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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.

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Food Animal Production (NP #101)
Biophotonics - The Application of Novel Imaging Methodologies to Livestock Production Research
(In-House Appropriated)
Biophotonics- The Application of Novel Imaging Methodologies to Livestock Production Research
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Veterinary, Medical and Urban Entomology (NP #104)
Products for Invasive Ant Control
(In-House Appropriated)
Natural Products for Controlling Invasive Ants
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Areawide Management of Invasive Ants
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Defensive Chemicals of Native and Exotic Ants in Alabama
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Biopesticides for Insect Control in High Tunnel Vegetable Production
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Discovery and Development of Natural Product-based Insect Management Compounds for Medical, Veterinary and Urban Concern
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Aquaculture (NP #106)
Evaluating Nutritional Requirements, Identifying Alternative Ingredients and Improving the Production Environment for Hybrid and Channel Catfish Production
(In-House Appropriated)
Genetics, Breeding and Reproductive Physiology to Enhance Production of Catfish
(In-House Appropriated)
Health Management, Disease Prevention and Control Strategies in Catfish Aquaculture
(In-House Appropriated)
Water Quality and Production Systems to Enhance Production of Catfish
(In-House Appropriated)
Environmental Factors Limiting the Growth and Production of Channel and Hybrid Catfish
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Improved Reproduction in Foodfish (Catfish and Largemouth Bass), Baitfish, and Ornamentals Using a New Spawning Aid (GnRH IIa)
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Refinement and Commercialization of Hybrid Catfish Production
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Split-Pond Aquaculture Systems: Design Refinements for Catfish Production and Evaluation for Culturing Other Species
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Biophotonics- The Application of Novel Imaging Methodologies to Livestock Production Research
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Develop Acoustic Technology and Methodologies to Improve the Production and Profitability of Pond-Based Aquaculture in the United States
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluating Nutritional Requirements, Identifying Alternative Ingredients and Improving the Production Environment for Hybrid and Channel Catfish
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Fish Health
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Hill Area Aquaculture
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Inproving Resistance to Cotton Leaf Curl Virus (CLCuV) and Supporting Cotton Best Management Practices for Small Farmers
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Use of Genomic Selection to Improve Economically Important Traits in Farm-raised Catfish
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Food Safety, (animal and plant products) (NP #108)
UMBRELLA PROJECT FOR FOOD SAFETY
(In-House Appropriated)
Mississippi Center for Food Safety and Post-Harvest Technology
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Water Availability and Water Management (NP #211)
Development of Sustainable Water Management Technologies for Humid Regions
(In-House Appropriated)
Development of Methods for Creating Variable Rate Irrigation Prescriptions
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Soil and Air (NP #212)
Management Practices for Healthy Soil Microbial Communities in Mid-South Crop Production Systems
(In-House Appropriated)
Agricultural System Competitiveness and Sustainability (NP #216)
Management Practices for Healthy Soil Microbial Communities in Mid-South Crop Production Systems
(In-House Appropriated)
Plant Genetic Resources, Genomics and Genetic Improvement (NP #301)
Development and Characterization of Soybean Germplasm, Curation of Stored Accessions, and Regional Evaluations of New Genotypes
(In-House Appropriated)
Enhancing Fiber and Seed Quality Traits Through Conventional and Molecular Approaches, and Conducting the National Cotton Variety Testing Program to Improve Cotton Competitive Ability
(In-House Appropriated)
Genomics and Bioinformatics Research in Agriculturally Important Organisms
(In-House Appropriated)
Management Practices for Healthy Soil Microbial Communities in Mid-South Crop Production Systems
(In-House Appropriated)
Cotton Productivity Enhancement Program Phase II
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Developing Heat Tolerant and Cotton Leaf Curl Virus Resistant Cotton Germplasm for U.S. Growers
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of Soybean Diseases, Pests, and the Diversity and Function of Microbial Communities in Soybean Fields
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of Soybean Lines for Heat Tolerance in Paraguay
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of Soybean Breeding Lines for Resistance to Phomopsis Seed Decay and for High Seed Germinability
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of Soybean Breeding Lines for Resistance to Phomopsis Seed Decay and for High Seed Germinability (MSPB Project LI 31-2016)
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
PACBIO Based Sequencing of Peanut Tetraploid
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Utilizing Unique Genetic Diversity to Combine Elevated Protein Concentration with High Yield in New Varieties and Experimental Lines
