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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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Grass, Forage, and Rangeland Agroecosystems (NP #215)
Germplasm Development for Reduced Input Turf Management Systems
(In-House Appropriated)
National Turfgrass Evaluation Program
(In-House Appropriated)
Development of Turfgrass Reference Genome Resources
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
USNA Turf Initiative Cooperative Agreement
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Plant Genetic Resources, Genomics and Genetic Improvement (NP #301)
Conservation, Characterization, Evaluation of Temperate-Adapted Woody Landscape Plant Genetic Resources and Associated Data
(In-House Appropriated)
Establish and Maintain Public Display Gardens for Woody and Herbaceous Landscape Plants
(In-House Appropriated)
Evaluation and Genetic Improvement of Woody Ornamental Landscape Plants
(In-House Appropriated)
Genetic Improvement of Nursery Crops through Functional Genomics and Breeding
(In-House Appropriated)
Germplasm Development for Reduced Input Turf Management Systems
(In-House Appropriated)
National Turfgrass Evaluation Program
(In-House Appropriated)
Systematics, Nomenclature, and Genetic Diversity of Priority Genera of Woody Landscape Plants
(In-House Appropriated)
State Trees Tour Concept Implementation Plan
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Agreement Between the United States National Arboretum and the National Bonsai Foundation
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Improving Boxwood Blight Mitigation Through Innovation, Economic Analysis and Education
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
A Horticultural and Genetic Characterization of Oak Leaf Hydrangea (Hydrangea quercifolia Bartrm.) Collected Across Its Range of Occurrence
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Characterization of Patterns of Genetic Diversity in North American Ashes (Fraxinus spp.)
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Collection and Conservation of Native Tree and Shrub Germplasm from the Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic U.S.
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Developing Disease-resistant Boxwood and Other Germplasm
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Transgene-free Approaches for Gene Editing in Landscape Plants
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Turfgrass Reference Genome Resources
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of Improved Germplasm for Nursery and Landscape Use
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Functional Genomics of Powdery Mildew Resistance in Bigleaf Hydrangea
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Methods for Quarantine Certification and Biological Control of Imported Fire Ant in Nursery Production Systems
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Support Development of the Plant Collections Network
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
USNA Turf Initiative Cooperative Agreement
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Support of the Dogwood Collection at the U.S. National Arboretum
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Plant Diseases (NP #303)
Detection, Identification, and Characterization of New and Emerging Viral and Bacterial Diseases of Ornamental Plants
(In-House Appropriated)
Evaluation and Genetic Improvement of Woody Ornamental Landscape Plants
(In-House Appropriated)
Agreement Between the United States National Arboretum and the National Bonsai Foundation
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Improving Boxwood Blight Mitigation Through Innovation, Economic Analysis and Education
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Biology and Pathogenesis of Ralstonia solanacearum Race 3 on Geraniums and Other Hosts
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of a CANARY Potyvirus Biosensor Assay for the Detection of Potato Virus Y in Potato
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of a CANARY Potyvirus Biosensor Assay for the Detection of Potato Virus Y in Potato
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of a CANARY Potyvirus Biosensor Assay for the Detection of Potato Virus Y in Potato
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Host Pathogen Interaction of Cool Tolerant Bacterial Wilt Strains
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)