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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 Sunflower
item Applying Genomic Tools to Accelerate Breeding for Disease Resistance in Confection Sunflower
item Applying Genomic Tools to Accelerate Breeding for Disease Resistance in Confection Sunflower
item Characterizing Resistance and Pathogenicity Genes Associated with Infection B. napus by S. sclerotiorum
item Developing Bioinformatic Pipelines for Genomics-assisted Breeding using Graphical User Interfaces
item Development of Sunflower Germplasm with Sclerotinia Head and Stalk Rot Resistance
item Early Maturing Sunflower for Double Crop Use in the Central Plains
item Enhancing Basal Resistance to Sclerotinia Sclerotiorum in Brassica
item Evaluation of Sunflower Experimental Germplasm to Identify and Characterize Novel Sources of Resistance to Sclerotinia Head and Stalk Rot
item Flood Tolerance Screening of Sunflower
item Genetic Enhancement of Sunflower Yield and Tolerance to Biotic Stress
item Genomics of Abiotic Stress Resistance in Wild and Cultivated Sunflowers
item Identification and Mapping of Genetic Factors Affecting the Stability of Oleic Acid in Inbred Lines and Hybrids
item Identification of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum Virulence Determinants Relevant to Infection of Multiple Host Plants by Association Mapping
item Improve Stalk Rot Phenotyping by Evaluation of Environment, Pathogen, and Host Factors for S. Sclerotiorum Infection in Sunflower Disease Nurseries
item Improving Resistance to Sclerotinia Sclerotiorum in Spring Canola
item Intraspecific Variation and Possible Effects on the Utility of Non-Crop Asteraceae
item Mechanisms of Resistance to Sclerotinia sclerotiorum and Consequences for Seed Yield in Arabidopsis
item North Dakota Pollinator Health and Pollination Services
item Novel Weed Management Solutions: Understanding Weed-Crop Interactions in Northern Climates
item QTL Mapping of Sclerotinia Basal Stalk Rot Resistance Derived from Sunflower Wild Species
item Refining Genomic Tools for Sclerotinia Resistance and Agronomic Breeding of Sunflower-towards Dissection of the Resistance Phenotype
item Sclerotinia Initiative
item Using Genomic Selection (GS) to Optimize Prediction of Sclerotinia and Agronomic Phenotypes for More Efficient Breeding
item White Mold Resistance-QTL: Identification, Interactions, and Fine Mapping in Common Bean
item White Mold Resistance-QTL: Identification, Interactions, and Fine Mapping in Common Bean