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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
Air
Almond
Animal research, general
Aquatic plants
Bacteria
Barley
Beans (dry)
Beans (fresh, fresh-processed)
Beef cattle, live animal
Berries and cane fruits, other
Blueberry
Broadleaf forests of the South
Catfish
Chemurgic Crops
Citrus, general/other
Climate
Cocoa
Coffee
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
Cucumber
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
Eggplant
Eggs
Feed and feed additives
Fertilizers
Fiber crops, general/other
Finfish
Fish habitats
Forage legumes, other
Fungi (includes yeast)
General technology
Goats, meat and mohair
Grain crops, general/other (includes buckwheat, millet, triticale)
Grain sorghum
Grapefruit
Grapes, other
Greens and leafy vegetables (includes endive, lettuce, spinach)
Hard red winter wheat
Hemp
Herbaceous perennials and decorative greens
Honey bees
Horses, ponies, and mules
Individuals (as workers, consumers, members of society)
Insects
Kenaf
Laboratory animals
Leguminous vegetables, other
Long fiber cotton
Machinery and equipment
Mango
Marine shrimp
Meat-type chicken, live animal
Melons (includes cantaloupe, muskmelon, watermelon)
Microorganisms, general/other
Miscellaneous and new crops, general/other
Nectarine
Noncrop plant research
Nonfarm structures and related facilities, including those used in
Oats
Oilseed and oil crops, general/other
Orange
Ornamental trees and shrubs
Ornamentals and turf, general/other (includes cacti)
Other bees (non-Apis bees)
Other cultured finfish
Other poultry products
Oysters
Pasture
Pasture and forage crops, general/other
Peach
Peanut
Pecan
Peppers
Perennial grasses, other
Pesticides (includes herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, etc.)
Plant research, general
Plum
Potato
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)
Rice
River basins
Sewage and waste disposal facilities and systems
Sheep, live animal
Soft red wheat
Soil
Soil and land, general
Solanaceous and related crops, general/other (for potato use 1310)
Soybean
Strawberry
Striped bass
Sugar beet
Sugar cane
Summer annual grasses (includes forage sorghums, sudangrass, sorghum)
Sweet potato
Sweet sorghum
Sweetcorn
Swine, general/other
Swine, live animal
Table grapes
The farm as an enterprise
Tilapia
Tomato
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
Viruses
Walnut
Warm season perennial grasses (includes dallisgrass, bluestems)
Water resources
Watersheds
Watersheds and river basins, general
Weather
Weeds
Wetland and riparian systems
Wheat, other
Wild animals
Wildlife habitats
Wine grapes
Research Projects within Egg-type chicken, live animal
item “NIAID Centers of Excellence for Influenza Research and Response” (CEIRR)
item Agent Based Modeling to improve cage-free housing systems: What does the hen see?
item Alternative Mycoplasma gallisepticum (MG) Vaccination Regimens for Enhancement of Protection Against Field Strain MG Infections
item Application of Electron Beam in the Inactivation of Viruses, Bacteria, Protozoan Parasites, and Fungi in Pure Culture and Different Matrices
item Application of Probiotics as an Alternative to Antibiotics for the Reduction of Salmonella in Poultry
item Broadly Protective Modified Live Attenuated Influenza Vaccines for Poultry
item Cage-Free Pullets: Housing and Management Practices
item Characterization Avian Influenza Virus Immunology and Intervention Strategies in Poultry
item Characterization of Avian Pathogenic E. coli Field Isolates and Identification of Potential Vaccine Targets in Commercial Poultry
item Control Salmonella Serotypes and Other Pathogens in the Joints of Broiler Chickens
item Control Strategies for Avian Mycoplasmosis
item Control Strategies to Prevent and Respond to Diseases Outbreaks Caused by Avian Influenza Viruses
item Developing Plant-based Drinking Water Supplements for Controlling Salmonella and Campylobacter Jejuni in Broiler Chickens
item Development and Validation of Oxford Nanopore Technologies (ONT) Sequencing as a Molecular Point-of-Care Diagnostic (POCD) Assay
item Development of an Antigenic and Sequence Database of U.S. Avian Influenza Viruses
item Development of mRNA-based Vaccines for Heterosubtypic Protection Against Infectious Bronchitis and Infectious Laryngotracheitis Viruses
item Effect of Mycotoxins and Mitigation Strategies in Poultry
item Elucidation of Molecular Determinants of Avian Herpesviruses Virulence and Evolution to Inform the Development of Safe and Effective Vaccines
item Enhancing Genetic Resistance and Vaccinal Response to Control Marek's Disease, Infectious Laryngotracheitis, and Infectious Bursal Disease in Chicken
item Enhancing the production of type I interferons to create rationally-defined and highly protective Marek's diseas vaccines in chickens
