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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 Upland cotton
item A Comparative Cost Analysis of Saw and High-Speed Roller Ginning
item Advanced Genomic and Bioinformatic Tools for Accelerated Cotton Genetic Improvement
item Assessing Fusarium Wilt (FOV) Infection on Cotton for Maintaining Sustainable Production in the USA and Uzbekistan
item Assessment of Drought and Disease Resistance of Cottons with Different Genetic Backgrounds
item Characterizing New Accessions of Cotton Germplasm
item Color and Lighting Independent Plastic Contamination Detection Via Adaptive Image Processing
item Combating Fusarium Wilt Disease, a Serious Economic Threat for Sustainable Cotton Production in the USA and Uzbekistan
item Contributions of Climate, Soils, Species Diversity, and Management to Sustainable Crop, Grassland, and Livestock Production Systems
item Cotton Contamination Detection at Gin Stand Feeder Apron
item Cotton Coproducts Processing to Increase Value and Improve Sustainability
item Cotton Root Cell Wall Fortification as Resistance-enhancer Against Fusarium Wilt (Fov) and Root-knot Nematode (Rkn)
item Cotton Seed Increases at the Costa Rican Counter Season Nursery
item Decipher the Complex Disease Resistance Mechanisms for Cotton Improvement in the Post-Genome Era
item Detection and Biologically Based Management of Row Crop Pests Concurrent with Boll Weevil Eradication
item Development a SNP Isogenic Research/breeding Platform of Cotton Substitution Lines with Alien Introgression of Monitoring Fusrium Wilt
item Development of Economically Important Row Crops that Improve the Resilience of U.S. Agricultural Production to Present and Future Production Challenges
item Drought Stress Germplasm and Biomarker-gene Discovery for Assisting Breeding
item Enhancing the Profitability and Sustainability of Upland Cotton, Cottonseed, and Agricultural Byproducts through Improvements in Pre- and Post-Harvest Processing
item Enhancing the Quality, Utility, Sustainability and Environmental Impact of Western and Long-Staple Cotton through Improvements in Harvesting, Processing, and Utilization
item Expand the Functionality and Content of a Publicly Accessible Comprehensive Cotton Database
item Fusarium Wilt of Cotton: Pathogen Population Characterization, Virulence/ Resistance Mechanism Determination & Marker Assisted Resistance Breeding
item Genetic Analysis of Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. vasinfectum Race 4 Pathogenicity
item Genetic Recombination to Overcome Barriers to Introgression and Custom of Stress Tolerance and Disease Resistance Genes in Cultivated Cotton
item Host Plant Resistance and Characterization of Genes Involved in Disease Resistance
item Identification of Fusarium Wilt Populations in Cotton Fields and Pathogen Infection for Maintaining Sustainable Production in the USA
item Identification of Genes Involved in the Pathogenicity of Fusarium Oxysporum f. sp. Vasinfectum Race 4
item Improvements for ARS U.S. National Cotton Germplasm Collection Facilities
item Integrated Management of Cotton Boll Rot and its Insect Vectors
item Management and Utilization of Cotton Genetic Resources and Associated Information
item Manipulating the Overwintering Diapause of Heliothines with Diapause Hormone
item Molecular and Genetic Approaches to Manage Cotton Diseases
item Molecular Characterization of Nematode and Fusarium Wilt Resistance in the Cotton Genome
item New Technologies for Managing Cotton Modules and Harvest Information
item Optimizing Water Use Efficiency for Environmentally Sustainable Agricultural Production Systems in Semi-Arid Regions
item Relative Abundance and Population Genomics of Cotton Fleahoppers in Cotton and Surrounding Weed Hosts
item Renewal and Advance of Cotton Genetic Resources Through Use of a Costa Rican Counter Season Nursery
item Science Curricula through Education, Development and Outreach Programs
item Support for Breeding Upland and Pima Germplasm with Fusarium Wilt Race 4 (FOV4) Resistance/Tolerance for California and the U.S. Cotton Belt