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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.

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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Food Animal Production (NP #101)
DEVELOPING GENETIC BIOTECHNOLOGIES FOR INCREASED FOOD ANIMAL PRODUCTION, INCLUDING NOVEL ANTIMICROBIALS FOR IMPROVED HEALTH & PRODUCT SAFETY
(Appropriated)
Development of New Technologies and Methods to Enhance the Utilization and Long-Term Storage of Poultry, Swine and Fish Gametes and Embryos
(Appropriated)
ENHANCING GENETIC MERIT OF RUMINANTS THROUGH GENOME SELECTION AND ANALYSIS
(Appropriated)
IDENTIFICATION OF BIOMARKERS FOR PRE AND POST WEANING GROWTH IN SWINE
(Appropriated)
Improving Genetic Predictions in Dairy Animals Using Phenotypic and Genomic Information
(Appropriated)
Novel Integrated Nutrition and Health Strategies To Improve Production Efficiencies in Poultry
(Appropriated)
Understanding Genetic and Physiological Factors Affecting Nutrient Use Efficiency of Dairy Cattle
(Appropriated)
Animal Health (NP #103)
Development of Control and Intervention Strategies for Avian Coccidiosis
(Appropriated)
Development of Genomic Tools to Study Ruminant Resistance to Gastrointestinal Nematodes (Bridge Project)
(Appropriated)
Evaluation of Swine Immunity and Development of Novel Immune and Genomic Intervention Strategies to Prevent and/or Treat Respiratory Diseases of Swine
(Appropriated)
Functional Genomics Approaches for Controlling Diseases of Poultry
(Appropriated)
Immunological Approaches to Controlling Swine Intestinal Parasites and Mucosal Pathogens
(Appropriated)
MOLECULAR AND IMMUNOLOGICAL APPROACHES TO CONTROLLING GI NEMATODE INFECTIONS OF RUMINANTS
(Appropriated)
Molecular and Immunology Approaches to Controlling GI Nematode Infections of Ruminants
(Appropriated)
Novel Integrated Nutrition and Health Strategies To Improve Production Efficiencies in Poultry
(Appropriated)
Parasitic Biodiversity and the U.S. National Parasite Collection
(Appropriated)
Veterinary, Medical and Urban Entomology (NP #104)
Prevention of Arthropod Bites
(Appropriated)
Food Safety, (animal and plant products) (NP #108)
Characterization and Mitigation of Bacterial Pathogens in the Fresh Produce Production and Processing Continuum
(Appropriated)
Design and Implementation of Monitoring and Modeling Methods to Evaluate Microbial Quality of Surface Water Sources Used for Irrigation
(Appropriated)
Detection and Control of Foodborne Parasites for Food Safety
(Appropriated)
Developing Beneficial Uses of Agricultural, Industrial, and Municipal Byproducts
(Appropriated)
Developing Practices for Nutrient and Byproducts to Mitigate Climate Change, Improve Nutrient Utilization, and Reduce Effects on Environment
(Appropriated)
Ecology and Molecular Epidemiology of Zoonotic Bacterial Pathogens Asociated with Dairy Farms
(Appropriated)
Environmental and Plant Factors That Influence Trace Element Bioavailability in Food Crops
(Appropriated)
Identification of Plant-Derived Bioactive Compounds for their Potential as Alternatives to Conventional Antimicrobials
(Appropriated)
Sensing Technologies for the Detection and Characterization of Microbial, Chemical, and Biological Contaminants in Foods
(Appropriated)
Zoonotic Parasites Affecting Food Animals, Food Safety, and Public Health
(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
(Appropriated)
Leveraging Remote Sensing, Land Surface Modeling and Ground-based Observations ... Variables within Heterogeneous Agricultural Landscapes
(Appropriated)
Leveraging Remote Sensing, Land Surface Modeling and Ground-based Observations ... Variables within Heterogeneous Agricultural Landscapes
(Appropriated)
Climate Change, Soils, and Emissions (NP #212)
Adaptation of Crops to Increased Carbon Dioxide and Warming
(Appropriated)
Defining Agroecological Principles and Developing Sustainable Practices in Mid-Atlantic Cropping Systems
