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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)
Genomics and Genetic Improvement of Disease Resistance and Horticultural Characteristics of Watermelon, Broccoli, and Leafy Brassicas
(In-House Appropriated)
CucCAP2: Harnessing Genomic Resources to Improve Disease Resistance and Disease Management in Cucurbit Crops (Charleston)
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Utilizing the desert and citron watermelon to enhance abiotic stress tolerance in watermelon cultivars
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
CucCAP 2: Harnessing Genomic Resources for Disease Resistance and Management in Cucurbit Crops – Bringing the Tools to the Field
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Plant Diseases (NP #303)
Characterization of Host Resistance and Biology of Diseases and Nematodes in Vegetable Crops
(In-House Appropriated)
Harnessing Genomic Technologies Toward Improving Vegetable Health in Field and Controlled Environments
(In-House Appropriated)
Nematode Early Warning System (NEWS) Facilitates Real-Time Remote Monitoring of Soil Pathogens in Agricultural Fields
(Cooperative Agreement)
Applying Biotechnology Techniques to Improve Disease Resistance of Tomato
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Development of Preseason Risk Prediction Models to Facilitate Areawide Pest Management of Whitefly-transmitted Viruses of Vegetables
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
A Multi-state Effort to Contain and Manage the Invasive Guava Root Knot Nematode (GRKN) in Vegetable Crops.
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
CleanSEED: A Project To Ensure The Sustainability Of U.S. Sweetpotato Seed Programs
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Controlled Environment Agriculture Platform for Hydroponic Cultivation of Salt-Tolerant Crops with Integrated Saline Water Irrigation
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Leveraging Concentrated Organic Byproduct for Nutrient use Efficiency, and Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation in Organic Vegetable Production
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Management of Endemic and Emerging Bacterial Diseases of Capsicum by Plant Resistance, Novel Compounds, and Understanding Pathogen Diversity
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Recombinase Polymerase Amplification Toolbox for Field Detection of Diverse Virus Genera and Species Affecting Cucurbits
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
SAM: Sustainable Anthracnose Management for Watermelon and Cucumber Growers in the Eastern United States
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluating Watermelon Germplasm for Resistance to Reniform Nematode
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation and Genetic Study of Tomato, Spinach and Arugula under Controlled Environmental Conditions
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of Watermelon and Cucumber Genotypes for Tolerance to Biotic and Abiotic Stress
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of Watermelon and Cucumber Genotypes for Tolerance to Biotic and Abiotic Stress
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Screening Seeded and Seedless Watermelon Varieties for Resistance to the Whitefly-transmitted Cucurbit Leaf Crumple Virus
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Screening Seeded and Seedless Watermelon Varieties for Resistance to the Whitefly-transmitted Cucurbit Leaf Crumple Virus (CuLCrV)
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Crop Protection & Quarantine (NP #304)
Basic and Applied Approaches for Pest Management in Vegetable Crops
(In-House Appropriated)
Coordination of Research Activities to Register Minor Use Pesticides, and Research in Food and Ornamental Crops to Support the IR-4 Program
(In-House Appropriated)
Development of Marketable Root-knot Nematode Resistant Sweetpotato Varieties: Translation of Genomics & Phenomics into On-farm Management Solutions
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Managing Whiteflies and Whitefly-transmitted Viruses in Vegetable Crops in the Southeastern U.S.
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Managing Whiteflies and Whitefly-transmitted Viruses in Vegetable Crops in the Southeastern U.S.
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Quality Assurance Services and Support for IR-4 Minor Use Pesticide at State Facilities in North Carolina and Associated Locations
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
What’s That Smell? Search for Wireworm Attractants and Development of Pheromone-based Methods for Monitoring and Management - NCSU
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
What’s That Smell? Search for Wireworm Attractants and Development of Pheromone-based Methods for Monitoring and Management - VPI
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)