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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 Diseases (NP #303)
System Approaches Using Genomics and Biology to Manage Postharvest Fruit Decay, Antimicrobial Resistance, and Mycotoxins to Reduce Food Loss and Waste
(In-House Appropriated)
Resolving Inoculum Sources and Evaluating Alternatives to Mitigate Postharvest Diseases, Food Losses, and Mycotoxin Contamination in Apple
(Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Conventional and Organic Tools to Manage Postharvest Decay of Pome Fruits
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Whole Genome, Transcriptome and Comparative Genomics of Postharvest Fungal Plant Pathogens
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Understand and Mitigate Fungicide Resistance in Penicillium spp
(Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement)
Product Quality and New Uses (NP #306)
Integrated Approaches to Improve Fruit and Vegetable Nutritional Quality with Improved Phenolics Contents
(In-House Appropriated)
Reducing Postharvest Loss and Improving Fresh Produce Marketability and Nutritive Values through Technological Innovations and Process Optimization
(In-House Appropriated)
Controlled Environment Approaches for Optimizing Microgreen Plant Growth and Nutritional Value
(Memorandum of Understanding)
Anti-microbial Coating and Surface Treatment to Improve Food Quality
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Effect of Novel Potential Plant Growth Regulators on Tree Fruits Ripening and Quality
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of Carboxamide Derivatives to Suppress Potato Sprouting as an Alternative to Current Dormancy Promoting Chemistries
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Improvement of American Fruit and Vegetable Quality by Genome Editing
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Machine Learning-Enabled Produce Quality Monitoring Platform for Nondestructive Supply Chain Management
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)
Novel Approaches to Support Fresh Produce Production and Preservation on Earth and in Space
(Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement)