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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
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 Berries and cane fruits, other
item Advancement of Strawberries for Indoor Environments: Mapping Chemical Compositions, Genetics, and Growing Conditions for Premium Flavor
item Alternative Plastic Culture Production of Fresh-market Strawberry in Substrate, High Tunnels, and Low Tunnels
item Assessing the Current State and Stewarding the Future of Pacific Northwest Strawberry Production, Economics, and Breeding
item Assessing the Role of Gnomoniopsis Idaeicola and Other Fungal Cane Blight Pathogens in Blackberry Collapse
item BLUE-DYNAMO: An Interactive Platform to Deliver Blueberry Disease and Horticultural Management Strategies for Fruit Rots
item Calcium Application and Its Effect on Yield and Fruit Quality of Blueberry, Raspberry, and Blackberry
item Determining Critical Stages for Botrytis Infection in Highbush Blueberries
item Development of Advanced Package for Ensuring Post-Harvest Storability of Soft Strawberry Cultivars Grown in the Northwest (NW) Region
item Engineering Sustainable 3D Scaffolds for Enhancing Delivery and Growth of Probiotics in the Gut
item Establishment and Cultivar-Specific Associations of Mycorrhizal Fungi in Newly-Turned Raspberry Fields
item Expanding Weed Control Options for Cranberry Growers
item Genetic Improvement of Blackberry, Red and Black Raspberry, and Blueberry
item High-Resolution Vineyard Nutrient Management
item Impact of Primocane Management and Plant Spacing on Planting Performance and Economic Returns of 'Columbia Star' Blackberry
item Impedance Flow Cytometry to Characterize Pollen
item Improved Fruit, Grape and Wine Products through Precision Agriculture and Quality Component Evaluation
item Inhibition of the Gut Microbial Metabolite Trimethylamine N9oxide (TMAO) Using Orange Peel to Prevent Cardiovascular Disease
item Investigating the Role of Microbiome and Metabolome in the Prebiotic and Urinary Tract Infection Preventative Effect of Cranberry Juice
item Knowledge Based Tools for Exotic and Emerging Diseases of Small Fruit and Nursery Crops
item Prevalence of Cranberry Fruit Rots in Commercial Production Beds in Oregon and Washington
item Prevention of Obesity Related Metabolic Diseases by Bioactive Components of Food Processing Waste Byproducts and Mitigation of Food Allergies
item Quality Evaluation of Berry Selections and Varieties
item Synergistic Combination of Polyphenolics with Probiotics for Enhanced Delivery, Persistence and Functionality of Probiotic Bacteria
item Systems Approach to Managing the Expression (Same) of Cranberry Fruit Rot
item Testing and Evaluation of Berry Crops for Commercial Production in the Pacific Northwest
item Water and Nutrient Management for Sustainable Production of Small Fruit and Nursery Crops
item Whole Genome Sequencing for Epidemiology, Population Structure, and Fungicide Resistance of Botrytis spp. in the Pacific Northwest