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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)
Development of Economically Important Row Crops that Improve the Resilience of U.S. Agricultural Production to Present and Future Production Challenges
(In-House Appropriated)
Discovery and Improvement of Traits to Enhance Sorghum as a Multiple Purpose Crop
(In-House Appropriated)
Host Plant Resistance and Characterization of Genes Involved in Disease Resistance
(Cooperative Agreement)
Identification of Fusarium Wilt Populations in Cotton Fields and Pathogen Infection for Maintaining Sustainable Production in the USA
(Cooperative Agreement)
Combating Fusarium Wilt Disease, a Serious Economic Threat for Sustainable Cotton Production in the USA and Uzbekistan
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Novel Technologies to Solve the Water Use Problem of High Yielding C4 Bioenergy and Bioproduct Feedstocks
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Cotton Root Cell Wall Fortification as Resistance-enhancer Against Fusarium Wilt (Fov) and Root-knot Nematode (Rkn)
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Decipher the Complex Disease Resistance Mechanisms for Cotton Improvement in the Post-Genome Era
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Genetic Recombination to Overcome Barriers to Introgression and Custom of Stress Tolerance and Disease Resistance Genes in Cultivated Cotton
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Molecular Characterization of Nematode and Fusarium Wilt Resistance in the Cotton Genome
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Advancing Understanding of Heat Stress Response Mechanisms by Integrated Molecular, Biochemical, and Whole-Plant Analysis
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Assessment of Drought and Disease Resistance of Cottons with Different Genetic Backgrounds
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Drought Stress Germplasm and Biomarker-gene Discovery for Assisting Breeding
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Support for Breeding Upland and Pima Germplasm with Fusarium Wilt Race 4 (FOV4) Resistance/Tolerance for California and the U.S. Cotton Belt
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Assessing Fusarium Wilt (FOV) Infection on Cotton for Maintaining Sustainable Production in the USA and Uzbekistan
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development a SNP Isogenic Research/breeding Platform of Cotton Substitution Lines with Alien Introgression of Monitoring Fusrium Wilt
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Impact of a Great Plains Production System on Sustainable Production of Grain Sorghum Cooperating with Lubbock, Texas
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of High Yielding Cold Tolerant Sorghum Adapted to Kansas
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)