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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)
DEVELOPING GENETIC BIOTECHNOLOGIES FOR INCREASED FOOD ANIMAL PRODUCTION, INCLUDING NOVEL ANTIMICROBIALS FOR IMPROVED HEALTH & PRODUCT SAFETY
(In-House Appropriated)
Development of New Technologies and Methods to Enhance the Utilization and Long-Term Storage of Poultry, Swine and Fish Gametes and Embryos
(In-House Appropriated)
ENHANCING GENETIC MERIT OF RUMINANTS THROUGH GENOME SELECTION AND ANALYSIS
(In-House Appropriated)
IDENTIFICATION OF BIOMARKERS FOR PRE AND POST WEANING GROWTH IN SWINE
(In-House Appropriated)
Improving Genetic Predictions in Dairy Animals Using Phenotypic and Genomic Information
(In-House Appropriated)
Novel Integrated Nutrition and Health Strategies To Improve Production Efficiencies in Poultry
(In-House Appropriated)
Understanding Genetic and Physiological Factors Affecting Nutrient Use Efficiency of Dairy Cattle
(In-House Appropriated)
Animal Health (NP #103)
Development of Control and Intervention Strategies for Avian Coccidiosis
(In-House Appropriated)
Development of Genomic Tools to Study Ruminant Resistance to Gastrointestinal Nematodes (Bridge Project)
(In-House Appropriated)
Development of Novel Control Strategies for Diseases Caused by Cellular and Sub-cellular Pathogens
(In-House Appropriated)
Evaluation of Swine Immunity and Development of Novel Immune and Genomic Intervention Strategies to Prevent and/or Treat Respiratory Diseases of Swine
(In-House Appropriated)
Immune, Molecular, and Ecological Approaches for Attenuating GI Nematode Infections of Ruminants
(In-House Appropriated)
Molecular Approaches to Control Intestinal Parasites that Affect the Microbiome in Swine and Small Ruminants
(In-House Appropriated)
Non-antibiotic Strategies to Control Enteric Diseases of Poultry
(In-House Appropriated)
Novel Integrated Nutrition and Health Strategies To Improve Production Efficiencies in Poultry
(In-House Appropriated)
Veterinary, Medical and Urban Entomology (NP #104)
Prevention of Arthropod Bites
(In-House Appropriated)
Food Safety, (animal and plant products) (NP #108)
Antimicrobial Resistance and Ecology of Zoonotic Foodborne Pathogens in Dairy Cattle
(In-House Appropriated)
Characterization and Mitigation of Bacterial Pathogens in the Fresh Produce Production and Processing Continuum
(In-House Appropriated)
Design and Implementation of Monitoring and Modeling Methods to Evaluate Microbial Quality of Surface Water Sources Used for Irrigation
(In-House Appropriated)
Detection and Control of Foodborne Parasites for Food Safety
(In-House Appropriated)
Developing Practices for Nutrient and Byproducts to Mitigate Climate Change, Improve Nutrient Utilization, and Reduce Effects on Environment
(In-House Appropriated)
Environmental and Plant Factors That Influence Trace Element Bioavailability in Food Crops
(In-House Appropriated)
Identification of Plant-Derived Bioactive Compounds for their Potential as Alternatives to Conventional Antimicrobials
(In-House Appropriated)
Sensing Technologies for the Detection and Characterization of Microbial, Chemical, and Biological Contaminants in Foods
(In-House Appropriated)
Zoonotic Parasites Affecting Food Animals, Food Safety, and Public Health
(In-House Appropriated)
Water Availability and Water Management (NP #211)
Development of Improved Technologies and Management Practices to Enhance Soil Biodiversity and Agricultural Resilience to Climate Variability
(In-House Appropriated)
Integrating Remote Sensing, Measurements and Modeling for Multi-Scale Assessment of Water Availability, Use, and Quality in Agroecosystems
(In-House Appropriated)
Soil and Air (NP #212)
Adaptation of Crops to Increased Carbon Dioxide and Warming
(In-House Appropriated)
Defining Agroecological Principles and Developing Sustainable Practices in Mid-Atlantic Cropping Systems
(In-House Appropriated)
Developing Practices for Nutrient and Byproducts to Mitigate Climate Change, Improve Nutrient Utilization, and Reduce Effects on Environment
