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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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Human Nutrition (NP #107)
Developing Accurate and Efficient Laboratory Methods for Testing End-use Qualities of Pulse Crops, Identify Factors Associated with End-use Quality, and Develop Processes to Add Value to Pulses
(In-House Appropriated)
Pulse Crop Health Initiative
(In-House Appropriated)
Assessment of Soil Health and Nitrogen Economy in Lentil and Pea Cropping Systems
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Assessment of Soil Health and Nitrogen Economy in Lentil and Pea Cropping Systems
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Chickpea Genetic Improvement for Drought and Heat Stress Resilient Grain Yield
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Comparative Analysis of Chickpea, Dry Pea, Lentil, and Dry Bean for Human Health Traits
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Develop Efficient, Genotype-independent, Gene-editing Systems for Common Bean and Chickpea
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Developing and Utilizing Functionally Enhanced Pulse Proteins as Novel Food Ingredients
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Developing Chickpea Cultivars with Radically Improved Nitrogen Fixation Rates
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Developing the Next Generation of Flavonoid Enhanced Dry Beans
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Meat Analogues with Germinated Pulse Protein Extracts
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Dough Rheology, Baking Performance and Bread Sensory Quality of Pulse-fortified Whole Wheat Flours
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Effects of Extraction Methods on Lentil and Dry Beans Extract Composition and Structural Modification
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Effects of Pulse Consumption on Maternal and Child Health
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Effects of Roasting Parameters on the Functional and Organoleptic Properties of Lentil Flours
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Enhancing the Nutritional and Functional Traits of Dry Bean Through Metabolomics, Genetics, and Breeding
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Field Experiments to Incorporate Pulse Crops in Cropping Systems and Assess Soil Health and Plant Water Use Efficiency
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Gut Microbiota Dependent and Independent Impacts of Dietary Pulses on Pre- and Postprandial Metabolism and Inflammation in Overweight/Obese Humans
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Human Pulse Consumption, the Microbiome, and Meal Satiety
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Impact of Storage on Functionality and Nutritional and Phytochemical Compositions of Pea, Lentil, and Chickpea
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Improved Short Season Cowpeas and Development of Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) and Other Phenotyping Tools to Advance Pulse Breeding
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Improving Pulse Protein Properties for Expanded Functionality Using Naturally Derived Polymeric Polyphenols
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Increasing Nitrogen Fixation Potential in Pulses for Environmental and Economic Sustainability
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Mechanisms of Dry Bean Mediated Anti-Obesogenic Activity
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
National Consumer Survey of Pulse Consumption and Views
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Optimization in the Production of Protein Hydrolysates from Chickpea as Novel Functional Food Ingredients in the Prevention of Type-2 Diabetes
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Optimizing Nondulation in Chickpea for Enhanced Nitrogen Fixation
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Optimizing Pulse Protein Functionality
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
PCHI - Effect of a Pulse-based USDA-diet on Gut Microbial Metabolites and Biomarkers of Healthspan: A Crossover Feeding Study in Older Adults
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
PCHI - Enhancing Winter Pea Production in the Annually Cropped, Rainfed Region of the Inland Pacific Northwest
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
PCHI - Enzymatic Modification of Pulse Proteins to Improve Technical and Health Functionalities for Diversified Food Applications
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
PCHI - Improving Environmental and Economic Sustainability Outcomes Through Incorporation of Pulses into Irrigated and Dryland Crop Rotations
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
PCHI - Leveraging plant-microbe Interactions to Optimize Symbiotic Nitrogen Fixation of Dry Bean
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
PCHI - Minimizing Water and Nutrient Footprint for Sustainable Pulses-wheat Cropping Systems and Enhanced Soil Health
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
PCHI - Pea Protein Consumption to Promote Gut Health in Humans
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
PCHI - Targeted Messaging Highlighting Human Health and Sustainability Benefits to Promote Pulse Consumption
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
