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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 Soil and land, general
item AI Innovations for UAS-Based Biomass Estimation and Regional Extrapolations in the Gulf Atlantic Coastal Plain
item American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America (ASA, CSSA, SSSA)
item Analyses of USDA Flood Control Reservoir Sedimentation
item Assessing Conservation Practice Impacts on Reducing Soil Loss from Ephemeral Gullies within CEAP Watersheds
item Assessment of Conservation Practice Impacts on Water and Sediment Loads Using Enhanced USDA Field and Watershed Management Planning Technology
item Characterization of Existing Soil Conservation Practices Using Remote Sensing and Machine Learning
item Development of Bioinformatic Tools for Omic Data Integration
item Development of Practices to Reduce Nutrient Losses to the Environment from Land Application of Animal Waste and By-products
item FY 2021 Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) - Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies (on Croplands) - Tifton
item FY 2022 Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) - Benchmark Watershed Assessment Studies (on Croplands) - Tifton
item Genetic Enhancement and Management of Warm-Season Species for Forage, Turf and Renewable Energy
item Groundwater and Soil Water Dynamics Modeling to Advance Erosion Prediction in Agricultural Fields
item High Throughput Phenotyping of Crops Using sUAS-borne Imagery
item Identifying Aflatoxin Risk in Southeastern Peanuts: High-Throughput Physiological and Hyperspectral Phenotyping of Drought-Resistance
item Improve Temporal and Spatial Coverage of National Conservation Activity Data
item Innovative Engineering Research for Development of a Poultry Manure Injector
item Measurement and Modeling of Groundwater Recharge in Agroecosystems
item Modeling and Synthesis for the Pasture Ecological Vulnerability Index
item Provide Soil Erosion-Resistance Data of Lower American River Site 4a to USACE, Sacramento District, for Risk-Based Evaluation of Bank Erosion
item Quantifying Soil Organic Carbon on Cotton Farms throughout the Southeastern United States and Texas
item Quantifying Water Quantity and Quality at the Cook Agronomy Farm Long Term Agroecosystem Research Location
item Research to Develop Best Management Practices for Greenhouse Gas Reduction in Nursery Production Systems
item RUSLE2 c~Climate Database Updates
item RUSLE2 Development
item RUSLE2 Execution Parameters Database Updates
item Science and Technologies for Improving Soil and Water Resources in Agricultural Watersheds
item Shifting the Balance of Water Resources and Interacting Agroecosystem Services Toward Sustainable Outcomes in Watersheds of the Southern Coastal Plain
item Strategies to Optimize Productivity through Enhancement of Plant Stress Tolerance and Agroecological Farming Systems in the Southeastern US
item Sustainable Climate-Resilient Peanut Cropping Systems
item Sustaining Productivity and Ecosystem Services of Agricultural and Horticultural Systems in the Southeastern United States
item USDA ARS Research Apprenticeship Program at University of Texas at Arlington - Auburn
item Use of Biochar in Agricultural Systems
item Watershed Legacy Sediment Assessment
item Wave Erosion Measurements for an Irrigation Reservoir Embankment
item Wild Thing: Exploring Wild Species to Reduce Aflatoxin Contamination in Cultivated Peanut