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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)
Hatching Factors for the Mitigation of PCN
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Biological and Economic Impacts of Emerging Potato Tuber Necrotic Viruses and the Development of Comprehensive and Sustainable Management Practices
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Advanced Breeding Line Evaluation, Testing and Hygienic Seed Multiplication of Potato for the Pacific Northwest
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Biological and Economic Impacts of Emerging Potato Tuber Necrotic Viruses and the Development of Comprehensive & Sustainable Management Practices
(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 Molecular Markers Linked to Columbia Root-Knot Nematode Tuber Resistance from Solanum tuberosum L. clone PA99N82-4
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Potatoes with Improved Resistance to Soil-Borne Diseases
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Eradication Strategies for Globodera pallida, the Pale Cyst Nematode, (PCN)
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluating the Potential of Hatching Factors to Mitigate Potato Cyst Nematode
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Hatching Factors for the Mitigation of PCN
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Immunity for Potato Cyst Nematode
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Mechanistic Aspects of Tolerance to In-season Heat Stress for Retention of Postharvest Quality
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Short-term Impacts of Soil Applied Pesticides with Different Modes of Action (MOAs) on the Soil Microbial Community
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Sterile Litchi Tomato- PCN Eradication
(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)
The Role of Host Resistance of Potato, Rotation and Trap Crops in Controlling Soilborne Pests and Pathogens of Potato
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Trap Crops for Eradication of Globodera Pallida
(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 Potatoes with Superior Disease Resistance and Phytonutrients
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Plant Diseases (NP #303)
Development of a Biocontrol Strategy for Reducing or Eliminating Potato Zebra Chip using Streptomyces
(Non-Assistance 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)
Kairomones for Monitoring and Control of Native and Invasive Moths
(Cooperative Agreement)
Chemical Attractants for Trapping and Baiting Paper Wasps
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Mapping and Predicting Psyllid Sources, Immigration and Locality-Specific Disease Spread in the Pacific Northwest
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
The Perennial Weed Connection: Potato Psyllid and Zebra Chip Disease in Washington Potato Fields
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Zebra Chip (ZC) and Potato Exports: Pest Delimitation and Vector/Pathogen Monitoring Impacting Trade to the Pacific Rim
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Biology and Ecology of Psyllids and Their Associated Endosymbionts
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Chemical Attractants for Paper Wasps
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Field Testing and Residue Analysis of Minor Use Pesticides
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Host Status of Temperate and Tropical Fruits for Apple Maggot Fly
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Identifying Non-Crop Sources of Infective Potato Psyllids in South Texas
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Is Matrimony Vine the June Source of Potato Psyllids Colonizing Potatoes in the Pacific Northwest?
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Monitoring Potato Psyllid Populations and Liberibacter in the Pacific Northwest
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Potato Psyllid Ecology, Transmission Biology of Liberibacter, and Management of Zebra Chip Disease
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Quality Assurance Services and Support for IR-4 Minor Use Pesticides Residue Laboratory in Wapato, Washington
(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)
Climate Change and Its Impact on Predicting Codling Moth Emergence
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Molecular Gut Content Analysis to Pinpoint Where Psylla Overwinter
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Natural Kairomones for Monitoring and Control of Native and Invasive Tortricid Pests
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)