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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
Agave
Air
Alfalfa
Almond
Animal research, general
Apple
Arboreta and botanical gardens
Atmosphere, general/other
Bacteria
Barley
Beans (dry)
Beans (fresh, fresh-processed)
Bedding/garden plants
Beef cattle, general/other
Beef cattle, live animal
Berries and cane fruits, other
Blueberry
Broadleaf forests of the North
Carrot
Cheese
Cherry
Citrus, general/other
Climate
Cocoa
Coffee
Cole crops (includes cabbage, kale, broccoli, brussels sprouts, cauliflower,
Conifer forests of the West
Cool season perennial grasses (includes bluegrass, bromegrass, fescue)
Corn (for sweetcorn use 1480)
Cotton, other
Cranberry
Cross-commodity research--multiple animal species
Cross-commodity research--multiple crops
Cucumber
Cucurbits, other (includes pumpkin, squash, gourd)
Cut flowers, foliage, and greens
Dairy cattle, general/other
Dairy cattle, live animal
Deciduous and small fruits, general/other
Deciduous tree fruits, other
Durum wheat
Edible tree nuts, general/other
Egg-type chicken, live animal
Eggplant
Eggs
Florist crops, other
Food (not readily associated with specific plant and animal products)
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 spring wheat
Hard red winter wheat
Herbaceous perennials and decorative greens
Honey bees
Horses, ponies, and mules
Individuals (as workers, consumers, members of society)
Insects
Laboratory animals
Leguminous vegetables, other
Lemon
Mango
Meat, beef cattle
Meat, dairy cattle
Meat, swine
Meat-type chicken, live animal
Melons (includes cantaloupe, muskmelon, watermelon)
Microorganisms, general/other
Milk
Miscellaneous and new crops, general/other
Narcotic plants
Nectarine
Nematodes
Oilseed and oil crops, general/other
Onion, garlic, leek, shallot
Orange
Ornamental trees and shrubs
Ornamentals and turf, general/other (includes cacti)
Other animals, general
Other beef cattle products
Other cultured finfish
Other dairy cattle products
Other poultry products
Other swine products
Oysters
Parks and urban green space
Pasture
Pasture and forage crops, general/other
Peach
Pear
Peas (dry)
Peppers
Perennial grasses, other
Pesticides (includes herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, etc.)
Plant research, general
Plum
Potato
Potted plants
Poultry meat
Poultry, general/other
Raisin grapes
Rangelands and grasslands, general
Rangelands, other
Raspberry
Remote sensing equipment and technology
Research equipment and methods, general/other
Rice
Salmon
Seeds and other plant propagules
Sheep and wool, general/other
Sheep, live animal
Shellfish
Soft red wheat
Soft white wheat (includes club, western)
Soil
Soil and land, general
Solanaceous and related crops, general/other (for potato use 1310)
Soybean
Spiders, mites, ticks, and other arthropods
Strawberry
Sugar beet
Sugar cane
Sugar crops, general/other
Sunflower
Sweet potato
Swine, live animal
Table grapes
Tea
Tomato
Trees, forests, and forest products, general
Tropical/subtropical fruit, general/other
Trout
Turf (includes bentgrass, bermudagrass, bluegrass, dichondra, fescue)
Turkey, live animal
Vegetables, general/other
Viroids, mycoplasmas, spiroplasmas, etc.
Viruses
Warm season perennial grasses (includes dallisgrass, bluestems)
Water resources
Watersheds
Watersheds and river basins, general
Weeds
Wetland and riparian systems
Wheat, other
Wild animals
Wine grapes
Winter annual legumes (includes subterranean clover, arrowleaf clover)
Wool fiber
Research Projects within Apple
item Abiotic Stress and Adaptive Phenology in Fruit and Forest Trees
item Accelerating the Development, Evaluation, and Adoption of New Apple Rootstock Technologies to Improve Apple Grower Profitability and Sustainability
item Acquisition and Establishment of Rose Virus Positive Control Collection
item An Areawide Biointensive Management Plan for Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB)
item An Areawide Biointensive Management Plan for Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB)
item An Areawide Biointensive Management Plan for Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB)
item An Areawide Biointensive Management Plan for Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB)
item An Areawide Biointensive Management Plan for Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB)
item Behavioral Effects of BMSB, Halyomorpha halys, Aggregation Pheromone and a Pheromone Synergist on Overwintering Site Selection by Adult H. halys
item Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) Surveillance Project: Trap Improvement and Lure Attractiveness
item Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) Surveillance Project: Trap Improvement and Lure Attractiveness
item Characterizing and Detecting Pathogens to Ensure Safe Exchange of Plant Germplasm
item Co-creating Attract-and-Kill Systems for Management of Brown Marmorated Stink Bug in Apple Orchards
item Co-creating Attract-and-Kill Systems for Management of Brown Marmorated Stink Bug in Apple Orchards
item Co-creating Attract-and-Kill Systems for Management of Brown Marmorated Stink Bug in Apple Orchards
item Co-creating Attract-and-Kill Systems for Management of Brown Marmorated Stink Bug in Apple Orchards
