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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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Aquaculture (NP #106)
Improving Product Quality in Farm-Raised Catfish
(In-House Appropriated)
Designing and Testing New Catfish Products to Enhance Competitiveness of the U.S. Catfish Industry
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Food Safety, (Animal and Plant Products) (NP #108)
Genetic and Environmental Factors Controlling Aflatoxin Biosynthesis
(In-House Appropriated)
Molecular and Environmental Factors Controlling Aflatoxin Reduction by Non-Toxigenic Aspergillus Strains
(In-House Appropriated)
Use of Classical and Molecular Technologies for Developing Aflatoxin Resistance in Crops
(In-House Appropriated)
Metabolic Profiling of the Aspergillus flavus-Maize Interaction to Identify Fungal Pathogenicity and Host Plant Resistance Factors
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Rapid, Non-Destructive Hyperspectral Imaging Methodology to Detect, and Quantify Fungal Growth and Aflatoxin Contamination
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Genes and Genetic Networks Underlying Resistance to Aspergillus flavus In Corn
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Identification and Characterization of Regulatory Genes in A. flavus that are Involved in Development, Secondary Metabolism and Virulence
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Identification and Evaluation of Proteins/Genes Associated with Aflatoxin-resistance in Soybean and Maize
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Molecular Characterization of Regulatory Factors Involved in Aspergillus flavus Development, Secondary Metabolism and Survival
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Novel Genes/Promoters for Tolerance to Abiotic and Biotic Stress and Their Role(s) in Aspergillus Infection and Aflatoxin Contamination
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Soil Microbiome to Control Aflatoxin and Field Evaluation of Transgenic Corn
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Plant Genetic Resources, Genomics and Genetic Improvement (NP #301)
Molecular Characterization and Phenotypic Assessments of Cotton Fiber Quality Traits
(In-House Appropriated)
Reducing the Development and Severity of Allergy to Peanuts and Tree Nuts
(In-House Appropriated)
Development of Protein and Peptide-based Micro-arrays for Peanut and Tree Nut Allergy Diagnosis
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Coordinated Development of Genetic Tools for Pecan
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Product Quality and New Uses (NP #306)
Chemical Modification of Cotton for Value Added Applications
(In-House Appropriated)
Cotton-based Nonwovens
(In-House 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-Bridging Project
(In-House Appropriated)
Improved Quality Assessments of Cotton from Fiber to Final Products
(In-House Appropriated)
Improving Evaluation of Catfish Quality and Reducing Fish Waste
(In-House Appropriated)
Improving Product Quality in Farm-Raised Catfish
(In-House Appropriated)
Increasing the Value of Cottonseed
(In-House Appropriated)
Nutritional Benefits of Health-Promoting Rice and Value-Added Foods
(In-House Appropriated)
Reducing the Development and Severity of Allergy to Peanuts and Tree Nuts
(In-House Appropriated)
Development of Protein and Peptide-based Micro-arrays for Peanut and Tree Nut Allergy Diagnosis
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Coordinated Development of Genetic Tools for Pecan
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Designing and Testing New Catfish Products to Enhance Competitiveness of the U.S. Catfish Industry
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Lipid Network Flux Cartography for Quantitative Control of Oil Accumulation and Composition
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Physical Refining of Cottonseed Oils from Glandless Seed
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Realizing Fiber Quality Insights
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Elastic Nonwovens Containing Cotton Fibers
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Sugarcane Processing Waste (Mill Mud) Bioinformatics for Bio-fertilizer Development
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)