PCHI – Improving Functional & Nutritional Properties of Pulse Flours by Heat-moisture Treatment & Developing Pasta with Improved Health Benefits
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
PCHI – Isolating and Characterizing Protein Fractions from Black Beans and Lentils for use as Novel Oil Structuring Agents
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Protective Effects of Dietary Pulse Flours on the Transgenerational Influence of Maternal Obesity
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Pulse Consumption Improves Gut Health, Metabolic Outcomes, and Bone Biomarkers of Post Menopausal Women
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Pulse Resistant Starch: Interplay Between Processing the Microbiome and Health
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Pulse-fruit Aggregate Ingredients with Enhanced Taste, Functionality and Health Attributes for Diversified Food Applications
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Quantifying, Predicting, and Parallelizing the Examination of Post-digestive Properties of Common Beans
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Replacing Fallow & Cover Crops with Field Pea and Chickpea in the Semi-arid Northern High Plains: Impacts on Production and Sustainability-Un of NE
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Replacing Fallow & Cover Crops with Field Pea and Chickpea in the Semi-arid Northern High Plains: Impacts on Production and Sustainability-Un of WY
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Screening of Field Pea Accessions for Combined and Superior Drought-tolerance and Enhanced Nitrogen Fixation in Semi Arid Climates
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Supercritical Fluid Extrusion for Improvement of Flavor and Functionality of Pulse Flours and Protein Concentrates
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Sustainable Field Pea Cropping Systems for the Great Plains
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Tailoring Processing Strategies to Produce the New Generation of Chickpea Proteins and Prebiotic Oligosaccharides
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Thermal and Nonthermal Processing of Pulse Protein Concentrates: Impact on Functionality and Nutritional Value
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Understanding Environmental Controls on Pea Protein
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Understanding Environmental Controls on Pea Protein
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Understanding the Pulse-Gut Relationship and Its Role in Modifying Systemic Inflammation and Insulin Sensitivity in Humans
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Using Native Rhizobia to Improve Salt-Tolerance in Field Pea
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Using Pulse Resistant Starch to Ameliorate Aging-Associated Dysbiosis of the Gut-Microbiome-Brain Axis
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Food Safety, (Animal and Plant Products) (NP #108)
Detection and Fate of Environmental Chemical and Biological Residues and their Impact on the Food Supply
(In-House Appropriated)
Effects of Hemp Seed Meal on Physiologic, Nutritional, and Residue Chemistry Endpoints in Feedlot Cattle
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Rapid Analysis of Bioactive Plant Constituents and Steroid Hormones in Beef Cattle Matrices
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Plant Genetic Resources, Genomics and Genetic Improvement (NP #301)
Developing Accurate and Efficient Laboratory Methods for Testing End-use Qualities of Pulse Crops, Identify Factors Associated with End-use Quality, and Develop Processes to Add Value to Pulses
(In-House Appropriated)
Genetic Enhancement of Sunflower Yield and Tolerance to Biotic Stress
(In-House Appropriated)
Identification and Characterization of Quality Parameters for Enhancement of Marketability of Hard Spring Wheat, Durum, and Oat
(In-House Appropriated)
Improvement of Biotic Stress Resistance in Durum and Hard Red Spring Wheat Using Genetics and Genomics
(In-House Appropriated)
Increasing Sugar Beet Productivity and Sustainability through Genetic and Physiological Approaches
(In-House Appropriated)
Pulse Crop Health Initiative
(In-House Appropriated)
Winter Nursery and Seed Production for Rapid Germplasm Enhancement
(Cooperative Agreement)
Assessing the Importance of Plant Spacing Heterogeneity (Skips, Doubles, Gaps) on Yield, and Heritability of Seedling Emergence in Field Conditions
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Oat Pangenome Project Data Sharing Agreement
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Perennial Crops for Sustainable Agriculture in the Northern Plains
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Leveraging high-throughput genotyping and phenotyping technologies to accelerate wheat improvement
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Assessment of Soil Health and Nitrogen Economy in Lentil and Pea Cropping Systems
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Assessment of Soil Health and Nitrogen Economy in Lentil and Pea Cropping Systems
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Centralized Genomic Selection Resources in Spring Wheat
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Chickpea Genetic Improvement for Drought and Heat Stress Resilient Grain Yield
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Comparative Analysis of Chickpea, Dry Pea, Lentil, and Dry Bean for Human Health Traits
