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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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Plant Genetic Resources, Genomics and Genetic Improvement (NP #301)
Characterization, Systematics, and Acquisition of Genetic Resources of Carrot, Potato, and Related Wild Species
(In-House Appropriated)
Cranberry Genetics and Insect Management
(In-House Appropriated)
Management of Genetic Resources and Associated Information in the U. S. Potato Genebank
(In-House Appropriated)
Maximizing the Impact of Potato Genebank Resources: Development and Evaluation of a Wild Species Genotype Diversity Panel
(In-House Appropriated)
Pollinators and Gene Flow
(In-House Appropriated)
Trait Discovery, Genetics, and Enhancement of Allium, Cucumis, and Daucus Germplasm
(In-House Appropriated)
2xcelerate: A Diploid Inbred Line Strategy to Accelerate Genetic Gain in Potato
(Cooperative Agreement)
2xcelerate: A Diploid Inbred Line Strategy to Accelerate Genetic Gain in Potato
(Cooperative Agreement)
CIOA 2- Carrot Improvement for Organic Agriculture with Added Grower and Consumer Value
(Cooperative Agreement)
CIOA 2- Carrot Improvement for Organic Agriculture with Added Grower and Consumer Value
(Cooperative Agreement)
CIOA 2- Carrot Improvement for Organic Agriculture with Added Grower and Consumer Value
(Cooperative Agreement)
CIOA 2- Carrot Improvement for Organic Agriculture with Added Grower and Consumer Value
(Cooperative Agreement)
CIOA 2- Carrot Improvement for Organic Agriculture with Added Grower and Consumer Value
(Cooperative Agreement)
CIOA 2: Carrot Improvement for Organic Agriculture with Added Grower and Consumer Value
(Cooperative Agreement)
CIOA2- Carrot Improvement for Organic Agriculture with Added Grower and Consumer Value
(Cooperative Agreement)
CucCAP: Leveraging Applied Genomics to Improve Disease Resistance in Cucurbit Crops
(Cooperative Agreement)
Genetic and Molecular Mechanisms of UVB-Dependent Hypocotyl Elongation in Cucumber
(Cooperative Agreement)
Genetic and Molecular Mechanisms of UVB-Dependent Hypocotyl Elongation in Cucumber
(Cooperative Agreement)
Genomics-Aided Development of Introgression Lines of Cucumis Hystrix for Cucumber Improvement -CFDA #10.310
(Cooperative Agreement)
Identifying Phenotypes, Markers, and Genes in Carrot Germplasm to Deliver Improved Carrots to Growers and Consumers
(Cooperative Agreement)
Identifying Phenotypes, Markers, and Genes in Carrot Germplasm to Deliver Improved Carrots to Growers and Consumers
(Cooperative Agreement)
Identifying Phenotypes, Markers, and Genes in Carrot Germplasm to Deliver Improved Carrots to Growers and Consumers
(Cooperative Agreement)
Identifying Phenotypes, Markers, and Genes in Carrot Germplasm to Deliver Improved Carrots to Growers and Consumers
(Cooperative Agreement)
Identifying Phenotypes, Markers, and Genes in Carrot Germplasm to Deliver Improved Carrots to Growers and Consumers
(Cooperative Agreement)
Identifying Phenotypes, Markers, and Genes in Carrot Germplasm to Deliver Improved Carrots to Growers and Consumers
(Cooperative Agreement)
Identifying Phenotypes, Markers, and Genes in Carrot Germplasm to Deliver Improved Carrots to Growers and Consumers
(Cooperative Agreement)
Identifying Phenotypes, Markers, and Genes in Carrot Germplasm to Deliver Improved Carrots to Growers and Consumers
(Cooperative Agreement)
Identifying Phenotypes, Markers, and Genes in Carrot Germplasm to Deliver Improved Carrots to Growers and Consumers
(Cooperative Agreement)
Managing Selfing Rate in Alfalfa Seed-Production Fields
(Cooperative Agreement)
Managing Selfing Rate in Alfalfa Seed-Production Fields
(Cooperative Agreement)
Managing Selfing Rate in Alfalfa Seed-Production Fields
(Cooperative Agreement)
Managing the Most Significant Biotic Challenges for Organic Onion Production Across the Great Lakes Region
(Cooperative Agreement)
Utilization of Carrot Wild Relatives for Carrot Pre-Breeding in Bangladesh
(Cooperative Agreement)
Utilization of Carrot Wild Relatives for Carrot Pre-Breeding in Pakistan
(Cooperative Agreement)
2xcelerate – A Diploid Inbred Line Strategy to Accelerate Genetic Gain in Potato
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
CIOA 2: Carrot Improvement for Organic Agriculture with Added Grower and Consumer Value
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Genetic Analyses of a Chloroplast-Associated Cold Tolerance
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Genetic and Molecular Mechanisms of UVB-Dependent Hypocotyl Elongation in Cucumber
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Identifying Phenotypes, Markers, and Genes in Carrot Germplasm to Deliver Improved Carrots to Growers and Consumers
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Managing Selfing Rates in Alfalfa Seed Production Fields
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Reinventing Potato as a Diploid Hybrid Crop
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Utilizing the University of Wisconsin - Madison Institutional Biological Safety Committee
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
CucCAP: Leveraging Applied Genomics for Improvement of Disease Resistance and Fruit Quality of Cucurbit Crops
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Managing the Most Significant Biotic Challenges for Organic Onion Production Across the Great Lakes Region
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Cranberry Field Research
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Biological Pesticide(s) to Combat Late Blight and Other Potato Diseases
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Germplasm with Resistance to Verticillium Wilt Using the Ve Gene
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Germplasm With Resistance to Verticillium Wilt Using the Ve Gene
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Molecular and Applied Methods for Control of Potato Late Blight
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Molecular and Applied Methods for Control of Potato Late Blight
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Molecular and Applied Methods for Control of Potato Late Blight (UW)
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Effects of Stored Volume on Processing Potato Quality
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of Heavy Metals as Inadvertent Drivers of Insecticide Resistance Through Activation of Insecticide Detoxification Mechanisms
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of Heavy Metals as Inadvertent Drivers of Insecticide Resistance Through Activation of Insecticide Detoxification Mechanisms
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Genebank Genetic Diversity Management with Respect to Climate Change and Physiological Stress
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Identification and Knock-Down of Pesticide Resistance Genes in Colorado Potato Beetle
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Investigations of Bee-Microbe Symbioses in U.S. Cranberries
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Isolation of Genes for Potato Virus Y (PVY) Resistance and Understanding Mechanisms of Resistance Breaking by New Strains of PVY
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Isolation of Genes for Potato Virus Y (PVY) Resistance and Understanding Mechanisms of Resistance Breaking by New Strains of PVY
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Pheromone-Mediated Induction of Host Plant Resistance in the American Cranberry
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Screening Potato Germplasm for Resistance to Dickeya Dianthicola
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
The Population Genetics of Lygus Hesperus in Alfalfa Seed-Production Fields
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
The Reliability of Trapping Methods in Identifying Wild Pollinators of Crops
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Crop Protection & Quarantine (NP #304)
Cranberry Genetics and Insect Management
(In-House Appropriated)
Cranberry Field Research
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Investigations of Bee-Microbe Symbioses in U.S. Cranberries
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Pheromone-Mediated Induction of Host Plant Resistance in the American Cranberry
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Crop Production (NP #305)
Cranberry Genetics and Insect Management
(In-House Appropriated)
Cranberry Field Research
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Investigations of Bee-Microbe Symbioses in U.S. Cranberries
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Pheromone-Mediated Induction of Host Plant Resistance in the American Cranberry
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)