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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 Weeds
item Advancing Biological Control of Cheatgrass
item Advancing On-farm and Experiment Station Research to Manage Herbicide Resistant Weeds in the Pacific Northwest
item Advancing Soil Health and Agricultural Performance to Promote Sustainable Intensification and Resilience of Northwest Dryland Cropping Systems
item Assessing Wind and Water Erosion on Western Rangelands
item Biological Control of Bagrada Bug (FY22)
item Biological Control of Bagrada Bug (FY23)
item Biological Control of Invasive Pests in Agroecosystems and Wetland, Forest and Rangeland Ecosystems in the Far Western U.S.
item Biological Control of Invasive Plants in the Western USA
item Biology and Control of Weeds in the Pacific Northwest
item Continuing a General Framework for Cooperation for Research on Crop and Soil Science Projects
item Determination of the Origin of Invasive Common Ice Plants and Identification of Biological Control Agents in South Africa
item Determination of the Origin of Invasive Common Ice Plants and Identification of Biological Control Agents in the Mediterranean Basin
item Development of A Geospatial Database for Mapping Herbicide Resistant Weeds in the Pacific Northwest Dryland Wheat Production Region
item Development of Cheatgrass Biological Control with Microbes and Integrated Cape-ivy Control to Reduce Populations of Non-native, Invasive Weeds
item Development of Ecological Strategies for Invasive Plant Management and Rehabilitation of Western Rangelands
item Discovery and Pre-Release Evaluation of Weed Biocontrol Agents
item Discovery and Pre-Release Evaluation of Weed Biocontrol Agents
item Discovery, Identification, Collection and Shipment of Biological Control Agents of Slenderleaf Ice Plant in South Africa
item Drought Shapes the Dryland Root Metabolome and Microbiome to Protect against Biotic and Abiotic Stress
item Dual Disturbances: Do Fuel Treatments and Wildfire Protect or Harm Sagebrush Valued Resources?
item Ecology and Genomics of Soilborne Pathogens, Beneficial Microbes, and the Microbiome of Wheat, Barley, and Biofuel Brassicas
item Ecosystem Responses and Plant Ecophysiology in the Great Basin
item Effects of Herbicide as a Fuel Reduction Treatment in the Mojave Desert
item Establish a General Framework for Cooperation for Research on University of Idaho Projects.
item Establishment and Evaluation of Ganaspis brasiliensis to Suppress Spotted Wing Drosophila
item Fuel Treatment and Fire Suppression Effects on Valued Resources in Sagebrush Steppe
item Fuel Treatment and Wildfire Effects on Sagebrush Valued Resources
item Fuel Treatment Durability in Sagebrush Ecosystems in Current and Future Climates
item Genetics and Phenomics of Pacific Northwest Weeds
item Genetics, Ecology, and Biological Control of Invasive Annual Grasses
item Genetics, Ecology, and Biological Control of Invasive Annual Grasses - Albany
item Genomics, Genetic Diversity and Ecology of Plant Pathogens and Biocontrol Agents in Northwest Cereal-Based Cropping Systems
item Hydrology and Erosion Dynamics Following Compost Applications on Annual Grassland
item Impacts of Long-Term Management on Surface and Subsurface Transport and Biogeochemical Fluxes within the Cook Agronomy Farm
item Improving Rehabilitation Practices in the Great Basin and Mojave Deserts
item Integrate Vegetative Bud-based Propagation and Seeds in Restoration of Rangeland Native Plant Communities
item Integrated Weed Management and Restoration Strategies to Protect Water Resources and Aquatic and Wetland Ecosystems of the Far Western U.S.
item Invasive Plant Management Strategies for Endangered Plant Recovery and Tidal Wetland Restoration under Changing Environmental Conditions
item Long-Term Agroecosystem Research (LTAR) for Dryland Cropping Systems of the Northwest
item Long-term Data Analyses and Data Collection on the Desatoya Mountains Project
item Northern Great Basin Native Seed Production Cooperative
item Northwest and Alaska Climate Science to Enable Climate-Smart Decision-Making
item Optimizing and Enhancing Sustainable and Profitable Dryland Wheat Production in the Face of Climate and Economic Challenges
item Pacific Northwest Herbicide Resistance Initiative
item Pinyon and Juniper Ecophysiology in the Great Basin
item Plant-Soil Feedbacks Driving Cheatgrass Invasion
item PNW Herbicide Resistant Weeds Intiative: Community Engagement and Integrated Management of Herbicide Resistant Weeds
item Prioritizing Weed Targets for Biological Control: Testing a South African Model for Western USA
item Proactive Classical Biological Control of Tuta absoluta in California
item Proactive Classical Biological Control of Tuta absoluta in California
item Quantifying Factors that Contribute to the Enemy Release in Weed of Urban Versus Natural Ecosystems
item Rangeland Ecohydrology
item Rangeland Ecohydrology and Soil Erosion Course
item Reducing the Impact of Invasive Weeds in Pacific West Estuaries through Plant Community Restoration
item Rehabilitation Practices in the Mojave Desert
item Sagebrush Steppe Treatment Evaluation Project
item Sagebrush Steppe Treatment Evaluation Project
item Soil Erosion and Ecosystem Recovery After Wildfire Under a Changing Climate
item Soil, Water, Meadow and Rangeland Monitoring on the Desatoya Mountains Project
item Synergies in Aquatic Plant Biological Control: Translating Research Between the Southern and Western USA
item System-based Management and Rehabilitation of Rangelands
item Trajectories of Change: How Climate, Wildfire, and Management Drive Shrubland Ecosystem Transitions
item Trajectories of Ecosystem Change
item Treatment Durability
item Treatment Durability using LANDIS-II
item Weed Management in Dryland Wheat-Fallow Systems