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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 Sugar cane
item Building Tools for Specialty Crop Breeding Programs
item Calibration of Detector for Sucrose Concentration
item Characterize the Germplasm Collection of Subtropical Horticulture Fruit Crops and Ornamental Plants Using Genomics/Transcriptomics
item Developing Improved Sugarcane Cultivars using Conventional and Molecular Breeding
item Developing Intelligent Tools for High-throughput Crop Phenotyping
item Development of a Medium-Density SNP Panel for Evaluating Genetic Diversity in Wild Accessions of Sugarcane and Tracking of Trait- and Accession
item Development of High Yield and Disease Resistant CP Sugarcane Cultivars for Florida
item Development of Improved Sugarcane Varieties Adapted to Temperate Climates
item Dissipation and Activity of Selected Pesticides in Sugarcane Production Soil of Louisiana
item Diversification of Crosses for Improving the Canal Point Sugarcane Cultivar Development Program
item Efficacy of Insecticides of Insect Pests
item Establishing an Eddy Covariance Flux Network Focusing on Sugarcane Production in Louisiana
item Evaluation of Micronutrient and Plant Growth Regulator Formulations for Improved Crop Yields, Ratooning Ability, and Enhanced Disease Resistance
item Genetic Analysis and Trait-Specific Molecular Marker Development
item Genetic and Phenotypic Characterization of Sugarcane Germplasm
item Genetic Resource and Information Management and Genetic Improvement of Germplasm for Tropical and Subtropical Fruits, Sugarcane, and Related Grasses
item Genomics and Bioninformatics of Tropical Fruit Crops
item Improved Conversion of Sugar Crops into Food, Biofuels, Biochemicals, and Bioproducts
item Improving Sugarcane Growth Estimation Across Variable Climatic Conditions by Integrating Flux Data, Remote Sensing, and Computer Modeling
item Improving Sugarcane Production Efficiency (ASCL)
item Integrative Applied Agricultural ‘Omics and Bioinformatics Research
item Investigating Multiple Herbicide Resistance in Italian Ryegrass
item Maintaining Parental Plants and Optimizing Crosses for the Sugarcane Breeding and Cultivar Development Program in Louisiana
item Metabolomics and Mineral Analyses of Tropical Crops Germplasm
item New Crop Production and Protection Practices to Increase Sugarcane Ratoon Longevity and Maximize Economic Sustainability
item Post-harvest Crop Residue Management affects Sugarcane Yield, Soil Health, and Carbon Sequestration
item Role of Bacterial Exopolysaccharide Composition and Structure in Biofilm Formation, Viscosity and Susceptibility to Dextranase Processing Aid
item Silicate Rock (CarbonLock) Soil Application Effects on Insect Herbivory, Carbon Sequestration, and Sugarcane Growth
item Sugarcane Bagasse Effects on Mechanical and Mechanistic Performance of Hot Mixed Asphalt Mixtures
item Sugarcane Processing Waste (Mill Mud) Bioinformatics for Bio-fertilizer Development
item Three-way (LSUAC, ASCL, ARS) Sugarcane Breeding and Variety Development Agreement
item Understanding and Incorporating Disease Resistance into New Sugarcane Cultivars
item Utilization of Cutting Edge Real Time Sensor Technology in Sugarcane Breeding
item Water and Soil Resources in Sustainable Sugarcane Production Systems for Temperate Climates
item Winter Cover Crops to Improve Nitrogen Management in Energycane Production