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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 Beet Leafhopper Genome and Transcriptome Research
item Characterization and Detection Methods for Lettuce Dieback associated Virus
item Characterization of Resistance in Melon to Sweetpotato Whitefly
item Characterization of Resistance to Verticillium dahliae Races 1 and 2 for Improved Iceberg Germplasm Development
item CucCAP 2: Harnessing Genomic Resources For Disease Resistance And Management In Cucurbit Crops – Bringing The Tools To The Field
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 Developing Genetic and Molecular Resources to Improve Spinach Production and Management
item Epidemiology, Vector-Host Plant Interactions, and Biology of Vegetable and Cucurbit Viruses
item Exploring Genetic Control of Plant Metabolome for Developing Drought Resilient Lettuce Cultivars
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 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 Identifying the Basis of Lettuce Drop Resistance to Develop Cultivars with Superior Resistance
item Identifying the Basis of Lettuce Drop Resistance to Develop Cultivars With Superior Resistance
item Improved Management of Strawberry and Lettuce Soilborne Plant Pathogens using Microbiome-Based Disease Prediction
item Improved Management of Strawberry and Lettuce Soilborne Plant Pathogens Using Microbiome-Based Disease Prediction
item Improving Lettuce Cultivars against Bacterial Leaf Spot (BLS) through Breeding, Genetics, and Study of the BLS-Lettuce Interaction
item Lettuce Breeding and Genetics (2020)
item Lettuce Breeding and Genetics (2021)
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 Understanding the Role of Lettuce Leaf Lipid Composition in Salinity Tolerance