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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Roy Scott
Crop Production and Protection
General Biological Science
Oilseeds & Bioscience

Phone: (301) 504-4670
Fax: (301) 504-6191
Room 4-2218

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5601 SUNNYSIDE AVENUE
BELTSVILLE, MD, 20705-5139

Team Projects (Appropriated | All) 384 projects listed

Cocoa, Coffee, and Alternative Crops Research
Enhancement of Hard Spring Wheat, Durum, and Oat Quality
Postharvest Quality and Processing of Sugarcane and Sweet Sorghum for Sugar and Ethanol Production
From Barley to Biomass - the Development of a Regional Multi-Feedstock Biorefinery
Improving Sustainability of Rainbow Trout Production by Integrated Development of Improved Grains, Feeds, and Trout
Expanding the Use of Fats and Oils As Replacements for Fossil-Derived Fuels, Lubricants, and Polymers
Production, Stabilization and Formulation of Microbial Agents and Their Natural Products
Biorefining Processes
Primary and Secondary Prevention of Peanut and Tree Nut Allergy
Plant Resistance, Biology, and Resistance Management of Corn Pests, with Emphasis on Western Corn Rootworm
Sterile Insect Control of Invasive Pests, with a Focus on Moths
Landscape-Based Crop Management for Food, Feed, and Bioenergy
Improving Water Quality in Agricultural Watersheds Underlain by Claypan and Restrictive Layer Soils
Enhancing Environmental Quality and Ecosystem Services in Southeastern U.S. Coastal Plain Agricultural Watersheds
Enhancing Water Conservation and Crop Productivity in Irrigated Agriculture
Technologies for Managing Water and Sediment Movement in Agricultural Watersheds
Preserving Water Quality and Availability for Agriculture in the Lower Mississippi River Basin
Characterizing, Detecting, and Eliminating Pathogens to Enable the Safe Introduction of Plant Genetic Resources
Development of Disease and Nematode Resistance in Vegetable Crops
Characterization, Etiology, and Disease Management for Vegetable Crops
Improved Resistance to Soybean Pathogens and Pests
Population Dynamics and Disease Management of Soybean Root Pathogens
Integrated Crop, Soil, and Water Management Systems for Sustainable Production of Sugarcane for Bioenergy Feedstock
Enhanced Alfalfa and Forage Productivity Through Molecular Detection and Characterization of Plant Nematodes
Enhanced Alfalfa and Forage Productivity Through Molecular Detection and Characterization of Plant Nematodes
Improving Bioenergy and Forage Plants and Production Systems for the Central U.S.
Redesigning Forage Genetics, Management, and Harvesting for Efficiency, Profit, and Sustainability in Dairy and Bioenergy Production Systems
Redesigning Forage Genetics, Management, and Harvesting for Efficiency, Profit, and Sustainability in Dairy and Bioenergy Production Systems
Strawberry, Raspberry, Blackberry: Crop Improvement Through Genomics and Genetics
Sustaining Southern Plains Landscapes Through Plant Genetics and Sound Forage-Livestock Production Systems
Enhanced Alfalfa Germplasm and Genomic Resources for Yield, Quality, and Environmental Protection
Enhancement of Turfgrass Germplasm for Reduced Input Sustainability
Genetic Enhancement and Management of Warm-Season Species for Forage, Turf and Renewable Energy
Develop Improved Plant Genetic Resources to Enhance Pasture and Rangeland Productivity in the Semiarid Regions of the Western U.S.
