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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
Alfalfa
Bacteria
Barley
Canola
Corn (for sweetcorn use 1480)
Cross-commodity research--multiple crops
Fungi (includes yeast)
Grain crops, general/other (includes buckwheat, millet, triticale)
Ground covers
Hard red spring wheat
Hard red winter wheat
Hemp
Individuals (as workers, consumers, members of society)
Insects
Microorganisms, general/other
Miscellaneous and new crops, general/other
Oats
Oilseed and oil crops, general/other
Other bees (non-Apis bees)
Perennial grasses, other
Pesticides (includes herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, etc.)
Potato
Soft red wheat
Soybean
Sugar crops, general/other
Sunflower
Sweet sorghum
Tung
Vegetables, general/other
Viruses
Warm season perennial grasses (includes dallisgrass, bluestems)
Weeds
Wheat, other
Wood and wood products
Research Projects within Corn (for sweetcorn use 1480)
item Agricultural-Feedstock Derived Biobased Particles
item Alfalfa Seed Utilization for Human Food
item Antimicrobials for Biorefining and Agricultural Applications
item Circular Bio-economy via Value-Added Biobased Products
item Detecting and Tracking Infection by the Biocontrol Pathogen, Ovavesicula Popilliae
item Develop an Improved Understanding of Microbe-pathogen Interactions for Biological Control
item Development of Effective Analytical Methods for Evaluation of Hemp Materials & Processing Products for Phytochemical Composition, incl Cannabinoids
item Development of Enhanced Bio-Based Products from Low Value Agricultural Co-Products and Wastes
item Discovery and Production of Beneficial Microbes for Control of Agricultural Pests through Integration into Sustainable Agricultural Production Systems
item Efficacy of Commercial Biocontrol Saprophytes in Reducing Viability of Tar Spot Pathogen in Overwintered Cornfield Debris
item Enhancing the Value of Agricultural Materials
item Harnessing the Robust Metabolism of Bacillus Coagulans for Efficient Conversion of Lignocellulosic Biomass Hydrolysates to Designer Bioesters
item Harnessing the Robustness of Undomesticated Yarrowia lipolytica Strains for Biosynthesis of Designer Bioesters
item Improved Processes and Technologies for Comprehensive Utilization of Specialty Grains in Functional Food Production for Digestive Health and Food Waste Reduction
item Improved Utilization of Whole Pulses, Pulse Fractions, and Pulse Byproducts for Health-Promoting Food Ingredients and Biobased Products
item Increasing Food Shelf-Life, Reducing Food Waste, and Lowering Saturated Fats with Natural Antioxidants and Oleogels
item Innovative Approaches to Monitor, Predict, and Reduce Fungal Toxins
item Innovative Food and Feed Safety Research to Eliminate Mycotoxin Contamination in Corn and other Crops
item Innovative Uses for Alfalfa Biomass: A Path to New Income for Farmers
item New and Improved Co-Products from Specialty Crops
item New Bioproducts for Advanced Biorefineries
item New High-Value Biobased Materials with Applications Across Industry
item Novel Approaches to Controlling Laurel Wilt in Avocados - the Development of Phorectic Mites to Vector Beneficial Microbes to Insect Galleries
item Potential for Genes Targeted Toward Fungal Plant Pathogen Control to Interfere with Natural and Applied Microbial Insect Pathogens
item Rapid Prediction and Measurement of Aflatoxin in Whole Kernel and Ground Corn Using a Portable Imager
item Silflower Seed Utilization for High-Value Applications
item Technologies for Producing Marketable Bioproducts
item Technologies to Improve Conversion of Biomass-Derived Sugars to Bioproducts
item Versatile Biobased Products with Multiple Functions