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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 Ornamental trees and shrubs
item Advancing Novel Tactics and Triaging Fungicide Resistance for Botrytis cinerea and other Profit-limiting Pathogens
item Boxwood Blight Presence and Management in Oregon Nurseries
item Crop Rotation and Development of Resistance for Control of Globodera pallida
item Detection and Management of Phytophthora species in Nurseries and Greenhouses
item Detection of Phytophthora Infections in West Coast Nurseries
item Developing Large Populations of Hexaploid Althea Selections
item Developing Methods to Control and Manage Sudden Oak Death in Oregon
item Developing Triploid Forms of Maples to Breed for Reduced Invasiveness
item Development of Biologically-based Pest Control Strategies for Invasive Pests
item Disease Management in Small Fruit and Nursery Crops Based on Knowledge of Pathogen Diversity, Biology, and Environmental Effects
item Erythritol Efficacy and Non-target Effects
item Evaluating Physiology and Gene Expression Following Induced Polyploidy of Specialty Crops
item Fungicide Resistance, Hormesis, and Fungal Pathogens in Controlled Environment Crops
item Identification of the Physiological Mechanism of Pheromone Biosynthesis in Thrips and Development of Biological Control Methods
item Identifying Huckleberry Pollinators and the Impact of Soil Amendment Treatments
item Impedance Flow Cytometry to Characterize Pollen
item Improving Boxwood Blight Mitigation through Innovation, Economic Analysis and Education
item Improving IPM Programs for Blueberries and Raspberries in the PNW
item Improving Nursery Plant Health for Nurseries in the Pacific Northwest
item Improving Plant Health in Nursery Production Through Genomic Approaches
item Knowledge Based Tools for Exotic and Emerging Diseases of Small Fruit and Nursery Crops
item Management of Botrytis of Cut Flowers
item Managing Phytophthora ramorum in the Pacific Northwest
item Minor Use Pesticide Testing on Floral and Nursery Crops
item Monitoring Botrytis Fungicide Resistance on Blueberries in Washington and Oregon
item Optimizing Mineral Nutrition in Container-Grown Crops in Soilless Substrates
item Pest Management for Spotted Wing-Drosophila - Area Wise Pest Managament
item Plant-Parasitic Nematodes of the Pacific Northwest Nursery Industry
item Pulse Electricity: A Non-Chemical Approach for the Management of Nematodes, Pathogens, and Weeds in Nurseries
item Receptor Inference: A Novel IPM Technology for Managing Key Insect Pests of Vegetables in California (Corvallis)
item Spotted Wing-drosophila Area Wide and Emerging Pests Project
item Sustainable Management of Arthropod Pests in Horticultural Crops
item Sustainable Management of Arthropod Pests in Horticultural Crops
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