Multifunctional Farms and Landscapes to Enhance Ecosystem Services
Curation of the U.S. National Fungus Collections and Associated Information Resources
Genetic Improvement of Sorghum for Non-Grain Energy Uses
Genetic Improvement of Winter Wheat for End-Use Quality and Disease Resistance
Improvement of Biotic and Abiotic Stress Tolerance in Cool Season Grasses
Genomic Analyses and Management of Agricultural and Industrial Microbial Genetic Resources and Associated Information
Analysis of the Biochemical Pathway and Genetics of Seed Phytate in Barley
Regulation of Gene Expression in Alfalfa Development and Stress Tolerance
Regulation of Gene Expression in Alfalfa Development and Stress Tolerance
Genetic Improvement of Blueberry and Cranberry: Utilization of Genomic Resources and Phenotypic/genotypic Characterization
Management and Characterization of Citrus and Date Genetic Resources and Associated Information
Genomic and Genetic Analysis of Crop Adaptation to Soil Abiotic Stresses
Molecular Resources for the Improvement of Tropical Ornamental and Fruit Crops
Genetic Improvement and Virus Management of Small Fruit Crops
Genetic Improvement of Hard Winter Wheat to Biotic and Abiotic Stresses
Identification and Validation of Insect and Disease Resistance Mechanisms to Reduce Mycotoxin Production in Midwest Corn
Improving Stress and Disease Resistance in Tree Fruit Crops
Analysis of Phytochemical Metabolism in Oat and Barley
Improvement of Wheat Quality Through Molecular Genetics
Improving Fruit Quality, Disease Resistance, and Tolerance to Abiotic Stress in Grape
Genetic Improvement of Prunus and Vitis Scions and Rootstocks for Fruit Quality and Pest Resistance
Development and Characterization of Soybean Germplasm, Curation of Stored Accessions, and Regional Evaluations of New Genotypes
Potato Genetic Improvement for Eastern U.S. Production
Enhancing Resistance to Diseases and Abiotic Stresses in Alfalfa
Reducing the Impact of Diseases on Hop Production
Breeding Stone Fruit Adapted to the Production Environment of the Southeastern United States
Molecular Analysis of Proteins Involved in Wheat Flour Quality and Allergenic Potential in Response to Environmental and Nutritional Stress
Management Strategies to Sustainably Intensify Northern Great Plains Agroecosystems
Improved Crop Production Systems for the Northeast
Enhancing Sustainability of Irrigated Specialty Crops and Biofuel Feedstock Production
Cultural Practices and Cropping Systems for Economically Viable and Environmentally Sound Oilseed Production in Dryland of Columbia Plateau
Cultural Practices and Cropping Systems for Economically Viable and Environmentally Sound Oilseed Production in Dryland of Columbia Plateau
Multi-Objective Optimization of a Profitable and Environmentally Sustainable Agriculture to Produce Food and Fiber in a Changing Climate
Mitigating Alternate Bearing of Pecan
Enhancing the Competitiveness of U.S. Peanuts and Peanut-Based Cropping Systems
Management Strategies to Improve Subtropical/tropical Fruit Crop Production
Production and Disease and Pest Management of Horticultural Crops
Sustainable Vineyard Production Systems
Sustainable Production Systems for Cacao
Sustainable Water Use Research in the Lower Mississippi River Basin
Technologies for Improving Industrial Biorefineries That Produce Marketable Biobased Products
Enable New Marketable, Value-Added Coproducts to Improve Biorefining Profitability
Develop Technologies for Production of Platform Chemicals and Advanced Biofuels from Lignocellulosic Feedstocks
Biophotonics - the Application of Novel Imaging Methodologies to Livestock Production Research
Enable New Marketable, Value-Added Coproducts to Improve Biorefining Profitability
Forest Products Research
Detection and Identification of Soil-Borne Plant Pathogens and Mitigation of Soil-Borne Diseases
Fusarium Head Blight of Wheat and Barley