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Analysis and Interpretation of Genomic and Genetic Information to Benefit Agriculture
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Big Data: Biocomputing, Bioinformatics, and Biological Discovery
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Bioinformatic Tools and Analysis for Agricultural Research Using the Next Generation of Bioinformaticists
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Bioinformatics and Genomics Application Development
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Biophotonics- The Application of Novel Imaging Methodologies to Livestock Production Research
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Tn-Seq Methods for the Functional Characterization of Bacteria
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Enhancing Cotton Germplasm, Improving Resistance to Cotton Leaf Curl Virus (CLCuV) and Supporting Cotton Best Management Practices for Small Farmers
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Genomics of Agricultural Species, and Their Pests and Pathogens
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Inproving Resistance to Cotton Leaf Curl Virus (CLCuV) and Supporting Cotton Best Management Practices for Small Farmers
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Nutrient Uptake and Partitioning as Influenced by Soybean Technology Trait
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Plant Diseases (NP #303)
Biocontrol of Aflatoxin and Other Mycotoxins in Maize Using Non-toxigenic Strains of Aspergillus flavus
(In-House Appropriated)
Development and Characterization of Soybean Germplasm, Curation of Stored Accessions, and Regional Evaluations of New Genotypes
(In-House Appropriated)
Genetics and Management of Newly Emerging Soybean Cyst Nematodes and Predominant Fungal Diseases for Sustainable Soybean Production
(In-House Appropriated)
Introgression of Novel Resistant Genes and Development of Integrated Production Systems for Managing Reniform Nematodes in Cotton
(In-House Appropriated)
Evaluation of Soybean Diseases, Pests, and the Diversity and Function of Microbial Communities in Soybean Fields
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of Soybean Lines for Heat Tolerance in Paraguay
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Optimizing Soil Applied Formulations for Delivery and Establishment of Non-toxigenic A. flavus Strain K49 to Control Aflatoxin Contamination
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Deployment of new biocontrol strains for sustained reduction of Aflatoxin contamination in corn
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of Soybean Breeding Lines for Resistance to Phomopsis Seed Decay and for High Seed Germinability
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Improved Management of Charcoal Rot
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Mechanism of Soybean Root Infection by Macrophomina phaseolina (MSPB Project No.: 34-2016 ABBAS)
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Utilizing Unique Genetic Diversity to Combine Elevated Protein Concentration with High Yield in New Varieties and Experimental Lines
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Integrated Production Systems for Managing Reniform Nematodes in Cotton
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Effects of Agronomic Practices on Soybean
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Molecular Approaches to Identify Genes Associated with Reniform Nematode Resistance in Cotton
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Nutrient Uptake and Partitioning as Influenced by Soybean Technology Trait
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Crop Protection & Quarantine (NP #304)
Alternative Approaches to Tarnished Plant Bug Control
(In-House Appropriated)
Application Technologies to Improve the Effectiveness of Chemical and Biological Crop Protection Materials
(In-House Appropriated)
Bioherbicidal Control of Invasive Weeds with Indigenous Plant Pathogens
(In-House Appropriated)
Biology and Management of Herbicide-Resistant Weeds
(In-House Appropriated)
Innovative Strategies for Insect Resistance Management in Bt Cotton
(In-House Appropriated)
Integrated Insect Pest and Resistance Management on Corn, Cotton, Sorghum, Soybean, and Sweet Potato
(In-House Appropriated)
Production and Deployment of Natural Enemies for Biological Control of Arthropod Pests
(In-House Appropriated)
Products for Invasive Ant Control
(In-House Appropriated)
Molecular-based Initiatives to Support the Old World Bollworm Strategic Management Plan
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Developing Aerial Application and Remote Sensing Technologies for Improved Effect of Sprayed Crop Production and Protection Materials
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Developing Multiple Source Remote Sensing Information for Early Detection and Warning of Crop Pests and Diseases
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Developing Unmanned Aerial System Remote Sensing Platforms for Plant Sensing in Agricultural Fields
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Development and Applications of Remote Sensing Techniques for Crop Management
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Natural Products for Controlling Invasive Ants
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Plant Feature Mapping through Airborne and Satellite-Borne Imaging
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Population Genetics of Bollworm, Helicoverpa armigera
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Remote Sensing Characterization of Crop Stress for Precision Agriculture
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Spatial Distribution and Plant Density of Solanum glaucophyllum in the East Region of Formosa, Argentina
