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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 Insects
item A Pipeline for Streamlined Development and Testing of Novel Controls for the Honey Bee Parasitic Mite Varroa Destructor
item A Pipeline for Streamlined Development and Testing of Novel Controls for the Honey Bee Parasitic Mite Varroa Destructor
item A Pipeline for Streamlined Development and Testing of Novel Controls for the Honey Bee Parasitic Mite Varroa Destructor
item A Pipeline for Streamlined Development and Testing of Novel Controls for the Honey Bee Parasitic Mite Varroa Destructor (Ohio State University)
item A Pipeline for Streamlined Development and Testing of Novel Controls for the Honey Bee Parasitic Mite Varroa Destructor (University of Nebraska)
item Areawide Management of Aedes Mosquito Vectors using Novel Effective ‘Attract and Kill’ Strategies
item Behavioral and Physiological Study of Acaricides and Novel Chemical Control Agents against Ticks
item Chemical Analyses of Honey Bees and Bee-Related Experimental Samples
item Deployed War Fighter Protection Program (2017)
item Deployed War Fighter Protection Program (2018)
item Deployed War Fighter Protection Program (2018)
item Development of Biological Disease Models to Stress in Honey Bees
item Development of Long-Lasting Medicated Rodent Bait Formulations to Control Ticks on the White-Footed Mouse and Other Host Species
item Effects of Pathogen Infection on Tick Behavior and Implications for Personal Protection and Tick Control
item Epidemiological and Genetic Investigations of Honeybee Sacbrood Virus
item Evaluation of New Anti-Tick Antigens on Rabbit for Control of Vector Tick Species
item Exotic Pests and Diseases of Honey Bees; Research to Understand and Prevent the Introduction of Unwanted Pests and Diseases into the U.S.
item GPS Tracking of White-tailed Deer Movement and Tick Population Surveillance for Integrated Tick Management in the Suburban Landscape of Maryland
item GPS Tracking of White-tailed Deer Movement to Understand Tick-Host Interaction and Improve Lyme Disease Vector Control in Howard County
item Identification of Insects and Mites of Importance to Quarantine and Biosecurity
item Identify Volatile Chemicals Based on Plant Origin to Manage Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Population
item Integrated Control of Varroa Mites at the USDA-ARS Bee Research Laboratory
item Integrated Tick Management for Suppression of Blacklegged Tick Populations in the Suburban Landscape
item Investigation of the Symbiotic Polydnavirus Role in Speciation of Braconid Wasps and Caterpillar Host Modification
item Laboratory Evaluation of Anti-Tick Antigens against Blacklegged Ticks Infesting Mice
item Laboratory Tick Study and Field Evaluation of New Host-Targeted Tick Control Products
item Mechanisms of Tick-Host Interaction and Implications to Deer Tick Parasitism, Pathogen Transmission, and Tick Control
item Novel ‘Attract and Kill’ Baits for Disease Vectors of Zika and Dengue
item Novel ‘Attract and Kill’ Baits for Disease Vectors of Zika and Dengue
item Novel Control Strategies for Deformed Wing Virus, a Key Honey Bee Pathogen
item Open-Access Web Delivery of Global Prey/Predator Association Data for Sternorrhyncha(Hemiptera)&Neuropterida(Neuroptera, Megaloptera, Raphidioptera)
item Plant Feeding Mite (Acari) Systematics
item Prevention of Arthropod Bites
item Promoting Undergraduate Research in Systematics: Insects as a Template for Training
item Protecting the American Chestnut through Proactive Taxonomy and Phylogenetics of Chestnut Gall Wasps
item RUI: A Phylogenomic Approach to Understanding the Symbiosis between Acropyga Ants and Xenococcine Mealybugs
item Systematic Entomology Studies Using Molecular Analyses
item Systematic Research Support for Insects of Agricultural Importance
item Systematics of Flies of Importance in Agroecosystems and the Environment
item Systematics of Hemiptera and Related Groups: Plant Pests, Predators and Disease Vectors
item Systematics of Parasitic and Herbivorous Wasps of Agricultural Importance
item Transforming ScaleNet: The Queable Database for Information on Scale Insects (Hemiptera: Coccoidea)
item Urban Landscape Integrated Pest Management
item Use and Development of the National Museum of Natural History Entomological Collection