Genetic Foundations for Bioenergy Feedstocks
Technologies for Improving Industrial Biorefineries That Produce Marketable Biobased Products
Alternatives to Methyl Bromide Soil Fumigation for Vegetable and Floriculture Production
Establish and Maintain Public Display Gardens for Woody and Herbaceous Landscape Plants
Integration of Host-Genotype and Manipulation of Soil Biology for Soil-Borne Disease Control in Agro-Ecosystems
Sugar Beet Germplasm Enhancement, Breeding, and Genetics
Detection and Management of Pathogens in Strawberry and Vegetable Production Systems
Alternative Disease Management Strategies for Soilborne Pathogens of Cucumber
Enhancement of Cotton Genetics and Management Systems to Improve Yield, Fiber Quality, and Production Stability
Enhancing Plant Genome Function Maps Through Genomic, Genetic, Computational and Collaborative Research
Improvement of Biotic Stress Resistance and Quality Traits in Soybeans
Taxonomy of Landscape Trees and Shrubs
Small Grains Database and Bioinformatics Resources
Genetic Improvement of Fruit Crops Through Functional Genomics and Breeding
Cranberry Genetic Improvement and Insect Pest Management
Innovative Genetic Approaches for Improving Maize Germplasm for Product Quality and Adaption to Diverse Production Systems
Reducing the Impact of Diseases on Hop Production
Genetic Improvement of Prunus and Vitis Scions and Rootstocks for Fruit Quality and Pest Resistance
Genetic Enhancement of Dry Bean Nutritional and Processing Qualities
Genetic Improvement of Sugarcane for Temperate Climates
Genomics and Bioinformatics Research in Agriculturally Important Organisms
Genetic Enhancement of Sorghum As a Versatile Crop
Genetic Enhancement of Cotton by Marker-Assisted and Conventional Breeding, and Introgression of Genes from Exotic Gossypium Species
Developing Genomic Approaches to Improve Resistance to Diseases and Aflatoxin Contamination in Peanut and Corn
Physiological and Genetic Approaches to Improving Extractable Sugar Yield in Sugarbeet
Functional and Structural Genetic Analysis of Soybean and Other Legumes
Multidisciplinary Approaches to Enhanced Sugar Beet Germplasm
Defining the Genetic Diversity and Structure of the Soybean Genome and Applications to Gene Discovery in Soybean, Wheat and Common Bean Germplasm
Genetic Improvement of Cacao Through Genomics-Assisted Breeding
Molecular Tools for Improved Crop Biotechnology
Molecular Analysis of Proteins Involved in Wheat Flour Quality and Allergenic Potential in Response to Environmental and Nutritional Stress
Genomics, Germplasm Evaluation, and Genetic Improvement in Oats
Genetic Dissection of Traits for Sugar Beet Improvement
Genetic Enhancement of Common Bean Using Exotic Germplasm for Biotic and Abiotic Stress Tolerance
Genomic Approaches and Genetic Resources for Improving Rice Yield and Grain Quality
Using Genetic Approaches to Reduce Crop Losses in Rice Due to Biotic and Abiotic Stress
Development and Characterization of Soybean Germplasm, Curation of Stored Accessions, and Regional Evaluations of New Genotypes
Quality Enhancement and Disease Resistance Development in Tomato and Pepper
Small Fruit and Ornamental Genetic Research for the Mid-South
Genetic Enhancement of Watermelon, Broccoli, and Leafy Brassicas for Economically Important Traits
Enhancing Fiber and Seed Quality Traits Through Conventional and Molecular Approaches, and Conducting the National Cotton Variety Testing Program to Improve Cotton Competitive Ability
Improved Sugar Beet Germplasm and Innovative Disease Management Approaches to Increase Yield and Reduce Product Losses
Enhancement of Sugarcane Germplasm for Development of Stress Tolerant, High Yielding Cultivars
Potato Germplasm Improvement for Disease Resistance and Superior Nutritional Content
Soybean Seed Improvement Through Quantitative Analysis of Phenotypic Diversity in Response to Environmental Fluctuations
