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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 Cross-commodity research--multiple crops
item A Systems Approach for Managing Bacterial Blight of Carrot
item Action Area No. 2 (AA2) – Greenhouse Gas Research Network – Initial Equipment Needs – Kimberly
item Assessing and Managing Blueberry Scorch Virus in Washington and Oregon
item Assessing the Risk of Rapid Ohia Death to New Zealand and the South Pacific
item Crop Health and Genetic Improvement of Sub-Tropical and Tropical Crops in the Pacific
item Crop Rotation and Development of Resistance for Control of Globodera pallida
item Developing Methods to Control and Manage Sudden Oak Death in Oregon
item Development of Detection Technologies and Therapeutics for Botulinum Neurotoxins
item Development of Hazelnuts for Resistance to Eastern Filbert Blight
item Developmental and Environmental Control Mechanisms to Enhance Plant Productivity
item Disease Management in Small Fruit and Nursery Crops Based on Knowledge of Pathogen Diversity, Biology, and Environmental Effects
item Effects on Surrounding Gene Activity Due to Gene Stacking within a Predefined Location of the Soybean Genome
item Evaluation of the Hop Cyst Nematode, Heterodera Humuli, an Emerging Pathogen of United States Hop (Humulus Lupulus) Production
item Generating Developmentally-informed Gene Coexpression Networks for Non-infectious Bud Failure in Almond
item Genetic Resource and Information Management for Pulse, Temperate Forage Legume, Oilseed, Vegetable, Grasses, Sugar, Ornamental, and Other Crops
item Genetic Technologies for Detection, Characterization, and Control of Plant Viruses in Hawaii
item Knowledge Based Tools for Exotic and Emerging Diseases of Small Fruit and Nursery Crops
item Management of Germplasm and Associated Descriptive Data for Crops Adapted to Arid Lands and Regeneration of Germplasm with Special Climate Needs
item Managing Phytophthora ramorum in the Pacific Northwest
item Molecular Causes and Phenotypic Consequences of Bacterial Enrichment Patterns in the Root Endospheres of Drought-Stressed Crop Systems
item Molecular Causes and Phenotypic Consequences of Bacterial Enrichment Patterns in the Root Endospheres of Drought-Stressed Crop Systems
item Molecular Resources for Enhanced Crop Biotechnology
item Natural Nematicidal Compounds from Litchi Tomato
item Natural Nematicidal Products from Litchi Tomato
item Optimizing Certification and Quarantine Protocols for Fragaria and Rubus Nursery Production and Plant Material Movement
item Plant Safety, Horticultural Benefits, and Disease Efficacy of Essential Oils for use in Organically Grown Fruit Crops: From the Farm to the Consumer
item Potato Cyst Nematode (Globodera spp.) Genetic Diversity
item Pulse Electricity: A Non-Chemical Approach for the Management of Nematodes, Pathogens, and Weeds in Nurseries
item Rapid Ohia Death - Testing and Research Support
item Screening for Viruses Pathogenic to Potato Cyst Nematode
item Smoke Exposure Effects on Grape Berry Development and Metabolism
item Strategies and Tools to Improve Soil Resources, Pest Management, and Climate Resilience on Organic and Conventional Vegetable and Strawberry Farms
item Strawberry Nursery Production in the U.S.: What are the High Risk Viruses Circulating in the System?
item Strawberry Nursery Production in the U.S.: What are the High Risk Viruses Circulating in the System? (Arkansas)
item Strawberry Nursery Production in the U.S.: What are the High Risk viruses Circulating in the System? (UC Davis)
item Systems Approach to Controlling Nematodes in US Potato Production
item Systems Approach to Managing the Expression (Same) of Cranberry Fruit Rot
item Technologies for the Detection of Bacterial and Plant Toxins and Allergens that Impact Food Safety and Food Defense
item Therapeutic Molecule Evaluation and Field Delivery Pipeline for Solutions to HLB, Albany, California
item TomSPOT - an Integrated Toolbox for Managing Tomato Bacterial Diseases in North America
item Whole Genome Sequencing for Epidemiology, Population Structure, and Fungicide Resistance of Botrytis spp. in the Pacific Northwest