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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 Advanced Breeding for Broad Genetic Resistance to Downy Mildew in Spinach for Organic Production
item Advancements Towards Precision Fumigation in Strawberry Production
item Beet Leafhopper Genome and Transcriptome Research
item Detection and Disease Forecasting for Downy Mildew Pathogens
item Detection, Biology, and Management of the Expanding Whitefly-transmitted Cucurbit Virus Disease Complex in California
item Detection, Biology, and Management of the Expanding Whitefly-Transmitted Cucurbit Virus Disease Complex in California
item Detection, Biology, and Management of the Expanding Whitefly-Transmitted Cucurbit Virus Disease Complex in California
item Detection, Epidemiology, and Control of Spinach Downy Mildew
item Development of Site-Specific Management of Soil Pests Using Molecular Quantification, Remote Sensing, and Field Scouting
item Downy Mildew Detection, Epidemiology, and Biopesticide Evaluation
item Enumeration of Fusarium oxysporum f sp. Fragariae in Soil
item Epidemiology of Spinach Downy Mildew Pathogen Peronospora effusa
item Epidemiology, Vector-Host Plant Interactions, and Biology of Vegetable and Cucurbit Viruses
item Geographic Patterns in Cropland Use in Strawberry Producing Regions of California
item Host Resistance and Fumigation Alternatives for Control of Macrophomina Phaseolina in Strawberry
item Host Resistance and Fumigation Alternatives for Control of Macrophomina Phaseolina in Strawberry - Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation
item Host Resistance and Fumigation Alternatives for Control of Macrophomina Phaseolina in Strawberry - Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation Testing
item Host Resistance and Fumigation Alternatives for Control of Macrophomina Phaseolina in Strawberry - Strawberry Genomics
item Interregional Surveillance of Spinach and Lettuce Downy Mildew in California to Improve Management Practices
item Interregional Surveillance of Spinach and Lettuce Downy Mildew in California to Improve Management Practices - Coachella Valley
item Interregional Surveillance of Spinach and Lettuce Downy Mildew in California to Improve Management Practices - Imperial Valley
item Investigation of the Relationship between the Obligate Pathogen Polymyxa betae and its Hosts
item Leveraging Population Genomics to Understand the Migration and Evolution of the Causal Pathogens of Boxwood Blight
item Management of Diseases Caused by Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. fragariae and Macrophomina phaseolina (Year 2)
item Management of Pathogens for Strawberry and Vegetable Production Systems
item Methyl Bromide Alternative Treatments for Perishable and Stored Products
item Methyl Bromide Alternatives for Weed and Disease Control in Strawberry Production
item Minor Use Pesticide Testing on Vegetables and Sugar Crops
item Molecular Detection and Quantification of Fusarium oxysporum Vascular Wilt Pathogens
item Molecular Detection and Quantification of Fusarium oxysporum Vascular Wilt Pathogens
item Molecular Detection and Quantification of Fusarium Oxysporum Vascular Wilt Pathogens
item Molecular Diagnostic Development for Tomato torrado virus (ToTV) and Other Torradoviruses in Seeds and Plant Material of Related Vegetable Crops
item Monitoring and Cultural Strategies to Reduce the Impact of Thrips-Transmitted INSV Affecting Lettuce on the Central Coast of CA
item Nitric Oxide Fumigation for Postharvest Pest Control on Fresh Commodities
item Optimization of Techniques for Detection and Quantification of Soilborne Pathogens using Molecular Techniques
item Pathogenomics-based Development of Crop-specific Diagnostics Tools for Emerging and Expanding Fungal Diseases in the U.S.
item Remote Sensing Support for Precision Fumigation in Strawberry Production
item Site-specific Soil Pest Management in Strawberry & Vegetable Cropping Systems - Economic Analysis
item Site-specific Soil Pest Management in Strawberry & Vegetable Cropping Systems - Food Origins Yield Quantification
item Site-Specific Soil Pest Management in Strawberry & Vegetable Cropping Systems - Fumigation and Weed Management
item Site-specific Soil Pest Management in Strawberry & Vegetable Cropping Systems - Remote Sensing
item Site-specific Soil Pest Management in Strawberry & Vegetable Cropping Systems - Santa Maria
item Site-Specific Soil Pest Management in Strawberry & Vegetable Cropping Systems - Yield Monitoring
item Site-specific Soil Pest Management in Strawberry & Vegetable Cropping Systems – Oxnard Plot Management
item Site-specific Soil Pest Management in Strawberry and Vegetable Cropping Systems – Oxnard Trials
item Systematic Identification of Oomycete Plant Pathogens Important to California Specialty Crops
item Systematic Identification of Oomycete Plant Pathogens Important to California Specialty Crops
item The Impact of Plastic Type on Soil Temperature, Yield, and Disease Severity in Strawberry Production