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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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)
Genetic Improvement of Citrus for Enhanced Resistance to Biotic and Abiotic Stresses
(In-House Appropriated)
HLB/ACP Resistance Evaluation in Poncirus trifoliata Hybrids and Assessment of DNA Markers and Possibly Resistance Genes
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
NFCA BETWEEN USDA-ARS AND UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA, IFAS AND FAES
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Accelerating Citrus Scion Cultivar Breeding
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Accelerating Citrus Scion Cultivar Development and Testing
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Design and Delivery of Therapeutic Proteins for Huanglongbing (HLB) Protection
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Supersour and Other Promising Rootstocks for Florida
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Huanglongbing (HLB) Resistance and Tolerance in Citrus Scion Breeding
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Implementing Trangenic Tools to Produce Commercial Scion Cultivars Resistant to Huanglongbing (HLB) and Canker
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
INVESTIGATING MECHANISMS OF PATHOGENESIS AND NATURAL DEFENSE RESPONSES OF CITRUS GREENING (HLB) BY CHARACTERIZING HOST SMALL RNAS AND MRNAS
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Metabolomic Profiling to Accelerate Development of Huanglongbing (HLB) Tolerant Rootstocks
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Secure Site for Testing Transgenic and Conventional Citrus for Huanglongbing (HLB) and Psyllid Resistance
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Widespread Field Testing of New Huanglongbing HLB-tolerant Citrus Rootstocks
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Comparing Rootstocks by Metabolic Profiling
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Inheritance of Huanglongbing (HLB) Resistance and Tolerance in Microcitrus and Eremocitrus Hybrids
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Mature Budwood Tranformation Technology
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Utilization of Founder Lines for Improved Citrus Biotechnology via RMCE
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Plant Diseases (NP #303)
Alternatives to Methyl Bromide Soil Fumigation for Vegetable and Floriculture Production
(In-House Appropriated)
EMERGING DISEASES OF CITRUS, VEGETABLES, AND ORNAMENTALS
(In-House Appropriated)
Characterization and Manipulation of the Prophages/phages of 'Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus' for the Control of Citrus Huanglongbing
(Cooperative Agreement)
Methyl Bromide Transitions Grant Proposal: Overcoming Obstacles to Adoption of Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation
(Cooperative Agreement)
Risk-based residential and Commercial Survey Design for Management of Plum Pox Virus in New York
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Effects of Seed Quality Management Practices on Phytosanitary Risk Reduction
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Hydro-Solar and Solar Heated Air for Thermotherapy of HLB-Infected Citrus
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
NFCA BETWEEN USDA-ARS AND UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA, IFAS AND FAES
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
An Assessment of the Viability of Black Spot-Blemished Citrus Fruit as a Pathway for Disease Dispersal via Domestic and International Trade
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Characterization and Manipulation of the Prophages/Phages of 'Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus' for the Control of Citrus Huanglongbing
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
DEVELOPMENT NEW THERAPIES FOR HLB VIA CULTURING CA.LIBERIBACTER ASIATICUS
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Growing New Roots: Grafting to Enhance Resiliency in U.S. Vegetable Industries
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
INVESTIGATING MECHANISMS OF PATHOGENESIS AND NATURAL DEFENSE RESPONSES OF CITRUS GREENING (HLB) BY CHARACTERIZING HOST SMALL RNAS AND MRNAS
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
OVERCOMING OBSTACLES FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF ANAEROBIC SOIL DISINFESTATION (ASD)
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Risk-based Survey for Decision Making in the Management of Huanglongbing
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Strategic Management of Multiple Diseases in Strawberry Nurseries and Production Fields in the Eastern U.S. Production Fields in the Eastern U.S.
