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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Programs and Projects at this Location
ARS research is organized into National Programs. Within each National Program are research projects. Listed below are the National Programs and research projects currently conducted at this location.

Clicking on a National Program (NP) will take you to the main ARS site for more information on the program. Clicking on a research project title will take you to more information on the project.


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Plant Genetic Resources, Genomics and Genetic Improvement (NP #301)
Genetic Improvement of Citrus for Enhanced Resistance to Biotic and Abiotic Stresses
(Appropriated)
Hlb/acp Resistance Evaluation in Poncirus Trifoliata Hybrids and Assessment of DNA Markers and Possibly Resistance Genes
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Nfca Between USDA-ARS and University of Florida, Ifas and Faes
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Accelerating Citrus Scion Cultivar Development and Testing
(Reimbursable)
Development of Supersour and Other Promising Rootstocks for Florida
(Reimbursable)
Huanglongbing (Hlb) Resistance and Tolerance in Citrus Scion Breeding
(Reimbursable)
Implementing Trangenic Tools to Produce Commercial Scion Cultivars Resistant to Huanglongbing (Hlb) and Canker
(Reimbursable)
Investigating Mechanisms of Pathogenesis and Natural Defense Responses of Citrus Greening (Hlb) by Characterizing Host Small Rnas and Mrnas
(Reimbursable)
Metabolomic Profiling to Accelerate Development of Huanglongbing (Hlb) Tolerant Rootstocks
(Reimbursable)
Secure Site for Testing Transgenic and Conventional Citrus for Huanglongbing (Hlb) and Psyllid Resistance
(Reimbursable)
Widespread Field Testing of New Huanglongbing Hlb-Tolerant Citrus Rootstocks
(Reimbursable)
Comparing Rootstocks by Metabolic Profiling
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Inheritance of Huanglongbing (Hlb) Resistance and Tolerance in Microcitrus and Eremocitrus Hybrids
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Mature Budwood Tranformation Technology
(Trust)
Utilization of Founder Lines for Improved Citrus Biotechnology Via Rmce
(Trust)
Plant Diseases (NP #303)
Alternatives to Methyl Bromide Soil Fumigation for Vegetable and Floriculture Production
(Appropriated)
Emerging Diseases of Citrus, Vegetables, and Ornamentals
(Appropriated)
Characterization and Manipulation of the Prophages/phages of 'candidatus Liberibacter Asiaticus' for the Control of Citrus Huanglongbing
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Methyl Bromide Transitions Grant Proposal: Overcoming Obstacles to Adoption of Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Minimizing Socio-Political Impacts to Maximize Cost-Effective Control of Emerging Plant Pests
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Effects of Seed Quality Management Practices on Phytosanitary Risk Reduction
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Hydro-Solar and Solar Heated Air for Thermotherapy of Hlb-Infected Citrus
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Nfca Between USDA-ARS and University of Florida, Ifas and Faes
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
A Team Approach to Culturing Liberibacter Asiaticus
(Reimbursable)
An Assessment of the Viability of Black Spot-Blemished Citrus Fruit As a Pathway for Disease Dispersal Via Domestic and International Trade
(Reimbursable)
Characterization and Manipulation of the Prophages/phages of 'candidatus Liberibacter Asiaticus' for the Control of Citrus Huanglongbing
(Reimbursable)
Control Citrus Hlb by Blocking the Functions of Two Critical Effectors Encoded by 'candidatus Liberibacter Asiaticus'
(Reimbursable)
Development New Therapies for Hlb Via Culturing CA.LIBERIBACTER Asiaticus
(Reimbursable)
Investigating Mechanisms of Pathogenesis and Natural Defense Responses of Citrus Greening (Hlb) by Characterizing Host Small Rnas and Mrnas
(Reimbursable)
Optimizing Heat Treatment in the Fields and Understanding the Molecular Mechanism Behind the Success of Thermotherapy for the Control of Citrus Hlb
(Reimbursable)
Overcoming Obstacles for Implementation of Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation (Asd)
(Reimbursable)
Regional Implementation and Validation of a Regional Scouting and Decision Support System for Managing Insect-Vectored Diseases
(Reimbursable)
Risk-Based Survey for Decision Making in the Management of Huanglongbing
(Reimbursable)
Screening and Cloning of Resistance Related Genes by Rna-Seq in Huanglongbing (Hlb) Resistant and Susceptible Citrus Breeding Lines
(Reimbursable)
Strategic Management of Multiple Diseases in Strawberry Nurseries and Production Fields in the Eastern U.S. PRODUCTION Fields in the Eastern U.S.
