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Agave
Agricultural supplies, general/other
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
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
Domestic and community water supply facilities and systems
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
Flax
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
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
Nonfarm structures and related facilities, including those used in
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 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)
Solar radiation
Soybean
Spiders, mites, ticks, and other arthropods
Strawberry
Striped bass
Structures, facilities, and equipment, general/other
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
Wheat, other
item Adaptation of Grain Crops to Varying Environments Including Climates, Stressors, and Human Uses
item Advanced Carbon From Almond Byproducts
item Advanced Carbon From Almond Byproducts - Vapor Dose, LLC
item Advanced Carbon from Almond Byproducts - West Biofuels
item Advancing On-farm and Experiment Station Research to Manage Herbicide Resistant Weeds in the Pacific Northwest
item Advancing Soil Health and Agricultural Performance to Promote Sustainable Intensification and Resilience of Northwest Dryland Cropping Systems
item Ag-Discovery Summer Enrichment Program
item Agreement with Agricultural Marketing Services (AMS) to Store PVP Seed Material
item Agricultural-Feedstock Derived Biobased Particles
item Alfalfa Seed Utilization for Human Food
item Analyses of Relationship Between the Vascular Characters and the Barley Winter Hardiness
item Anti-microbial Coating and Surface Treatment to Improve Food Quality
item Approaches to Controlling Laurel Wilt in Avocados; Optimizing Potential of Mites to Vector Beneficial Microbes
item Area-wide Management of Agricultural Pests
item Barley Stripe Rust, Scald, and BYDV Resistance in Wild and Cultivated Barley
item Bioplastics and Natural Carotenoid from Cheese Byproducts
item Bioproducts and Biopolymers from Agricultural Feedstocks
item Breeding for Intercropping
item Breeding Insight 3
item Breeding Insight Phase 2: Expansion to Support More Diverse Plant and Animal Use Cases
item CERCA - Circular Economy that Reimagines Corn Agriculture (CERCA: On-Farm Nitrogen Recycling)
item CERCA - On-Farm Nitrogen Recycling
item CERCA - On-Farm Nitrogen Recycling
item CERCA - On-Farm Nitrogen Recycling
item CERCA - On-Farm Nitrogen Recycling
item CERCA - On-Farm Nitrogen Recycling
item CERCA - On-Farm Nitrogen Recycling
item CERCA - On-Farm Nitrogen Recycling
item Championing Improvement of Sorghum and Other Agriculturally Important Species through Data Stewardship and Functional Dissection of Complex Traits
item Characterization of Host-range Defining Factors in Xanthomonas translucens
item Characterization of necrotrophic effectors in the Parastagonospora nodorum-wheat interaction
item Characterization of Quality and Marketability of Western U.S. Wheat Genotypes and Phenotypes
item Characterize Rootworm Larvae For BT Tolerance and Artificial Diets for Improved Understanding of Rootworm Biology and Management
item Chemical Conversion of Biomass into High Value Products
item Collaborative Animal Research Between Cornell University and USDA-ARS
item Collaborative Research with the Center for Plant Conservation to Determine Responses to Long-term Storage Conditions
item Computational and Genomic Resources to Support Plant Genome Function
item Continued Monitoring and Development of Wheat Rust and Spot Modeling Tool
item Continuing a General Framework for Cooperation for Research on Crop and Soil Science Projects
item Coordination and Support for Stewardship of Sorghum Pathway and Phenotype Data in SorghumBase
item Correlation Between Beta-glucan Hydrolase Activity in Seedling and Malt Beta-glucan Content
item Creating a Circular Economy that Reimagines Agriculture Using Plant Diversity and Computational Modeling
item Curation and Research to Safeguard and Expand Collections of Plant and Microbial Genetic Resources and Associated Descriptive Information
item Determining the Roles of Fusarium Effector Proteases in Plant Pathogenesis
item Develop an Improved Understanding of Microbe-pathogen Interactions for Biological Control
item Developing Methods for More Efficient Wheat Transformation
item Developing New Technologies for Improving Resistance to Fusarium Head Blight
item Developing Tools for Genotype Independent Transformation and Gene-Editing in Cereals
item Development of Educational Materials for the Conservation and Use of Plant Genetic Resources
item Development of Elite Durum Wheat Germplasm with Resistance to Fusarium Head Blight
item Development of Pan-genomic & Computational Resources for Agriculture
item Efficacy of Commercial Biocontrol Saprophytes in Reducing Viability of Tar Spot Pathogen in Overwintered Cornfield Debris
item Enabling Mechanistic Allele Mining to Accelerate Genomic Selection for New Agro-Ecosystems
item Engineering Gene-for-Gene Resistance to Fusarium Head Blight in Wheat and Barley (Rothamsted)
item Enhancing Barley and Oat Productivity, Quality, and Stress Resistance
item Enhancing Educational Outcomes for Plant Genetic Resources Conservation and Use
item Environmentally Aware Deep Learning Based Genomic Selection And Management Optimization For Maize Yield
item Est. Infrastructure to Develop Prediction Tools for Cotton & Wheat Diseases & Mycotoxins Affecting Cotton to Better Inform Mgmt Decisions(TXAREC)
item Establish a General Framework for Cooperation for Research on University of Idaho Projects.
