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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
Nematodes
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 Sheep, live animal
item Adaptive Capacity and Ecosystem Service Provisioning on Intermountain Range Sheep Systems Under a Changing Climate
item Adaptive Management Research on Co-species Grazed Rangelands
item Advanced Host Genomics: Nasal Shedding of Mycoplasma Ovipneumoniae and Multiple Data Uses to Benefit Sheep Research
item Advancing Veterinary Care, Research and Education in Small-Ruminant Obstetrics and Health
item Agroecological Approach to Enhance U.S. Sheep Industry Viability and Rangeland Ecosystem Conservation
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 Assessing Pollinator and Gall Response to Climatic Gradients and Fire and Grazing Management in Sage
item Characterizing the Major Histocompatibility Complexes of U.S. Based Domestic Goats
item Characterizing the Major Histocompatibility Complexes of U.S. Based Domestic Goats
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 Commenting on Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forest plans
item Continental Divide Cooperative Weed Management Area
item Develop Novel Technology to Respond to Emerging Agriculture Problems in Animal and Food Caused by Pathogens
item Developing an Aptamer Magnetic Nanoparticle-Based Lateral Flow Assay for Detecting Pathogens
item Developing Methods for Co-produced Research and Stakeholder Assessment in Rangeland Agroecosytems
item Developing Mitigation Strategies for Poisonous Plants in Livestock Production Systems
item Developing Practical Genetic Solutions for the Sheep Industry
item Development of a Vaccine and Improved Diagnostics for Malignant Catarrhal Fever
item Development of Strategies to Control Tick-Borne Bacterial Pathogens of Livestock
item Enhancing Detection of CWD in Tissue Samples from Cervids
item Genetic Approaches and Tools to Prevent, Control, and Eradicate Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies
item Identifying Effective Immune Responses and Vaccine Development for Bovine Anaplasmosis
item In Utero Factors Impacting Fetal Loss in Sheep
item Interagency Agreement for Fire Management
item Livestock Grazing in Rangeland Management Systems
item MCF Vaccine Trials in Bison
item Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement for Research Involving Animals
item Operation of NOAA Mesonet Weather Monitoring Staion to Provide Critical Weather Data to Local NOAA Forecaters
item Plant Community Composition and Production of Intermountain West Grazing Lands
item Prevalence of Antibodies to Malignant Catarrhal Fever Viruses in Cattle and Sheep in Brazil
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 Sheep Station Prescribed Burn Tebuthiuron Units
item Understanding Host-Bacterial Interactions to Mitigate Disease in Small Ruminants