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Research Projects Subjects of Investigation at this Location

Each ARS research project has related subjects of investigation.  Listed below are the subjects of investigation currently conducted at this location.

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Subjects of Investigation

Air
Alfalfa
Almond
Apple
Apricot
Atmosphere, general/other
Banana
Barley
Beans (dry)
Beans (fresh, fresh-processed)
Bedding/garden plants
Beef cattle, general/other
Beef cattle, live animal
Berries and cane fruits, other
Blueberry
Carrot
Cherry
Citrus, general/other
Climate
Cocoa
Coffee
Cole crops (includes cabbage, kale, broccoli, brussels sprouts, cauliflower,
Cool season perennial grasses (includes bluegrass, bromegrass, fescue)
Corn (for sweetcorn use 1480)
Cotton, other
Cottonseed (for meal, oil, etc.)
Cranberry
Cross-commodity research--multiple crops
Cucurbits, other (includes pumpkin, squash, gourd)
Cut flowers, foliage, and greens
Dairy cattle, live animal
Date
Deciduous and small fruits, general/other
Deciduous tree fruits, other
Desert and semidesert shrub land and shinnery
Drainage and irrigation facilities and systems
Durum wheat
Edible tree nuts, general/other
Eggplant
Eggs
Fertilizers
Fiber crops, general/other
Filbert
Flax
Florist crops, other
Food (not readily associated with specific plant and animal products)
General Commodity
Goats, meat and mohair
Grain crops, general/other (includes buckwheat, millet, triticale)
Grain sorghum
Grapefruit
Grapes, other
Greens and leafy vegetables (includes endive, lettuce, spinach)
Guayule
Hard red spring wheat
Hard red winter wheat
Hemp
Herbaceous perennials and decorative greens
Honey bees
Hops
Horses, ponies, and mules
Individuals (as workers, consumers, members of society)
Insects
Kiwi
Land
Leguminous vegetables, other
Lemon
Lentil
Lesquerella
Long fiber cotton
Mango
Meat-type chicken, live animal
Melons (includes cantaloupe, muskmelon, watermelon)
Microorganisms, general/other
Milk
Mint
Miscellaneous and new crops, general/other
Mountain grasslands, meadow, and alpine
Mushrooms and other edible fungi
Nematodes
Oats
Oilseed and oil crops, general/other
Onion, garlic, leek, shallot
Orange
Ornamental trees and shrubs
Ornamentals and turf, general/other (includes cacti)
Other bees (non-Apis bees)
Other non-bee pollinators, general
Oysters
Papaya
Parks and urban green space
Pasture
Pasture and forage crops, general/other
Peach
Peanut
Pear
Peas (dry)
Peas (fresh, fresh-processed)
Peppers
Perennial grasses, other
Pineapple
Pinyon-juniper
Plant research, general
Potato
Potted plants
Poultry meat
Raisin grapes
Rangelands and grasslands, general
Rangelands, other
Raspberry
Remote sensing equipment and technology
Research equipment and methods, general/other
Rice
Rubber, gum, and resin plants, other
Rye
Salmon
Seeds and other plant propagules
Sewage and waste disposal facilities and systems
Sheep, live animal
Shellfish
Soft red wheat
Soft white wheat (includes club, western)
Soil
Soil and land, general
Soybean
Spiders, mites, ticks, and other arthropods
Strawberry
Structures, facilities, and equipment, general/other
Sugar beet
Sweet potato
Swine, general/other
Swine, live animal
Table grapes
Taro
The farm as an enterprise
Tomato
Trees, forests, and forest products, general
Tropical/subtropical fruit, general/other
Trout
Turf (includes bentgrass, bermudagrass, bluegrass, dichondra, fescue)
Upland cotton
Vegetables, general/other
Walnut
Warm season perennial grasses (includes dallisgrass, bluestems)
Water resources
Watersheds
Watersheds and river basins, general
Weather
Weeds
Wetland and riparian systems
Wheat, other
Wild animals
Wildlife and natural fisheries, general/other
Wine grapes
Wood and wood products
Research Projects within Tropical/subtropical fruit, general/other
item 3.0271.01 Integrative Identification Methods for Bactracera Fruit Flies
item Advanced Technologies for Tropical Invasive Pest Management in Hawaii
item Advancing Male Annihilation Technique for Invasive Cuelure-Responding Fruit Flies
item Advancing Molecular Pest Management, Diagnostics, and Eradication of Fruit Flies and Invasive Species