item Establishing Infrastructure to Develop Predictive Tools for Corn and Wheat Diseases
item Establishing the Infrastructure for Disease Prediction Tools to Manage Foliar Diseases in Wheat and Root Rot in Pulse Crops
item Establishing the Infrastructure to Develop Prediction Tools for Diseases and Mycotoxins Affecting Corn to Better Inform Management Decisions
item Establishing the Infrastructure to Develop Prediction Tools for Diseases and Mycotoxins Affecting Corn to Better Inform Management Decisions
item Establishing the Infrastructure to Develop Prediction Tools for Diseases and Mycotoxins Affecting Corn to Better Inform Management Decisions (Ohio)
item Establishing the Infrastructure to Develop Predictive Tools for Wheat Diseases & Support Grower Mgmt Decisions (KS St U)
item Establishing the Infrastructure to Develop Predictive Tools for Wheat Diseases and Support Grower Management Decisions (MT St U)
item Establishing the Infrastructure to Develop Predictive Tools for Wheat Diseases and Support Grower Management Decisions (SDSU)
item Establishing the Infrastructure to Develop Predictive Tools for Wheat Diseases and Support Grower Management Decisions (WA St U)
item Explore Novel RNA Strategies Using Fungal Endophyte to Control Mycotoxin Contamination of Corn
item Fatty Acids Metabolism in the Gastrointestinal Tract Using In Vitro Enteroid Models Derived from Mice and Humans
item Functional Analysis of Genes in the Wheat Pathogen Zymoseptoria Tritici
item Functional Characterization of Pathogen Produced Effectors and Their Host Targets
item Fungal Host-Pathogen Interactions and Disease Resistance in Cereal Crops
item Fusarium Head Blight in Idaho and Impact on Small Grains Host Species
item Genetic Analysis and Improvement of Wheat for Resistance to Foliar Disease
item Genome-wide Association Mapping of Genes for Powdery Mildew Resistance in Oat
item Genomic Analysis of Septoria Nodorum Blotch Susceptibility Genes in Wheat
item Genomic Characterization of Seed Filling and Nutritional Features in Edamame and Mature Soybeans
item Heirlooms of the United States, Midwest Evaluation
item Heirlooms of the United States, Southeast Evaluation
item Identifying and Characterizing and Deploying Oat Stem Rust Genes
item Identifying New Genetic Sources and Evaluating United States Wheat Germplasm for Resistance to Stem Rust in Eastern Africa
item Impacts of Long-Term Management on Surface and Subsurface Transport and Biogeochemical Fluxes within the Cook Agronomy Farm
item Improved Biologically-Based Methods for Management of Native and Invasive Crop Insect Pests
item Improved Processes and Technologies for Comprehensive Utilization of Specialty Grains in Functional Food Production for Digestive Health and Food Waste Reduction
item Improvement of Disease and Pest Resistance in Barley, Durum, Oat, and Wheat Using Genetics and Genomics
item Improvement of Durum and Bread Wheat for Resistance to Fusarium Head Blight, Stem Rust, and Hessian Fly
item Improvement of Hard Red Spring Wheat for Resistance to Fusarium Head Blight
item Improvement of Oat Germplasm for Resistance/Tolerance to Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus Utilizing Marker-Assisted-Selection Breeding
item Improving Food Safety by Controlling Mycotoxin Contamination and Enhancing Climate Resilience of Wheat and Barley
item Improving Maize and Sorghum Efficiency Using Grass Diversity and Computational Modeling
item In vitro Human Gut System: Interactions Between Diet, Food Processing, and Microbiota
item Innovative Approaches to Monitor, Predict, and Reduce Fungal Toxins
item Institutional Biological Safety Committee (IBC) Agreement - Purdue University
item Institutional Biological Safety Committee (IBC) Agreement - University of Missouri
