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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
Sugar beet
Vegetables, general/other
Research Projects within Melons (includes cantaloupe, muskmelon, watermelon)
item Assessing the Effect of Exogenous Silicon Application on Yield and Quality of Lettuce Produce
item Celery Breeding for Resistance to Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. apii Race 2 and Race 4
item Characterization of Lettuce Resistance to Impatiens Necrotic Spot Virus
item Controlled Self-pollination of the Melon Core Set for Genetic Analysis and Development of the Set for Long-term Improvement of Melon
item CucCAP 2: Harnessing Genomic Resources For Disease Resistance And Management In Cucurbit Crops – Bringing The Tools To The Field
item Enhancement of Spinach & Leafy Vegetables for Disease Resistance & Nutritional Components using Genome-wide Association Study & Genomic Prediction
item Enhancing Resource Utilization for Sustainable Lettuce Production in Changing Climates
item Exploring Genetic Control of Plant Metabolome for Developing Drought Resilient Lettuce Cultivars
item Genetic Improvement of Lettuce, Spinach, Celery, Melon, and Related Species
item Improving Lettuce Cultivars against Bacterial Leaf Spot (BLS) through Breeding, Genetics, and Study of the BLS-Lettuce Interaction
item Lettuce Breeding and Genetics (2021)
item Lettuce Breeding for Improved Resistance to INSV, Pythium
item Lettuce Breeding for Improved Resistance to INSV, Pythium, Verticillium, and Fusarium
item Lettuce Breeding, Genetics, and Physiology
item Understanding the Molecular Mechanisms of Resistance to Tipburn and INSV+Pythium wilt
item Understanding the Molecular Mechanisms of Viral Infection in Lettuce in Support of the USDA Lettuce Breeding Program