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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
Arboreta and botanical gardens
Atmosphere, general/other
Beans (dry)
Beans (fresh, fresh-processed)
Bedding/garden plants
Beef cattle, general/other
Beef cattle, live animal
Berries and cane fruits, other
Broadleaf forests of the North
Citrus, general/other
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
Cross-commodity research--multiple animal species
Cross-commodity research--multiple crops
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
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
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)
Laboratory animals
Leguminous vegetables, other
Meat, beef cattle
Meat, dairy cattle
Meat, swine
Meat-type chicken, live animal
Melons (includes cantaloupe, muskmelon, watermelon)
Microorganisms, general/other
Miscellaneous and new crops, general/other
Narcotic plants
Oilseed and oil crops, general/other
Onion, garlic, leek, shallot
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
Parks and urban green space
Pasture and forage crops, general/other
Peas (dry)
Perennial grasses, other
Pesticides (includes herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, etc.)
Plant research, general
Potted plants
Poultry meat
Poultry, general/other
Raisin grapes
Rangelands and grasslands, general
Rangelands, other
Remote sensing equipment and technology
Research equipment and methods, general/other
Seeds and other plant propagules
Sheep and wool, general/other
Sheep, live animal
Soft red wheat
Soft white wheat (includes club, western)
Soil and land, general
Solanaceous and related crops, general/other (for potato use 1310)
Spiders, mites, ticks, and other arthropods
Sugar beet
Sugar cane
Sugar crops, general/other
Sweet potato
Swine, live animal
Table grapes
Trees, forests, and forest products, general
Tropical/subtropical fruit, general/other
Turf (includes bentgrass, bermudagrass, bluegrass, dichondra, fescue)
Turkey, live animal
Vegetables, general/other
Viroids, mycoplasmas, spiroplasmas, etc.
Warm season perennial grasses (includes dallisgrass, bluestems)
Water resources
Watersheds and river basins, general
Wetland and riparian systems
Wheat, other
Wild animals
Wine grapes
Winter annual legumes (includes subterranean clover, arrowleaf clover)
Wool fiber
Research Projects within Tomato
item Absorption, Distribution, Metabolism and Excretion of Food Components and their Impact on Chronic Disease Risk
item Automated Whole-surface Imaging Technology for On-line Safety and Quality Inspection of Produce
item Bioinformatic Analysis of Transgene Effects on Crop Plants
item Biologically Based Technologies for Control of Soil-Borne Pathogens of Vegetables and Ornamentals
item Characterization of Molecular Networks in Diseases Caused by Emerging and Persistent Bacterial Plant Pathogens
item Characterization of the Or Regulatory Network for Carotenoid Biofortification in Food Crops – Phase II
item Conservation and Utilization of Priority Vegetable Crop Genetic Resources and Associated Information
item Controlled Plant Growth Facilities to Facilitate USDA-ARS/Cornell Cooperative Research
item Development of Genomic and Computational Resources to Support Agriculture
item Development of Novel Control Strategies for Diseases Caused by Cellular and Sub-cellular Pathogens
item Development of Tools, Models and Datasets for Genome-enabled Studies of Bacterial Phytopathogens
item Discerning Metabolome and Transcriptome of Elite Germplasm Grown in the Field under Different Cultivation Practices
item Dissecting the Molecular Mechanisms Underlying Chromoplast Biogenesis for Carotenoid Accumulation
item Dissecting the Molecular Mechanisms Underlying Chromoplast Biogenesis for Carotenoid Accumulation
item Enhancement of Crop Growth Through Utilization of Arb
item Enhancing Fruit and Vegetable Nutritional Quality with Improved Phenolics Contents
item Evaluation and Maintenance of Flavor, Nutritional and Other Quality Attributes of Fresh and Fresh-Cut Produce
item Genetic Basis and Approaches for Crop Nutritional Quality Improvement
item Genetic Elements that Control Color Formation in Melon Fruit
item Genetics, Epigenetics, Genomics, and Biotechnology for Fruit and Vegetable Quality
item Genome-Based Strategies and Physiological Biomarkers for Detection and Identification of plant Pathogenic Phytoplasmas and Spiroplasmas
item Genomes to Networks: Understanding Function Utilizing Genomic Sequencing, Comparative and Network Based Approaches
item Genomic and Functional Analysis of Emerging and Persistent Plant Pathogenic Bacteria to Support Disease Control
item Genomic and Metabolic Analysis of Tomato as a Model for Improved Performance and Quality of Fruit Crops
item Global Characterization of Genes Affecting Strawberry Fruit Phenolics Biosynthesis and Postharvest Quality
item Impact of a Great Plains Production System on Sustainable Production of Grant Sorghum
item Improving Produce Quality and Reducing Post-Harvest Loss and Wastes
item Integration of Multiple Interventions to Enhance Microbial Safety, Quality, and Shelf-life of Foods
item Maintenance and Distribution of Wild Species Germplasm at the C.M. Rick Tomato Genetic Resources Center
item Mapping Crop Genome Functions for Biology-Enabled Germplasm Improvement
item Microscopy Applications for the Identification and Management of Agricultural Pests and Pathogens
item Molecular Basis of Chromoplast Biogenesis
item Molecular Understanding of the Nexus between Plant Bioregulators, Stress Tolerance, and Nutrient Content in Plants
item Mutational Analysis of Inhibitory Extract from Serratia Marcescens N4-5
item NMR Spectroscopy-Based Quantification of Metabolomics in Seeds (corn grain) and Fruits (tomato)
item Northern Organic Vegetable Improvement Collaborative (NOVIC III)
item Northern Organic Vegetable Improvement Collaborative II
item Plant Tissue Analysis for Quantification of Phytohormones in Fruits (tomato)
item Potato and Other Solanaceous Crop Improvement and Disease Management
item Production, Utilization, and Importance of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi in Sustainable Vegetable Production
item Profiling of Diverse Maize and Tripsacum to Identify Functional Variants
item Quality Enhancement and Disease Resistance Development in Tomato and Pepper
item Rapid and Accurate Diagnostic Detection/Identification of Exotic Viroids for the Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey (CAPS) Program
item Rapid and Accurate Diagnostic Identification of Phytoplasmas for the Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey (CAPS) Program (ARS) FY2018
item Roles of Auxin During Pseudomonas Syringae Pathogenesis
item Sensing Technologies for the Detection and Characterization of Microbial, Chemical, and Biological Contaminants in Foods
item Standards Development for Phenotypes and Pathway Resource for Sorghum
item Tissue-Specific Analysis of Fruit Transcriptome Activity
item Unraveling the Phytopathogen's Response to its Environment