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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 Genetic Resources, Genomics and Genetic Improvement (NP #301)
Conservation, Evaluation, and Distribution of Sugarcane, Mango, Avocado and Other Subtropical and Tropical Genetic Resources and Associated Data
(In-House Appropriated)
Genetic Improvement of Cacao Through Genomics-Assisted Breeding
(In-House Appropriated)
Subtropical and Tropical Ornamental Genetic Resource Management, Characterization, and Genetic Improvement
(In-House Appropriated)
Development of Clones of Theobroma cacao With Resistance to Frosty Pod and Black Pod Using Genomics-assisted Breeding Methodology
(Cooperative Agreement)
Microbial Pathogenomics of the Major Cacao Diseases
(Cooperative Agreement)
ARS Support for American Public Garden Association (APGA) Annual Meeting
(Grant)
Evaluation of the TARS and SHRS Series of Cacao Germplasm Selections under Colombian Growing Conditions
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Conservation Genetics of Pseudophoenix Sargentii and Ekmanii
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of Promising Tropical/Subtropical Fruit and Ornamental Plant Germplasm for South Florida
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Sequencing, Assembly and Annotation of the Avocado Cultivar VC75 Genome
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Determining Cacao Swollen Shoot Virus Diversity and Distribution, Understanding its Epidemiology and Designing Genomic Tools for its Identification
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Establishment of New Cacao Performance Trials in Hawaii
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Identification of Molecular Markers Associated with Self-incompatibility in Theobroma Cacao
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Optimization of Disease Resistance Phenotyping Methodologies in Cacao, Avocado and Mango
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of New Avocado Rootstock Varieties Resistant to Phytophthora cinnamomi and Salinity Using Molecular Breeding Approaches
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Genomic Enhancement of Theobroma Cacao
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Crop Protection & Quarantine (NP #304)
Methyl Bromide Replacement: Mitigation of the Invasive Pest Threat from the American Tropics and Subtropics
(In-House Appropriated)
Field Tests of Improved Spinosyn Insecticide Wax Matrix-Based Bait Stations for Tephritid Fruit Flies
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Crop Production (NP #305)
Subtropical and Tropical Ornamental Genetic Resource Management, Characterization, and Genetic Improvement
(In-House Appropriated)
ARS Support for American Public Garden Association (APGA) Annual Meeting
(Grant)
Conservation Genetics of Pseudophoenix Sargentii and Ekmanii
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)