item Co-creating Attract-and-Kill Systems for Management of Brown Marmorated Stink Bug in Apple Orchards
item Computer Vision and Machine Learning for Plant Sensing: Applications for Tracking in Agriculture
item Developing a Multi Life-Stage Management Strategy for Apple Maggot through the Integration of Attract-and-Kill and Biological Control
item Developing Apple Germplasm Donor Stock for Novel Strain-Specific and Broad Spectrum Alleles and Genes for Fire Blight Resistance Breeding
item Development and Implementation of Systems-Based Organic Management Strategies for Spotted Wing Drosophila
item Development of Alternative Intervention Technologies for Fresh or Minimally Processed Foods
item Development of Apple Rootstock Technologies for U.S. and Brazilian Apple Growers
item Development of Apple Rootstock Technologies for U.S. and Kazakhstan Apple Growers
item Development of Biotic and Abiotic Stress Tolerance in Apple Rootstocks
item Development of High Throughput Genome and Transcriptome Sequences for Wall-less Bacterial Plant Pathogens and Their Plant Hosts
item Development of Novel Tools to Manage Fungal Plant Pathogens that Cause Postharvest Decay of Pome Fruit to Reduce Food Waste
item Development of Strategies to Reduce Insecticide Inputs against Invasive and Native Pests in Temperate Fruit Crops
item Developmental Mechanisms Underlying Fleshy Fruit Diversity in Rosaceae
item Diagnostic Support for New and Emerging Pathogens to Facilitate the Safe Importation and Exchange of Plant Germplasm
item Diagnostic Support for New and Emerging Pathogens to Facilitate the Safe Importation and Exchange of Plant Germplasm
item Discovering Pathogens Associated with Rapid Apple Decline
item Enhancing Fruit and Vegetable Nutritional Quality with Improved Phenolics Contents
item Enhancing the Safety and Quality of Fresh Produce and Low-Moisture Foods by Waterless Non-Thermal Technologies
item Evaluation and Maintenance of Flavor, Nutritional and Other Quality Attributes of Fresh and Fresh-Cut Produce
item Fire Blight Resistance and Fruit Quality in New Washington Cultivars
item Genetic and Genomic Characterization of Apple and Grape Germplasm Preserved in the USDA-ARS Geneva Clonal Repository
item Genetic Improvement of Fruit Crops Using Advanced Genomics and Breeding Technologies
item Genome-Based Strategies and Physiological Biomarkers for Detection and Identification of plant Pathogenic Phytoplasmas and Spiroplasmas
item Global Characterization of Genes Affecting Strawberry Fruit Phenolics Biosynthesis and Postharvest Quality
item Improving Disease Resistance, Fruit Quality, and Growth Habit of Temperate Fruit Crops through Genetic Engineering
item Improving Stress and Disease Resistance in Apple Germplasm
item Integrated Orchard Management and Automation for Deciduous Tree Fruit Crops (BRIDGE PROJECT)
item Integrating Tactics for Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Management in Commercial Orchards
item Integration of Multiple Interventions to Enhance Microbial Safety, Quality, and Shelf-life of Foods
item IPM-CPR: A Systems Level Approach to Manage Brown Marmorated Stink Bug and Conserve Beneficial Insects in Tree Fruit
item Management and Development of Apple, Cold-Hardy Grape, and Tart Cherry Genetic Resources and Associated Information
item Management of Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) in U.S. Specialty Crops
item Managing an Invasive Drosophilid Species in Agriculture Using Innovative Behavioral Manipulation Strategies
item Managing the Invasive Spotted Lanternfly (SLF) in Specialty Crops
item Microbial Networks on Harvested Apples and the Design of Antagonistic Consortia to Control Postharvest Pathogens
item Next Generation Sequences to Uncover Fungal Virulence and Fungicide Resistance Mechanisms(s) in the Blue Mold Fungus
item Optimizing Root Growth in Dicotyledonous Plants by Altering DEEPER ROOTING Gene Activities
item Patriot Gardens: An Integrated Agriculture and Technology Support Program for Appalachia
item Patriot Guardens: An Integrated Agriculture and Technology Support Program for Appalachia – Supporting Agreement
item Plant Exploration in Vietnam to Collect Malus doumeri Germplasm
item Polyphenol-Rich Foods and Promotion of Intestinal Health
item Quantifying Invasive Insect Movement within and Across Landscapes Using Laser Detection Technology and Unmanned Aerial Systems
item Rapid and Accurate Diagnostic Identification of Phytoplasmas for the Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey (CAPS) Program (ARS) FY2016
item Rapid and Accurate Diagnostic Identification of Phytoplasmas for the Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey (CAPS) Program (ARS) FY2018
item Refining an Attracticidal Sphere Management System for Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD) in Small Fruit Production
item Refining an Attracticidal Sphere Management System for Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD) in Small Fruit Production
item Robotics for Agriculture
item RosBREED: Combining Disease Resistance with Horticultural Quality in New Rosaceous Cultivars
item Sustainable Strategies for Managing Postharvest Diseases of Fruit Crops
item Three-Dimensional Modeling System for Fruit Trees
item Visual Servoing in Agricultural Environments