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Agave
Air
Alfalfa
Almond
Animal research, general
Apple
Apricot
Aquatic plants
Arboreta and botanical gardens
Atmosphere, general/other
Bacteria
Banana
Barley
Beans (dry)
Beans (fresh, fresh-processed)
Bedding/garden plants
Beef cattle, general/other
Beef cattle, live animal
Bees, honey, and other pollinators, general
Berries and cane fruits, other
Biological Cell Systems
Blueberry
Broadleaf forests of the South
Canola
Carrot
Cassava (or manioc)
Catfish
Cheese
Chemurgic Crops
Cherry
Citrus, general/other
Climate
Cocoa
Coffee
Cole crops (includes cabbage, kale, broccoli, brussels sprouts, cauliflower,
Conifer forests of the North
Conifer forests of the South
Conifer forests of the West
Cool season perennial grasses (includes bluegrass, bromegrass, fescue)
Corn (for sweetcorn use 1480)
Cotton, other
Cottonseed (for meal, oil, etc.)
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
Date
Deciduous and small fruits, general/other
Deciduous tree fruits, other
Desert and semidesert shrub land and shinnery
Drainage and irrigation facilities and systems
Duck and goose, live animal
Durum wheat
Economy, general/other
Edible tree nuts, general/other
Egg-type chicken, live animal
Eggplant
Eggs
Experimental design and statistical methods
Feed and feed additives
Fertilizers
Fiber crops, general/other
Filbert
Finfish
Fish habitats
Florist crops, other
Food (not readily associated with specific plant and animal products)
Forage legumes, other
Freshwater shrimp
Fungi (includes yeast)
General Commodity
General technology
Goats, meat and mohair
Grain crops, general/other (includes buckwheat, millet, triticale)
Grain sorghum
Grapefruit
Grapes, other
Grasslands, other
Greens and leafy vegetables (includes endive, lettuce, spinach)
Ground covers
Guayule
Hard red spring wheat
Hard red winter wheat
Hard white wheat
Hemp
Herbaceous perennials and decorative greens
Herbs and spices
Honey bees
Hops
Horses, ponies, and mules
Individuals (as workers, consumers, members of society)
Insects
Kenaf
Kiwi
Laboratory animals
Land
Leguminous vegetables, other
Lemon
Lentil
Lesquerella
Long fiber cotton
Machinery and equipment
Mango
Marine shrimp
Meat, beef cattle
Meat, dairy cattle
Meat, sheep
Meat, swine
Meat-type chicken, live animal
Melons (includes cantaloupe, muskmelon, watermelon)
Microorganisms, general/other
Milk
Mint
Miscellaneous and new crops, general/other
Mixed conifer-broadleaf forests
Mountain grasslands, meadow, and alpine
Mushrooms and other edible fungi
Narcotic plants
Nectarine
Nematodes
Noncrop plant research
Oats
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 bees (non-Apis bees)
Other cultured finfish
Other dairy cattle products
Other non-bee pollinators, general
Other Pollinators
Other poultry products
Other swine products
Oysters
Papaya
Paper and pulp derived products
Parks and urban green space
Pasture
Pasture and forage crops, general/other
Peach
Peanut
Pear
Peas (dry)
Peas (fresh, fresh-processed)
Pecan
People and communities, general/other
Peppers
Perennial grasses, other
Pesticides (includes herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, etc.)
Pineapple
Pinyon-juniper
Plant research, general
Plum
Potato
Potted plants
Poultry meat
Poultry, general/other
Protozoa
Raisin grapes
Rangelands and grasslands, general
Rangelands, other
Raspberry
Red clover
Remote sensing equipment and technology
Research equipment and methods, general/other
Research on research management (not research management per se)
Rhizomes, tubers, bulbs, and root crops, general/other (for potato use 1310)
Rice
River basins
Rubber, gum, and resin plants, other
Rye
Salmon
Seeds and other plant propagules
Sewage and waste disposal facilities and systems
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
Striped bass
Sugar beet
Sugar cane
Sugar crops, general/other
Summer annual grasses (includes forage sorghums, sudangrass, sorghum)
Sunflower
Sweet potato
Sweet sorghum
Sweetcorn
Swine, general/other
Swine, live animal
Table grapes
Taro
Tea
The family and its members
The farm as an enterprise
Tilapia
Tomato
Trees, forests, and forest products, general
Tropical/subtropical fruit, general/other
Trout
Tung
Turf (includes bentgrass, bermudagrass, bluegrass, dichondra, fescue)
Turkey, live animal
Upland cotton
Vegetables, general/other
Viroids, mycoplasmas, spiroplasmas, etc.
