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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 Food (not readily associated with specific plant and animal products)
item Advanced Technology for Rapid Comperhensive Analysis of the Chemical Components
item Analysis of Secondary Metabolites in Plants
item Branded Foods Products Database (BFPDB) Automation and Ingredients
item Development and Validation of Innovative Food Processing Interventions
item Development of an Expert Program for Identification of Secondary Metabolites
item Development of Databases on Composition of U.S. Dietary Supplements
item Development of Databases on Composition of U.S. Foods
item Development of Databases on Composition of U.S. Foods
item Development of Databases on Food Composition (CDC)
item Development of Databases on the Composition of U.S. Foods
item Development of Expert Computer Programs for Identification of Secondary Metabolites in Mass Spectral Data
item Development of Special Interest Database on Iodine in U.S.
item Development of Special Interest Database on Iodine in U.S. Foods
item Development of USDA Special Interest Database on Iodine in US Foods
item Development, Evaluation, and Validation of Technologies for the Detection and Characterization of Chemical Contaminants in Foods
item DNA Barcodes/Fingerprints, Chemical Fingerprints, and Metabolic Profiles for Botanical Supplements
item Environmental Impact on Nutrient Profiles of Foods
item Environmental Impact on Nutrient Profiles of Fruits and Vegetables
item Establishment of USDA Food Data System (FooDS)
item Estimating the Nutritive Value of Fluid Cow’s Milk in the U.S.
item Expansion of the Dietary Supplement Ingredient Database
item Exploring the Impacts of Changing Diets on Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Human Well-being
item Food Composition Research
item Food Composition Research
item Food Composition Research and Database Expansion
item Food Composition Research and Database Expansion
item Genomics, Nutrition, and Health
item Metabolite Profiling and Chemical Fingerprinting Methods for Characterization of Foods, Botanical Supplements, and Biological Materials
item Metabolomic Methods for Plant and Animal Specimens
item Metabolomic Methods for Plant and Animal Specimens
item Methods for Identification and Authentication of Botanical Supplements using Spectral Fingerprints, DNA Barcodes,and Metabolite Profiles
item Modernization of USDA Nutrient Databases for Incorporation of Branded Food Label Composition Data from Industry
item Monitoring Sodium and Selected Nutrients in Food
item National Food and Nutrient Analysis Program
item National Food and Nutrient Analysis Program (NFNAP) - Analytic I Prebiotics
item National Food and Nutrient Analysis Program (NFNAP) - Analytic I Prebiotics
item Nutrient Composition of Meat and Meat Products
item Nutrient Database Modernization
item Obtaining Selected Nutrient Values for Processed Eggs and related Foods in the U.S. for the USDA Food Composition Database (ARS FooDS)
item Obtaining Selected Nutrient Values for Processed Eggs in the U.S. for the USDA Food Composition Databases(ARS Foods)
item Probiotics, Dietary Fiber and Influences on the Microbiome
item Rapid In Vivo Detection of Aminoglycoside Resistance using Laser Electrospray Mass Spectrometry
item U.S. Point-of-Sale Data for USDA Databases
item USDA Dietary Supplement Ingredient Database
item USDA Dietary Supplement Ingredients Program
item USDA Dietary Supplement Ingredients Program
item USDA Dietary Supplement Ingredients Program
item USDA Food Data System Information Technologies
item USDA Food Data System Information Technologies for External Users
item USDA National Nutrient Databank for Food Composition
item Vitamin K Analysis of Food and Dietary Supplements
item Vocabulary, Thesaurus and Ontology Development for USDA FoodData Central
item Vocabulary, Thesaurus and Ontology Development for USDA FoodData Central (university of California)