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National Program 306: Product Quality and New Uses

Project Annual Reports from National Program 306

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Adding Value to Plant-Based Waste Materials through Development of Novel, Healthy Ingredients and Functional Foods
Western Regional Research Center: Healthy Processed Foods Research
Albany, CA
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2015 2016 2017 2018
Defining, Measuring, and Mitigating Attributes that Adversely Impact the Quality and Marketability of Foods
Western Regional Research Center: Healthy Processed Foods Research
Albany, CA
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2015 2016 2017 2018
New Sustainable Processing Technologies to Produce Healthy, Value-Added Foods from Specialty Crops
Western Regional Research Center: Healthy Processed Foods Research
Albany, CA
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2015 2016 2017 2018
Bioproducts from Agricultural Feedstocks
Western Regional Research Center: Bioproducts Research
Albany, CA
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2015 2016 2017 2018
Domestic Production of Natural Rubber and Industrial Seed Oils
Western Regional Research Center: Bioproducts Research
Albany, CA
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2015 2016 2017 2018
Technologies for Improving Industrial Biorefineries that Produce Marketable Biobased Products
Western Regional Research Center: Bioproducts Research
Albany, CA
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2015 2016 2017 2018
Integrate Pre- and Postharvest Approaches to Enhance Fresh Fruit Quality and Control Postharvest Diseases
San Joaquin Valley Agricultural Sciences Center: Commodity Protection and Quality Research
Parlier, CA
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2015 2016 2017 2018
Wheat Quality, Functionality and Marketablility in the Western U.S.
Wheat Health, Genetics, and Quality Research
Pullman, WA
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2015 2016 2017 2018
Developmental Genomics and Metabolomics Influencing Temperate Tree Fruit Quality
Physiology and Pathology of Tree Fruits Research
Wenatchee, WA
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2015 2016 2017 2018
Impact of Environmental Variation on Genetic Expression (phenotype) of Hard Winter Wheat Quality Traits
Center for Grain and Animal Health Research: Grain Quality and Structure Research
Manhattan, KS
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2016 2017 2018
Impact of the Environment on Sorghum Grain Composition and Quality Traits
Center for Grain and Animal Health Research: Grain Quality and Structure Research
Manhattan, KS
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2016 2017 2018
Impacting Quality through Preservation, Enhancement, and Measurement of Grain and Plant Traits
Center for Grain and Animal Health Research: Stored Product Insect and Engineering Research
Manhattan, KS
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2016 2017 2018
Enhancing the Quality, Utility, Sustainability and Environmental Impact of Western and Long-Staple Cotton through Improvements in Harvesting, Processing, and Utilization
Cotton Ginning Research
Mesilla Park, NM
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2016 2017 2018
Enhancement of Hard Spring Wheat, Durum, and Oat Quality
Edward T. Schafer Agricultural Research Center: Cereal Crops Research
Fargo, ND
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2016 2017 2018
Improved Potato Market Quality Through Germplasm Processing Evaluations and Optimized Storage Technologies
Edward T. Schafer Agricultural Research Center: Sugarbeet and Potato Research
Fargo, ND
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2016 2017 2018
Improving Potato Nutritional and Market Quality by Identifying and Manipulating Physiological and Molecular Processes Controlling Tuber Wound-Healing and Sprout Growth
Edward T. Schafer Agricultural Research Center: Sugarbeet and Potato Research
Fargo, ND
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2016 2017 2018
Enhancing the Profitability and Sustainability of Upland Cotton, Cottonseed, and Agricultural Byproducts through Improvements in Pre- and Post-Harvest Processing
Cropping Systems Research Laboratory: Cotton Production and Processing Research
Lubbock, TX
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2016 2017 2018
New Microbial and Plant-Based Agents for Mosquito Control
National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research: Crop Bioprotection Research
Peoria, IL
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2018
Conversion of Polysaccharides and Other Bio-based Materials to High-Value, Commercial Products
National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research: Plant Polymer Research
Peoria, IL
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2016 2017 2018
Improved Utilization of Proteinaceous Crop Co-Products
National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research: Plant Polymer Research
Peoria, IL
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2015 2016 2017 2018
Renewable Biobased Particles
National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research: Plant Polymer Research
Peoria, IL
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2016 2017 2018
Evaluation of the Chemical and Physical Properties of Low-Value Agricultural Crops and Products to Enhance Their Use and Value
National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research: Functional Foods Research
Peoria, IL
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2016 2017 2018
Improved Utilization of Low-Value Oilseed Press Cakes and Pulses for Health-Promoting Food Ingredients and Biobased Products
National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research: Functional Foods Research
Peoria, IL
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2016 2017 2018
Improving Quality, Stability, and Functionality of Oils and Bioactive Lipids
National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research: Functional Foods Research
Peoria, IL
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2015 2016 2017 2018
Innovative Processing Technologies for Creating Functional Food Ingredients with Health Benefits from Food Grains, their Processing Products, and By-products
National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research: Functional Foods Research