Viruses
Walnut
Warm season perennial grasses (includes dallisgrass, bluestems)
Water resources
Watersheds
Watersheds and river basins, general
Weather
Weeds
Wetland and riparian systems
Wheat, other
Wild animals
Wildlife and natural fisheries, general/other
Wildlife habitats
Wine grapes
Winter annual legumes (includes subterranean clover, arrowleaf clover)
Wood and wood products
Wool fiber
Peppers
item "Green" Nature Inspired Nano-Sanitizers for Enhancing the Safety of Ready-to-Eat Fruits and Vegetables
item Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation for Enhancing and Advancing the SustainabilitY of Organic Specialty Crop Production Systems (ASD-EASY Organic)
item Assessing Heat Tolerance in the Field to Direct Variety Development
item Bioherbicide Development for Control of Ailanthus Altissima (Tree-of-Heaven)
item Biological, Genetic and Genomic Based Disease Management for Vegetable Crops
item Biologically Based Technologies for Control of Soil-Borne Pathogens of Vegetables and Ornamentals
item Biology, Etiology and Host Resistance in Vegetable Crops to Diseases and Nematodes
item Chemical and Enzymatic Basis of Browning in Romaine Lettuce
item Chemical Communications of Plants, Insects, Microbes, and Nematodes
item Conservation, Characterization, Evaluation, and Distribution of Grain, Oilseed, Vegetable, Subtropical and Tropical Legume, and Warm Season Grass Genetic Resources and Associated Information
item Coordination of Research Activities to Register Minor Use Pesticides, and Research in Food and Ornamental Crops to Support the IR-4 Program
item Detecting ToBRFV in the USDA Capsicum Germplasm Collection - II
item Development of Preseason Risk Prediction Models to Facilitate Areawide Pest Management of Whitefly-transmitted Viruses of Vegetables
item Discerning the Polyamine Roles in the Biotic and Abiotic Stress Biology of Plants
item Enhancement of Crop Growth Through Utilization of Arb
item Enhancing Specialty Crop Tolerance to Saline Irrigation Waters
item Evaluating Sweetpotato Germplasm for Resistance to Reniform Nematode
item Field Validation of a Quantitative PCR Diagnostic Assay for Common Scab of Potato
item Field Validation of a Quantitative PCR Diagnostic Assay for Common Scab of Potato
item Genomics-guided Ribonucleicacid Interference Solutions for Whitefly Management in Cassava and World Food Crops
item Growing New Roots: Grafting to Enhance Resiliency in U.S. Vegetable Industries
item Identification of Carbon Input Requirements for Small Farm Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation Under Temperate Production Systems
item Impact of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi Inoculation on the Phytonutrient Content of Potatoes
item Improved Biologically-Based Tactics to Manage Invasive Insect Pests
item Improved Pathogen Detection and Management of Bulb and Nursery Diseases
item Improved Vegetable Processing Methods to Reduce Environmental Impact, Enhance Product Quality and Reduce Food Waste
item Improving Food Quality via Nano Technologies
item Improving Produce Quality and Reducing Post-Harvest Loss and Wastes
item Improving the Efficiency of Container Substrates: Developing Water and Nutrient Profiles
item Influence of Ingredients and Processing Methods on the Safety of Fermented and Acidified Foods
item Integrated Strategies for Managing Pests and Nutrients in Vegetable and Ornamental Production Systems
item Investigating Organic Amendments for Weed and Disease Management Using Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation
item Investigation of Verticillium Nonalfalfae as a Potential Bioherbicide for the Invasive Weed Ailanthus Altissima
item Leveraging the National Potato Soil Health Project Platform
item Management of Endemic and Emerging Bacterial Diseases of Capsicum by Plant Resistance, Novel Compounds, and Understanding Pathogen Diversity
item Managing Invasive Weeds and Insect Pests Using Biologically-Based Methods
item Nutrient Management in Container Production Utilizing Secondary Water Sources
item Potato and Other Solanaceous Crop Improvement and Disease Management
item Production, Utilization, and Importance of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi in Sustainable Vegetable Production
item Reducing Postharvest Loss and Improving Fresh Produce Marketability and Nutritive Values through Technological Innovations and Process Optimization
item Salinity and Drought Stress Tolerance Mechanisms in Plants
item Screening the USDA/ARS Collection of Capsicum Germplasm for the Presence of Tomato Brown Rugose Fruit Virus (ToBRFV)
item Soil Amendment Effects on Tomato Bacterial Spot
item Survey of Beneficial Endophytic Fungi in the Potato Endobiome
item Utilization of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi Inoculum in Sustainable Crop Production