(Reimbursable)
Weed and Nematode Control for Cut Flower and Vegetable Production
(Reimbursable)
Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation for Florida Commercial Tomato Production
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation for Production of Bell Peppers
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation for Production of in-Ground Ornamentals
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation for Small Farms in the Southeastern United States
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation for Tomato Production in Florida
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Assessment of Metabolites in Soil Treated with Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Characterization and Manipulation of the Prophages/phages of 'candidatus Liberibacter Asiaticus' for the Control of Citrus Huanglongbing
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Collaborative Research on Emerging Plant Viruses and Their Insect Vectors
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Collaborative Research on Transmission of Thrips-Vectored Vegetable Viruses
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Collaborative Research to Control Thrips and Tospoviruses
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Collaborative Research to Control Tospoviruses and Thrips
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Economic Analysis of Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation in the Southeastern United States
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluating Potential Gas Emissions During Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of Non-Fumigant Systems for Specialty Crop Production
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Extension and Outreach of Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation in the Southeast
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Farm Bill Minimizing Socio-Political Impacts to Maximize Cost-Effective Control of Emerging Plant Pests
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Regional Implementation and Validation of a Smartphone and Web-Based Scouting and Decision Support System for Managing Insect-Vectored Diseases
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Risk-Based Survey for Decision Making in the Management of Huanglongbing
(Trust)
Crop Protection & Quarantine (NP #304)
Exotic Whitefly Pests of Vegetables and Ornamental Plants
(Appropriated)
Ipm Methods for Insect Pests of Orchard Crops
(Appropriated)
Genetic Basis and Effect of Diet on Color Polymorphism in the Diaprepes Root Weevil
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Transcriptome and Small Ribonucleic Acid (Rna) Profiling Studies in the Asian Citrus Psyllid
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Developing An Infrastructure and Product Test Pipeline to Deliver Novel Therapies for Citrus Greening Disease
(Reimbursable)
High-Throughput Inoculation of Trangenic Citrus for Huanglongbing (Hlb) Resistance
(Reimbursable)
Identification of Bacillius Thuringiensis Endotoxins Active Against Adult Asian Citrus Psyllid
(Reimbursable)
Is There Natural Variation in the Ability of the Asian Citrus Psyllid to Vector Citrus Greening Disease?
(Reimbursable)
Large-Scale Mating Disruption of Citrus Leafminer for Validation and Product Launch
(Reimbursable)
Not All Psyllids Are Created Equal: Why Do Some Transmit Liberibacter and Others Do Not? (#15-5300-163b)
(Reimbursable)
Rear and Release Psyllids As Biological Control Agents-An Economical and Feasible Mid-Term Solution for Huanglongbing (Hlb) Disease
(Reimbursable)
Targeting Microbes to Control Hbl Disease of Citrus
(Reimbursable)
Why Is Poncirus Trifoliata Resistant to Colonization by Asian Citrus Psyllid?
(Reimbursable)
Development of Cdna Microarrays for Gene Expression Research in Floricultural Crops
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Novel Insect Control Strategies Based on Rnai and Insect Deterrent Proteins for Insect Pests of Citrus
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Evolving and Integration of Management Plans for Major Taxonomic Groups and Potential New Invasive Pests of Ornamental and Floriculture Production
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Not All Psyllids Are Created Equal: Why Do Some Transmit Liberibacter and Others Do Not?
(Trust)
Crop Production (NP #305)
Horticultural, Physiological, and Genetic Factors Affecting Sustainable Citrus Production
(Appropriated)
Application of New Technologies to Expedite Cleaning of New Accessions for Use in Florida
(Reimbursable)
Improving Early Detection of Hlb Via Acp Nymph/citrus Flush Sampling
(Reimbursable)
Use of Digital Pcr for Improved Early Detection of Candidatus Liberibacter Asiaticus Infection of Citrus and Asian Citrus Psyllid
(Reimbursable)
Improving Early Detection of Hlb Via Acp Nymph/citrus Flush Sampling
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Use of Rnai to Mitigate Responses of Citrus Infected with Candidatus Liberibacter Asiaticus (Clas), on Development of Huanglongbing Disease (Hlb)
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Early Detection of Huanglongbing (Hlb) in Nursery Trees Following Infestation with Asian Citrus Psyllid (Acp)
(Trust)
Evaluation of Hybrids of Citrus and Citrus Relatives of Huanglongbing (Hlb) Tolerance/resistance (5200-147c)
(Trust)
Use of Digital Pcr for Improved Early Detection of Candidatus Liberibacter Asiaticus Infection of Citrus
(Trust)
Quality and Utilization of Agricultural Products (NP #306)
Enhancing Utilization of Citrus Processing Co-Products
(Appropriated)
Quality, Shelf-Life and Health Benefits for Fresh, Fresh-Cut and Processed Products for Citrus and Other Tropical/subtropical-Grown Fruits and Vegetables
(Appropriated)
Characterization and Manipulation of the Color of Fresh Citrus Fruit Especially Regarding to Improve Fruit Appearance under Hlb Disease
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Investigation of Sugars, Acids, Flavonoids and Limonoids in Citrus Lines with Varying Degrees of Tolerance to Citrus Greening Or Huanglongbing...
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Quality Evaluation of Tropical/subtropical Fruit and Fruit Products
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Methyl Bromide Alternatives (NP #308)
Development of Grafting Technology to Improve Sustainability and Competitiveness of the U.S. Fruiting Vegetable Industry
(Reimbursable)
Last Modified: 7/27/2016
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