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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 Citrus, general/other
item 3.0271.01 Integrative Identification Methods for Bactracera Fruit Flies
item Advancing Male Annihilation Technique for Invasive Cuelure-Responding Fruit Flies
item Advancing Molecular Pest Management, Diagnostics, and Eradication of Fruit Flies and Invasive Species
item AI/Machine-Learning Software for Measurement of EPG Waveforms from Mosquito Feeding
item Alleviating Specialty Crop Export Barriers to France with Home Compostable Stickers
item Alleviating Specialty Crop Export Barriers to France with Home Compostable Stickers
item Areawide - Integration of Coffee Berry Borer Studies in Puerto Rico
item Breeding and Evaluation of Raisin Grapes with Superior Quality Including Disease Resistance and Natural Dry on Vine Types
item Breeding and Evaluation of Seedless Raisin Grapes with Superior Quality Including Types Resistant to Powdery Mildew
item Breeding Prunus and Vitis to Improve Disease Resistance, Fruit Quality, and Climate Change Adaptation
item CAP- Advanced Testing and Commercialization of Novel Defensin Peptides and Therapies for HLB Control
item CAP_Evaluation of Promising, HLB-resistant/tolerant Citrus Scion Hybrids Generated by Breeding
item Citrus and Date Genetic Resource Conservation and Utilization
item CoffeeMD: Using AI to Identify and Remediate Coffee Pests, Diseases, and Nutrient Deficiencies
item Demonstrating Bioeconomy Technologies for the Tropics
item Designing Drought Tolerant Specialty Crops Using Metabolic Modeling
item Develop Molecular Diagnostic Tools to Determine Strain and Mating Status of Fruit Fly Incursions
item Develop Molecular Diagnostic Tools to Determine Strain and Mating Status of Fruit Fly Incursions
item Develop Molecular Diagnostic Tools to Determine Strain and Mating Status of Fruit Fly Incursions
item Developing a Diagnostic Procedure for Candidatus Phytoplasma brasiliense
item Developing Phylogenomic-based Diagnostic Tools for Species Identification Across Diptera
item Development and Evaluation of Attractants for Anastrepha Fruit Flies
item Development of a Rapid and Sensitive Serological Method for Early Detection of Citrus Yellow Vein Clearing Virus in Citrus Groves
item Development of Applied Management Systems for Diseases of Perennial Crops with Emphasis on Vector-Borne Pathogens of Grapevine and Citrus
item Development of Ethyl Formate and Irradiation Combination Treatment and its Application on Spotted Wing Drosophila and Mealybugs
item Development of Host Fruit Odor Based Chemical Lure for Female Oriental Fruit Fly
item Development of New and Improved Surveillance, Detection, Control, and Management Technologies for Fruit Flies and Invasive Pests of Tropical and Subtropical Crops
item Development of Protein Food Odor Based Chemical Lure for Female Oriental Fruit Fly
item Development of Protein Food Odor-based Chemical Lure for Female Oriental Fruit Fly
item Effects on Surrounding Gene Activity Due to Gene Stacking within a Predefined Location of the Soybean Genome
item Exploiting Pattern Triggered Immunity to Combat Huanglongbing
item Fumigation Treatments to Eliminate Invasive Pests of Concern in U.S.-Korea Trade
item Genetic Characterization of Citrus and Date Germplasm
item Genomics Based Technology for Identification, Tracking, Surveillance, and Pest Management of Vine Mealybug in Vineyards
item Identification of Giant African Snail Odors to Aid Detector Dog Training
item Identification of Giant African Snail Odors to Aid Detector Dog Training
item Identification of Novel Central Valley Trichoderma Isolates for Biological Control of Pierce’s Disease in California
item Identifying Vulnerabilities in Vector-host-pathogen Interactions of Grapevine and Citrus Pathosystems to Advance Sustainable Management Strategies
item Improved Detection and Control of Tropical Invasive Insect Pests
item Improved Systems-based Approaches that Maintain Commodity Quality and Control of Arthropod Pests Important to U.S. Agricultural Production, Trade and Quarantine
item Integrative Identification Methods for Bactrocera Fruit Flies (Year 3)
item Large-scale Breeding and Evaluation of the Next Generation of Superior Rootstocks for Citrus Production in Regions with Huanglongbing (HLB)
item Maui Lime Market Access to the Continental United States
item Molecular Resources for Enhanced Crop Biotechnology
item Non Funded Cooperative Agreement Between Parlier Unified School District and the USDA-ARS
item Optimizing Bacterial Probiotic Establishment for Medfly Sterile Insect Technique
item Optimizing Bacterial Probiotic Establishment for Medfly Sterile Insect Technique
item Pilot Citrus Breeding Research Project at the USDA-ARS San Joaquin Valley Agricultural Sciences Center in Parlier, CA
item Postharvest Protection of Tropical Commodities for Improved Market Access and Quarantine Security
item Simultaneous Applications of SIT and MAT to Enhance Pest Bactrocera Management
item Smoke Exposure Effects on Grape Berry Development and Metabolism
item Study of the Putative Vectors Associated with Citrus Yellow Vein Clearing Virus (CYVCV) discovered in Tulare County, California
item Systems Approach for the Management of Coffee Berry Borer in Hawaii and Puerto Rico with Emphasis on Biological Control
item Systems Approach for the Management of Coffee Berry Borer in Hawaii and Puerto Rico with Emphasis on Biological Control (Cenicafe, Colombia)
item Systems Approach for the Management of Coffee Berry Borer in Hawaii and Puerto Rico with Emphasis on Biological Control (Puerto Rico)
item Systems Approach for the Management of Coffee Berry Borer in Hawaii and Puerto Rico with Emphasis on Biological Control (Puerto Rico)
item Systems Approach for the Management of Coffee Berry Borer in Hawaii and Puerto Rico with Emphasis on Biological Control (UH-Manoa)
item Systems approaches to eliminate pests of concern to the Hawaii Ornamental Export Industry
item Technologies for the Detection of Bacterial and Plant Toxins and Allergens that Impact Food Safety and Food Defense
item The Continental USA, Hawaii & Puerto Rico National Plant Clean Network-Citrus (NCPN-Citrus)
item Therapeutic Molecule Evaluation and Field Delivery Pipeline for Solutions to HLB, Albany, California
item Updating and Enhancing Statistical Analysis Software for EPG of Arthropod Feeding
item Zero Waste Agricultural Processing