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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
Food (not readily associated with specific plant and animal products)
item A Standing Committee for the Review of the Dietary Reference Intakes Framework
item A Systematic Research Approach to Responsive Agriculture for the Advancement of Health
item A Systems Approach to Responsive Agriculture
item Advanced Technology for Rapid Comprehensive Analysis of the Chemical Components
item AI Institute for Next Generation Food Systems
item Aligning Production Agricultural Systems to Enhance Diet and Health Outcomes
item Analysis of Foundation Foods and Ingredients to Support the FoodData Central
item Analysis of Secondary Metabolites in Plants
item Analytic II Prebiotics, Carbohydrates and Dietary Fiber
item Analytic II Prebiotics, Carbohydrates and Dietary Fiber
item Analytic II Prebiotics, Carbohydrates and Dietary Fiber
item Assessment of Antimicrobial Resistance Genes in Human Fecal Samples
item Assessment of Intestinal Permeability in Human Participants
item Awareness and Obtain Foreign/Imported Food/Beverage Items to Expand USDA Global Branded Food Products Database
item Biomarkers of Nutritional Status Resulting from Altered Food Composition
item Branded Foods Products Database (BFPDB) Automation and Ingredients
item Canadian Expansion of the USDA Global Branded Food Products Database (BFPD)
item Comprehensive Analysis of Food Energy and Bioactive Secondary Metabolites in Foods
item Creation of a USDA Foods Data Set with Expanded Nutrition and Food Safety Information
item Development and Validation of Predictive Models and Pathogen Modeling Programs; and Data Acquisition for International Microbial Databases
item Development of Analytical and Chemometric Methods for Identification and Authentication of Foods and Botanical Supplements
item Development of Databases on Composition of U.S. Foods
item Development of Databases on Composition of U.S. Foods
item Development of Expert Computer Programs for Identification of Secondary Metabolites in Mass Spectral Data
item Development of USDA Special Interest Database on Iodine in U.S. Foods
item DNA Barcodes/Fingerprints, Chemical Fingerprints, and Metabolic Profiles for Botanical Supplements
item Enhance USDA-ARS GBFPD and Expand use with Other U.S. Government Agencies
item Enhance USDA-ARS GBFPD to Support the FNS Food Distribution Program
item Enhancing the Safety and Quality of Fresh Produce and Low-Moisture Foods by Waterless Non-Thermal Technologies
item Environmental Impact on Nutrient Profiles of Foods
item Environmental Impact on Nutrient Profiles of Fruits and Vegetables
item Establishment of USDA Food Data System (FooDS)
item Estimating the Nutritive Value of Fluid Cow’s Milk in the U.S.
item Expansion of the Dietary Supplement Ingredient Database
item Exploring the Impacts of Changing Diets on Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Human Well-being
item FASEB Virtual Science Conference: The Nutrition, Immunity and Inflammation Conference
item Food Buying Guide (FBG) for Child Nutrition Programs: Food Yield Studies and Food Component Analyses, Phase II
item Food Composition and Food Yields in FNS Nutrition Programs
item Food Composition Research
item Food Composition Research for FoodData Central and Database Expansion of Foundation Foods
item Food Composition Research for the FDC Foundation Foods
item Food Data Research and Impact of Processing on Nutrients of Public Health Importance
item Food Factors, Meal Patterns, and Lipoproteins
item Food Yield and Composition
item Foundation Foods and Analysis of Complex Carbohydrates
item Foundation Foods and Effect of Processing for FoodData Central
item Funding Continuous Dietary Reference Intake Process
item Glycomic and Proteomic Maps of Foods
item Headquarters Cooperative Programs - Food Nutrition, Safety, and Quality (FNSQ)
item Impact of Diet on Intestinal Microbiota, Gut Health and Immune Function
item Improving Food Systems in the New England States to Enhance Small Farm Sustainability, Value-Added Processing, and Public Nutrition and Health
item Improving Vitality, Sustainability, and Value-Added Processing by Animal Food Systems in the New England States in a manner that Enhances Nutrition and Public Health