Peoria, IL
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2016 2017 2018
Biochemical Technologies to Enable the Commercial Production of Biofuels from Lignocellulosic Biomass
National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research: Bioenergy Research
Peoria, IL
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2015 2016 2017 2018
Develop Technologies for Production of Platform Chemicals and Advanced Biofuels from Lignocellulosic Feedstocks
National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research: Bioenergy Research
Peoria, IL
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2015 2016 2017 2018
Technologies for Improving Process Efficiencies in Biomass Refineries
National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research: Bioenergy Research
Peoria, IL
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2015 2016 2017 2018
Industrial Monomers and Polymers from Plant Oils
National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research: Bio-oils Research
Peoria, IL
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2016 2017 2018
Replacement of Petroleum Products Utilizing Off-Season Rotational Crops
National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research: Bio-oils Research
Peoria, IL
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2016 2017 2018
Value-added Bio-oil Products and Processes
National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research: Bio-oils Research
Peoria, IL
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2016 2017 2018
New Biobased Products and Improved Biochemical Processes for the Biorefining Industry
National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research: Renewable Product Technology Research
Peoria, IL
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2015 2016 2017 2018
Technologies for Producing Biobased Chemicals
National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research: Renewable Product Technology Research
Peoria, IL
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2015 2016 2017 2018
Technologies for Producing Renewable Bioproducts
National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research: Renewable Product Technology Research
Peoria, IL
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2016 2017 2018
Nondestructive Quality Assessment and Grading of Fruits and Vegetables
Sugarbeet and Bean Research
East Lansing, MI
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2016 2017 2018
Genetic and Biochemical Basis of Soft Winter Wheat End-Use Quality
Corn, Soybean and Wheat Quality Research
Wooster, OH
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2016 2017 2018
Identifying the Next Generation of Malting Barley Through Improved Selection Criteria and Quality Analysis of Breeding Lines
Cereal Crops Research
Madison, WI
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2016 2017 2018
Enhancing Utilization of Citrus Processing Co-products
U.s. Horticultural Research Laboratory: Citrus and Other Subtropical Products Research
Fort Pierce, FL
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2016 2017 2018
Quality, Shelf-life and Health Benefits for Fresh, Fresh-cut and Processed Products for Citrus and Other Tropical/Subtropical-grown Fruits and Vegetables
U.s. Horticultural Research Laboratory: Citrus and Other Subtropical Products Research
Fort Pierce, FL
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2016 2017 2018
Assessment and Improvement of Poultry Meat, Egg, and Feed Quality
U.s. National Poultry Research Center: Quality & Safety Assessment Research
Athens, GA
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2016 2017 2018
Postharvest Systems to Assess and Preserve Peanut Quality and Safety
Peanut Research
Dawson, GA
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2016 2017 2018
Improved Quality Assessments of Cotton from Fiber to Final Products
Southern Regional Research Center: Cotton Structure and Quality Research
New Orleans, LA
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2016 2017 2018
Chemical Modification of Cotton for Value Added Applications
Southern Regional Research Center: Cotton Chemistry and Utilization Research
New Orleans, LA
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2016 2017 2018
Cotton-based Nonwovens
Southern Regional Research Center: Cotton Chemistry and Utilization Research
New Orleans, LA
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2016 2017 2018
Developing Technologies that Enable Growth and Profitability in the Commercial Conversion of Sugarcane, Sweet Sorghum, and Energy Beets into Sugar, Advanced Biofuels, and Bioproducts
Southern Regional Research Center: Commodity Utilization Research
New Orleans, LA
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2015 2016 2017 2018
Increasing the Value of Cottonseed
Southern Regional Research Center: Commodity Utilization Research
New Orleans, LA
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2016 2017 2018
Nutritional and Sensory Properties of Rice and Rice Value-Added Products
Southern Regional Research Center: Food Processing and Sensory Quality Research
New Orleans, LA
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2016 2017 2018
Postharvest Sensory, Processing and Packaging of Catfish
Southern Regional Research Center: Food Processing and Sensory Quality Research
New Orleans, LA
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2016 2017 2018
Reducing Peanut and Tree Nut Allergy
Southern Regional Research Center: Food Processing and Sensory Quality Research
New Orleans, LA
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2016 2017 2018
Discovery and Development of Natural Products for Pharmaceutical and Agrochemical Applications II
Natural Products Utilization Research
University, MS
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2016 2017 2018
Health-Promoting Bioactives and Biobased Pesticides from Medicinal and Herbal Crops
Natural Products Utilization Research
University, MS
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2016 2017 2018
Cotton Ginning Research to Improve Processing Efficiency and Product Quality in the Saw-Ginning of Picker-Harvested Cotton
Cotton Ginning Research
Stoneville, MS
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2016 2017 2018
Improvement and Maintenance of Flavor, Shelf Life, Functional Characteristics, and Biochemical/Bioactive Components in Peanuts, Peanut Products and Related Commodities through Improved Handling, ...