item Integrative Genomic and Biological Approaches to Detect and Manage Emerging Foreign Fungal Plant Pathogens
item Long-Term Agroecosystem Research (LTAR) for Dryland Cropping Systems of the Northwest
item Machine Learning-Enabled Produce Quality Monitoring Platform for Nondestructive Supply Chain Management
item Management of the USWBSI Networking & Facilitation Office
item Mapping the Genetic Loci Controlling Highland Adaptation in Maize
item Missouri Maize Center - Joint Administration of the Genetics Farm
item National Predictive Modeling Tool Initiative
item National Predictive Modeling Tool Initiative’s Networking and Facilitation Office and Website
item New and Improved Co-Products from Specialty Crops
item New Genetic and Genomics Resources to Improve Wheat Quality and Resilience to Biotic and Abiotic Stresses
item Northwest and Alaska Climate Science to Enable Climate-Smart Decision-Making
item Novel Approaches to Controlling Laurel Wilt in Avocados - the Development of Phorectic Mites to Vector Beneficial Microbes to Insect Galleries
item Novel Approaches to Support Fresh Produce Production and Preservation on Earth and in Space
item Nutritional Quality and Micronutrient Bioavailability of Foods
item Plant Exploration in the Central Highlands and Mountainous Area of Northern Vietnam to Collect Malus doumeri Germplasm
item Plant Genetic Resources for Tropical Crop Collections
item Plant Genetics Resources Unit Federal Building Utility Agreement
item PNW Herbicide Resistant Weeds Intiative: Community Engagement and Integrated Management of Herbicide Resistant Weeds
item Predictive Modeling of Mature Oat Seed Composition Using Metabolomics and Transcriptomics
item Production of Environmentally Friendly PHA Biopolymers from Waste BioGas Derived from Under-Valued Biomass Feedstocks
item Quantification Assays for Predictive Modeling Tool Initiative Samples
item Reducing Maize Grain Nitrogen In Support of CERCA, The Circular Economy That Re-imagines Corn Agriculture
item Reducing Postharvest Loss and Improving Fresh Produce Marketability and Nutritive Values through Technological Innovations and Process Optimization
item Regulatory Mechanisms Controlling Plant Development, Biotic and Abiotic Stress Responses, and Microbiome Interactions
item Resistance to Barley Stripe Rust and BYDV in Cultivated and Wild Barley
item Resistance to BYDV in Oat
item RNA Integrity as a Powerful Metric of Aging in Preserved Seed Collections of Wild Rare Plant Species
item Seed Quality and Germination Tests of Seeds Stored at NLGRP
item Sequencing and Assembly of Cereal Wild Relatives’ Genomes
item Silflower Seed Utilization for High-Value Applications
item Spring Malting Barley Resistance to Fusarium Head Blight and Spot Form Net Blotch
item Strategies to Optimize Productivity through Enhancement of Plant Stress Tolerance and Agroecological Farming Systems in the Southeastern US
item Tar Spot of Corn: Characterizing the Ecology and Epidemiology of an Understudied and High-Profile Disease
item Texas Wheat and Cotton Disease Predictive Tool Development
item The Chemistry and Effectiveness of Plant Vitrification Solutions for Use in Cryopreservation
item The Genetics of Oat Seedling Response to Abiotic Stress
item The Landrace Heirlooms of Maize of the United States (Columbia, MO)
item The Triticeae Toolbox (T3) – Breeding Process and Data Facilitation to Accelerate Genetic Gain and Discovery
item Understanding the Molecular Mechanisms of Stress Tolerance in Cereals
item Utilize the University of Missouri Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee
item Utilizing Invasive Apple Snail Shells for Chitosan Films, Coatings and Biocides - Albany, CA
item Wheat Disease Early Warning Advisory System (DEWAS) – Surveillance and Diagnostics