item Areawide - Integration of Coffee Berry Borer Studies in Puerto Rico
item CoffeeMD: Using AI to Identify and Remediate Coffee Pests, Diseases, and Nutrient Deficiencies
item Conservation, Management, and Genetic Improvement of Tropical and Subtropical Fruit, Nut, and Beverage Crop Germplasm for the Pacific Region
item Crop Health and Genetic Improvement of Sub-Tropical and Tropical Crops in the Pacific
item Demonstrating Bioeconomy Technologies for the Tropics
item Develop Functional Plant-Based Proteins
item Develop Molecular Diagnostic Tools to Determine Strain and Mating Status of Fruit Fly Incursions
item Develop Molecular Diagnostic Tools to Determine Strain and Mating Status of Fruit Fly Incursions
item Develop Molecular Diagnostic Tools to Determine Strain and Mating Status of Fruit Fly Incursions
item Developing Phylogenomic-based Diagnostic Tools for Species Identification Across Diptera
item Development of Ethyl Formate and Irradiation Combination Treatment and its Application on Spotted Wing Drosophila and Mealybugs
item Development of Host Fruit Odor Based Chemical Lure for Female Oriental Fruit Fly
item Development of New and Improved Surveillance, Detection, Control, and Management Technologies for Fruit Flies and Invasive Pests of Tropical and Subtropical Crops
item Development of Protein Food Odor Based Chemical Lure for Female Oriental Fruit Fly
item Development of Protein Food Odor-based Chemical Lure for Female Oriental Fruit Fly
item Fumigation Treatments to Eliminate Invasive Pests of Concern in U.S.-Korea Trade
item Genetic Improvement and Evaluation of Coffee and Cacao in Hawaii
item Genetic Technologies for Detection, Characterization, and Control of Plant Viruses in Hawaii
item Germplasm Acquisition/Maintenance and Horticultural Evaluation of Theobroma cacao Clones
item Identification of Giant African Snail Odors to Aid Detector Dog Training
item Identification of Giant African Snail Odors to Aid Detector Dog Training
item Improved Detection and Control of Tropical Invasive Insect Pests
item Integrative Identification Methods for Bactrocera Fruit Flies (Year 3)
item Investigating Natural Compounds from Tropical Plants with Medicinal Activity
item New Sustainable Processes, Preservation Technologies, and Product Concepts for Specialty Crops and Their Co-Products
item Novel Isochoric Processing For Sustainable, Safe And High Quality Preservation Of Fluid Foods
item Novel Isochoric Processing for Sustainable, Safe and High Quality Preservation of Fluid Foods
item Optimizing Bacterial Probiotic Establishment for Medfly Sterile Insect Technique
item Optimizing Bacterial Probiotic Establishment for Medfly Sterile Insect Technique
item Postharvest Protection of Tropical Commodities for Improved Market Access and Quarantine Security
item Postharvest Treatments and Functional Nutrients Studies of Hawaii Tropical Commodities
item Preharvest and Postharvest Technologies to Improve Production, Disease Management and Quality of Papaya and Other Tropical Fruit
item Simultaneous Applications of SIT and MAT to Enhance Pest Bactrocera Management
item Strengthening the K-12 Pipeline in Agricultural Career Pathways
item Sustainable and Profitable Production of Specialty Crops in a Changing Environment
item Systems Approach for the Management of Coffee Berry Borer in Hawaii and Puerto Rico with Emphasis on Biological Control
item Systems Approach for the Management of Coffee Berry Borer in Hawaii and Puerto Rico with Emphasis on Biological Control (Cenicafe, Colombia)
item Systems Approach for the Management of Coffee Berry Borer in Hawaii and Puerto Rico with Emphasis on Biological Control (Puerto Rico)
item Systems Approach for the Management of Coffee Berry Borer in Hawaii and Puerto Rico with Emphasis on Biological Control (Puerto Rico)
item Systems Approach for the Management of Coffee Berry Borer in Hawaii and Puerto Rico with Emphasis on Biological Control (UH-Manoa)
item Systems approaches to eliminate pests of concern to the Hawaii Ornamental Export Industry
item Systems Approaches to Improve Production and Quality of Specialty Crops Grown in the U.S. Pacific Basin