item Environmental Management Strategies for Improving Health and Well-being in Poultry Production
item Environmental Management Strategies for Improving Production Efficiency in Poultry Production
item Evaluate the Ability of Insect Meal to Reduce Colonization of Foodborne Pathogens in Broiler Chickens
item Evaluation of Currently Available Vaccines for the Control of H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza
item Extensive Hen Housing: Old Idea New Tricks
item Generation of a Newcastle Disease Vaccines That Protect Against Infectious Laryngotracheitis and Marek's Disease which can be Delivered in Ovo
item Heat Stress and Respiratory Infection in Broiler Chickens: Examination of a Novel Neuroendocrine-Microbiome Mechanism Mediating Development of APEC
item Identification of the Molecular Determinants of Pathogenesis, Strain Variation, and Tissue Tropism of Different E. coli Strains
item Identify Environmental and Management Drivers of Foodborne Pathogen Ecology Under Pastured Poultry Rearing Systems
item Improving Health and Well-being in Broiler Chickens Through Environmental Management
item Improving Prevention of Newcastle Disease by Identification of Emerging Strains, Virus Evolution and Predicting Protection Conferred by Vaccination
item Influence of Vaccines, Host Genetics and Pathogen Mutation Rates on the Evolutionary Dynamics of Infectious Diseases - Purdue
item Influence of Vaccines, Host Genetics, and Pathogen Mutation Rates on the Evolutionary Dynamics of Infectious Diseases - Berlin
item Intervention Strategies to Mitigate Avian Escherichia coli Infections and Antimicrobial Resistance in the Poultry Environment
item Intervention Strategies to Predict, Prevent, and Control Emerging Strains of Virulent Newcastle Disease Viruses
item Leveraging Neuroimmune Pathways of Host-Microbe Interaction in the Development of Novel E-beam Antibiotic Alternative Strategies in Poultry
item Microbiome Transplantation as a Novel Approach to Prevent Climate Change Mediated Susceptibility to Foodborne Pathogen Carriage in Poultry
item Multi-hurdle Approaches for Controlling Foodborne Pathogens in Poultry
item Multidirectional Axes of Host-Microbiome Crosstalk as Novel Targets for the Development of Alternatives to Antibiotics to Control Foodborne..Poultry
item Network Service Agreement for ARS Mississippi State Location
item Next Generation Sequencing as a Diagnostic Tool for Poultry Pathogens
item Next-Generation Sequencing and Bioinformatics Procedures for Identification, Pathotype Prediction, and Subtyping of Influenza A viruses
item Novel Microbubble Technology to Reduce Contamination of Poultry Products and Fresh Produce for Small and Medium Veteran Farmers
item Nutritionally Enhanced Orange Corn: A Natural Domestic Source of Antioxidant Carotenoids for Poultry and Consumer Well-being
item Pathogenesis of Egg Drop Syndrome (EDS) Virus and Improved Control Through Targeted Diagnostic Tests and Vaccines
item Performance and Physiological Characteristics of Poultry Vaccinated and/or Challenged with Avian Pathogenic Escherichia coli (APEC)
item Prediction of Bat Species Susceptibility to SARS-CoV-2 Using an In Vitro Cell Model System ( Sequence ACE2 and TMPRSS2)
item Prevention of Immunosuppressive Viruses of Poultry
item Quantitative and Qualitative Assessment of Bacterial Pathogens in the Commercial Poultry Hatchery
item Rapid Detection and Characterization of Avian Foreign Animal Diseases Using Nanopore Sequencing
item Reducing Pathogen Contamination Risks and Improving Quality Attributes of Eggs and Egg Products through Housing System Management and Egg Handling Practices
item Reduction of Foodborne Pathogens and Antimicrobial Resistance in Poultry Production Environments
item Reduction of Foodborne Pathogens and Antimicrobial Resistance in Poultry Production Environments
item Response to APHIS SARS-CoV-2 Research Priorities Phase 1 (SEPRL)
item Spatial Transcriptomic Analaysis of Chicken Skin Infected with Gallid Alphaherpevirus2 and Mutants Thereof
item Systems Biology Approaches to Develop Medical Countermeasures to Detect, Prevent, and Control Poultry Production Viral Diseases
item Systems-based Integrated Program for Enhancing the Sustainability of Antibiotic Restricted Poultry Production
item Updating Avian Influenza Diagnostic Tests and HPAIV Strain Characterization
item US-UK Collaboration: Genetic and Non-Genetic Drivers for Virus Transmission and Virulence Evolution
item US-UK-China Collab: Predictive phylogenetics for evolutionary and transmission dynamics of newly emerging avian influenza viruses
item US-UK-China Collab: Predictive Phylogenetics For Evolutionary and Transmission Dynamics of Newly Emerging Avian Influenza Viruses
item vIL4 Virus Characterization