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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
Cole crops (includes cabbage, kale, broccoli, brussels sprouts, cauliflower,
Cross-commodity research--multiple crops
Cucurbits, other (includes pumpkin, squash, gourd)
Greens and leafy vegetables (includes endive, lettuce, spinach)
Melons (includes cantaloupe, muskmelon, watermelon)
Onion, garlic, leek, shallot
Soil and land, general
Strawberry
Sugar beet
Tomato
Vegetables, general/other
Research Projects within Strawberry
item A Platform for Breeding Broad Genetic Resistance to Downy Mildew for Organic Spinach Production
item A Production System for High Value Crops at Risk from Downy Mildew: Integrating Detection, Breeding, Extension, and Education
item Advancements Towards Precision Fumigation in Strawberry Production
item Comparison of Pigment Cluster Genes in Strains of Verticillium dahliae
item Detection and Disease Forecasting for Downy Mildew Pathogens
item Development of a Molecular Assay for Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. lactucae
item Development of Alternative Fumigation Treatments for Pest Control
item Development of Site-Specific Management of Soil Pests Using Molecular Quantification, Remote Sensing, and Field Scouting
item Enumeration of Fusarium oxysporum f sp. Fragariae in Soil
item Epidemiology, Vector-Host Plant Interactions, and Biology of Vegetable and Cucurbit Viruses
item Evaluation of the Population Structure of Macrophomina phaseolina and Optimization of Quantification Assays
item Genomic Sequencing of Downy Mildews
item Investigation of the Relationship between the Obligate Pathogen Polymyxa betae and its Hosts
item Management of Pathogens for Strawberry and Vegetable Production Systems
item Methyl Bromide Alternatives for Weed and Disease Control in Strawberry Production
item Methyl Bromide Replacement: Post-harvest Treatment of Perishable Commodities
item Minor Use Pesticide Testing on Vegetables and Sugar Crops
item Molecular Detection and Quantification of Fusarium oxysporum Vascular Wilt Pathogens
item Nitric Oxide Fumigation for Control of Pests and Pathogens on Fresh and Stored Products
item Nitric Oxide Fumigation for Postharvest Pest Control
item Nitric Oxide Fumigation for Postharvest Pest Control on Fresh Commodities
item Postharvest Pest Control Using Oxygenated Phosphine Fumigation and Nitric Oxide Fumigation
item Refining the Relationship between Host Range and Genotype for Macrophomina phaseolina and Optimization of Soil Quantification Assays
item Remote Sensing Support for Precision Fumigation in Strawberry Production
item Risk Assessment, Early Detection, and Control of Downy Mildew of Lettuce and Spinach
item Risk Assessment, Early Detection, and Control of Downy Mildew of Lettuce and Spinach