Market Quality and Handling Research
Raleigh, NC
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2016 2017 2018
Improved Processes for the Preservation and Utilization of Vegetables, Including Cucumber, Sweetpotato, Cabbage, and Peppers to Produce Safe, High Quality Products with Reduced Energy Use and Waste
Food Science Research
Raleigh, NC
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2015 2016 2017 2018
Enhancing Fruit and Vegetable Nutritional Quality with Improved Phenolics Contents
Beltsville Agricultural Research Center: Food Quality Laboratory
Beltsville, MD
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2016 2017 2018
Evaluation and Maintenance of Flavor, Nutritional and Other Quality Attributes of Fresh and Fresh-Cut Produce
Beltsville Agricultural Research Center: Food Quality Laboratory
Beltsville, MD
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2016 2017 2018
Rapid Methods for Quality and Safety Inspection of Small Grain Cereals
Beltsville Agricultural Research Center: Food Quality Laboratory
Beltsville, MD
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2016 2017 2018
Bioactive Food Ingredients for Safe and Health-Promoting Functional Foods
Eastern Regional Research Center: Dairy and Functional Foods Research
Wyndmoor, PA
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2016 2017 2018
Effect of Processing of Milk on Bioactive Compounds in Fresh High-Moisture Cheeses
Eastern Regional Research Center: Dairy and Functional Foods Research
Wyndmoor, PA
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2015 2016 2017 2018
Improving the Sustainability and Quality of Food and Dairy Products from Manufacturing to Consumption via Process Modeling and Edible Packaging
Eastern Regional Research Center: Dairy and Functional Foods Research
Wyndmoor, PA
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2015 2016 2017 2018
In Vitro Human Intestinal Microbial Ecosystem: Effects of Diet
Eastern Regional Research Center: Dairy and Functional Foods Research
Wyndmoor, PA
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2018
Enable New Marketable, Value-added Coproducts to Improve Biorefining Profitability
Eastern Regional Research Center: Sustainable Biofuels and Co-products Research
Wyndmoor, PA
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2015 2016 2017 2018
Farm-Scale Pyrolysis Biorefining
Eastern Regional Research Center: Sustainable Biofuels and Co-products Research
Wyndmoor, PA
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2015 2016 2017 2018
Sorghum Biorefining: Integrated Processes for Converting all Sorghum Feedstock Components to Fuels and Co-Products
Eastern Regional Research Center: Sustainable Biofuels and Co-products Research
Wyndmoor, PA
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2015 2016 2017 2018
Commercial Flocculants from Low-Value Animal Protein
Eastern Regional Research Center: Biobased and Other Animal Co-products Research
Wyndmoor, PA
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2015 2016 2017 2018
Commercial Products from Microbial Lipids
Eastern Regional Research Center: Biobased and Other Animal Co-products Research
Wyndmoor, PA
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2016 2017 2018
Improving the Quality of Animal Hides, Reducing Environmental Impacts of Hide Production, and Developing Value-Added Products from Wool
Eastern Regional Research Center: Biobased and Other Animal Co-products Research
Wyndmoor, PA
In-House Appropriated (D)
Annual Reports by Year: 2016 2017 2018