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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
Animal research, general
Atmosphere, general/other
Beans (dry)
Beef cattle, general/other
Beef cattle, live animal
Bees, honey, and other pollinators, general
Biological Cell Systems
Citrus, general/other
Cole crops (includes cabbage, kale, broccoli, brussels sprouts, cauliflower,
Cool season perennial grasses (includes bluegrass, bromegrass, fescue)
Corn (for sweetcorn use 1480)
Cottonseed (for meal, oil, etc.)
Cross-commodity research--multiple crops
Dairy cattle, live animal
Desert and semidesert shrub land and shinnery
Durum wheat
Economy, general/other
Egg-type chicken, live animal
Endangered species
Forage legumes, other
General Commodity
Goats, meat and mohair
Grain crops, general/other (includes buckwheat, millet, triticale)
Grain sorghum
Grasslands, other
Greens and leafy vegetables (includes endive, lettuce, spinach)
Hard red spring wheat
Hard red winter wheat
Hard white wheat
Honey bees
Horses, ponies, and mules
Individuals (as workers, consumers, members of society)
Laboratory animals
Leguminous vegetables, other
Long fiber cotton
Meat, beef cattle
Meat, dairy cattle
Meat, sheep
Meat, swine
Meat-type chicken, live animal
Microorganisms, general/other
Miscellaneous and new crops, general/other
Mountain grasslands, meadow, and alpine
Noncrop plant research
Oilseed and oil crops, general/other
Other bees (non-Apis bees)
Other non-bee pollinators, general
Other swine products
Pasture and forage crops, general/other
Peas (dry)
People and communities, general/other
Perennial grasses, other
Plant research, general
Poultry meat
Poultry, general/other
Rangelands and grasslands, general
Remote sensing equipment and technology
River basins
Sheep, live animal
Soft red wheat
Soft white wheat (includes club, western)
Soil and land, general
Spiders, mites, ticks, and other arthropods
Sugar beet
Summer annual grasses (includes forage sorghums, sudangrass, sorghum)
Sweet sorghum
Swine, live animal
The family and its members
The farm as an enterprise
Tropical/subtropical fruit, general/other
Turkey, live animal
Upland cotton
Vegetables, general/other
Warm season perennial grasses (includes dallisgrass, bluestems)
Water resources
Watersheds and river basins, general
Wheat, other
Wild animals
Wildlife habitats
Winter annual legumes (includes subterranean clover, arrowleaf clover)
Research Projects within Corn (for sweetcorn use 1480)
item Advancing Understanding of Heat Stress Response Mechanisms by Integrated Molecular, Biochemical, and Whole-Plant Analysis
item Assessing Soil Health to Increase Production Sustainability
item CEAP-Grazing Lands Soil Respiration Measurements for Modeling (2016)
item Combating Fusarium Wilt Disease, a Serious Economic Threat for Sustainable Cotton Production in the USA and Uzbekistan
item Comprehensive Soils Analysis in a Global Grassland Fertilization Experiment
item Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) - Sample Analysis 2014
item Constraints on the Recruitment of an Invasive C4 in a Native C4 Grassland
item Contributions of Climate, Soils, Species Diversity, and Management to Sustainable Crop, Grassland, and Livestock Production Systems
item Detection and Biologically Based Management of Row Crop Pests Concurrent with Boll Weevil Eradication
item Developing Automated Solutions for Maize Haploid Classification
item Developing Software Imaging Solutions for Single Seed Analysis
item Development of Economically Important Row Crops that Improve the Resilience of U.S. Agricultural Production to Present and Future Production Challenges
item Development of Genebanking Training Materials and Seed Germination Studies
item Efficacy of Deltamethrin as a Packaging Treatment
item Efficacy of Two Formulations of Centynal® (deltamethrin) as a Long-Term Commodity Protectant
item Evaluation of Cold Temperatures and Reduced-Risk Insecticides to Control Stored Product Insects
item Field Measurements of Interactions Between Stored Grain Aeration and Pack Factors
item Impacting Quality through Preservation, Enhancement, and Measurement of Grain and Plant Traits
item Improving the Sustainability of Irrigated Farming Systems in Semi-Arid Regions
item Innovative Strategies and Methods for Improving the Management, Availability, and Utility of Plant Genetic Resource Collections
item Manipulating the Overwintering Diapause of Heliothines with Diapause Hormone
item Modeling of Stored Product Packing and Fumigation
item Novel Weed Management Solutions: Understanding Weed-Crop Interactions in Northern Climates
item Optimizing Lures and Traps for Surveillance of the Khapra Beetle and Related Dermestids in Food Facilities in Greece
item Plant and Microbial Genetic Resource Preservation
item Productive Cropping Systems Based on Ecological Principles of Pest Management
item RNA Integrity and Viability of Seeds and Preserved Germplasm
item Soil and Crop Management for Enhanced Soil Health, Resilient Cropping Systems, and Sustainable Agriculture in the Northern Great Plains
item Soil Testing for Soil Health
item Sustainable Management Strategies for Stored-Product Insects
item Technology Transfer and Research Support for USDA-ARS and Texas USDA-NRCS Grazing and Soil Health Project, Riesel, Texas
item The Role of Nutrient Limitation and Precipitation Variability in the Suppression of Biodiversity by Exotic Invasive Plants
item Understanding Water Use and Plant Responses of Crops Due to Deficit Irrigation