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Coordination of the International Oat Nursery (ION)
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Develop Efficient, Genotype-independent, Gene-editing Systems for Common Bean and Chickpea
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Developing and Utilizing Functionally Enhanced Pulse Proteins as Novel Food Ingredients
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Developing Bioinformatic Pipelines and Models for Genomics-assisted Breeding
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Developing Bioinformatic Pipelines for Genomics-assisted Breeding using Graphical User Interfaces
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Developing Chickpea Cultivars with Radically Improved Nitrogen Fixation Rates
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Developing Knowledge and Tools to Optimize Sunflower Breeding for Sclerotinia Resistance and Improved Microbiome-Related Traits
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Developing the Next Generation of Flavonoid Enhanced Dry Beans
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Elite Durum and Hard Red Spring Wheat Germplasm with Scab Resistance
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Meat Analogues with Germinated Pulse Protein Extracts
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Dough Rheology, Baking Performance and Bread Sensory Quality of Pulse-fortified Whole Wheat Flours
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Effect of Cercospora Leaf Spot on Sugarbeet Root Storage
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Effects of Extraction Methods on Lentil and Dry Beans Extract Composition and Structural Modification
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Effects of Planting Date and Hybrid Selection on Damage by the Red Sunflower Seed Weevil
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Effects of Pulse Consumption on Maternal and Child Health
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Effects of Roasting Parameters on the Functional and Organoleptic Properties of Lentil Flours
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Enhancing the Nutritional and Functional Traits of Dry Bean Through Metabolomics, Genetics, and Breeding
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluating Gene Flow of the Red Sunflower Seed Weevil
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Field Experiments to Incorporate Pulse Crops in Cropping Systems and Assess Soil Health and Plant Water Use Efficiency
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Genetic Marker Development for Hull Hardness and Oil Content in Sunflower
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Genomic Analysis of Septoria Nodorum Blotch Susceptibility Genes in Wheat
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Genomic Analysis of Yield and End-use Quality Traits in Hexaploid Oats
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Gut Microbiota Dependent and Independent Impacts of Dietary Pulses on Pre- and Postprandial Metabolism and Inflammation in Overweight/Obese Humans
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Human Pulse Consumption, the Microbiome, and Meal Satiety
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Identification and Introgression of Resistance to Cercospora Leaf Spot and Root Maggot for Sugarbeet Improvement
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Impact of Storage on Functionality and Nutritional and Phytochemical Compositions of Pea, Lentil, and Chickpea
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Improved Short Season Cowpeas and Development of Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) and Other Phenotyping Tools to Advance Pulse Breeding
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Improvement of Barley Resistance to Fusarium Head Blight, Stripe Rust, and Hessian Fly
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Improvement of Durum and Bread Wheat for Resistance to Fusarium Head Blight, Stem Rust, and Hessian Fly
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Improving Pulse Protein Properties for Expanded Functionality Using Naturally Derived Polymeric Polyphenols
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Increasing Nitrogen Fixation Potential in Pulses for Environmental and Economic Sustainability
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Integrated Pest Management of Sunflower Insects
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Investigation of the Genetics of Disease Resistance in Spring and Durum Wheat
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Mechanisms of Dry Bean Mediated Anti-Obesogenic Activity
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
National Consumer Survey of Pulse Consumption and Views
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
New Strategies for Management of Cercospora Leaf Spot and Rhizomania Diseases of Sugarbeet
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
New Technologies to Study Virus-host Interactions to Identify Strategies for Sugarbeet Viral Disease Management
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Optimization in the Production of Protein Hydrolysates from Chickpea as Novel Functional Food Ingredients in the Prevention of Type-2 Diabetes
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Optimizing Nondulation in Chickpea for Enhanced Nitrogen Fixation
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Optimizing Pulse Protein Functionality
