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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 Diseases (NP #303)
Integrated Strategies for Managing Pests and Nutrients in Vegetable and Ornamental Production Systems
(In-House Appropriated)
Bioherbicide Development for Control of Ailanthus Altissima (Tree-of-Heaven)
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Growing New Roots: Grafting to Enhance Resiliency in U.S. Vegetable Industries
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Investigating the Potential of Ethanedinitrile as a Replacement for Soil Fumigation with Methyl Bromide
(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)
Determinative Identification of Bacteria Associated with Sustainable Cropping Systems
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Economic Analysis of Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation in the Southeastern United States
(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)
Identification of Carbon Input Requirements for Small Farm Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation Under Temperate Production Systems
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Improving the Efficiency of Container Substrates: Developing Water and Nutrient Profiles
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Investigating Organic Amendments for Weed and Disease Management Using Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Nutrient Management in Container Production Utilizing Secondary Water Sources
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Using Degraded Water Resources for Irrigation in the Production of Horticultural Crops
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Crop Production (NP #305)
Horticultural, Physiological, and Genetic Factors Affecting Sustainable Citrus Production
(In-House Appropriated)
Deployment of a Spectrum of Bactericides to Cure and Prophylactically Treat Citrus Huanglongbing
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Improved Early Detection of CLas Infections in Citrus
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Prophylactic Treatments to Prevent Huanglongbing
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Product Quality and New Uses (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)
Accelerating Implementation of HLB Tolerant Hybrids as new commercial cultivars for fresh and processed citrus
(Cooperative Agreement)
Accelerating Implementation of HLB Tolerant Hybrids as New Commerical Cultivars for Fresh and Processed Citrus
(Cooperative Agreement)
Accelerating Implementation of Huanglongbing (HLB) Tolerant Hybrids - University of California
(Cooperative Agreement)
Accelerating Implementation of Huanglongbing (HLB) Tolerant Hybrids as New Commercial Cultivars for Fresh and Processed Citrus
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Optimization of Orange Juice Extraction and Processing to Improve Flavor and Nutritional Quality for Huanglongbing (HLB) Affected Oranges
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
An Innovative Chlorine Dioxide Technology to Protect Fresh Produce from Decay and Foodborne Microbial Contamination
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)