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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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Veterinary, Medical and Urban Entomology (NP #104)
Prevention of Arthropod Bites
(In-House Appropriated)
Deployed Warfighter Protection Research Program (FY2016)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Risk Assessment and Evaluation of IPM for Tick Control on School Grounds
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Areawide Management of Aedes Mosquito Vectors using Novel Effective ‘Attract and Kill’ Strategies
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Chemical Signals for Manipulating Mosquito Behavior
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Biobased Defense Against Disease Vectors and Pathogens
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Novel Insecticide Synergistic for Resistance Management
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Effects of Pathogen Infection on Tick Behavior and Implications for Personal Protection and Tick Control
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
GPS Tracking of White-tailed Deer Movement and Tick Population Surveillance for Integrated Tick Management in the Suburban Landscape of Maryland
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
GPS Tracking of White-tailed Deer Movement to Understand Tick-Host Interaction and Improve Lyme Disease Vector Control in Howard County
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Integrated Tick Management for Suppression of Blacklegged Tick Populations in the Suburban Landscape
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Laboratory Evaluation of Anti-Tick Antigens against Blacklegged Ticks Infesting Mice
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Novel ‘Attract and Kill’ Baits for Disease Vectors of Zika and Dengue
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Novel ‘Attract and Kill’ Baits for Disease Vectors of Zika and Dengue
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Crop Protection & Quarantine (NP #304)
Urban Landscape Integrated Pest Management
(In-House Appropriated)
Urban Small Farms and Gardens Pest Management
(In-House Appropriated)
Transcriptome Analyses of Rice Stink Bugs to Facilitate Identification of Pheromone Biosynthetic Pathways and RNAi-Based Biopesticide Development
(Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement)
Building Attract-and-Kill Systems for Management of Brown Marmorated Stink Bug in Apple Orchards
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Defining Molecular Mechanisms of Terpene Aggregation Pheromone Biosynthesis in Stink Bugs to Engineer Pheromone-producing Trap Crops
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Risk Assessment and Monitoring Tools for Peanut Burrower Bug in Southeastern US Peanut Production Systems
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Identification of Bacillus thuringiensis endotoxins active against adult Asian citrus psyllid
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Management of Brown Marmorated Stink Bug in US Specialty Crops
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Managing an Invasive Drosophilid Species in Agriculture Using Innovative Behavioral Manipulation Strategies
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Identify Volatile Chemicals Based on Plant Origin to Manage Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Population
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Investigation of the Symbiotic Polydnavirus Role in Speciation of Braconid Wasps and Caterpillar Host Modification
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Stink Bug Trapping and Trap Cropping in Commercial and Experimental Crops
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Assessment of Potential Non-Target Effects on Arthropod Natural Enemies
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Feeding Studies and Assessment of Potential Non-Target Effects on Generalist Insect Predators
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Last Modified: 05/26/2017
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