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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 Greens and leafy vegetables (includes endive, lettuce, spinach)
item A Nutrimetabolomic Approach to Identify Biomarkers of Whole Grain Intake
item Absorption, Distribution, Metabolism and Excretion of Food Components and their Impact on Chronic Disease Risk
item An Engineering Approach to Improving Food Quality While Reducing Labor Costs
item Automated Whole-surface Imaging Technology for On-line Safety and Quality Inspection of Produce
item Balancing Soil Health and Food Safety for Organic Fresh Produce Production in Maryland
item Characterization and Mitigation of Bacterial Pathogens in the Fresh Produce Production and Processing Continuum
item Characterization and Mitigation of Bacterial Pathogens in the Fresh Produce Production and Processing Continuum
item Characterization and Mitigation of Bacterial Pathogens in the Fresh Produce Production and Processing Continuum
item Collaborative Research to Study Diet-Genetic Interactions: Absorption and Metabolism of Phytonutrients from Different Brassica Vegetables
item Data Acquisition, Development of Predictive Models for Food Safety and their Associated Use in International Pathogen Modeling and Microbial Databases
item Development and Validation of Devices to Detect Fecal Materials in Produce Fields
item Development of Sensing Methods and Technologies for Rapid Screening of Foods for Microbial, Chemical, and Biological Contaminants
item Diet-Genetic Interactions: Absorption and Metabolism of Phytonutrients from Different Brassica Vegetables
item Economic Analysis of Food Safety Improvement During Produce Washing and Retail Display
item Effect of Resistant Starch and Cruciferous Vegetables on Mucosal Immunity and Disease Resistance
item Effects of Muskmelon Cultivar and Cover Crops on Soil Biodiversity, and Plant and Human Disease Suppression During Organic Production
item Elucidating Phytonutrient Bioavailability, Health Promoting Effects and Mechanisms of Existing/Emerging Foods and Beverages
item Environmental and Plant Factors That Influence Trace Element Bioavailability in Food Crops
item Evaluation and Maintenance of Flavor, Nutritional and Other Quality Attributes of Fresh and Fresh-Cut Produce
item Fluid Dynamics of Impact and Mixing for Improved Washing of Fresh and Fresh-cut Produce
item Fluid Mechanics and Mass Transfer of Washing Fresh and Fresh-Cut Produce
item Food Forum
item Food Safety Innovations and Preventive Controls during Fresh and Fresh-Cut Produce Washing, Packing, and Retail Display
item Growth Potential and Kinetics of L. Monocytogenes on Vegetables and Fruits and Characterization of Factors Affecting the Persistence
item Growth Potential of Listeria Monocytogenes on a Broad Range of Fresh Produce
item Improving Food Quality and Safety during Tomato Packing and Fresh-cut Produce Retail Handling
item Improving Food Safety through Cold Chain Management and Stakeholder Outreach
item Improving Produce Quality and Reducing Post-Harvest Loss and Wastes
item Improving Produce Safety through Integrated Research and Stakeholder Outreach
item Integration of Multiple Interventions to Enhance Microbial Safety, Quality, and Shelf-life of Foods
item Mechanisms of Pathogen Contamination of Organic Leafy Greens at the Farm Level and Interventions to Control Pathogens during Processing
item Microbial Control While Maintaining Quality of Fresh-cut Produce through A Pre-treatment with Silver Dihydrogen Citrate and SmartWash Organic
item Modulation of Inflammation in Obese Males After Consuming a Functional Tomato-Soy Juice
item Multi-regional Risk Analysis of Farm Manure Use: Balancing Soil Health and Food Safety for Organic Fresh Produce Production
item Multispecies Biofilm Formation and Survival of Foodborne Bacterial Pathogens in Produce Processing Environments
item Nutrition and Microbiome Research to Reduce the Risk of Cancer
item Nutrition Research to Identify Dietary Compounds that Reduce the Risk of Cancer
item Nutrition Research to Identify Dietary Compounds that Reduce the Risk of Cancer
item Persistence of Enteric Pathogens in Manure-amended Soils in Northeast U.S. Produce-Growing Environments
item Polyphenol-Rich Foods and Promotion of Intestinal Health
item Rapid Detection of E. Coli Contamination on Leafy Greens using Indole as a Sentinel Indicator
item Sensing Technologies for the Detection and Characterization of Microbial, Chemical, and Biological Contaminants in Foods
item Survival of Generic, STEC O157 and STEC Non-O157 E. coli and Salmonella in Soils Amended with BSAAO
item Sustaining the Supply of High Quality Lettuce in Changing Technological and Climatic Environments