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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
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
Cross-commodity research--multiple crops
item A Coordinated Network for the Improvement of HLB Research and Extension Outputs
item A Systems Approach for Managing Bacterial Blight of Carrot
item Accelerating IoT and Big Data Analytics to Drive Climate Smart and Precision Agriculture Systems
item Action Area No. 2 (AA2) – Greenhouse Gas Research Network – Initial Equipment Needs
item Action Area No. 2 (AA2) – Greenhouse Gas Research Network – Initial Equipment Needs – Kimberly
item Advancing Agricultural Research through High Performance Computing
item Alternative Proteins Research (Climate)
item Analysis to Support Soil Health and Climate Change Research
item Assessing and Managing Blueberry Scorch Virus in Washington and Oregon
item Assessing Micro-nutrients Applications for Efficient Soybean Production in the Mississippi Delta
item Assessing Micro-nutrients Applications for Efficient Soybean Production in the Mississippi Delta
item Assessing the Effects of Conservation Practices on Crop Yield, Water Quality, and Greenhouse Gas Emissions in the U.S. Corn Belt
item Assessing the Risk of Rapid Ohia Death to New Zealand and the South Pacific
item Binational Agricultural Research and Development (BARD)
item Biobased Pesticide Discovery and Product Optimization and Enhancement from Medicinal and Aromatic Crops
item Center for Advanced Bioenergy and Bioproducts Innovation
item Climate Stress Effects on Major Row Crops of Mississippi
item Collaborative Research and Outreach to Facilitate Cotton Production in the Thermo-limited Regions of the Southern Ogallala Aquifer - Phase 2 KSU
item Collaborative Research and Outreach to Facilitate Cotton Production in the Thermo-limited Regions of the Southern Ogallala Aquifer - Phase 2 TAMU
item Collaborative Research and Outreach to Facilitate Cotton Production in the Thermo-limited Regions of the Southern Ogallala Aquifer - Phase 2 TTU
item Collaborative Research and Outreach to Facilitate Cotton Production in the Thermo-limited Regions of the Southern Ogallala Aquifer - Phase 2 WTAMU
item Collaborative Research and Outreach to Facilitate Cotton Production in Thermo-limited Regions of the Southern Ogallala Aquifer Region - KSU
item Collaborative Research and Outreach to Facilitate Cotton Production in Thermo-limited Regions of the Southern Ogallala Aquifer Region- Texas A&M
item Collaborative Research and Outreach to Facilitate Cotton Production in Thermo-limited Regions of the Southern Ogallala Aquifer Region- Texas Tech
item Collaborative Research and Outreach to Facilitate Cotton Production in Thermo-limited Regions of the Southern Ogallala Aquifer Region- WTAMU
item Conservation Effects Assessment Project - 2019, 2020, 2021
item Contributing to a UAS/UAV Fleet Management System and Imagery Data Management System with USDA-ARS and Partnerships for Data Innovations (PDI)
item Crop Health and Genetic Improvement of Sub-Tropical and Tropical Crops in the Pacific
item Crop Rotation and Development of Resistance for Control of Globodera pallida
item Data Solutions for Climate Smart and Resilient Agriculture
item Developing a Global Ecosystem of IoT and Sensor Technology and Research to Augment the Partnerships for Data Innovations Tools
item Developing a Standardized and Integrated Living Agricultural Research Data System of Systems
item Developing a Standardized Semi-automated QA/QC Software System and Low-cost Sensor and Datalogging Technologies for a USDA-ARS Cloud Platform
item Developing Genomic and Biological Resources to Characterize, Diagnose and Detect Emerging and Invasive Vectored Bacterial and Viral Plant Pathogens for Safeguarding U.S. Agriculture
item Developing Methods to Control and Manage Sudden Oak Death in Oregon
item Developing Phylogenomic Resources and Rapid Identification Tools for the Study and Control of AGRILUS (BUPRESTIDAE)
item Developing Strategies for Resilient and Sustainable Crop, Water, and Soil Management in Semi-Arid Environments
item Developing Sustainable Rose Landscapes via RRD Assessments and Breeding RRD Resistant Roses with Stable Blackspot Resistance
