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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 Cucurbits, other (includes pumpkin, squash, gourd)
item Characterization of Resistance in Melon to Sweetpotato Whitefly
item Characterizing and Breeding Salt Tolerance in Lettuce
item Classic and Molecular Breeding for Downy Mildew Resistance in Spinach
item Comparative Genomics to Determine the Mechanism of Curtovirus Transmission by the Beet Leafhopper, Circulifer tennellus
item CucCAP: Leveraging Applied Genomics to Increase Disease Resistance in Cucurbit Crops
item CucCAP: Leveraging Applied Genomics to Increase Disease Resistance in Cucurbit Crops
item CucCAP: Leveraging Applied Genomics to Increase Disease Resistance in Cucurbit Crops
item Developing Genetic and Molecular Resources to Improve Spinach Production and Management
item Development of Molecular Markers for Selection of Lettuce Genotypes with Resistance to Verticillium Race 1
item Epidemiology, Vector-Host Plant Interactions, and Biology of Vegetable and Cucurbit Viruses
item Genetics and Breeding of Lettuce, Spinach, Melon, and Related Species to Improve Production and Consumer-related Traits
item Genomics-guided RNAi Solutions for Whitefly Management in Cassava and World Food Crops
item Genomics-guided RNAi Solutions for Whitefly Management in Cassava and World Food Crops
item Identification of Baby Leaf Lettuce Varieties and Genes for Rapid and Uniform Growth, High Quality, and Disease Resistance
item Identifying Genetic Sources of Virus And Vector Resistance in Cucumis Melo for New Cultivar Development
item Improved Management of Strawberry and Lettuce Soilborne Plant Pathogens using Microbiome-Based Disease Prediction
item Investigating the Role of Roots in Breeding for Drought Tolerance and Nutrient Efficiency in Lettuce
item Melon Powdery Mildew Race Variation in California
item Metabolomic Analysis for Identification of Biological Functions Associated with Beet Necrotic Yellow Vein Virus in Sugarbeet
item New Lettuce Cultivars with Resistance to Lettuce Drop
item Sustaining the Supply of High Quality Lettuce in Changing Technological and Climatic Environments