item Increasing Small-Farm Viability, Sustainable Production and Human Nutrition in Local Food Systems of the New England States
item Increasing Small-Farm Viability, Sustainable Production and Human Nutrition in Plant-Based Food Systems of the New England States
item Increasing Small-Farm Viability, Sustainable Production and Human Nutrition in the Local Food Systems of the New England States
item Investigation of Iodine, Purines, Glucosinolate and Nitrates/Nitrites in Foods
item Investigation of Iodine, Purines, Glucosinolate and Nitrates/Nitrites in Foods
item Leading the Way to the Future of GC-MS in Food Safety Analysis
item Mapping Potential Human Exposure to PFAS from Domestic and Imported Food Packaging
item Metabolite Profiling and Chemical Fingerprinting Methods for Characterization of Foods, Botanical Supplements, and Biological Materials
item Metabolomic Methods for Plant and Animal Specimens
item Metabolomic Methods for Plant and Animal Specimens
item Modification of Diurnal Patterns to Promote Health in Models for Human Metabolic Dysfunction
item Mothers, Infants and Lactation Quality-Extra Analyses (MILQ II) Project II
item MOU between USDA/ARS and Five Participants in the Futherance of the Private-Public Partnership for USDA Global Branded Foods Database
item MOU Between USDA/ARS and the Chungnam National University (CNU), College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
item MOU Between USDA/ARS and the National Agricultural Products Quality Management Service (NAQS) - Republic of Korea
item MOU between USDA/ARS and the University College Dublin Centre for Food Safety
item National Food and Nutrient Analysis Program
item National Food and Nutrient Analysis Program (NFNAP) – Key Dietary Fibers and Fermentable Carbohydrates
item National Food and Nutrient Analysis Program (NFNAP) – Key Dietary Fibers and Fermentable Carbohydrates
item NIFA Support for the Standing Committee on Evidence Synthesis, and Communications in Diet and Chronic Disease Relationships
item Nutrients of Public Health Importance in USDA Food Composition Data
item Personalized Nutrition and Healthy Aging
item Personalized Nutrition and Healthy Aging
item Phenolic Research Interest Group
item Program Development to Address Responsive Agriculture for the Advancement of Health
item Responsive Agriculture and Food Systems to Promote Health and Quality of Life across the Life Span
item Review of Dietary Reference Intakes for Energy
item Standing Committee on Evidence, Synthesis, and Communications in Diet and Chronic Disease Relationships
item Technology Development, Evaluation and Validation for the Detection and Characterization of Chemical Contaminants in Foods
item The Role of Honey and Small Intestine Microbes in Digestive Health
item The USDA Dietary Supplement Ingredients Program-2
item Total Proanthocyanidin (PAC) Content and A-type and B-type Ratios of Commercial Cranberry Dietary Supplements
item Total Proanthocyanidin (PAC) Content and A-type and B-type Ratios of Commercial Cranberry Dietary Supplements
item Total Proanthocyanidin (PAC) Content and A-type and B-type Ratios of Commercial Cranberry Dietary Supplements
item Total Proanthocyanidin (PAC) Content and A-type and B-type Ratios of PACs in Commercial Cranberry Dietary Supplements
item USDA Dietary Supplement Ingredient Program
item USDA Dietary Supplement Ingredients Program
item USDA Dietary Supplement Ingredients Program
item USDA Dietary Supplement Ingredients Program-2
item USDA Food Data System Information Technologies for External Users
item USDA FoodData Central Optimization
item USDA FoodData Central: Integration of Food Science and Technology
item USDA National Nutrient Databank for Food Composition
item Validation and Commercialization of Innovative Processing Technologies
item Valorization of Dairy Sidestreams to Fight Calcium Deficits in Postmenopausal Women
item Vitamin K Analysis of Food and Dietary Supplements
item Vocabulary, Thesaurus and Ontology Development for USDA FoodData Central
item Vocabulary, Thesaurus and Ontology Development for USDA FoodData Central (university of California)
item WHNRC Fiber Intervention Study: Dietary Assessment