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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.

Clicking on a National Program (NP) will take you  to the main ARS site for more information on the program. Clicking on a research  project title will take you to more information on the project.


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Aquaculture (NP #106)
Improving the Product Value of Catfish
(Appropriated)
Developing Food Grade Glazing from Catfish Skin Hydrolysates
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Food Safety, (animal and plant products) (NP #108)
Genetic and Environmental Factors Controlling Aflatoxin Biosynthesis
(Appropriated)
Molecular and Environmental Factors Controlling Aflatoxin Reduction by Non-toxigenic Aspergillus Strains
(Appropriated)
Use of Classical and Molecular Technologies for Developing Aflatoxin Resistance in Crops
(Appropriated)
Genome Sequencing, Analysis, and Functional Genomic Studies of Aspergillus Flavus
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Post-Doctor training and research on screening for inhibiting fungal infection and aflatoxin production in peanut and other crop
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
AflaGoggles for Screening Aflatoxin Contamination in Maize
(Reimbursable)
Assessment of Biochemical Factors Involved in Selection of Isolates for Biocontrol of Aflatoxin Contamination of Corn
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Conduct Field Evaluation of Transgenic Cotton for Pest Resistance and Aflatoxin Contamination
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Crop Management to Reduce Aflatoxin Contamination and Improve Biological Control
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Rapid, Non-destructive Hyperspectral Imaging Methodology to Measure Fungal Growth and Aflatoxin Contamination
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Genetic Engineering of Cotton and Corn for Enhanced Resistance to Aspergillus flavus
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Identification and Evaluation of Proteins/Genes Associated with Aflatoxin-resistance in Soybean and Maize
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Identification of Genetic Markers for Resistance to Aspergillus flavus Growth and Aflatoxin Accumulation
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Identification of Novel Sources of Resistance to Ear Rot and Aflatoxin Accumulation in Corn
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Identification of Regulatory Genes in A. Flavus and A. Nidulans that are Involved in Mycotoxin Production, Morphogenesis, and Virulence
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Molecular Characterization of Regulatory Factors Involved in Aspergillus flavus Development, Secondary Metabolism and Survival
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Novel Genes/Promoters for Tolerance to Abiotic and Biotic Stress and Their Role(s) in Aspergillus Infection and Aflatoxin Contamination
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Aflatoxin Control Technical Assistance in Africa
(Trust)
Aflatoxin Mitigation Using Biocontrol in the Maize and Groundnut Value Chain to Improve Public Health and Enhance Food Security in Mozambique
(Trust)
Identification of Gene Markers in Aflatoxin-Resistant Maize Lines Developed Through the IITA-USDA-SRRC COLLABORATION
(Trust)
Improvement of Biological Control of Aflatoxin Contamination with Atoxigenic Strains of Aspergillus flavus on Cotton, Corn, and Pistachios
(Trust)
Rapid Quantification of Aflasafe-Fungi on Crops in Africa to Verify Proper Application of Aflasafe
(Trust)
Reseeding Malawi's Smallholder Agriculture-Aflasafe Feed the Future Malawi Improved Seed System and Technologies (Aflasafe Component)
(Trust)
Use of Atoxigenic Strains of A. flavus to Manage Aflatoxin in Texas Corn
(Trust)
Biorefining (NP #213)
Developing Technologies that Enable Growth and Profitability in the Commercial Conversion of Sugarcane, Sweet Sorghum, and Energy Beets into Sugar, Advanced Biofuels, and Bioproducts
(Appropriated)
Evaluation of Biochars from Sugarcane Residuals and Blends with Co-located Waste Sources
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Liquid and Solid Phase Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Investigation of Bioenergy Feedstock and Value-added Products
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Developing Sugar-Crop Residue Biochar as Sorbent for Removal of Pollutants from Runoff Waters
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Plant Genetic Resources, Genomics and Genetic Improvement (NP #301)
Molecular Approaches for More Efficient Breeding to Improve Cotton Fiber Quality Traits
(Appropriated)
Reducing Peanut and Tree Nut Allergy
(Appropriated)
Characterization and Attenuation of Cashew Nut Allergens through Improved Detection, Cultivar Selection, and Processing
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Effects of Food Processing on Food Allergens – Assessment and Improvement of Detection Methods
(Reimbursable)
Molecular analysis of pecan nut development
(Reimbursable)
Quality and Utilization of Agricultural Products (NP #306)
Chemical Modification of Cotton for Value Added Applications
(Appropriated)
Cotton-based Nonwovens
(Appropriated)
Developing Technologies that Enable Growth and Profitability in the Commercial Conversion of Sugarcane, Sweet Sorghum, and Energy Beets into Sugar, Advanced Biofuels, and Bioproducts
(Appropriated)
Improved Quality Assessments of Cotton from Fiber to Final Products
(Appropriated)
Improving the Product Value of Catfish
(Appropriated)
Increasing the Value of Cottonseed
(Appropriated)
Nutritional and Sensory Properties of Rice and Rice Value-Added Products
(Appropriated)
Postharvest Sensory, Processing and Packaging of Catfish
(Appropriated)
Reducing Peanut and Tree Nut Allergy
(Appropriated)
Characterization and Attenuation of Cashew Nut Allergens through Improved Detection, Cultivar Selection, and Processing
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Determining the Capabilities of the Mesdan Aqualab for Cotton Fiber Moisture and Water Measurements
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of Biochars from Sugarcane Residuals and Blends with Co-located Waste Sources
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Liquid and Solid Phase Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Investigation of Bioenergy Feedstock and Value-added Products
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Metabolism and Utilization of Plant Oil and Starch
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Effects of Food Processing on Food Allergens – Assessment and Improvement of Detection Methods
(Reimbursable)
Exploration of Round Module Handling and RFID Tag Usage (CI Project 16-214)
(Reimbursable)
Molecular analysis of pecan nut development
(Reimbursable)
Developing Sugar-Crop Residue Biochar as Sorbent for Removal of Pollutants from Runoff Waters
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Fiber Quality Characterization of Improved Introgressed Upland Cotton
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Last Modified: 8/25/2016
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