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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)
Characterizing and Evaluating the Genetic Diversity and Horticultural Value of Genetic Resources for Cacao and Other Tropical tree crops Economically important to the United States
(In-House Appropriated)
Support for the Cacao for Peace
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Assess Cacao Germplasm for Abiotic Factors and Improved Agronomic Traits
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Developing Genomics Resources for Tropical Perennial Crops Economically Important to the United States
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of GBS and SNP Tools for Tropical Plant Genotyping
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Next Generation Sequences to Address Genetic Diversity and Disease Interactions of Perennial Tropical Crops
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Sustainable Cacao Production Methods in Costa Rica
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of Soil Quality Parameters in Tropical Soils and Assessment of Elemental Composition in Tropical Crops
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Genetic Diversity Studies of Phytophthora species
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Plant Diseases (NP #303)
Developing Pathogen- and Plant-Based Genetic Tools for Breeding Disease Resistance in Theobroma cacao
(In-House Appropriated)
Development of a comprehensive genomic database of pathogens of Theobroma cacao.
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Crop Protection & Quarantine (NP #304)
Develop Pest Management Technologies and Strategies to Control the Coffee Berry Borer
(In-House Appropriated)
Crop Production (NP #305)
Characterizing and Evaluating the Genetic Diversity and Horticultural Value of Genetic Resources for Cacao and Other Tropical tree crops Economically important to the United States
(In-House Appropriated)
Assess Cacao Germplasm for Abiotic Factors and Improved Agronomic Traits
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Sustainable Cacao Production Methods in Costa Rica
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of Soil Quality Parameters in Tropical Soils and Assessment of Elemental Composition in Tropical Crops
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)