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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 Barley
item Adapting Agricultural Databases for Genome Features
item Analyses of Relationship Between the Vascular Characters and the Barley Winter Hardiness
item Barley Pest Initiative in Montana: Breeding for Resistance
item Barley Stripe Rust, Scald, and BYDV Resistance in Wild and Cultivated Barley
item Biology and Control of Weeds in the Pacific Northwest
item California-Adapted Barleys for Resistance to Stem Rust (UG99) - An Integrated Effort
item Characterization of the Genomics, Genetic Diversity and Ecology of Plant Pathogens and Biocontrol Agents and Plant Defense Mechanisms
item Collaborative Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) Oversight between the University of Idaho and ARS Aberdeen Location
item Control of Stripe Rusts of Cereal Crops
item Cooperative Research Program on Fish Nutrition and Diet Development
item Correlation Between Beta-glucan Hydrolase Activity in Seedling and Malt Beta-glucan Content
item Development of an Immunoassay for Wheat Alpha-amylase
item Drought Shapes the Dryland Root Metabolome and Microbiome to Protect against Biotic and Abiotic Stress
item Ecology and Genomics of Soilborne Pathogens, Beneficial Microbes, and the Microbiome of Wheat, Barley, and Biofuel Brassicas
item Engineering Sustainable 3D Scaffolds for Enhancing Delivery and Growth of Probiotics in the Gut
item Enhancing Barley and Oat Productivity, Quality, and Stress Resistance
item Enhancing Control of Stripe Rusts of Cereal Crops
item Evaluation of Corn DDGS in Practical Feeds of Tilapia
item Examination of The Nutritional Value of Novel Sorghum Protein Concentrates
item Expanding the Cover Crop Breeding Network: New Species and Traits for Organic Growers (Corvallis)
item Fusarium Head Blight in Idaho and Impact on Small Grains Host Species
item Genetic and Sequence Resources of Aegilops Markgrafii for Application in Wheat Crop Improvement Research
item Genetics and Phenomics of Pacific Northwest Weeds
item Genome-wide Association Mapping of Genes for Powdery Mildew Resistance in Oat
item Genomic and genetic research on wheat germplasm with resistance to abiotic and biotic stress
item Genomics, Genetic Diversity and Ecology of Plant Pathogens and Biocontrol Agents in Northwest Cereal-Based Cropping Systems
item GrainGenes- A Global Data Repository for Small Grains
item Identification and Management of Soilborne Pathogens of Wheat and Barley in Idaho
item Identifying and Characterizing and Deploying Oat Stem Rust Genes
item Identifying the Underlying Biochemical Mechanisms that Lead to Low Falling Number in Wheat
item Improving Nutrient Utilization to Increase the Production Efficiency and Sustainability of Rainbow Trout Aquaculture
item Investigating the Effects of Climate Change on Soft White Wheat Development and End-use Quality
item Leveraging High-Throughput Genotyping and Phenotyping Technologies to Accelerate Wheat Improvement
item Management of Diverse Germplasm and Associated Descriptive Information in the USDA Agricultural Research Service National Small Grains Collection
item Management of Fungal Pathogens of Barley in Washington State
item Mixing up an Optimal Diet for White Sturgeon Grow-out
item Northwest-Adapted Barleys for Resistance to Stem Rust (UG99)
item Pacific Northwest Herbicide Resistance Initiative
item Preventing Low Falling Numbers in Washington Wheat through Preharvest Sprouting and LMA Tolerance.
item Prevention of Obesity Related Metabolic Diseases by Bioactive Components of Food Processing Waste Byproducts and Mitigation of Food Allergies
item Rapid Generation Advance through Doubled Haploids and Speed Breeding in Wheat
item Regulatory Mechanisms Controlling Plant Development, Biotic and Abiotic Stress Responses, and Microbiome Interactions
item Resistance to Barley Stripe Rust and BYDV in Cultivated and Wild Barley
item Resistance to BYDV in Oat
item Screening Barley Germplasm to Discover Genes Conferring Durable Resistance to Barley Stripe Rust
item Spring Malting Barley Resistance to Fusarium Head Blight and Spot Form Net Blotch
item Synergistic Combination of Polyphenolics with Probiotics for Enhanced Delivery, Persistence and Functionality of Probiotic Bacteria
item The Genetics of Oat Seedling Response to Abiotic Stress
item Toward Improving Transformation and Editing in Triticum aestivum and Sorghum Bicolor
item Wheat and Barley Adaptation to a Changing Climate - Discovery of Genetic and Physiological Processes for Improved Crop Productivity and Quality
item Wide Crosses and Speed Breeding in Wheat
item Winter Peas in the Wheat-Fallow Region of the Pacific Northwest: Benefits to Soil Health and Cropping Systems