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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 Honey bees
item A microRNA Approach to Understanding Honey Bee Pathogen-Host Interactions
item A Low Cost Acoustic Sensor for Bee Identification
item A Novel AI-Driven Smart System for Insecticide-Free Fire Ant Control
item AmE-711 Cell Line as a Platform for Reporter Gene Assays
item Assessing Crop Ecophysiology for Sustainable Agricultural Production in the Southern High Plains
item Assessing the Role of Different Environmental Stressors Impacting Bee Health in the Mid-Western Arkansas Region
item Assessment and Improvements of Honey Bee Stocks in Urban Environments
item Chemical Communications of Plants, Insects, Microbes, and Nematodes
item Creating a Phenology Wheel for Beekeepers in the Southeast Region
item Determining the Impact of Non-target Applications of Herbicides on Bee Forage and Integrating Strategies to Minimize Negative Effects on Bee Health
item Developing and Deploying Novel Tools to Support Varroa Mite IPM in Specialty Crop Pollinating Honey Bee Colonies
item Development of a Ferromagnetic Materials-Based Inductor Core for an In-Hive Honey Bee Queen Tracking System
item Development of a Mass-rearing Honey Bee System Under Controlled Conditions
item Development of Semiochemical-based Trapping Methods for Insect Pests on Row Crops
item Does infection by a fungal pathogen influence host-plant response and vector behavior to enhance transmission? (PostDoc Fellowships FASE)
item Ecological Assessment and Mitigation Strategies to Reduce the Risks of Bees to Stressors in Southern Crop Ecosystems
item Establishing Agronomic and Pest Management Practices for Vegetable, Specialty Crops, and Fruit Growers while Improving Pollinator Health
item Estimate the Pesticide and Adjuvant Exposure to Insect Pollinators from Spray Drift
item Evaluation of Native Bees as Pollinators of Small Fruits on Small Farms
item Functional Genomics of Varroa Destructor-Apis Mellifera Interactions
item Harnessing Fungal Natural Products for Scalable and Sustainable Honey Bee Antiviral Therapeutics
item Harnessing Fungal Natural Products for Scalable and Sustainable Honey Bee Antiviral Therapeutics
item Identifying Pollen Phagostimulants via Metabolomics to Improve Artificial Diet Palatability and Effectiveness
item Impacts of Bees on Yield Enhancement of Commonly Cultivated Field Crops
item Improving Honey Bee Resilience to Biotic and Abiotic Stressors
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 Investigating of the Mechanisms of Action of CFTR Correctors in Rescuing DeltaF508-CFTR
item Investigating the Impacts of Viral Infection on Visual Pathways and Responses in the Honey Bee
item Management of Diseases, Pests, and Pollinators of Horticultural Crops
item Microalgae as a Novel Platform to Improve Honey Bee Nutrition, Microbiome Health, and Pathogen Resistance
item Multi-Environment Quantification of Extra-floral Nectar Production in Modern and Obsolete Cotton Cultivars
item Nectar Content and Quantity in Floral and Extrafloral Nectaries in Cotton
item Optimizing Macronutrient Contents in the Honey Bee Diet as a Mechanism for Pathogen Defense
item Optimizing Pheromones and Semiochemicals for Monitoring and Management of Lygus lineolaris
item Pangenome and Genetic Characterization of Global Honey Bee Populations
item Pollinator Health and Interactions with Nutrition in Southern Crop Ecosystems
item Selection and Production of Virus-resistant Honey Bees: Ensuring Future Food Security by Reducing Colony Losses, Improving Beekeeping Sustainability
item Strategies to Reduce Risk of Bees to Various Stressors in the Mid-South
item Strategies to Reduce Risk of Bees to Various Stressors in the Mississippi Delta
item Sustainable Conservation of Pollinators
item The Effect of the Weather on the Honey Bee Health
item Understanding and Mitigating Important Stressors of Bees and other Insect Pollinators in the Mid- South United States
item Understanding Host-Microbiota Interactions to Improve Honey Bee Health
item Understanding Stink Bug-soybean Looper Interactions in Soybean in Arkansas and Mississippi
item Using Genetics to Improve the Breeding and Health of Honey Bees
item Using Information on Beekeeper Mgmt Practices & Landscape Characteristics to Understand Honeybee Health & Reduce Colony Losses in the Mid-South
item Viral Diversity in Mite Resistant Honey Bees and Its Impact on Colony Health
item Wireless Monitoring System for Online Insect Tracking Data Analysis