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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 Beef cattle, live animal
item A Novel Platform for Bovine Anaplasmosis Vaccine Development
item Activated Carbon Seed Technologies and Indaziflam Application to Simultaneously Control Exotic Annual Grasses and Establish Perennial Vegetation
item Animal Protection and Care for Cattle, Horses, Goats, and Sheep
item Aptamer-based Pen-side Diagnostics for Rapid Detection of SARS-CoV-2 Variants
item Babesia Caballi Genome Sequences and Annotation
item Causal Factors of Exotic Annual Grass Invasion Across the Great Basin Sagebrush Ecosystem
item Characterization of Antibodies for Improvement of Vaccine Development and Diagnostic Assays
item Collaborative Animal Research between Regents of the University of Idaho and the ARS - Animal Disease Research Unit
item Collaborative Animal Research between Washington State University and ARS-ADRU
item Collaborative Outcome-Based Land Management through Shared Science
item Control Strategies for Bovine Babesiosis
item Control Strategies for Cattle Fever Ticks and Bovine Babesiosis in the United States
item Control strategies for Infectious Diseases of Livestock.
item Control Strategies for Theileriosis
item Cost Benefit Analysis of Cattle Fever Tick and Bovine Babesiosis Control
item Data Driven Nanovaccine Design
item Develop Novel Technology to Respond to Emerging Agriculture Problems in Animal and Food Caused by Pathogens
item Develop Predictive Models of Potential Babesia Disease Spread in the U.S. to Assist in Mitigating Potential Future Outbreaks
item Developing an Aptamer Magnetic Nanoparticle-Based Lateral Flow Assay for Detecting Pathogens
item Developing Mitigation Strategies for Poisonous Plants in Livestock Production Systems
item Development of a Vaccine and Improved Diagnostics for Malignant Catarrhal Fever
item Development of Control Strategies for Theileria orientalis
item Development of Novel Preventive, Diagnostic, and Treatment Strategies for Theileriosis in Horses and Cattle
item Development of Strategies to Control Tick-Borne Bacterial Pathogens of Livestock
item Enhancing Detection of CWD in Tissue Samples from Cervids
item Enhancing Rangeland Science Delivery in the Northern Great Basin
item Genetic Approaches and Tools to Prevent, Control, and Eradicate Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies
item Identification Of Babesia Gametocyte Chemoattractive Molecule
item Identifying Effective Immune Responses and Vaccine Development for Bovine Anaplasmosis
item Improved Seed and Seeding Technology for Great Basin Rangelands
item Improving the Collection and Accessibility of Potential Control Location Data for Successful Cross-jurisdictional Pre-fire Planning
item MCF Vaccine Trials in Bison
item Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement for Research Involving Animals
item Optimizing Spatial Allocation of Restoration and Conservation Efforts Across the Sagebrush Biome
item Precision Management Technologies for Rangeland Agricultural Systems
item Prevalence of Antibodies to Malignant Catarrhal Fever Viruses in Cattle and Sheep in Brazil
item Protection of Food and Water Supplies from Pathogens and Human Induced Chemicals of Emerging Concern
item Rapid Antemortem Tests for the Early Detection of Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies and Other Animal Diseases
item Rapid Immunoassays for Pen-side Detection of SARS-CoV2 Viral Variants
item Response to APHIS SARS-CoV-2 Research Priorities Phase 1
item Sagebrush Rangeland Conservation and Restoration
item Seed Enhancement Treatments to Alleviate Environmental Stress on Restoration Species
item Surveying Nilgai Antelope in South Texas for Evidence of Infection with Bovine Babesiosis
item Targeting Subdominant Rhoptry-associated Proteins of Babesia Bovis in a Subunit Vaccine to Protect Cattle Against Bovine Babesiosis
item Testing Drug Therapies to Control Babesia Infection and/or Severe Acute Babesiosis
item Ticks and Tick-Borne Pathogens Affecting Livestock in Zimbabwe
item Understanding Genetic Variation of Parasites that cause Bovine Babesiosis to Develop Efficient Control Strategies