(Appropriated)
Developing Analytical and Management Strategies to Improve Crop Utilization of ... and Reduce Losses to the Environment
(Appropriated)
Developing Beneficial Uses of Agricultural, Industrial, and Municipal Byproducts
(Appropriated)
Developing Practices for Nutrient and Byproducts to Mitigate Climate Change, Improve Nutrient Utilization, and Reduce Effects on Environment
(Appropriated)
Development of Improved Technologies and Management Practices to Enhance Soil Biodiversity and Agricultural Resilience to Climate Variability
(Appropriated)
Improving Agroecosystem Services by Measuring, Modeling, and Assessing Conservation Practices
(Appropriated)
Agricultural and Industrial Byproducts (NP #214)
Developing Analytical and Management Strategies to Improve Crop Utilization of ... and Reduce Losses to the Environment
(Appropriated)
Developing Beneficial Uses of Agricultural, Industrial, and Municipal Byproducts
(Appropriated)
Pasture, Forage and Rangeland Systems (NP #215)
Enhanced alfalfa and forage productivity through molecular detection and characterization of plant nematodes
(Appropriated)
Regulation of Gene Expression in Alfalfa Development and Stress Tolerance
(Appropriated)
Agricultural System Competitiveness and Sustainability (NP #216)
Defining Agroecological Principles and Developing Sustainable Practices in Mid-Atlantic Cropping Systems
(Appropriated)
Development and Application of Mechanistic Process-Driven Crop Models for Assessing Effects and Adapting Agriculture to Climate Changes
(Appropriated)
Development of Improved Technologies and Management Practices to Enhance Soil Biodiversity and Agricultural Resilience to Climate Variability
(Appropriated)
Improving Agroecosystem Services by Measuring, Modeling, and Assessing Conservation Practices
(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
(Appropriated)
CHARACTERIZING, DETECTING, AND ELIMINATING PATHOGENS TO ENABLE THE SAFE INTRODUCTION OF PLANT GENETIC RESOURCES
(Appropriated)
Curation of the U.S. National Fungus Collections and Associated Information Resources
(Appropriated)
Defining the Genetic Diversity and Structure of the Soybean Genome and Applications to Gene Discovery in Soybean, Wheat and Common Bean Germplasm
(Appropriated)
Develop, Deploy, and Operate GRIN-Global, the Information Management System for Plant Genetic Resources
(Appropriated)
Developing Soybean and Other Legumes with Resistance to Pathogens and Assessing the Biosafety of Transgenic Soybean
(Appropriated)
Development of Rhizobium and Bradyrhizobium Germplasm, Determining Host Plant-Microbe Symbiotic Interactions, and…the Rhizobium Collection
(Appropriated)
Discovery and Introgression of Disease Resistance Genes into Phaseolus vulgaris
(Appropriated)
Enhanced alfalfa and forage productivity through molecular detection and characterization of plant nematodes
(Appropriated)
Genetic Diversity Assessment of Cacao and Other Tropical Tree Crop Genetic Resources
(Appropriated)
Genetic Improvement of Blueberry and Cranberry: Utilization of Genomic Resources and Phenotypic/Genotypic Characterization
(Appropriated)
Molecular Approaches to Enhance Plant Nutrient Content, Shelf-Life and Stress Tolerance
(Appropriated)
Molecular Technology for Developing Durable Pest and Pathogen Resistance in Sugar Beet
(Appropriated)
Plant Genetic Resource Acquisition and Conservation Strategies, International Germplasm ... for the U.S. National Plant Germplasm System
(Appropriated)
Potato Genetic Improvement for Eastern U.S. Production
(Appropriated)
Quality Enhancement and Disease Resistance Development in Tomato and Pepper
(Appropriated)
Regulation of Gene Expression in Alfalfa Development and Stress Tolerance
(Appropriated)
Strawberry, Raspberry, Blackberry: Crop Improvement through Genomics and Genetics
(Appropriated)
Sustainable Production Systems for Cacao
(Appropriated)
Plant Diseases (NP #303)
Alternative Disease Management Strategies for Soilborne Pathogens of Cucumber
