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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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Plant Genetic Resources, Genomics and Genetic Improvement (NP #301)
Genetic Improvement of Blueberry and Cranberry Through Breeding and Development/Utilization of Genomic Resources
(In-House Appropriated)
Potato and Other Solanaceous Crop Improvement and Disease Management
(In-House Appropriated)
Strawberry Crop Improvement through Genomics, Genetics, and Breeding
(In-House Appropriated)
Establishment of Clean Seed Source of New ARS Potato Varieties
(Cooperative Agreement)
Genomic regions and genetic constellations associated with agronomic traits, fruit quality and disease resistance in the American cranberry
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Targeting Cranberry Fruit Chemistry to Develop Cultivars with Novel Phytochemical Profiles for Healthier, Reduced ‘Added-Sugar’ Products
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Diploid Potato Germplasm for Nitrogen Use Efficiency to Reduce Fertilizer Use and Ground Water Contamination
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of SNP Markers for a Diploid Potato Population
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Enhancing Genomic Resources for Cranberry Breeding and Genetic Research
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Genotyping of Vaccinium Association Panel
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Identification of Genomic Regions Associated With High Specific Gravity in a Long-Day Adapted Interspecific Solanum Hybrid Population
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Identification of Genomic Regions Associated with Texture and Starch in a Diploid Potato Population
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Identifying Genes for Late Blight, Early Blight and Common Scab Resistance and Processing Traits in a Tetraploid Potato Mapping Population
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Potato Genetic Improvement for Eastern U.S. Production
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Quality Enhancement and Disease Resistance Development in Tomato and Pepper
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
National Chip Processing Trials
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Plant Diseases (NP #303)
Genetic Improvement of Blueberry and Cranberry Through Breeding and Development/Utilization of Genomic Resources
(In-House Appropriated)
Potato and Other Solanaceous Crop Improvement and Disease Management
(In-House Appropriated)
Strawberry Crop Improvement through Genomics, Genetics, and Breeding
(In-House Appropriated)
Establishment of Clean Seed Source of New ARS Potato Varieties
(Cooperative Agreement)
Genomic regions and genetic constellations associated with agronomic traits, fruit quality and disease resistance in the American cranberry
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Targeting Cranberry Fruit Chemistry to Develop Cultivars with Novel Phytochemical Profiles for Healthier, Reduced ‘Added-Sugar’ Products
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Control of Potato Root-Knot Nematodes Using Antagonistic Streptomycetes
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Control of Pythium Leak (Pythium Ultimum) and Silver Scurf (Helminthosporium Solani) Infection of Potato Using Antagonistic Streptomycetes
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Developing Rnai Techniques for Managing Phytophthora Infestans and P. Erythroseptica
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Developing Rnai Techniques for Managing Phytophthora Infestans and P. Erythroseptica
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Diploid Potato Germplasm for Nitrogen Use Efficiency to Reduce Fertilizer Use and Ground Water Contamination
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of SNP Markers for a Diploid Potato Population
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Enhancing Genomic Resources for Cranberry Breeding and Genetic Research
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Genotyping of Vaccinium Association Panel
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Identification of Genomic Regions Associated With High Specific Gravity in a Long-Day Adapted Interspecific Solanum Hybrid Population
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Identification of Genomic Regions Associated with Texture and Starch in a Diploid Potato Population
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Identifying Genes for Late Blight, Early Blight and Common Scab Resistance and Processing Traits in a Tetraploid Potato Mapping Population
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Potato Genetic Improvement for Eastern U.S. Production
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
National Chip Processing Trials
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Crop Production (NP #305)
Strawberry Crop Improvement through Genomics, Genetics, and Breeding
(In-House Appropriated)