Genetic Enhancement of Allium, Cucumis, and Daucus Germplasm
Maizegdb: Enabling Access to Basic, Translational, and Applied Research Information
Host-Specific Molecular Genetic Tools for Development of Disease-Resistant Crops
Molecular Technology for Developing Durable Pest and Pathogen Resistance in Sugar Beet
Soybase and the Legume Clade Database
Characterizing Circadian Regulatory Networks in Grain Crops to Establish Their Role in Development and Abiotic Responses
Biotechnology Applied to High Value Ornamental Plants
Evaluation and Genetic Improvement of Woody Ornamental Landscape Plants for Disease and Pest Tolerance, Non-Invasiveness, and Ornamental Traits
Genetics, Genetic Improvement, and Improved Production Efficiency of Nursery Crops
Genetic Improvement of Citrus for Enhanced Resistance to Biotic and Abiotic Stresses
Potato Genetic Improvement for Eastern U.S. Production
Disease Defense Responses Signaling in Maize
Breeding Stone Fruit Adapted to the Production Environment of the Southeastern United States
Sunflower Genetic Improvement with Genes from Wild Crop Relatives and Domesticated Sunflower
Analysis of Phytochemical Metabolism in Oat and Barley
Genetic and Genomic Basis of Vegetable and Fruit Biology, Quality and Nutrient Content
Enhancing Breeding of Small Grains Through Improved Bioinformatics
Improving Stress and Disease Resistance in Tree Fruit Crops
Development and Application of Genetic, Genomic, and Bioinformatic Resources in Maize
Potato Genetic Improvement for Western U.S. Production
Molecular Mechanisms of Photoperception, Signaling and Gene Regulation by the Phytochrome Family
Molecular Mechanisms of Plant Defense Signaling
Genetic Enhancement of Lettuce, Spinach, Melon, and Related Species
Breeding Apple Rootstocks Tolerant to Abiotic Stresses and Resistant to Pests and Diseases
Dissection of Maize Grain Quality Traits Using Biochemical Genetic and Genomic Approaches
Signaling Pathways Regulating Plant Architecture
Genetic Characterization, Genetic Improvement, and Best Horticultural Management Practices for Subtropical/tropical Ornamental Germplasm
Improving Fruit Quality, Disease Resistance, and Tolerance to Abiotic Stress in Grape
Improvement of Wheat Quality Through Molecular Genetics
Molecular Approaches for More Efficient Breeding to Improve Cotton Fiber Quality Traits
Identification and Validation of Insect and Disease Resistance Mechanisms to Reduce Mycotoxin Production in Midwest Corn
Genetic Improvement and Virus Management of Small Fruit Crops
Resources for the Genetic Improvement of Potato
Disease Resistance Signaling in Cereal Crops
Genetic Improvement of Hard Winter Wheat to Biotic and Abiotic Stresses
Genomic and Genetic Analysis of Crop Adaptation to Soil Abiotic Stresses
Evaluation and Genetic Analyses of Sorghum Genetic Resources for Key Agronomic Traits
Genetic Improvement of Maize with Enhanced Resistance to Aflatoxin and Insects
Genetic Improvement and Phenotyping of Cotton, Bioenergy and Other Industrial Crops
Genetic Improvement of Maize and Sorghum for Resistance to Biotic Stress
Enhancing Plant Resistance to Water-Deficit and Thermal Stresses in Economically Important Crops
Identification, Characterization, and Deployment of Genes Important During Seed Development in Legumes
Physiology and Biochemistry of Carbohydrate Metabolism in Cereal Tissues
Identification, Characterization, and Development of Insect-Resistant Wheat, Barley, and Sorghum Germplasm
Molecular Approaches to Enhance Plant Nutrient Content, Shelf-Life and Stress Tolerance
Molecular Resources for the Improvement of Tropical Ornamental and Fruit Crops
Generation and Characterization of Novel Genetic Variation in Rice for the Enhancement of Grain Quality and Agronomic Performance
Plant Genetic Resource Acquisition and Conservation Strategies, International Germplasm ... for the U.S. National Plant Germplasm System
