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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)
Sustainable Citrus Production
(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)
Determinative Identification of Bacteria Associated with Sustainable Cropping Systems
(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)
Organic Amendment Effects on Strawberry Pathogens
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Using Degraded Water Resources for Irrigation in the Production of Horticultural Crops
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Crop Production (NP #305)
Sustainable Citrus Production
(In-House Appropriated)
Deployment of a Spectrum of Bactericides to Cure and Prophylactically Treat Citrus Huanglongbing
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Develop Therapies Using a Novel Class of Citrus-derived Dual-functional Antimicrobial Peptides to Cure HLB-positive Trees and Protect Healthy Trees
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Huanglongbing (HLB) Resistance Through Inarching Novel, Disease Tolerant Hybrids and Through Breeding
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Huanglongbing Resistant/tolerant Citrus Through Genomic Approaches
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Prophylactic Treatments to Prevent Huanglongbing
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Product Quality and New Uses (NP #306)
Advancing Value-Adding Technologies for Juice Processing Co-Products
(In-House Appropriated)
Determination of Flavor and Healthful Benefits of Florida-Grown Fruits and Vegetables and Development of Postharvest Treatments to Optimize Shelf Life an Quality for Their Fresh and Processed Products
(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)
Developing Pre- and Postharvest Methods to Control Diplodia Stem-end Rot to Reduce Mandatory Segregation of Florida Grapefruit Exports to Japan
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)