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Agave
Air
Alfalfa
Almond
Animal research, general
Apple
Apricot
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 North
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 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
Endangered species
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
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
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
Sunflower
item Agronomic and Molecular Responses of Maize and Sunflower to Competition with Cover Crops and Alfalfa
item Assessing the Importance of Plant Spacing Heterogeneity (Skips, Doubles, Gaps) on Yield, and Heritability of Seedling Emergence in Field Conditions
item Developing Bioinformatic Pipelines for Genomics-assisted Breeding using Graphical User Interfaces
item Developing Knowledge and Tools to Optimize Sunflower Breeding for Sclerotinia Resistance and Improved Microbiome-Related Traits
item Early Maturing Sunflower for Double Crop Use in the Central Plains
item Enhancing Basal Resistance to Sclerotinia Sclerotiorum in Brassica
item Enhancing Educational Outcomes for Plant Genetic Resources Conservation and Use
item Enhancing Rust Resistance in Confection Sunflower Production Through Next-generation Technologies
item Evaluation of Sunflower Experimental Germplasm to Identify and Characterize Novel Sources of Resistance to Sclerotinia Head and Stalk Rot
item Field Evaluation of Sclerotinia Head and Stalk Rot of Sunflower for Genetic Mapping and Germplasm Development
item Genetic Enhancement of Sunflower Yield and Tolerance to Biotic Stress
item Genetic Marker Development for Hull Hardness and Oil Content in Sunflower
item Identification and Mapping of Genetic Factors Affecting the Stability of Oleic Acid in Inbred Lines and Hybrids
item Identification of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum Virulence Determinants Relevant to Infection of Multiple Host Plants by Association Mapping
item Improving Resistance to Sclerotinia Sclerotiorum in Spring Canola
item Increasing Food Shelf-Life, Reducing Food Waste, and Lowering Saturated Fats with Natural Antioxidants and Oleogels
item Integrated Pest Management of Sunflower Insects
item Intraspecific Variation and Possible Effects on the Utility of Non-Crop Asteraceae
item Investigating Inter- and Intra-specific Interference in Sunflower
item Mechanisms of Resistance to Sclerotinia sclerotiorum and Consequences for Seed Yield in Arabidopsis
item Novel Weed Management Solutions: Understanding Weed-Crop Interactions in Northern Climates
item Plant Genetic Resource Management and Information System Development
item QTL Mapping of Sclerotinia Basal Stalk Rot Resistance Derived from Sunflower Wild Species
item QTL Mapping of Sclerotinia Head Rot Resistance and Pyramiding of Basal Stock Rot QTL in Sunflower
item Refining Genomic Tools for Sclerotinia Resistance and Agronomic Breeding of Sunflower-towards Dissection of the Resistance Phenotype
item Role of WRKY Transcription Factors in Quantitative Resistance to Sclerotinia sclerotiorum
item Sclerotinia Initiative
item Sunflower Nectar Volume: Impact on Pollinator Choice and Genetic Determination
item Understanding How Sunflower Soil Microbiome Impacts Resistance to Sclerotinia Stalk Rot
item Validation and Characterization of Cultivated Sunflower Lines with Resistance to Sclerotinia Basal Stalk Rot
item White Mold Resistance-QTL: Identification, Interactions and Fine Mapping in Common Bean
item White Mold Resistance-QTL: Identification, Interactions and Fine Mapping in Common Bean - ND State University
item Winter Nursery and Seed Production for Rapid Germplasm Enhancement