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
PCHI - Effect of a Pulse-based USDA-diet on Gut Microbial Metabolites and Biomarkers of Healthspan: A Crossover Feeding Study in Older Adults
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
PCHI - Enhancing Winter Pea Production in the Annually Cropped, Rainfed Region of the Inland Pacific Northwest
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
PCHI - Enzymatic Modification of Pulse Proteins to Improve Technical and Health Functionalities for Diversified Food Applications
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
PCHI - Improving Environmental and Economic Sustainability Outcomes Through Incorporation of Pulses into Irrigated and Dryland Crop Rotations
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
PCHI - Leveraging plant-microbe Interactions to Optimize Symbiotic Nitrogen Fixation of Dry Bean
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
PCHI - Minimizing Water and Nutrient Footprint for Sustainable Pulses-wheat Cropping Systems and Enhanced Soil Health
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
PCHI - Pea Protein Consumption to Promote Gut Health in Humans
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
PCHI - Targeted Messaging Highlighting Human Health and Sustainability Benefits to Promote Pulse Consumption
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
PCHI – Improving Functional & Nutritional Properties of Pulse Flours by Heat-moisture Treatment & Developing Pasta with Improved Health Benefits
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
PCHI – Isolating and Characterizing Protein Fractions from Black Beans and Lentils for use as Novel Oil Structuring Agents
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Protective Effects of Dietary Pulse Flours on the Transgenerational Influence of Maternal Obesity
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Pulse Consumption Improves Gut Health, Metabolic Outcomes, and Bone Biomarkers of Post Menopausal Women
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Pulse Resistant Starch: Interplay Between Processing the Microbiome and Health
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Pulse-fruit Aggregate Ingredients with Enhanced Taste, Functionality and Health Attributes for Diversified Food Applications
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
QTL Mapping of Sclerotinia Head Rot Resistance and Pyramiding of Basal Stock Rot QTL in Sunflower
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Quantifying, Predicting, and Parallelizing the Examination of Post-digestive Properties of Common Beans
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Replacing Fallow & Cover Crops with Field Pea and Chickpea in the Semi-arid Northern High Plains: Impacts on Production and Sustainability-Un of NE
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Replacing Fallow & Cover Crops with Field Pea and Chickpea in the Semi-arid Northern High Plains: Impacts on Production and Sustainability-Un of WY
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Screening of Field Pea Accessions for Combined and Superior Drought-tolerance and Enhanced Nitrogen Fixation in Semi Arid Climates
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Sequencing and Assembly of Cereal Wild Relatives’ Genomes
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Small Grains Pangenome Assembly and Annotation
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Sunflower Pollinator Foraging on Non-Helianthus Plants
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Supercritical Fluid Extrusion for Improvement of Flavor and Functionality of Pulse Flours and Protein Concentrates
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Sustainable Field Pea Cropping Systems for the Great Plains
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Tailoring Processing Strategies to Produce the New Generation of Chickpea Proteins and Prebiotic Oligosaccharides
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Thermal and Nonthermal Processing of Pulse Protein Concentrates: Impact on Functionality and Nutritional Value
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Understanding Environmental Controls on Pea Protein
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Understanding Environmental Controls on Pea Protein
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Understanding How Sunflower Soil Microbiome Impacts Resistance to Sclerotinia Stalk Rot
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Understanding of Storage Diseases in Sugarbeet and Assessing the Quality Problems in the Factory Processing
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Understanding the Molecular Mechanisms of Stress Tolerance in Cereals
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Understanding the Pulse-Gut Relationship and Its Role in Modifying Systemic Inflammation and Insulin Sensitivity in Humans
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Using Native Rhizobia to Improve Salt-Tolerance in Field Pea
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Using Pulse Resistant Starch to Ameliorate Aging-Associated Dysbiosis of the Gut-Microbiome-Brain Axis
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Enhancing Rust Resistance in Confection Sunflower Production Through Next-generation Technologies - Year 2
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Extending the USDA Sunflower Breeding Program to Address Producer Outcomes.