Innovations That Improve the Efficiency and Effectiveness of Managing and Preserving Ex Situ Plant Germplasm Collections
Conservation, Characterization, and Evaluation of Plant Genetic Resources and Associated Information
Genetic Improvement of Barley
Genetic Improvement of Durum and Spring Wheat for Quality and Resistance to Diseases and Pests
Acquisition of Plant Genetic Resources Through Domestic and International Plant Explorations and Associated Capacity-Building Partnerships
Developing Strategies to Identify Useful Genes in Peanut and Breeding High Yielding Peanut Varieties and Germplasm
Conservation, Genetic Analyses, and Utilization of Subtropical/tropical Fruit Crops, Sugarcane, and Miscanthus Genetic Resources
Potato Genetic Resource Management, Characterization, and Evaluation
Genetic Characterization, Taxonomy, and Acquisition of Genetic Resources for Carrot, Potato, and Their Related Wild Species
Management of Apple, Cold-Hardy Grape, and Tart Cherry Genetic Resources and Associated Information
Management and Characterization of Pecan (Carya) Genetic Resources and Related Wild Populations
Conservation, Genetic Analyses, and Utilization of Cotton Genetic Resources
Broadening the Genetic Base of U.S. Maize with Genes from Unadapted Germplasm
Genetic Analysis of Complex Traits in Maize
Enhancement of Wheat Through Genomic and Molecular Approaches
Genetic Improvement of Small Grains for Biotic and Abiotic Stress Tolerance and Characterization of Pathogen Populations
Genetics and Genomics of Complex Traits in Grain Crops
Identification and Analysis of Host Resistance and Hessian Fly Response in Wheat
Identifying and Manipulating Key Determinants of Photosynthetic Production and Partitioning
Genetic Enhancement of the U.S. Maize Genepool with Unadapted Maize Germplasm
Developing Genomic and Genetic Tools for Exploiting Cotton Genetic Variation
Cytogenetic Manipulation of Durum Wheat for Resistance to Biotic and Abiotic Stresses and Enhanced End-Use Quality
Development of Improved Peanut Cultivars and Germplasm for the Southwest Peanut Region of the United States
Functional Genomics for Improving Nutrients and Quality in Alfalfa and Soybean
Development of Rhizobium and Bradyrhizobium Germplasm, Determining Host Plant-Microbe Symbiotic Interactions, And…the Rhizobium Collection
Management of Genetic Resources and Associated Information for Selected Vegetable Crops
Genetics and Genomics for Improving Spring Wheat with Disease Resistance
Discovery and Introgression of Disease Resistance Genes into Phaseolus Vulgaris
Temperate Forage Legume Genetic Resource Management, Characterization, and Evaluation
Management of Tropical/subtropical Plant Genetic Resources and Associated Information
Molecular Genetic Analysis of Abiotic Stress Tolerance and Oil Production Pathways in Cotton, Bioenergy and Other Industrial Crops
Germplasm Regeneration, Characterization, Evaluation and Phytosanitary Assessment of Quarantined and Tropically-Adapted Genetic Resources
Genetic Improvement of Wheat and Barley for Resistance to Biotic and Abiotic Stresses
Develop, Deploy, and Operate Grin-Global, the Information Management System for Plant Genetic Resources
Management and Characterization of Citrus and Date Genetic Resources and Associated Information
Genetic Improvement of Barley and Oats for Enhanced Quality and Biotic Stress Resistance
Genetic Improvement of Blueberry and Cranberry: Utilization of Genomic Resources and Phenotypic/genotypic Characterization
Plant and Microbial Genetic Resource Preservation and Quality Assessment
Modification of Soybeans for Food, Feed, and Industrial Applications
Functional Genomics for Evaluating Genes and Gene Regulatory Networks of Soybean Quality Traits
Management of Plant Genetic Resources and Associated Information
