry, Raspberry, and Blackberry
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Develop Dose Response Metrics of Smoke Exposure that Alters Vine Physiology and Fruit Composition
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluating Physiology and Gene Expression Following Induced Polyploidy of Specialty Crops
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Examining Short and Long-term Economic Impacts of Smoke Events on the Wine Industry
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Model Based Evaluation of Grape Vineyard Exposure to Wildfire Smoke
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Predicting Smoke Exposure in Vineyards.
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Sensory Perception of Smoke Exposure-related Compounds in Wine
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)