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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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Food Safety, (Animal and Plant Products) (NP #108)
Genomic and Metabolomic Approaches for Detection and Control of Fusarium, Fumonisins and Other Mycotoxins on Corn
(In-House Appropriated)
Improved Analytical Technologies for Detection of Foodborne Toxins and Their Metabolites
(In-House Appropriated)
Management and Characterization of Agriculturally and Biotechnologically Important Microbial Genetic Resources and Associated Information
(In-House Appropriated)
Novel Methods for Controlling Trichothecene Contamination of Grain and Improving the Climate Resilience of Food Safety and Security Programs
(In-House Appropriated)
Inhibition of the Wheat Pathogen Fusarium graminearum by Endophytic Bacteria
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
ARTS: A Phylogenetic Revisionary Monograph of the Genus Fusarium
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Collaborative Research: The Zygomycetes Genealogy of Life (ZyGoLife) - the Conundrum of Kingdom Fungi-CFDA# 47.074
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Plant Genetic Resources, Genomics and Genetic Improvement (NP #301)
Coordinated Analysis of Soybean Breeding Germplasm
(In-House Appropriated)
Management and Characterization of Agriculturally and Biotechnologically Important Microbial Genetic Resources and Associated Information
(In-House Appropriated)
Collaborative Research: The Zygomycetes Genealogy of Life (ZyGoLife) - the Conundrum of Kingdom Fungi-CFDA# 47.074
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Plant Diseases (NP #303)
Development of New Production Methodologies for Biocontrol Agents and Fastidious Microbes to Improve Plant Disease Management
(In-House Appropriated)
Management and Characterization of Agriculturally and Biotechnologically Important Microbial Genetic Resources and Associated Information
(In-House Appropriated)
Novel Approaches to Controlling Laurel and Fusarium wilt in Avocados
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Crop Protection & Quarantine (NP #304)
Development of Production and Formulation Technologies for Microbial Biopesticides in Conjunction with the Development of Attractants and Repellents for Invasive Insect Pests
(In-House Appropriated)
Use of Microorganisms to Manage Weeds and Insect Pests in Turf and Agricultural Systems
(In-House Appropriated)
Product Quality and New Uses (NP #306)
Biochemical Technologies to Enable the Commercial Production of Biofuels from Lignocellulosic Biomass
(In-House Appropriated)
Conversion of Polysaccharides and Other Bio-based Materials to High-Value, Commercial Products
(In-House Appropriated)
Develop Technologies for Production of Platform Chemicals and Advanced Biofuels from Lignocellulosic Feedstocks
(In-House Appropriated)
Development of Production and Formulation Technologies for Microbial Biopesticides in Conjunction with the Development of Attractants and Repellents for Invasive Insect Pests
(In-House Appropriated)
Evaluation of the Chemical and Physical Properties of Low-Value Agricultural Crops and Products to Enhance Their Use and Value
(In-House Appropriated)
Improved Utilization of Low-Value Oilseed Press Cakes and Pulses for Health-Promoting Food Ingredients and Biobased Products
(In-House Appropriated)
Improved Utilization of Proteinaceous Crop Co-Products
(In-House Appropriated)
Improving Quality, Stability, and Functionality of Oils and Bioactive Lipids
(In-House Appropriated)
Industrial Monomers and Polymers from Plant Oils
(In-House Appropriated)
Innovative Processing Technologies for Creating Functional Food Ingredients with Health Benefits from Food Grains, their Processing Products, and By-products
(In-House Appropriated)
New Biobased Products and Improved Biochemical Processes for the Biorefining Industry
(In-House Appropriated)
New Microbial and Plant-Based Agents for Mosquito Control
(In-House Appropriated)
Renewable Biobased Particles
(In-House Appropriated)
Replacement of Petroleum Products Utilizing Off-Season Rotational Crops
(In-House Appropriated)
Technologies for Improving Process Efficiencies in Biomass Refineries
(In-House Appropriated)
Technologies for Producing Biobased Chemicals
(In-House Appropriated)
Technologies for Producing Renewable Bioproducts
(In-House Appropriated)
Value-added Bio-oil Products and Processes
(In-House Appropriated)
Harnessing the Robustness of Undomesticated Yarrowia lipolytica Strains for Biosynthesis of Designer Bioesters
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Evaluation of Camelina Germplasm and Seed Bank Assessions by Near-Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS) for Compositional Analysis
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Domestic Crop Composition Survey and Perspective Using Samples Provided by USDA-NASS and FIRST from Crop Year 2018
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Measurement of Soybean Constituents on the Farm and Reporting Software
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Bio-conversion of Herbaceous Biomass to Sugars and Biofuels Using a Two-stage Low Severity Pretreatment
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
The Effect of Food Processing on Fermentable Oligosaccharides from Dry Beans in Human Colon and its Microbiota
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)