item Developing Sustainable Rose Landscapes via RRD Assessments and Breeding RRD Resistant Roses with Stable Blackspot Resistance
item Development of a Pan Genome MaizeMine, a Flexible Data Warehouse and Analysis System for Exploring the Maize Pan Genome
item Development of Data Bases for Model Development and Field Testing of Crop Models in Mid-West Farms
item Development of Database on Crop Responses to Climate Change for Model Development and Validation
item Development of Detection Technologies and Therapeutics for Botulinum Neurotoxins
item Development of Genomic and Population
item Development of Hazelnuts for Resistance to Eastern Filbert Blight
item Development of Productive, Profitable, and Sustainable Crop Production Systems for the Mid-South
item Developmental and Environmental Control Mechanisms to Enhance Plant Productivity
item Digital Mapping and USDA Geospatial Assets Development
item Discovery and Development of Natural Product-Based Pesticides and Pharmaceuticals
item Discovery and Production of Beneficial Microbes for Control of Agricultural Pests through Integration into Sustainable Agricultural Production Systems
item Disease Management in Small Fruit and Nursery Crops Based on Knowledge of Pathogen Diversity, Biology, and Environmental Effects
item Dryland and Irrigated Crop Management Under Limited Water Availability and Drought
item Dryland and Irrigated Crop Management Under Limited Water Availability and Drought - OAP with Kansas State University Phase 2
item Dryland and Irrigated Crop Management Under Limited Water Availability and Drought - OAP with KSU
item Dryland and Irrigated Crop Management Under Limited Water Availability and Drought - OAP with TAMU
item Dryland and Irrigated Crop Management Under Limited Water Availability and Drought - OAP with Texas A&M University Phase 2
item Dryland and Irrigated Crop Management Under Limited Water Availability and Drought - OAP with Texas Tech University Phase 2
item Dryland and Irrigated Crop Management Under Limited Water Availability and Drought - OAP with TTU
item Dryland and Irrigated Crop Management Under Limited Water Availability and Drought - OAP with West Texas A&M University Phase 2
item Dryland and Irrigated Crop Management Under Limited Water Availability and Drought - OAP with WTAMU
item Effects of Stress on Insect Pollinators and Pests
item Effects on Surrounding Gene Activity Due to Gene Stacking within a Predefined Location of the Soybean Genome
item Enhanced Soil Carbon Farming As A Climate Solution
item Enhancing Livestock Production from Rangelands in the Great Plains
item Evaluation of the Hop Cyst Nematode, Heterodera Humuli, an Emerging Pathogen of United States Hop (Humulus Lupulus) Production
item Experimentation, Model Development and On-Farm Application Crop and Soil Process models for Corn, Potato...Experiment Stations
item Exploration for Natural Enemies in China for Citrus psyllid in the U.S.
item Exploring the Link Between Soil and Human Health: Protein, Protein Quality, and the Nutraceutical Amino Acid Ergothioneine
item Extending Computing Infrastructure and Support
item Field Scale Assessment of Factors Controlling Corn and Soybean Production Efficiency
item FY2021, FY2022 Contribution of Legacy Phosphorus to Watershed Outcomes, Phase 2 (Temple, TX)
item Generating Developmentally-informed Gene Coexpression Networks for Non-infectious Bud Failure in Almond
item Genetic Resource and Information Management for Pulse, Temperate Forage Legume, Oilseed, Vegetable, Grasses, Sugar, Ornamental, and Other Crops
item Genetic Resources Acquisition, Conservation, International Exchange, and Taxonomic Expertise in Support of the U.S. National Plant Germplasm System
item Genetic Technologies for Detection, Characterization, and Control of Plant Viruses in Hawaii
item Geospatial Cooperation to Strengthen Technical Professional Development and Diversify Software Portfolio
item Geospatial Solutions and Training for Agricultural Researchers and Practitioners
item Germplasm Acquisition and Taxonomic Support for the U.S. National Plant Germplasm System
item Getting to the ROOT of the Corn Yield Drag Following Cover Crops: A Cereal Rye Residue Manipulation Experiment