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Weed and Nematode Control for Cut Flower and Vegetable Production
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation for Florida Commercial Tomato Production
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation for Production of Bell Peppers
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation for Production of In-ground Ornamentals
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation for Small Farms in the Southeastern United States
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation for Tomato Production in Florida
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Assessment of Metabolites in Soil Treated with Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Collaborative Research on Emerging Plant Viruses and Their Insect Vectors
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Collaborative Research on Transmission of Thrips-Vectored Vegetable Viruses
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Collaborative Research to Control Thrips and Tospoviruses
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Collaborative Research to Control Tospoviruses and Thrips
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Determinative Identification of Bacteria Associated with Sustainable Cropping Systems
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Develop New Therapies Via Culturing Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Economic Analysis of Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation in the Southeastern United States
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Effects of Grafting and Soil Treatments on Nematode Populations and Root Disease in North Florida Vegetable and Melon Production
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluating Potential Gas Emissions During Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of Non-fumigant Systems for Specialty Crop Production
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Extension and Outreach of Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation in the Southeast
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Using Degraded Water Resources for Irrigation in the Production of Horticultural Crops
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Crop Protection & Quarantine (NP #304)
Exotic Whitefly Pests of Vegetables and Ornamental Plants
(In-House Appropriated)
IPM Methods for Insect Pests of Orchard Crops
(In-House Appropriated)
An Attract-and-Kill Device for the Asian Citrus Psyllid in Texas
(Cooperative Agreement)
An Attract-and-Kill Device for the Asian Citrus Psyllid
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Genetic Basis and Effect of Diet on Color Polymorphism in the Diaprepes Root Weevil
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Optimization of the Sex Pheromone for Attraction of a Cossid Moth in Chile
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Transcriptome and Small Ribonucleic Acid (RNA) Profiling Studies in the Asian Citrus Psyllid
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Developing an Infrastructure and Product Test Pipeline to Deliver Novel Therapies for Citrus Greening Disease
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Novel Attract & Kill Approach for Management of Asian citrus psyllid in Residential Areas, Active/Abandoned Commercial Citrus Groves
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
High-Throughput Inoculation of Trangenic Citrus for Huanglongbing (HLB) Resistance
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Identification of Bacillius Thuringiensis EndoToxins Active Against Adult Asian Citrus Psyllid
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Is there Natural Variation in the Ability of the Asian Citrus Psyllid to Vector Citrus Greening Disease?
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Large-scale Mating Disruption of Citrus Leafminer for Validation and Product Launch
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Not All Psyllids Are Created Equal: Why Do Some Transmit Liberibacter and Others Do Not? (#15-5300-163B)
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Rear and Release Psyllids as Biological Control Agents-An Economical and Feasible Mid-Term Solution for Huanglongbing (HLB) Disease
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Targeting microbes to control HBL disease of citrus
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Why is Poncirus Trifoliata Resistant to Colonization by Asian Citrus Psyllid?
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Development of CDNA Microarrays for Gene Expression Research in Floricultural Crops
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Novel Insect Control Strategies Based on RNAi and Insect Deterrent Proteins for Insect Pests of Citrus
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evolving and Integration of Management Plans for Major Taxonomic Groups and Potential New Invasive Pests of Ornamental and Floriculture Production
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Not All Psyllids Are Created Equal: Why Do Some Transmit Liberibacter And Others Do Not?
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Crop Production (NP #305)
Horticultural, Physiological, and Genetic Factors Affecting Sustainable Citrus Production
(In-House Appropriated)
FL-1 Longitudinal (Time Course) Studies of HLB EDT Earliness in Florida and California
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Huanglongbing Tolerant Rootstocks and Scions Introduction in to the UC Riverside and USDA-ARS California National Clean Plant Network Citrus Centers
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Improving Early Detection of HLB Via ACP Nymph/citrus Flush Sampling
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Use of Digital PCR for Improved Early Detection of Candidatus Liberibacter Asiaticus Infection of Citrus and Asian Citrus Psyllid
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Improving Early Detection of HLB via ACP Nymph/Citrus Flush Sampling
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Early Detection of Huanglongbing (HLB) in Nursery Trees Following Infestation with Asian Citrus Psyllid (ACP)
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of Hybrids of Citrus and Citrus Relatives of Huanglongbing (HLB) Tolerance/Resistance (5200-147C)
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Use of Digital PCR for Improved Early Detection of Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus Infection of Citrus
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Quality and Utilization of Agricultural Products (NP #306)
Enhancing Utilization of Citrus Processing Co-products
(In-House Appropriated)
Quality, Shelf-life and Health Benefits for Fresh, Fresh-cut and Processed Products for Citrus and Other Tropical/Subtropical-grown Fruits and Vegetables
(In-House Appropriated)
Characterization and Manipulation of the Color of Fresh Citrus Fruit Especially Regarding to Improve Fruit Appearance Under HLB Disease
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Investigation of Sugars, Acids, Flavonoids and Limonoids in Citrus Lines with Varying Degrees of Tolerance to Citrus Greening or Huanglongbing...
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Quality Evaluation of Tropical/subtropical Fruit and Fruit Products
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Last Modified: 8/25/2016
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