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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 Peanut
item Addressing Critical Poultry Industry Challenge through Creating Value for Chicken Breast Meat with Myopathies
item Agronomic and Engineering Solutions for Conventional and Organic Conservation Agricultural Systems in the Southeastern U.S.
item An Integrated Approach for Plant Genetic Resources Conservation, Characterization, Evaluation, Documentation, and Distribution
item Assessment of Quality Attributes of Poultry Products, Grain, Seed, Nuts, and Feed
item Biologically-based Management Systems for Insect Pests and Pollinators in Agricultural Landscapes in the Southeastern Region
item Breeding and Deployment of Smut Resistant Peanut Cultivars
item Breeding for Resistance to Peanut Smut
item Detection and Mitigation of Aflatoxin Contamination: New Technologies and Decision Support from the Field to the Shelling Plant
item Developing Germplasm and Genetic Markers to Breed for Reduced Aflatoxin Contamination in Peanut
item Development and Evaluation of Cultivars with Improved Disease Resistances to Increase On-Farm Profitability
item Development and Evaluation of Improved Peanut Cultivars
item Development of Aflatoxin Resistant Corn Lines Using Omic Technologies
item Development of Peanut Cultivars or Germplasm with Improved Yield and Tolerance to Biotic and Abiotic Stresses
item Development of Peanut Cultivars with Resistance to Diseases and Improved Water Use Efficiency
item Development of Peanut Cultivars with Resistance to Diseases and Improved Water Use Efficiency
item Development of Rapid, Non-Destructive Hyperspectral Imaging Methodology to Detect, and Quantify Fungal Growth and Aflatoxin Contamination
item Evaluation and Characterization of Peanut Wild Species, Synthetic Hybrids, and Introgression Lines
item Exploiting and Enhancing IgE-Binding Epitopes of the 2S Albumins of Peanuts and Tree Nuts
item Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Peanut Research (PRIL)
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 Enhancement and Management of Warm-Season Species for Forage, Turf and Renewable Energy
item Genomics and Genetic Improvement of Crop Resistance to Multiple Biotic and Abiotic Stresses in Peanut
item Harnessing Genetic and Genomic Resources for Peanut Germplasm Enhancement and Cultivar Development
item Harnessing Genetic and Genomic Resources for Peanut Germplasm Enhancement and Cultivar Development
item High Oleic Peanuts as a Value-Added Feed Ingredient in Juvenile Domesticated Hybrid Striped Bass
item Identifying Aflatoxin Risk in Southeastern Peanuts: High-Throughput Physiological and Hyperspectral Phenotyping of Drought-Resistance
item Improved Biologically-Based Methods for Management of Native and Invasive Crop Insect Pests
item Improvement and Maintenance of Peanuts, Peanut Products and Related Peanut Product Flavor, Shelf Life, Functional Characteristics
item Integrated Management of Nematodes in Southeastern Field Crops
item Integrating Animal and Industrial Enterprise Byproducts in Gulf Atlantic Coastal Plain Cropping Systems for Enhancing Productivity, Efficiency, and Resiliency of Agroecosystems
item Integration of Traditional Methods and Novel Molecular Strategies for Improving Disease Resistance and Input-use Efficiency in Peanut
item Management of Aflatoxin and Other Mycotoxins in Row Crops such as Maize, Peanut, and Soybean
item Peanut Skins as an Antimicrobial Feed Additive to Reduce the Transmission of Salmonella in Turkeys and Turkey Production Environments
item Peanut Warehouse Early Fire Detection Sensor and System Development
item Postharvest Management Systems for Processing and Handling Peanuts
item Precision Breeding Using Molecular Genetic Tools to Develop Disease Resistant Peanut Cultivars
item Reducing Aflatoxin Contamination in United States Peanuts
item Reducing Aflatoxin Contamination in United States Peanuts
item Reducing the Development and Severity of Allergy to Peanuts and Tree Nuts
item Regeneration, Characterization, and Maintenance of the U.S. Peanut Germplasm Collection
item Sustainable Climate-Resilient Peanut Cropping Systems
item The Next-Generation of Aflatoxin Control: The Biotechnology and Gemomics Revolution
item Trees for the Future: Coordinated Use of Genetic Tools to Develop Geographic and Climate Adapted Pecan
item Understanding Physiological and Genetic Mechanisms of Two Types of Drought Tolerant Peanuts for Present and Future Adaptation
item Use of Novel Peanut Genetic Sources and Natural Plant Defense Mechanisms for Resistance to Fungal Pathogens to Reduce Disease Pressure and Aflatoxin Contamination
item Using Non-GMO Double Stranded RNA (dsRNA) Strategies to Prevent Aspergillus flavus Infection and Aflatoxin Contamination in Corn and Peanut
item Wild Thing: Exploring Wild Species to Reduce Aflatoxin Contamination in Cultivated Peanut