(In-House Appropriated)
Development of Improved Technologies and Management Practices to Enhance Soil Biodiversity and Agricultural Resilience to Climate Variability
(In-House Appropriated)
Improving Agroecosystem Services by Measuring, Modeling, and Assessing Conservation Practices
(In-House Appropriated)
Pasture, Forage and Rangeland Systems (NP #215)
Enhanced alfalfa and forage productivity through molecular detection and characterization of plant nematodes
(In-House Appropriated)
Regulation of Gene Expression in Alfalfa Development and Stress Tolerance
(In-House Appropriated)
Agricultural System Competitiveness and Sustainability (NP #216)
Defining Agroecological Principles and Developing Sustainable Practices in Mid-Atlantic Cropping Systems
(In-House Appropriated)
Development and Application of Mechanistic Process-Driven Crop Models for Assessing Effects and Adapting Agriculture to Climate Changes
(In-House Appropriated)
Development of Improved Technologies and Management Practices to Enhance Soil Biodiversity and Agricultural Resilience to Climate Variability
(In-House Appropriated)
Improving Agroecosystem Services by Measuring, Modeling, and Assessing Conservation Practices
(In-House Appropriated)
Plant Genetic Resources, Genomics and Genetic Improvement (NP #301)
Acquisition of Plant Genetic Resources through Domestic and International Plant Explorations and Associated Capacity-Building Partnerships
(In-House Appropriated)
Characterizing and Detecting Pathogens to Ensure Safe Exchange of Plant Germplasm
(In-House Appropriated)
Curation of the U.S. National Fungus Collections and Associated Information Resources
(In-House Appropriated)
Defining the Genetic Diversity and Structure of the Soybean Genome and Applications to Gene Discovery in Soybean, Wheat and Common Bean Germplasm
(In-House Appropriated)
Develop, Deploy, and Operate GRIN-Global, the Information Management System for Plant Genetic Resources
(In-House Appropriated)
Developing Soybean and Other Legumes with Resistance to Pathogens and Assessing the Biosafety of Transgenic Soybean
(In-House Appropriated)
Development of Rhizobium and Bradyrhizobium Germplasm, Determining Host Plant-Microbe Symbiotic Interactions, and…the Rhizobium Collection
(In-House Appropriated)
Discovery and Introgression of Disease Resistance Genes into Phaseolus vulgaris
(In-House Appropriated)
Enhanced alfalfa and forage productivity through molecular detection and characterization of plant nematodes
(In-House Appropriated)
Genetic Diversity Assessment of Cacao and Other Tropical Tree Crop Genetic Resources
(In-House Appropriated)
Genetic Improvement of Blueberry and Cranberry: Utilization of Genomic Resources and Phenotypic/Genotypic Characterization
(In-House Appropriated)
Molecular Approaches to Enhance Plant Nutrient Content, Shelf-Life and Stress Tolerance
(In-House Appropriated)
Molecular Technology for Developing Durable Pest and Pathogen Resistance in Sugar Beet
(In-House Appropriated)
Plant Genetic Resource Acquisition and Conservation Strategies, International Germplasm ... for the U.S. National Plant Germplasm System
(In-House Appropriated)
Potato Genetic Improvement for Eastern U.S. Production
(In-House Appropriated)
Quality Enhancement and Disease Resistance Development in Tomato and Pepper
(In-House Appropriated)
Regulation of Gene Expression in Alfalfa Development and Stress Tolerance
(In-House Appropriated)
Strawberry, Raspberry, Blackberry: Crop Improvement through Genomics and Genetics
(In-House Appropriated)
Sustainable Production Systems for Cacao
(In-House Appropriated)
Plant Diseases (NP #303)
Alternative Disease Management Strategies for Soilborne Pathogens of Cucumber
(In-House Appropriated)
Biologically Based Technologies for Control of Soil-Borne Pathogens of Vegetables and Ornamentals
(In-House Appropriated)
Characterizing and Detecting Pathogens to Ensure Safe Exchange of Plant Germplasm
(In-House Appropriated)
Curation of the U.S. National Fungus Collections and Associated Information Resources
