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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
Beans (dry)
Leguminous vegetables, other
Peas (dry)
Sugar beet
Research Projects within Lentil
item Assessment of Soil Health and Nitrogen Economy in Lentil and Pea Cropping Systems
item Assessment of Soil Health and Nitrogen Economy in Lentil and Pea Cropping Systems
item Comparative Analysis of Chickpea, Dry Pea, Lentil, and Dry Bean for Human Health Traits
item Developing Accurate and Efficient Laboratory Methods for Testing End-use Qualities of Pulse Crops, Identify Factors Associated with End-use Quality, and Develop Processes to Add Value to Pulses
item Developing and Utilizing Functionally Enhanced Pulse Proteins as Novel Food Ingredients
item Development of Meat Analogues with Germinated Pulse Protein Extracts
item Dough Rheology, Baking Performance and Bread Sensory Quality of Pulse-fortified Whole Wheat Flours
item Effects of Extraction Methods on Lentil and Dry Beans Extract Composition and Structural Modification
item Effects of Pulse Consumption on Maternal and Child Health
item Effects of Roasting Parameters on the Functional and Organoleptic Properties of Lentil Flours
item Field Experiments to Incorporate Pulse Crops in Cropping Systems and Assess Soil Health and Plant Water Use Efficiency
item Gut Microbiota Dependent and Independent Impacts of Dietary Pulses on Pre- and Postprandial Metabolism and Inflammation in Overweight/Obese Humans
item Human Pulse Consumption, the Microbiome, and Meal Satiety
item Impact of Storage on Functionality and Nutritional and Phytochemical Compositions of Pea, Lentil, and Chickpea
item Increasing Nitrogen Fixation Potential in Pulses for Environmental and Economic Sustainability
item National Consumer Survey of Pulse Consumption and Views
item Optimizing Pulse Protein Functionality
item PCHI - Effect of a Pulse-based USDA-diet on Gut Microbial Metabolites and Biomarkers of Healthspan: A Crossover Feeding Study in Older Adults
item PCHI - Enzymatic Modification of Pulse Proteins to Improve Technical and Health Functionalities for Diversified Food Applications
item PCHI - Improving Environmental and Economic Sustainability Outcomes Through Incorporation of Pulses into Irrigated and Dryland Crop Rotations
item PCHI - Minimizing Water and Nutrient Footprint for Sustainable Pulses-wheat Cropping Systems and Enhanced Soil Health
item PCHI - Targeted Messaging Highlighting Human Health and Sustainability Benefits to Promote Pulse Consumption
item PCHI – Isolating and Characterizing Protein Fractions from Black Beans and Lentils for use as Novel Oil Structuring Agents
item Protective Effects of Dietary Pulse Flours on the Transgenerational Influence of Maternal Obesity
item Pulse Consumption Improves Gut Health, Metabolic Outcomes, and Bone Biomarkers of Post Menopausal Women
item Pulse Crop Health Initiative
item Pulse Resistant Starch: Interplay Between Processing the Microbiome and Health
item Thermal and Nonthermal Processing of Pulse Protein Concentrates: Impact on Functionality and Nutritional Value
item Using Pulse Resistant Starch to Ameliorate Aging-Associated Dysbiosis of the Gut-Microbiome-Brain Axis