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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
Apple
Cherry
Deciduous tree fruits, other
Miscellaneous and new crops, general/other
Ornamentals and turf, general/other (includes cacti)
Pasture and forage crops, general/other
Peach
Pear
Potato
Vegetables, general/other
Research Projects within Potato
item Advancement of Disease Resistant Germplasm using Quantitative Genetics and Marker Assisted Selection
item Application of Image Analysis Techniques to Quantify Potato Processing Quality and Disease Symptomatology
item Applying Molecular Markers To Select For Promising Virus Resistant Germplasm
item Areawide Management of Insect Vectors in Columbia Basin Vegetable and Seed Crops
item Areawide Management of Insect Vectors in the Columbia Basin of Oregon
item Areawide Management of Insect Vectors in the Columbia Basin of Washington
item Assessing Traits or Optimizing Management of New Potato Lines with Improved Disease Resistance, Yield, or Quality
item Assessing Whether Potato Leafroll Virus Transmission and Feeding Behavior of the Green Peach Aphid in Potatoes is Altered by Afidopyropen
item Biological Control of Insect Pests
item Biological Control of Insect Pests in Non-Crop Habitats
item Characterization of Novel Viruses Pathogenic to Potato Psyllid
item Characterization of Soil Health Parameters from Nematode Infested Potato Fields in the Columbia Basin
item Determining the Threat and Spread of New and Novel South American Ca. Liberibacter Species to North American Potato Crops and Wild Potato Germplasms
item Dev of Better Methods to Det Cultivar Resist to Internal Discoloration from Heat Necrosis, After-Cooking Darkening, Blackheart and Hollow Heart
item Development Of Sustainable System-Based Management Strategies For Two Vector-Borne, Tuber Necrotic Viruses In Potato
item Discovery and Application of Click Beetle Attractants for IPM of Wireworms in Potatoes
item Discovery and Application of Click Beetle Attractants for IPM of Wireworms in Potatoes
item Discovery and Application of Click Beetle Attractants Toward Management of Wireworms in Oregon
item Effect of Heat Stress on Glycoalkaloid Amounts in Potato Tubers
item Enhancing Integrated Insect Pest Management Strategies for U.S. Potato Production Systems
item Evaluating Phenotypes or Optimizing Management of New Potato Lines with Improved Disease Resistance, Yield, or Quality
item Exploring Alternatives to Neonicotinoids for Insect-Vectored Virus Management in Potatoes
item Exploring Pathogenicity Factors of Phytoplasma Causing Potato Purple Top Disease in the Northwestern U.S.
item Green Peach Aphid–Plant Interactions in Southern Idaho
item Identification of New ‘Ca. L. solanacearum’ Plant Pathogens and Their Psyllid Vectors and Plant Hosts in Oregon State.
item Identification of New ‘Ca. L. solanacearum’ Plant Pathogens and Their Psyllid Vectors and Plant Hosts in Washington State.
item Identification of new ‘Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum’ Haplotypes and Their Psyllid Vectors and Plant Hosts in the Northwest United States
item Identifying Important Parasites and Predators of Potato Psyllid in Non-Crop Habitats of the Columbia Basin
item Identifying the Sources of Aphids and Aphid-vectored Viruses Afflicting Potato Fields
item Improving Potato Performance and Quality through Breeding and Management
item Integrative Approaches to Understanding How Vector Proteins Affect Plant Defense and Plant-Insect Interactions
item Molecular Analysis of the Psyllids Potentially Vectoring Ca. Liberibacter Species to North American Potato Crops and Wild Potato Germplasms
item New Technologies and Strategies for Managing Emerging Insect Pests and Insect Transmitted Pathogens of Potatoes
item Phenotyping or Optimizing Management of New Potato Lines with Improved Disease Resistance, Yield, or Quality
item Potato Germplasm Development for Improved Sustainability, Disease Resistance, Nutrition, and Quality
item Profiling Pathogenic Genome Variation in Novel Haplotypes of 'Candidatus Liberibacter Solanacearum' Isolated from Psyllid Species from Potato
item Pyramiding of Potato Virus Y and Columbia Root-Knot Nematode Resistances using Greenhouse and Molecular Marker Screening
item RNA-Based Pesticides To Manage Insect-Vectored Plant Pathogens In Potato
item Search for Wireworm Attractants in Idaho
item Search for Wireworm Attractants in Illinois
item Support For The Investigation Of Emerging And Persistent Potato Diseases In The Northwest
item Systems Approach to Controlling Nematodes in US Potato Production
item The Whirligig Mite and New Biological Control Opportunities in Potatoes
item Therapeutic Molecule Evaluation and Field Delivery Pipeline
item Threat and Spread of New and Novel South American Ca. Liberibacter Species
item Tools for the Accurate Diagnosis of Two Tuber Necrotic Viruses, Potato Mop-Top Virus, and Tobacco Rattle Virus
item Understanding Differences in P. allius Populations from North Dakota and Washington State, and their Role in TRV Transmission in Potato