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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 Dairy cattle, live animal
item Adapting TickBot Technology to Support Efforts by Appropriated Cattle Fever Tick Eradication Research Project
item An Ecologically Based Push-Pull Strategy for Stable Flies on Pasture Cattle in the Central Plains
item Animal and Plant Health Research - Biosafety - Infectious Agent and Recombinant DNA Control
item Animal Health and Plant Health Research
item Animal Studies in BSL-3 Containment at Pat Roberts Hall
item Arbovirus Diagnosis and Vaccine Development and Evaluation
item Arbovirus Diagnosis Development and Evaluation
item Assembling the Genome of the Cattle Fever Tick, Rhipicephalus microplus
item Assessment of Ticks' Resistance to Acaricides in the Caribbean and Development of Strategies to Improve Surveillance and Control
item Assessment Simulation Tools for Integrated Tick Management of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) Microplus in Puerto Rico
item Biology of Dipteran Vectors of Diseases Impacting Livestock and Humans
item Biology of Mosquito Vectors of Arbovirus Transmission Associated with Emerging Disease Threats of Livestock
item Cattle Fever Tick Control and Eradication
item Cattle Fever Tick Research Laboratory - Moore Air Base
item Characterization of Mammalian Inflammatory and Innate Immune Responses to Culicoides Sonorensis Cellular Lipids and Evaluate use as Adjuvants
item Characterization of Resistance in Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) Microplus from the State of Veracruz, Mexico
item Characterization of the Invasion of the Cattle Fever Tick in West Africa and Evaluation of the Associated Threats for Livestock Health
item Comparative Genomics and Transcriptomics of Dipteran Pests Affecting Livestock and Humans
item Cooperative Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee for the USDA Bushland Conservation and Production Research Laboratory
item Detection and Fate of Chemical and Biological Residues in Food and Environmental Systems
item Determination of Ractopamine and Zilpaterol Levels in Human Subjects to Correlate Nutritional Intake Data for Risk Assessments in Cancer Onset
item Develop Stable Fly Management Practices for Cattle Operations
item Developing a Reliable and Repeatable Experimental Model to Study Liver Abscesses in Cattle
item Development and Evaluation of Diagnostic Applications for Arboviruses
item Development of a DIVA diagnostic assay for a Rift Valley fever (RVF) candidate vaccine referred to as MP-12-NSm-del
item Development of Animal Genetic Resources Information Network (Animal-GRIN) for U.S. and Brazilian Use
item Development of Tools for the Pathological Characterization of Rift Valley Fever Virus Infection
item Ecological Reservoirs and Intervention Strategies to Reduce Foodborne Pathogens in Cattle and Swine
item Ecology and Control of Insect Vectors
item Ecology of Hydrogen-Producing and Hydrogen-Consuming Microbial Populations in the Gut of Food-Producing Animals and their Production Environment
item Ecology of Vesicular Stomatitis Virus (VSV) in North America
item Effects of Pre-Mortem Stress on Heat Shock Protein Expression and Oxidation Relative to Meat Quality
item Efficacy and safety studies using a 1% doramectin product and Bm86-based anti-cattle fever tick vaccine against cattle fever ticks
item Exploration for Biological Control Agents in East Africa for Guineagrass that Facilitates the Survival of Cattle Fever Ticks in South Texas
item Expression of Cattle Tick Antigens
item Field Collection of Biological Control Agents for Cogongrass and Cattle Fever Tick in the Philippines
item Field Surveys in Vietnam to Collect and Rear Biological Control Agents of Cattle Fever Ticks
item Fly-microbe Interactions Across Life History
item Genomics of Livestock Pests
item Genomics, Transcriptomics, and Microbiome Analysis of Dipteran Pests Affecting Livestock and Humans
item Identification of Novel Vaccine Candidates against Transmission of Arthropod-Borne Pathogens
item Improved Practices to Conserve Air Quality, Maintain Animal Productivity, and Enhance Use of Manure and Soil Nutrients of Cattle Production Systems for the Southern Great Plains
item Integrated Eradication Efforts of the Cattle Fever Tick (CFT)
item Integrated Management of Stable Flies
item Invasive Mosquito Project
item Japanese Encephalitis Virus Prevention and Mitigation Strategies
item Microbial Diversity Associated with Livestock Pests Across Ecosystems
item Modeling Japanese Encephalitis in US using Interconnected Networks
item Molecular Analytical Methods Development to Support Arbovirus Research
item National Animal Germplasm Program
item Novel Techniques for Culicoides Vector Control and Evaluation
item Nutritional Intervention and Management Strategies to Reduce Stress and Improve Health and Well-being in Cattle and Swine
item Orbivirus Pathogenesis, Epidemiology, and Control Measures
item Preliminary Evaluation of Livestock and Wildlife Surveillance Tools for Rift Valley Fever
item Preventing Bovine Babesiosis by Characterizing Fever Tick Acaricide Resistance and Genetic Variation Within Vaccine Candidate Antigens
item Protecting Livestock through Evaluation of Mode of Action of Substances Disrupting the Nervous System of Arthropod Pests Affecting Animal Production
item Regeneration of Y Chromosome in Holstein Cattle
item Resilience and Vulnerability of Beef Cattle Production in the Southern Great Plains under Changing Climate, Land Use and Markets
item Rift Valley Fever Pathogenesis, Epidemiology, and Control Measures
item Sequencing Genomes and Transcriptomes of Livestock Pests
item Single Nucleotide Discovery and Preliminary Population Genetics for the Stable Fly, Stomoxys Calcitrans
item Spray-formed Dissolving Microneedle Patches for Enhanced Stability and Needle-free Delivery of Vaccines
item Standardization of Sperm Evaluation Across Gene Banks
item The Impact of Insect Immunity on Vector Competence in Changing Environments
item The Invasive Mosquito Project
item The Role of Virus-vector Interactions in Emerging Vesicular Stomatitis Virus Outbreaks
item Towards Novel Acaricide Development Against Cattle Fever Tick: GPCR Target Validation and Identification of Chemical Leads
item Understanding Salmonella in the Peripheral Lymph Nodes of Cattle and Implementation of Intervention Strategies
item Vesicular Stomatitis Virus Disease vectors
item Veterinary Pest Genome and Transcriptome Bioinformatic Analysis
item Virus and Vector Protein Expression
item Wildlife Surveillance for Arboviruses