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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
Aquatic plants
Beans (dry)
Beans (fresh, fresh-processed)
Beef cattle, live animal
Berries and cane fruits, other
Broadleaf forests of the South
Chemurgic Crops
Citrus, general/other
Cole crops (includes cabbage, kale, broccoli, brussels sprouts, cauliflower,
Corn (for sweetcorn use 1480)
Cotton, other
Cottonseed (for meal, oil, etc.)
Cross-commodity research--multiple animal species
Cross-commodity research--multiple crops
Cucurbits, other (includes pumpkin, squash, gourd)
Dairy cattle, live animal
Deciduous tree fruits, other
Desert and semidesert shrub land and shinnery
Drainage and irrigation facilities and systems
Duck and goose, live animal
Edible tree nuts, general/other
Egg-type chicken, live animal
Feed and feed additives
Fiber crops, general/other
Fish habitats
Forage legumes, other
Fungi (includes yeast)
General technology
Goats, meat and mohair
Grain crops, general/other (includes buckwheat, millet, triticale)
Grain sorghum
Grapes, other
Greens and leafy vegetables (includes endive, lettuce, spinach)
Hard red winter wheat
Herbaceous perennials and decorative greens
Honey bees
Horses, ponies, and mules
Individuals (as workers, consumers, members of society)
Laboratory animals
Leguminous vegetables, other
Long fiber cotton
Machinery and equipment
Marine shrimp
Meat-type chicken, live animal
Melons (includes cantaloupe, muskmelon, watermelon)
Microorganisms, general/other
Miscellaneous and new crops, general/other
Noncrop plant research
Nonfarm structures and related facilities, including those used in
Oilseed and oil crops, general/other
Ornamental trees and shrubs
Ornamentals and turf, general/other (includes cacti)
Other bees (non-Apis bees)
Other cultured finfish
Other poultry products
Pasture and forage crops, general/other
Perennial grasses, other
Pesticides (includes herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, etc.)
Plant research, general
Potted plants
Poultry meat
Poultry, general/other
Rangelands and grasslands, general
Remote sensing equipment and technology
Research on research management (not research management per se)
Rhizomes, tubers, bulbs, and root crops, general/other (for potato use 1310)
River basins
Sewage and waste disposal facilities and systems
Sheep, live animal
Soft red wheat
Soil and land, general
Solanaceous and related crops, general/other (for potato use 1310)
Striped bass
Sugar beet
Sugar cane
Summer annual grasses (includes forage sorghums, sudangrass, sorghum)
Sweet potato
Sweet sorghum
Swine, general/other
Swine, live animal
Table grapes
The farm as an enterprise
Trees, forests, and forest products, general
Tropical/subtropical fruit, general/other
Turf (includes bentgrass, bermudagrass, bluegrass, dichondra, fescue)
Turkey, live animal
Upland cotton
Vegetables, general/other
Warm season perennial grasses (includes dallisgrass, bluestems)
Water resources
Watersheds and river basins, general
Wetland and riparian systems
Wheat, other
Wild animals
Wildlife habitats
Wine grapes
Research Projects within Corn (for sweetcorn use 1480)
item Aflatoxin Control through Identification of Intrinsic and Extrinsic Factors Governing the Aspergillus Flavus-Corn Interaction
item Biologically-based Management Systems for Insect Pests and Pollinators in Agricultural Landscapes in the Southeastern Region
item Breeding and Pathology for Exotic Temperate Corn Germplasm
item CAREER: Unraveling the Metabolic Networks Underlying Plant Stress Adaptation
item Developing Integrated Ecological Tactics for Managing Sugarcane Aphid Outbreak
item Development of Aflatoxin Resistant Corn Lines Using Omic Technologies
item Development of Rapid, Non-Destructive Hyperspectral Imaging Methodology to Detect, and Quantify Fungal Growth and Aflatoxin Contamination
item Development of Semiochemical-based Trapping Methods for Insect Pests on Row Crops
item Evaluate the Role of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) in Plant-Fungal Interactions, especially Corn-Aspergillus Interaction
item Generating Input Features for Modeling Mycotoxin Outbreaks in the USA
item Genes and Genetic Networks Underlying Resistance to Aspergillus flavus In Corn
item Genetic Diversity and Disease Resistance in Maize
item Genetic Enhancement of Insect and Disease Resistance in Maize and Sorghum
item Genetic Improvement of Maize for Resistance to Aflatoxin Accumulation and Fall Armyworm Damage
item Genetics of the Maize Defense Response
item Genomes to Fields Landrace Evaluations
item Genomics and Genetic Improvement of Crop Resistance to Multiple Biotic and Abiotic Stresses in Peanut
item Genotype-Environment Interactions and Transcriptomic Prediction of Hybrid Maize Yield
item Identification and Characterization of Regulatory Genes in A. flavus that are Involved in Development, Secondary Metabolism and Virulence
item Impacts of Bees on Yield Enhancement of Commonly Cultivated Field Crops
item Improve Temporal and Spatial Coverage of National Conservation Activity Data
item Improved Biologically-Based Methods for Management of Native and Invasive Crop Insect Pests
item Innovative Technologies and Practices to Enhance Water Quantity and Quality Management for Sustainable Agricultural Systems in the Southeastern Coastal Plain
item Insect Control and Resistance Management in Corn, Cotton, Sorghum, Soybean, and Sweet Potato, and Alternative Approaches to Tarnished Plant Bug Control in the Southern United States
item Maize GXE and Germplasm Enhancement of Maize (GEM) Cooperation – Phase 2
item Management of Aflatoxin and Other Mycotoxins in Row Crops such as Maize, Peanut, and Soybean
item Mediation of the Plant Defense Response Via Control of Protein Degradation
item Metabolomics Study to Investigate Pyrrocidine-mediated Inhibition of Mycotoxin Formation by Fusarium Verticillioides
item Modeling to Forecast Mycotoxin Breakout in U.S.-Grown Maize
item Optimizing Corn-based Starch "Bioplastic" Formulations to Enhance the Efficacy of Beneficial Pathogens to Control Agricultural Pests
item Optimizing Pheromones and Semiochemicals for Monitoring and Management of Lygus lineolaris
item Probing Chromosome Structure to Activate Silent Metabolite Gene Clusters
item Regulation, Biosynthesis, and Function of Plant Chemical Defenses and their Role in Climate-Resilient Agriculture
item Seed Increase, Evaluation, and Phytosanitary Assessment of Tropically-Adapted Genetic Resources
item Soil Microbiome to Control Aflatoxin and Field Evaluation of Transgenic Corn
item Strategies to Reduce Mycotoxin Contamination in Animal Feed and its Effect in Poultry Production Systems
item Sweet CAP: Integrated Technologies to Improve Sweet Corn Production and Marketability
item The Effect of the Defense Response and the Microbiome on Heterosis in Maize
item The Extraordinary Connections Between the Catabolism of Flavonols and Benzoate Metabolism
item The Next-Generation of Aflatoxin Control: The Biotechnology and Gemomics Revolution
item Understanding Stink Bug-soybean Looper Interactions in Soybean in Arkansas and Mississippi
item Using Non-GMO Double Stranded RNA (dsRNA) Strategies to Prevent Aspergillus flavus Infection and Aflatoxin Contamination in Corn and Peanut
item Wireless Monitoring System for Real-time Insect Tracking