item Global Change Research
item Harnessing the Robust Metabolism of Bacillus Coagulans for Efficient Conversion of Lignocellulosic Biomass Hydrolysates to Designer Bioesters
item Identification of Insects and Mites of Importance to Quarantine and Biosecurity
item Identification of Insects and Mites of Importance to Quarantine and Biosecurity
item Identifying Components Required for the Transport and Exudation of the Allele Chemical Sorgoleone in Sorghum Bicolor
item Impact of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi Inoculation on the Phytonutrient Content of Potatoes
item Improved Aerial Application Technologies for Precise and Effective Delivery of Crop Production Products
item Improved Management of Nutrients, Water, Agrochemicals, and Energy to Enhance Agriculture System Sustainability
item Improving Precision Irrigation Systems for Increased Crop Water Productivity in Different Climates
item Information Transfer - Genetic Resources
item Integration of a New Groundwater Flow and Salinity Model in SWAT+
item Integration of SWAT+/MODFLOW and Inclusion in the Geospatial Modeling Interface
item Knowledge Based Tools for Exotic and Emerging Diseases of Small Fruit and Nursery Crops
item Leading the Way to the Future of GC-MS in Food Safety Analysis
item Legume Information System and Network - a Legume Bioinformatics Resource
item Leveraging a Structure-Function Approach to Block Polerovirus Transmission by Aphids
item Leveraging a Structure-Function Approach to Block Polerovirus Transmission by Aphids
item Long-Term Cooperation between ARS FDWSRU and APHIS PPCDL
item MaizeGDB - Database and Computational Resources for Maize Genetics, Genomics, and Breeding Research
item Management of Germplasm and Associated Descriptive Data for Crops Adapted to Arid Lands and Regeneration of Germplasm with Special Climate Needs
item Managing Nutrient, Carbon, and Water Fluxes to Provide Sustainable and Resilient Cropping Systems for Midwestern Landscapes
item Managing Phytophthora ramorum in the Pacific Northwest
item Mobilizing Innovation in Biotechnology, Genetics, and Genomics to Mitigate Climate Change and to Transform Crops into Better Foods, Biobased Products, and Biofuels
item Molecular Causes and Phenotypic Consequences of Bacterial Enrichment Patterns in the Root Endospheres of Drought-Stressed Crop Systems
item Molecular Causes and Phenotypic Consequences of Bacterial Enrichment Patterns in the Root Endospheres of Drought-Stressed Crop Systems
item Molecular Resources for Enhanced Crop Biotechnology
item National GHG Measurement, Monitoring and Data Innovations for Environmental and Sustainable Agricultural Systems
item National Measurement and Monitoring Innovations for Environmental and Sustainable Agricultural Systems
item Natural Nematicidal Compounds from Litchi Tomato
item Natural Nematicidal Products from Litchi Tomato
item Novel Commercial Farm-field Network to Quantify Emissions and Carbon Storage from Agricultural Bio-energy Feedstock Production
item Novel Manure Management Technologies: Reducing Odors, Producing Slow-release Fertilizers, and Providing Ecosystem Services
item Novel Weed Management Tools from Natural Product-Based Discoveries
item Operate and Improve the GRIN-Global Information Management System and Other GRIN Websites to Support USDA/ARS Genetic Resource Collections
item Optimized Allocation of Limited Amount of Irrigation Water among Simultaneous Annual Crops at Farm Level (ORDILS)
item Optimizing Certification and Quarantine Protocols for Fragaria and Rubus Nursery Production and Plant Material Movement
item Opuntia Ficus-Indica: A Highly Water-Use Efficient And Productive Biomass Feedstock For Semi-Arid Lands
item Plant Exploration in Arizona to Collect Fraxinus cuspidata Germplasm for Crop Improvement
item Plant Exploration in France to Collect Camelina Germplasm for Crop Improvement
item Plant Exploration in Wisconsin to Collect Woody Landscape Germplasm
item Plant Safety, Horticultural Benefits, and Disease Efficacy of Essential Oils for use in Organically Grown Fruit Crops: From the Farm to the Consumer
item Potato Cyst Nematode (Globodera spp.) Genetic Diversity
