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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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Plant Genetic Resources, Genomics and Genetic Improvement (NP #301)
Developing New Potatoes with Improved Quality, Disease Resistance, and Nutritional Content
(In-House Appropriated)
Testing of Advanced Potato Germplasm for Biotic and Abiotic Resistances, Yield and Profitability Components
(In-House Appropriated)
Managing Potato Purple Top: Leafhopper and BLTVA Landscape Ecology
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Addressing Prevalence of Beet Curly Top Virus in Beet Leafhopper and Potato, and Screening Potato Cultivars for Susceptibility to BCTV
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Advanced Breeding Line Evaluation, Testing and Hygienic Seed Multiplication of Potato for the Pacific Northwest
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Characterization of Soil Health Parameters from Nematode Infested Potato Fields in the Columbia Basin
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Developing New Potato Cultivars and Identifying Germplasm with Improved Performance
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Developing Potatoes with Superior Disease Resistance, Performance, Phytonutrients and Management
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Potatoes with Improved Resistance to Soil-Borne Diseases
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluating the Potential of Hatching Factors to Mitigate Potato Cyst Nematode
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Exploring Tobacco Rattle Virus Insensitivity Differences Between North Dakota and Washington State
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Hatching Factors for the Mitigation of PCN
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Testing of Advanced Potato Germplasm for Agronomic, Storage, and Processing Quality Characteristics
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Testing of Potato Genotypes for Utilization by Industry in Washington State
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Trap Crops for Eradication of Globodera Pallida
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Understanding Differences in P. allius Populations from North Dakota and Washington State, and Their Role in TRV Transmission in Potato
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Validation of Differentially Expressed Genes Associated with Columbia Root Knot Nematode Resistance from Solanum bulbocastanum
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Analysis of Factors That Influence Potato Disease Resistance, Quality, and Nutritional Value
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Developing Methods to Protect Potato Quality, Yields and Profitability.
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Crop Protection & Quarantine (NP #304)
Field Testing of Minor Use Pesticides
(In-House Appropriated)
New Technologies and Strategies to Manage the Changing Pest Complex on Temperate Fruit Trees
(In-House Appropriated)
Residue Analysis of Minor Use Pesticides
(In-House Appropriated)
Systems Approach for Managing Emerging Insect Pests and Insect-Transmitted Pathogens of Potatoes
(In-House Appropriated)
Improved Risk Modeling and Monitoring for Invasive Fruit Pests
(Cooperative Agreement)
Improved Risk Modeling and Monitoring for Invasive Fruit Pests
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Improved Risk Modeling and Monitoring for Invasive Fruit Pests
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Uncovering the Role of Vector Salivary Genes: Can We Utilize CRISPR to Control Pathogen Transmission
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Establishing Risk of Invasive Insect Pests in Green Yard Waste
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Gut Content Analysis to Pinpoint the Weed Sources of Potato Psyllid
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Mapping and Predicting Psyllid Sources, Immigration and Locality-Specific Disease Spread in the Pacific Northwest
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
AgriVectors: An Open Access Resource to Encourage Productive Collaboration between Researchers of Potato and Citrus Pests and Diseases
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Areawide Management of Insect Vectors in Columbia Basin Vegetable and Seed Crops
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Economic Benefits of Areawide Management of Insect Vectors
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Establishing Risk of Invasive Insect Pests in Green Yard Waste
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Field Testing and Residue Analysis of Minor Use Pesticides
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Gut Content Analysis to Pinpoint the Weed Sources of Potato Psyllid in Eastern Oregon
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Gut Content Analysis to Pinpoint the Weed Sources of Potato Psyllid in Idaho
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Gut Content Analysis to Pinpoint the Weed Sources of Potato Psyllid in the Columbia Basin of Central Oregon
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Gut Content Analysis to Pinpoint the Weed Sources of Potato Psyllid in the Columbia Basin of Washington State
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Identification of Psyllid Salivary Proteins to Improve Use of Host Plant Resistance
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Improved Risk Modeling and Monitoring for Invasive Fruit Pests
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Is Matrimony Vine the June Source of Potato Psyllids Colonizing Potatoes in the Pacific Northwest?
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Potato Cultivar Sensitivity to Feeding of Three Lygus Species
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Quality Assurance Services and Support for IR-4 Minor Use Pesticides Residue Laboratory in Wapato, Washington
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Search For Wireworm Attractants
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Search for Wireworm Attractants in Idaho
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Search for Wireworm Attractants in Illinois
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Technology to Manage Insect Pests of Temperate Tree Fruit Crops
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Can We Get Codling Moth Females To Stop Laying Eggs On Apple
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Incorporating Trechnites Into a Psylla Biocontrol Program
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Role of Vector Saliva in Pathogen Transmission
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)