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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 Other bees (non-Apis bees)
item A Holistic Approach to Determining the Impact of an Established Exotic Pollinator, Bombus impatiens, on Bumble Bee Health in the Pacific Northwest
item Advanced Monitoring of Established and Emerging Pathogens and Parasitoid Infections of Alfalfa Leafcutting Bee (Megachile rotundata)
item Analyzing Factors Contributing to Long-term Honey Bee Health and Hive Performance
item Analyzing Nutritional Content of Pollen in Relation to Long-term Honey Bee Colony Health
item Automated Pollinator Identification: Next-Generation Sensors for Species and Behavior
item Bees of the World - Phylogenomics, Biogeography, and Evolution of Host-Plant Associations
item Bees of the World – Phylogenomics, Biogeography, and Evolution of Host-Plant Associations
item Bees on Utah Berries
item Benefits for Bee Health and Diversity from Drought-Tolerant Plantings (“Bee Pasture”) for Drought-Stricken Areas in the West
item Blue Orchard Bee (BOB) Response to Climate Change in Orchard Crops
item Conduct Longitudinal Studies on Colony Performance and Explore Near-term Effects of Nutritional and Agrochemical Stressors on Honey Bee Health
item Development and Implementation of Non-lethal Methodologies for Surveying Bee Fauna in the Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge Complex of California
item Development and Production of SmartBombus Units
item Effects of Organosilicone Surfactant Components on Honey Bee Reproduction and the Endocrine System
item Ensuring healthy pollinators for crop production: Defining forage needs of bees, through examination of interactions of bee species and pollen use
item How fuels management impacts native bee communities
item How Many Routes to the Same Phenotype? Genetic Changes Underlying Parallel Acquisition of Mimetic Color Patterns Across Bumble Bees
item Informing Effective Alkali Bee (Nomia melanderi) Management Decisions with Novel Microsatellite Markers and Population Genetic Analysis
item Investigating Imperiled Bumble Bee Species Distributions and Habitat Associations
item Mojave Poppy Bee (Perdita Meconis) Range-Wide Population, Habitat, And Ecological Status Surveys, 2022-2024
item Mojave Poppy Bee Surveys
item Multi-Generational Adaptation of Blue Orchard Bees (Osmia Lignaria) in Response to Climate Change in Orchard Crops
item New Methods for Exotic Bee Monitoring using DNA Barcoding and MinION Sequencing
item Novel approaches for Pest Management and Pollinator Protection during the Production of Alfalfa Grown for Seed
item Novel Approaches for Pest Management and Pollinator Protection during the Production of Alfalfa Grown for Seed
item Novel Approaches for Pest Management and Pollinator Protection during the Production of Alfalfa Grown for Seed
item Optimizing Pollination of Blueberries, Strawberries, Currants, and other Specialty Fruit Crops in Utah
item Optimizing Pollination of Blueberries, Strawberries, Raspberries, and Other Specialty Fruit Crops in Utah
item Pollinator Surveys on National Forests in Region 4, Intermountain Region
item Promoting Resilient Forest Bee Communities through Fuel Management
item Surveys for Mojave Poppy Bee (Perdita meconis)
item Sustainable Crop Production and Wildland Preservation through the Management, Systematics, and Conservation of a Diversity of Bees
item Using Pesticide Fate Models to Guide Application Timing and Improve Alfalfa Seed Yields
item Using Pesticide Fate Models to Guide Application Timing and Improve Alfalfa Seed Yields