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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 Hard red winter wheat
item Advancing Harvest Index in Wheat Through Genomic Enabled Physiological Breeding
item Assessing the Impact of Entomopathogens for the Integrated Biological Control of the Asian Citrus Psyllid in the Lower Rio Grande Valley TX
item Breeding for Tolerance to Environmental Stress in Wheat
item Breeding Scab Resistant and Low DON Hard Winter Wheat Varieties for the Northern Great Plains
item Bridging Project: Integrated Forage Systems for Food and Energy Production in the Southern Great Plains
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 Cropland Carbon Monitoring System (CCMS)
item Developing and Implementing a Diversified Integrated Pest Management Program Aimed at Preventing Stored Product Insect Infestation
item Development of Assembly Pipelines for Long-read Sequencing Data
item Development of DNA Markers for Resistance to Wheat Diseases
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 Genetic Tools for the Control of Stored Product Pests
item Development of Genomic Tools for Genetic Improvement of Wheat
item Development of Wheat High-Yielding Germplasm with Resistance to Russian Wheat Aphid, Greenbug, and Bird Cherry Oat Aphid
item Ecology and Management of Grasshoppers and Other Rangeland and Crop Insects in the Great Plains
item Efficacy of Alternative Control Methods for Emerging Pests of Stored Products
item Efficacy of High Phenolic Sorghum Bran for Reducing Size and Number of Colorectal Tumors Evaluated in a Mouse Model
item Efficacy of Two Formulations of Centynal® (deltamethrin) as a Long-Term Commodity Protectant
item Enhancing Resistance to Cereal Rusts in Great Plains Hard Winter Wheats
item Evaluation of Cold Temperatures and Reduced-Risk Insecticides to Control Stored Product Insects
item Evaluation of Hard Winter Wheats with Improved Disease Resistance and Novel Processing Qualities
item Examine the Role of Wheat Streak Mosaic Virus and Triticum Mosaic Virus Determinants in Mite Transmission and Disease Development in Wheat
item Field Measurements of Interactions Between Stored Grain Aeration and Pack Factors
item Functions of Hessian Fly Effector Proteins in Wheat
item Genetic Improvement of Biotic and Abiotic Stress Tolerance and Nutritional Quality in Hard Winter Wheat
item Genetic Improvement of Winter Wheat: Integrating Classical and Novel Approaches
item Genetic Improvement of Winter Wheat: Integrating Classical and Novel Approaches
item Genetic Mechanisms and Improvement of Insect Resistance in Wheat, Barley, and Sorghum
item How do Viruses Evict Close Relatives, and Why?
item Impact of Environmental Variation on Genetic Expression (phenotype) of Hard Winter Wheat Quality Traits
item Impacting Quality through Preservation, Enhancement, and Measurement of Grain and Plant Traits
item Improved Winter Wheat Disease Resistance and Quality through Molecular Biology, Genetics, and Breeding
item Improvement of Aerosol Insecticide Efficacy Against Stored Product Insects
item Improvement of Hard Winter Wheat for FHB Resistance
item Improving Efficacy of Aerosol Applications for Control of Stored Product Insects in Wheat and Rice Mills
item Improving Management of Stored Grain Through a Greater Understanding of Stored Product Insect Behavior
item Influence of Symbiotic Bacteria on Tolerance of Stored Product Mites to Acaricides and Insecticides
item Management of Aphids Attacking Cereals
item Mechanism of Virus Transmission by Wheat Curl Mites
item Modeling Distribution of Insecticidal Aerosols in Mills and Processing Facilities
item Modeling of Stored Product Packing and Fumigation
item Movement of Fumigant in Grain Bulks
item Multiple Rust-Resistant Wheat - Texas A&M AgriLife Amarillo
item Multiple Rust-Resistant Wheat – Kansas State University
item Multiple Rust-Resistant Wheat – South Dakota State University
item Optimizing Lures and Traps for Surveillance of the Khapra Beetle and Related Dermestids in Food Facilities in Greece
item Relationship Between Wheat Plant Physiology and Grain Quality Under Heat Stress
item Resilience and Vulnerability of Beef Cattle Production in the Southern Great Plains Under Changing Climate, Land Use and Markets
item Soil Testing for Soil Health
item Spectroscopic Measurement of Biological Materials
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 Impacts of Lignin Modification on Resistance to Stem Rust and Sawfly Fungal in Wheat
item The Role of Nutrient Limitation and Precipitation Variability in the Suppression of Biodiversity by Exotic Invasive Plants
item Tolerance to Environmental Stress in Wheat
item Validation, Characterization and Deployment of QTL for Grain Yield Components in Wheat
item Validation, characterization and deployment of QTL for grain yield components in wheat
item Wheat Rust Resistance and Biology Research
item Wheat Rust Resistance Research