(In-House Appropriated)
Developing Pathogen- and Plant-Based Genetic Tools for Breeding Disease Resistance in Theobroma cacao
(In-House Appropriated)
Development of Novel Control Strategies for Diseases Caused by Cellular and Sub-cellular Pathogens
(In-House Appropriated)
Enhanced alfalfa and forage productivity through molecular detection and characterization of plant nematodes
(In-House Appropriated)
Enhancing Plant Protection through Fungal Systematics
(In-House Appropriated)
Exotic Pathogens of Citrus: Curation, Diagnostics, and Interactions
(In-House Appropriated)
Genetic Improvement of Blueberry and Cranberry: Utilization of Genomic Resources and Phenotypic/Genotypic Characterization
(In-House Appropriated)
GENOME SEQUENCE-BASED STRATEGIES FOR DETECTION & IDENTIFICATION OF PLANT PATHOGENIC PHYTOPLASMAS & SPIROPLASMAS, & VASCULAR WALLED BACTERIA
(In-House Appropriated)
Improved Classification and Taxonomic Methods for Agriculturally Important Nematodes
(In-House Appropriated)
Methods for Rapid Identification and Functional Analysis of Fungi Causing Postharvest Decay of Pome Fruit
(In-House Appropriated)
Microscopy Applications for the Identification and Management of Agricultural Pests and Pathogens
(In-House Appropriated)
PHYSIOLOGICAL AND MOLECULAR SIGNALING IN VIROID AND BACTERIAL DISEASE
(In-House Appropriated)
Plant-Parasitic Nematode Management: Amendments, Beneficial Organisms, and Nematode Antagonistic Molecules
(In-House Appropriated)
Potato and Tomato Disease Management through Understanding of Host Resistance and Pathogen Variability
(In-House Appropriated)
Potato Genetic Improvement for Eastern U.S. Production
(In-House Appropriated)
Regulation of Gene Expression in Alfalfa Development and Stress Tolerance
(In-House Appropriated)
Strawberry, Raspberry, Blackberry: Crop Improvement through Genomics and Genetics
(In-House Appropriated)
Crop Protection & Quarantine (NP #304)
Beetle Taxonomy and Systematics Supporting U.S. Agriculture, Arboriculture and Biological Control
(In-House Appropriated)
Coordination Activities for Research to Register Minor Use of Pesticides
(In-House Appropriated)
Cover Crop-Based Weed Management: Defining Plant-Plant and Plant-Soil Mechanisms and Developing New Systems
(In-House Appropriated)
Defining Agroecological Principles and Developing Sustainable Practices in Mid-Atlantic Cropping Systems
(In-House Appropriated)
Develop Pest Management Technologies and Strategies to Control the Coffee Berry Borer
(In-House Appropriated)
Plant Feeding Mite (Acari) Systematics
(In-House Appropriated)
Systematics of Flies of Importance in Agroecosystems and the Environment
(In-House Appropriated)
Systematics of Hemiptera and Related Groups: Plant Pests, Predators and Disease Vectors
(In-House Appropriated)
Systematics of Moths Significant to Biodiversity, Quarantine, and Control, with a Focus on Invasive Species
(In-House Appropriated)
Systematics of Parasitic and Herbivorous Wasps of Agricultural Importance
(In-House Appropriated)
Urban Landscape Integrated Pest Management
(In-House Appropriated)
Urban Small Farms and Gardens Pest Management
(In-House Appropriated)
Crop Production (NP #305)
Improving Agroecosystem Services by Measuring, Modeling, and Assessing Conservation Practices
(In-House Appropriated)
Managing Honey Bees against Disease and Colony Stress
(In-House Appropriated)
Strawberry, Raspberry, Blackberry: Crop Improvement through Genomics and Genetics
(In-House Appropriated)
Sustainable Production Systems for Cacao
(In-House Appropriated)
Quality and Utilization of Agricultural Products (NP #306)
Enhancing Fruit and Vegetable Nutritional Quality with Improved Phenolics Contents
(In-House Appropriated)
Evaluation and Maintenance of Flavor, Nutritional and Other Quality Attributes of Fresh and Fresh-Cut Produce
(In-House Appropriated)
Rapid Methods for Quality and Safety Inspection of Small Grain Cereals
(In-House Appropriated)
Last Modified: 06/26/2017
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