(Appropriated)
CHARACTERIZING, DETECTING, AND ELIMINATING PATHOGENS TO ENABLE THE SAFE INTRODUCTION OF PLANT GENETIC RESOURCES
(Appropriated)
Curation of the U.S. National Fungus Collections and Associated Information Resources
(Appropriated)
ELECTRON AND CONFOCAL MICROSCOPY APPLICATIONS TO PESTS AND PLANT PROCESSES IMPACTING AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTIVITY
(Appropriated)
Enhanced alfalfa and forage productivity through molecular detection and characterization of plant nematodes
(Appropriated)
Genetic Improvement of Blueberry and Cranberry: Utilization of Genomic Resources and Phenotypic/Genotypic Characterization
(Appropriated)
GENOME SEQUENCE-BASED STRATEGIES FOR DETECTION & IDENTIFICATION OF PLANT PATHOGENIC PHYTOPLASMAS & SPIROPLASMAS, & VASCULAR WALLED BACTERIA
(Appropriated)
Genomic Characterization and Management of Fungal Diseases of Cacao
(Appropriated)
INVASIVE PATHOGENS OF CITRUS
(Appropriated)
MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES FOR PLANT-PARASITIC NEMATODES: COVER CROPS, AMENDMENTS, AND INTERNAL MOLECULAR TARGETS
(Appropriated)
Methods for Rapid Identification and Functional Analysis of Fungi Causing Postharvest Decay of Pome Fruit
(Appropriated)
MORPHOLOGICAL AND MOLECULAR IDENTIFICATION AND SYSTEMATICS OF AGRICULTURALLY IMPORTANT NEMATODES
(Appropriated)
NOVEL DISEASE CONTROL STRATEGIES FOR CELLULAR AND SUB-CELLULAR PATHOGENS
(Appropriated)
PHYSIOLOGICAL AND MOLECULAR SIGNALING IN VIROID AND BACTERIAL DISEASE
(Appropriated)
POTATO AND TOMATO DISEASE MANAGEMENT THROUGH UNDERSTANDING OF HOST RESISTANCE AND PATHOGEN VARIABILITY
(Appropriated)
Potato Genetic Improvement for Eastern U.S. Production
(Appropriated)
Regulation of Gene Expression in Alfalfa Development and Stress Tolerance
(Appropriated)
Strawberry, Raspberry, Blackberry: Crop Improvement through Genomics and Genetics
(Appropriated)
Systematics and Diagnostics of Emerging and Quarantine-Significant Plant Pathogenic Fungi
(Appropriated)
Crop Protection & Quarantine (NP #304)
Beetle Taxonomy and Systematics Supporting U.S. Agriculture, Arboriculture and Biological Control
(Appropriated)
Coordination Activities for Research to Register Minor Use of Pesticides
(Appropriated)
Cover Crop-Based Weed Management: Defining Plant-Plant and Plant-Soil Mechanisms and Developing New Systems
(Appropriated)
Defining Agroecological Principles and Developing Sustainable Practices in Mid-Atlantic Cropping Systems
(Appropriated)
Develop Pest Management Technologies and Strategies to Control the Coffee Berry Borer
(Appropriated)
Plant Feeding Mite (Acari) Systematics
(Appropriated)
Systematics of Flies of Importance in Agroecosystems and the Environment
(Appropriated)
Systematics of Hemiptera and Related Groups: Plant Pests, Predators and Disease Vectors
(Appropriated)
Systematics of Lepidoptera: Invasive Species, Pest and Biological Control Agents
(Appropriated)
Systematics of Parasitic and Herbivorous Wasps of Agricultural Importance
(Appropriated)
Urban Landscape Integrated Pest Management
(Appropriated)
Urban Small Farms and Gardens Pest Management
(Appropriated)
Crop Production (NP #305)
Improving Agroecosystem Services by Measuring, Modeling, and Assessing Conservation Practices
(Appropriated)
Managing Honey Bees Against Disease and Colony Stress
(Appropriated)
Strawberry, Raspberry, Blackberry: Crop Improvement through Genomics and Genetics
(Appropriated)
Sustainable Production Systems for Cacao
(Appropriated)
Quality and Utilization of Agricultural Products (NP #306)
Enhancing Fruit and Vegetable Nutritional Quality with Improved Phenolics Contents
(Appropriated)
Evaluation and Maintenance of Flavor, Nutritional and Other Quality Attributes of Fresh and Fresh-Cut Produce
(Appropriated)
Rapid Methods for Quality and Safety Inspection of Small Grain Cereals
(Appropriated)
Last Modified: 8/25/2016
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