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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.

Clicking on a subject of investigation will list the research projects within that  subject of investigation.

Subjects of Investigation
Air
Alfalfa
Apple
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
Carrot
Cherry
Citrus, general/other
Climate
Cocoa
Coffee
Cole crops (includes cabbage, kale, broccoli, brussels sprouts, cauliflower,
Conifer forests of the West
Corn (for sweetcorn use 1480)
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
Egg-type chicken, live animal
Eggplant
Fungi (includes yeast)
General technology
Goats, meat and mohair
Grain crops, general/other (includes buckwheat, millet, triticale)
Grapefruit
Greens and leafy vegetables (includes endive, lettuce, spinach)
Hard red spring wheat
Hard red winter wheat
Herbaceous perennials and decorative greens
Honey bees
Insects
Meat, dairy cattle
Meat, swine
Meat-type chicken, live animal
Melons (includes cantaloupe, muskmelon, watermelon)
Microorganisms, general/other
Milk
Narcotic plants
Nematodes
Orange
Ornamental trees and shrubs
Ornamentals and turf, general/other (includes cacti)
Other animals, general
Parks and urban green space
Peach
Pear
Peppers
Pesticides (includes herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, etc.)
Plant research, general
Potato
Poultry meat
Poultry, general/other
Rangelands and grasslands, general
Raspberry
Remote sensing equipment and technology
Research equipment and methods, general/other
Sheep, live animal
Soft red wheat
Soft white wheat (includes club, western)
Soil
Soil and land, general
Soybean
Spiders, mites, ticks, and other arthropods
Strawberry
Sugar beet
Sugar cane
Sunflower
Sweet potato
Swine, live animal
Tomato
Trees, forests, and forest products, general
Tropical/subtropical fruit, general/other
Turkey, live animal
Vegetables, general/other
Viroids, mycoplasmas, spiroplasmas, etc.
Viruses
Water resources
Watersheds
Watersheds and river basins, general
Weeds
Wetland and riparian systems
Wheat, other
Winter annual legumes (includes subterranean clover, arrowleaf clover)
Research Projects within Cross-commodity research--multiple crops
item Beetle Taxonomy and Systematics Supporting U.S. Agriculture, Arboriculture and Biological Control
item Collaborative Collection of Plant Genetic Resources and Taxonomic Support for the U.S. National Plant Germplasm System
item Collection of Oak Leaf Hydrangea (Hydrangea quercifolia Bartram), across its Range in the Southeastern U.S.
item Conservation of Plant Genetic Resources
item Coordination Activities for Research to Register Minor Use of Pesticides
item Crop Grouping Classification Petition Review
item Develop, Enhance, and Operate GRIN-Global and Other Genetic Resource Information Systems to Support the U.S. National Plant Germplasm System and Other USDA-ARS Genetic Resource Collections
item Development of Crop Phenotype Database for Climate Change and Crop Modeling Research
item Experimentally Assessing and Modeling the Impact of Climate and Management on the Resiliency of Crop-Weed-Soil Agro-Ecosystems
item Improved Description of Soil, Hydrologic, and Cover Crop Processes for Models
item Plant Exploration in Florida for Wild Relatives of Amaranth, Millets, Bedding Plants, Corn and Quinoa
item Plant Exploration in Florida to Collect Germplasm of Vaccinium Species for Crop Improvement
item Plant Exploration in North Carolina and Tennessee to Collect Woody Landscape Germplasm for Crop Improvement
item Plant Exploration in the United States to Collect Wild Relatives of Sweet Potato Germplasm for Crop Improvement
item Plant Feeding Mite (Acari) Systematics
item Plant Genetic Resource Acquisition, Conservation, International Exchange, and Taxonomic and Nomenclatural Support for the U.S. National Plant Germplasm System
item Sourcing Barley Accessions from the Vavilov Institute in Russia to Enhance Cold Tolerance and Stem Rust Resistance
item Systematics of Moths Significant to Biodiversity, Quarantine, and Control, with a Focus on Invasive Species
item Systematics Research Support for Economically Important Bark and Ambrosia Beetles