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Localization and Identification of Barley Resistance Genes to Net Form Net Blotch
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Localization and Identification of Barley Resistance Genes to Spot Form Net Blotch
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Plant Diseases (NP #303)
Host-Pathogen Interactions Affecting Wheat and Barley
(In-House Appropriated)
Improvement of Sclerotinia Disease Resistance and Management
(In-House Appropriated)
Increasing Sugar Beet Productivity and Sustainability through Genetic and Physiological Approaches
(In-House Appropriated)
Building a Better Lentil from the Ground Up
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Barley Pest Research Initiative for Spot Blotch, Bacterial Leaf Streak, Net Blotch, Stem Rust, and Other Barley Pathogens
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Characterization of Host-range Defining Factors in Xanthomonas translucens
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Characterization of Necrotrophic Effectors in the Parastagonospora Nodorum-Wheat Interaction
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Characterizing and Bioengineering Soybean Phenylpropanoid Pathway Genes for Resistance Against Sclerotinia Sclerotiorum
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Developing Soybean Varieties with Resistance to Sclerotinia Stem Rot
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of RNA Fungicides for Management of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum on Canola
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Effect of Cercospora Leaf Spot on Sugarbeet Root Storage
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Enhanced Sclerotinia Stem Rot Resistance in Soybean through the Manipulation of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum Virulence Determinants
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Enhancing Soybean for Resistance to Sclerotinia Stem Rot
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation and Optimization of Genomic Selection for Durable White Mold Resistance in Dry Bean
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Exploiting Small Cysteine-rich Antifungal Peptides for Management of White Mold Disease in Soybean
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Field Evaluation of Sclerotinia Head and Stalk Rot of Sunflower for Genetic Mapping and Germplasm Development
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Functional Characterization of Pathogen Produced Effectors and Their Host Targets
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Genetic Variability Associated with the Traits of Fungicide Resistance and Pathogenicity in Sclerotinia sclerotiorum
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Identification and Introgression of Resistance to Cercospora Leaf Spot and Root Maggot for Sugarbeet Improvement
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Improved White Mold Resistance in Dry and Snap Beans through Multi-site Screening and Pathogen Characterization throughout Major Production Areas
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Improved White Mold Resistance in Dry and Snap Beans Through Multi-site Screening Throughout Major Production Areas
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Improving Resistance of Spring Canola to Sclerotinia Stem Rot
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Introgression and Pyramiding of Sclerotinia Stem Rot Disease Resistant Gene(s) into Canola Cultivars
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Less is More: Removing R-gene Mediated Susceptibility to Sclerotinia sclerotiorum in Soybean
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Manipulating Endogenous Host Pathways to Enhance White Mold resistance in Brassicaceae
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
New Strategies for Management of Cercospora Leaf Spot and Rhizomania Diseases of Sugarbeet
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
New Technologies to Study Virus-host Interactions to Identify Strategies for Sugarbeet Viral Disease Management
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Role of WRKY Transcription Factors in Quantitative Resistance to Sclerotinia sclerotiorum
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Targeting Essential Genes in Sclerotinia Sclerotiorum to Achieve Sclerotinia Stem Rot Resistance in Soybean
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Understanding of Storage Diseases in Sugarbeet and Assessing the Quality Problems in the Factory Processing
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Validation and Characterization of Cultivated Sunflower Lines with Resistance to Sclerotinia Basal Stalk Rot
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
White Mold Resistance-QTL: Identification, Interactions and Fine Mapping in Common Bean
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
White Mold Resistance-QTL: Identification, Interactions and Fine Mapping in Common Bean - ND State University
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Crop Protection & Quarantine (NP #304)
Biology of Weed-Crop Interactions to Improve Weed Management Strategies in Northern Agro-ecosystems
(In-House Appropriated)
Collaborative Research on Winter Hardy Cover Crops (Canola and Rapa) Between USDA-ARS and GAU
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Management and Distribution of Seed of Released ARS Sunflower Germplasm