item Precipitation and Irrigation Management to Optimize Profits from Crop Production - OAP 3rd Phase with TTU
item Precipitation and Irrigation Management to Optimize Profits from Crop Production - OAP 3rd Phase with WTAMU
item Precipitation and Irrigation Management to Optimize Profits from Crop Production- OAP 2nd Phase with KSU
item Precipitation and Irrigation Management to Optimize Profits from Crop Production- OAP 2nd Phase with WTAMU
item Precipitation and Irrigation Management to Optimize Profits from Crop Production- OAP 3rd Phase with KSU
item Precipitation and Irrigation Management to Optimize Profits from Crop Production- OAP 3rd Phase with TAMU
item Precision Application of Conservation in Upper Midwestern Cropping Systems
item Production, Utilization, and Importance of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi in Sustainable Agriculture
item Public Facing Website for Universal Database of Chalcidoidea
item Pulse Electricity: A Non-Chemical Approach for the Management of Nematodes, Pathogens, and Weeds in Nurseries
item Rapid Ohia Death - Testing and Research Support
item RCN: Reimagining a Sustainable Data Network to Accelerate Agricultural Research and Discovery
item Remote Sensing Systems for Precision Agriculture to Address Issues in Environmental and Climate Change
item Resilience of Grain Crops to Chilling and Waterlogging Stress
item Resistance Screening and Epidemiology of a New Carlavirus Infecting Blueberry
item Sampling For Root-Zone Enrichment of Soil Organic Matter
item Screening for Viruses Pathogenic to Potato Cyst Nematode
item Smoke Exposure Effects on Grape Berry Development and Metabolism
item SoyBase and the Legume Information System - Information Infrastructure and Research for Legume Crop Improvement
item Spray Drift Characterization of Remotely Piloted Aerial Application Systems
item Strategies and Tools to Improve Soil Resources, Pest Management, and Climate Resilience on Organic and Conventional Vegetable and Strawberry Farms
item Strawberry Nursery Production in the U.S.: What are the High Risk Viruses Circulating in the System?
item Strawberry Nursery Production in the U.S.: What are the High Risk Viruses Circulating in the System? (Arkansas)
item Strawberry Nursery Production in the U.S.: What are the High Risk viruses Circulating in the System? (UC Davis)
item Sustainable and Resilient Crop Production Systems Based on the Quantification and Modeling of Genetic, Environment, and Management Factors
item Swine Carcass Staging Risk Mitigations Study
item Systematics of Acari and Hemiptera: Plant Pests, Predators, and Disease Vectors
item Systematics of Beetles, Flies, Moths and Wasps with an Emphasis on Agricultural Pests, Invasive Species, Biological Control Agents, and Food Security
item Systematics of Insects and Mites: Plant Pests, Predators and Disease Vectors
item Systems Approach to Controlling Nematodes in US Potato Production
item Systems Approach to Managing the Expression (Same) of Cranberry Fruit Rot
item Technologies for the Detection of Bacterial and Plant Toxins and Allergens that Impact Food Safety and Food Defense
item Technology Development, Evaluation and Validation for the Detection and Characterization of Chemical Contaminants in Foods
item Texas Water Observatory Monitoring at the Riesel Watersheds
item Therapeutic Molecule Evaluation and Field Delivery Pipeline for Solutions to HLB, Albany, California
item TomSPOT - an Integrated Toolbox for Managing Tomato Bacterial Diseases in North America
item Tools and Resources to Explore Maize Multi-omics Data
item Use of Locally Effective Microorganisms and Other Amendments for the Improvement of Soil Health in Mine-Impacted Remediated Soils
item Utilization of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi Inoculum in Sustainable Crop Production
item Utilization of Essential Oils as Biopesticides and Potato Sprouting Inhibitors
item Water and Light Use Efficiency of Native Grasses in a Silvopasture System
item Weed Biology and Development of Improved Management Technologies for Invasive and Herbicide-Resistant Weeds
item Whole Genome Sequencing for Epidemiology, Population Structure, and Fungicide Resistance of Botrytis spp. in the Pacific Northwest