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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 Swine, live animal
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 Assessment of Genotypic and Phenotypic Factors for Foodborne Pathogen Transmission and Development of Intervention Strategies
item Assisted Reproductive Technologies for Heritage Swine Breeds
item Biology of Mosquito Vectors of Arbovirus Transmission Associated with Emerging Disease Threats of Livestock
item Characterization of Mammalian Inflammatory and Innate Immune Responses to Culicoides Sonorensis Cellular Lipids and Evaluate use as Adjuvants
item Collection and Evaluation of Swine Genetic Resources
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 Development and Evaluation of Diagnostic Applications for Arboviruses
item Development of Animal Genetic Resources Information Network (Animal-GRIN) for U.S. and Brazilian Use
item Dietary Effects on Sow Productivity to Three Parities
item Dietary Effects on Sow Productivity to Three Parities
item Dietary Effects on Sow Productivity to Three Parities
item Dietary Effects on Sow Productivity to Three Parities - Auburn University
item Dietary Effects on Sow Productivity to Three Parities - Michigan State University
item Dietary Effects on Sow Productivity to Three Parities - Oklahoma State University
item Ecological Reservoirs and Intervention Strategies to Reduce Foodborne Pathogens in Cattle and Swine
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 Enhancing the Health and Well-Being of Preweaning Piglets
item Environmental Chemical Residues and Their Impact in the Food Supply
item Functional Annotation of the Porcine Genome
item Genomic and Metagenomic Differences in Foodborne Pathogens and Determination of Ecological Niches and Reservoirs
item Genomic Control of Pork Loin Lean Color, Ham Lean Color, Ham "Halo" Severity, Myoglobin Concentration, and Pork Fat Quality
item Identifying Genomic Solutions to Improve Efficiency of Swine Production
item Improve Nutrient Management and Efficiency of Beef Cattle and Swine
item Improving Lifetime Productivity in Swine
item Influence of All-Natural, Fermentation Product Supplementation on the Acute Phase Response in Pigs following a Lipopolysaccharide Challenge
item Japanese Encephalitis Virus Prevention and Mitigation Strategies
item Maternal Lactocrine Programming of Porcine Female Reproductive Tract Development
item Mitigation Approaches for Foodborne Pathogens in Cattle and Swine for Use During Production and Processing
item Modeling Japanese Encephalitis in US using Interconnected Networks
item National Animal Germplasm Program
item National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF) Workforce Development
item Nutritional Intervention and Management Strategies to Reduce Stress and Improve Health and Well-being in Cattle and Swine
item Occurrence of Veterinary Pharmaceuticals and Metabolites in a Groundwater Discharge Waterway
item Role of GnRH-II and its Receptor in Testicular Function of Swine
item Standardization of Sperm Evaluation Across Gene Banks
item Strategies to Optimize Meat Quality and Composition of Red Meat Animals
item Supplementation of Chelated Zinc Methionine and Inorganic Zinc to Mitigate the Negative Impact of Bovine Respiratory Disease on Beef Cattle Health
item Sustainable Management and Byproduct Utilization of Manure Nutrients and Environmental Contaminants from Beef and Swine Production Facilities
item The Effect of CLOSTAT on Innate Immune Parameters and Pathogen Migration in Response to an Oral Salmonella Challenge in Weaned Dairy Calves
item The Impact of Insect Immunity on Vector Competence in Changing Environments
item The Role of Virus-vector Interactions in Emerging Vesicular Stomatitis Virus Outbreaks
item Training of Biodefense Research Workforce for the National Bio- and Agro-defense Facility (NBAF)
item Understanding Molecular Factors that Regulate Initiation of Porcine Embryo Elongation
item Use of Epidemiological Approaches to Investigate the Risk of Emergence of the Japanese Encephalitis Virus in USA
item Virus and Vector Protein Expression