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Understanding Cold-induced Developmental Changes in Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Understanding Freezing Tolerance and Other Agronomically Important Traits in Canola
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Establishing Alfalfa in Intercropping with Sunflower and Sorghum to Improve Alfalfa Yield and Profitability
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Agronomic and Molecular Responses of Maize and Sunflower to Competition with Cover Crops and Alfalfa
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Creating Weed Tolerant Corn
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluating Rotational Cropping Systems and their Impact on Soil Microbiota, Crop Yield and Ecosystem Benefits in Northern Agro-Ecosystems
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Field Evaluation of Sunflower Basal Stalk Rot, Head Rot and Stem Canker for Genetic Mapping and Germplasm Enhancement
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Functional Studies of Candidate Genes Associated with Heterotic Yield Effects (Hybrid Vigor) in Canola
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Hymenopteran Stress Physiology
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Investigating Deacclimation in Canola
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Investigating Inter- and Intra-specific Interference in Sunflower
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Investigating Mutations in Arabidopsis That Increase Deacclimation Resistance
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
First Steps to Creating Weed Tolerant Corn
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Functional Studies of Candidate Genes Associated with Heterotic Yield Effects (Hybrid Vigor) in Canola
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Increasing Freezing Tolerance in Winter Canola through a Better Understanding of Deacclimation
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Crop Production (NP #305)
Enhancing Pollinator Health and Availability Through Conservation of Genetic Diversity and Development of Novel Management Tools and Strategies
(In-House Appropriated)
Bee Stress Response and Overwintering Physiology
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Effects of Stress on Insect Pollinators and Pests
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Stress Physiology and Oxidative Stress of Insect Pollinators
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
The Regulation of Diapause by Maternal Effects & the Effect of Environmental Stress on Bee Quality
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Cryopreservation of Anopheles Mosquitoes
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Product Quality and New Uses (NP #306)
Developing Accurate and Efficient Laboratory Methods for Testing End-use Qualities of Pulse Crops, Identify Factors Associated with End-use Quality, and Develop Processes to Add Value to Pulses
(In-House Appropriated)
Identification and Characterization of Quality Parameters for Enhancement of Marketability of Hard Spring Wheat, Durum, and Oat
(In-House Appropriated)
Improving Potato Postharvest Quality by Identifying and Manipulating Molecular Processes Regulating Tuber Dormancy and Wound-Healing
(In-House Appropriated)
Development of Image Analysis Tools to Quantify Storage Quality Traits
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Dough Rheology, Baking Performance and Bread Sensory Quality of Pulse-fortified Whole Wheat Flours
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Elucidating Factors Impacting Skin Set and Periderm Development via Metabolomics and Genomic Analysis
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Identifying the Molecular Mechanisms Controlling Wound-Healing Processes to Improve Postharvest Quality of Potato
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Impact of Agronomic and Post-harvest Management Practices on Potato Quality
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Integrating Advanced Monitoring Techniques to Mitigate Environmental Factors in Storage Systems to Reduce Postharvest Losses
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Integrating Metabolome and Phytohormone Analyses to Investigate Postharvest Physiology of Potato
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Integration of Advanced Technologies for Documenting the Impact of Climate-Induced Stress on Whole Potato Plant Growth and Development
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Monitoring Potato Plant, Root and Tuber Growth via Non-Destructive Means to Identify Key Factors Impacting Climate Adaptability of Cultivars
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Refining Molecular Mechanisms that Control Potato Meristem Dormancy and Tuber Sprouting via Omics
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Utilizing Essential Oils to Control Tuber Sprout Growth – Evaluating Methods to Scale-up for Industrial Applications
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Utilizing Essential Oils to Control Tuber Sprout Growth and Refining Molecular Mechanisms Associated with Meristem Dormancy in Potato
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluating Bruising in Storage among Fresh-market and Processing Varieties
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
National Fry Processing Trials-Part IV
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)