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Areawide Management of Invasive Ants
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Defensive Chemicals of Native and Exotic Ants in Alabama
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Biopesticides for Insect Control in High Tunnel Vegetable Production
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Discovery and Development of Natural Product-based Insect Management Compounds for Medical, Veterinary and Urban Concern
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Reduction of Drift and Timing of Spray Application for Protection of Bees During Temperature Inversions
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Remote Sensing from Unmanned Aerial Vehicles to Evaluate the Effects of Soil Texture and Rainfall Timing on Cotton Quality and Yield
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Temporal and Spatial Genetic Diversity of Helicoverpa zea
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Temporal and Spatial Genetic Diversity of Helicoverpa zea
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Temporal and Spatial Genetic Diversity of Helicoverpa zea
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Temporal and Spatial Genetic Diversity of Helicoverpa zea
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Temporal and Spatial Genetic Diversity of Helicoverpa zea
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Transgenic Crop Efficacy Against Target Pests in Agronomic Crops
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Transgenic Crop Efficacy Against Target Pests in Agronomic Crops
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Assessment of Natural Refuge for Lygus lineolaris
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Colloidal Artificial Diet Based Mass Production System for Nezara viridula and Piezodorus guildinii
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Variability in Host Use by Soybean Pests: Field Collections of Helicoverpa zea, Heliothis virescens and Chrysodeixis includens
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Crop Production (NP #305)
Application Technologies to Improve the Effectiveness of Chemical and Biological Crop Protection Materials
(In-House Appropriated)
Biology and Management of Herbicide-Resistant Weeds
(In-House Appropriated)
Development and Characterization of Soybean Germplasm, Curation of Stored Accessions, and Regional Evaluations of New Genotypes
(In-House Appropriated)
Development of Productive, Profitable, and Sustainable Crop Production Systems for the Mid-South
(In-House Appropriated)
Integrated Insect Pest and Resistance Management on Corn, Cotton, Sorghum, Soybean, and Sweet Potato
(In-House Appropriated)
Developing Aerial Application and Remote Sensing Technologies for Improved Effect of Sprayed Crop Production and Protection Materials
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Developing Multiple Source Remote Sensing Information for Early Detection and Warning of Crop Pests and Diseases
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Developing Unmanned Aerial System Remote Sensing Platforms for Plant Sensing in Agricultural Fields
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Development and Applications of Remote Sensing Techniques for Crop Management
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of Soybean Diseases, Pests, and the Diversity and Function of Microbial Communities in Soybean Fields
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of Soybean Lines for Heat Tolerance in Paraguay
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Plant Feature Mapping through Airborne and Satellite-Borne Imaging
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Remote Sensing Characterization of Crop Stress for Precision Agriculture
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Spatial Distribution and Plant Density of Solanum glaucophyllum in the East Region of Formosa, Argentina
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of Soybean Breeding Lines for Resistance to Phomopsis Seed Decay and for High Seed Germinability
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Utilizing Unique Genetic Diversity to Combine Elevated Protein Concentration with High Yield in New Varieties and Experimental Lines
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Comparison of Arkansas Grand Prairie Switchgrass with a Commercial Switchgrass Variety to Assess Carbon
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of Hydroponic Transplants to Increase Switchgrass Biomass Production for Bioenergy Applications
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Nutrient Uptake and Partitioning as Influenced by Soybean Technology Trait
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Reduction of Drift and Timing of Spray Application for Protection of Bees During Temperature Inversions
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Remote Sensing from Unmanned Aerial Vehicles to Evaluate the Effects of Soil Texture and Rainfall Timing on Cotton Quality and Yield
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Variability in Host Use by Soybean Pests: Field Collections of Helicoverpa zea, Heliothis virescens and Chrysodeixis includens
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Quality and Utilization of Agricultural Products (NP #306)
Cotton Ginning Research to Improve Processing Efficiency and Product Quality in the Saw-Ginning of Picker-Harvested Cotton
(In-House Appropriated)
Improving Energy Efficiency and Removing Plastic Contamination during the Ginning Process
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Last Modified: 10/16/2017
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