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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.

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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Pasture, Forage and Rangeland Systems (NP #215)
Enhancement of Turfgrass Germplasm for Reduced Input Sustainability
(In-House Appropriated)
National Turfgrass Evaluation Program
(In-House Appropriated)
Plant Genetic Resources, Genomics and Genetic Improvement (NP #301)
Biotechnology Applied to Ornamental Plants for Controlling Migratory Nematodes
(In-House Appropriated)
Conservation, Characterization, Evaluation of Temperate-Adapted Woody Landscape Plant Genetic Resources and Associated Data
(In-House Appropriated)
Enhancement of Turfgrass Germplasm for Reduced Input Sustainability
(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)
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 Arbortum and the Friends of the National Arboretum
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Memorandum of Understanding Between the District Department of the Environment (DDOE) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
A Horticultural and Genetic Characterization of Oak Leaf Hydrangea (Hydrangea quercifolia Bartrm.) Collected Across Its Range of Occurrence
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Alternative Energy Sources and Energy Conservation Retrofits at the U.S. National Arboretum
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Characterization of Native Oak Germplasm of Horticultural Interest
(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)
Establishment of a Long-term Research Project to Evaluate New England’s Indigenous Serviceberries (Amelanchier spp.)
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of Improved Germplasm for Nursery and Landscape Use
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of Production Practices, Disease Resistance and Insect Control Measures for Nursery Crops
(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)
FLOWERING TREE WALK
(Trust Fund 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)
Specific Detection of Xylella Fastidiosa Subspecies Pauca-CoDiRO Strain Using Molecular Approaches
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Combatting Rose Rosette Disease: Short-term and Long-term Approaches
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Biology and Pathogenesis of Ralstonia solanacearum Race 3 on Geraniums and Other Hosts
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Host Pathogen Interaction of Cool Tolerant Bacterial Wilt Strains
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)