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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.

Clicking on a subject of investigation will list the research projects within that  subject of investigation.

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 Pinyon-juniper
item A Transparent Protocol for Predicting Habitat Resilience to Climate Change on Wild Horse and Burro Habitats across the Western United States
item Assessing Linkages between Seed Bed Microenvironment and Browse-Species Establishment on Northern Region WMAs
item Assessing Wind and Water Erosion on Western Rangelands
item Benefits for Bee Health and Diversity from Drought-Tolerant Plantings (“Bee Pasture”) for Drought-Stricken Areas in the West
item Climate-adaptive Strategies for Overcoming Barriers to Establishment of Diverse CRP Plantings in Drylands
item Development of eOrganic Digital Resources Documenting the Grazing Efficiency of Dairy Breeds
item DNA Sequencing and Molecular Analysis of Forage, Range, and Turf Plants
item Dry Matter Intake, Feed Efficiency of Four Dairy Breeds (Holstein, Jersey, Jersey×Holstein, ProCross Crossbreds) in a Pasture-Based Heifer Dev Prog
item Dual Disturbances: Do Fuel Treatments and Wildfire Protect or Harm Sagebrush Valued Resources?
item Economic Assessment for Rangeland, Pasture, & Turf Landscapes using Improved Plant Materials & Technologies developed by ARS, Forage Range Research
item Ecosystem Responses and Plant Ecophysiology in the Great Basin
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 Genome Sequencing and Annotation
item Genotyping Wildland Collections
item Grazing Efficiency Evaluation of Four Dairy Breeds
item High-density Genotyping of Plants
item High-throughput Phenotyping and Genotypic Modeling of Intermediate Wheatgrass Forage and Seed Traits
item Hydrology and Erosion Dynamics Following Compost Applications on Annual Grassland
item Improved Establishment Techniques for Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Pollinator Mixtures in Semi-Arid regions of the western U.S.
item Innovations in Plant Genetics to Develop Intermediate Wheatgrass as a Next-Generation Sustainable Crop
item Long-term Data Analyses and Data Collection on the Desatoya Mountains Project
item Pinyon and Juniper Ecophysiology in the Great Basin
item Rangeland Ecohydrology
item Rangeland Ecohydrology and Soil Erosion Course
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 System-based Management and Rehabilitation of Rangelands
item Trajectories of Change: How Climate, Wildfire, and Management Drive Shrubland Ecosystem Transitions
item Treatment Durability
item Treatment Durability using LANDIS-II
item Wildland Testing of Bluebunch Wheatgrass Plant Materials Under Variable Environmental Conditions
item WinterTurf: A holistic approach to understanding the mechanisms and mitigating the effects of winter stress on turfgrasses in northern climates