Characterization, Management, and Utilization of Soybean Genetic Resources
Management of Genetic Resources & Associated Information for Grape, Tree Fruit, Tree Nut, & Other Specialty Crops to Mediterranean Climates
Management of Arid Land Plant Genetic Resources and Associated Information
Management of Crop Genetic Resources and Associated Information
Analysis of the Biochemical Pathway and Genetics of Seed Phytate in Barley
Curation of the U.S. National Fungus Collections and Associated Information Resources
Genetic Improvement of Winter Wheat for End-Use Quality and Disease Resistance
Genetic Resource Management of National Small Grains Collection and Associated Information
Increasing the Competitiveness of U.S. Soybeans in Global Markets Through Genetic Diversity, Genomics, and Plant Breeding
Innovative Genetic Approaches to Sorghum Germplasm Improvement and Analysis of Traits Critical to Hybrid Development
Pecan Improvement Through Breeding and Genetics
Molecular Biology of Pollen and Pollen-Pistil Interactions in Crop Plants
Identification and Analysis of Plant Architectural Genes in Maize
Maize Genetic Stock Management and Utilization
Management and Evaluation of Woody Landscape Plant Germplasm Resources and Associated Information
Genetic Diversity Assessment of Cacao and Other Tropical Tree Crop Genetic Resources
Pacific Tropical/subtropical Fruit and Nut Genetic Resource Management and Sustainable Production Systems
Genomic Analyses and Management of Agricultural and Industrial Microbial Genetic Resources and Associated Information
Genetic Improvement of Sorghum for Non-Grain Energy Uses
Development of Peanut Germplasm with Improved Yield, Oil Quality, and Tolerance to Biotic and Abiotic Stresses
Strawberry, Raspberry, Blackberry: Crop Improvement Through Genomics and Genetics
Discovery and Development of Natural Products for Pharmaceutical and Agrochemical Applications
Methods for Rapid Identification and Functional Analysis of Fungi Causing Postharvest Decay of Pome Fruit
Developing Soybean and Other Legumes with Resistance to Pathogens and Assessing the Biosafety of Transgenic Soybean
Education and Visitor Services at the U.S. National Arboretum
Enhanced Disease and Abiotic Stress Resistance in Edible Legumes
Population Dynamics and Disease Management of Soybean Root Pathogens
Improved Resistance to Soybean Pathogens and Pests
Genomic Charecterization and Management of Fungal Diseases of Cacao
Epidemiology and Management of Pierce's Disease and Other Maladies of Grape
Characterization, Etiology, and Disease Management for Vegetable Crops
Genome Sequence-Based Strategies for Detection & Identification of Plant Pathogenic Phytoplasmas & Spiroplasmas, & Vascular Walled Bacteria
Cereal Rust Fungi: Genetics, Population Biology, and Host-Pathogen Interactions
Improved Strategies for Management of Soilborne Diseases of Horticultural Crops
Biocontrol Agent Production and Deployment Technologies for the Integrated Management of Plant Pathogens
Molecular Mechanisms of Plant Pathogen Interactions in Cereal Crops
Disease Modeling and Genetic Approaches to Enhance Wheat and Grass Seed Crop Biosecurity
Development of Disease and Nematode Resistance in Vegetable Crops
Emerging Foreign Fungal Plant Pathogens: Detection, Biology, and Interactions with Host Plants
Biology, Pathology, and Epidemiology of Emerging Oomycete Pathogens
Management of Reniform Nematode in Cotton
Nematode and Disease Management of Deciduous Fruits
Frameworks for Infectious Disease Dynamics
Fusarium Head Blight of Cereals: Pathogen Biology and Host Resistance
Control of Virus Diseases in Corn and Soybean
Host-Pathogen Interactions in Barley and Wheat
Genetics and Management of Soybean Cyst Nematodes and Diseases for Sustainable Production
Genetics, Population Dynamics, and Mycotoxin Prevention in Peanut
Emerging Diseases of Citrus, Vegetables, and Ornamentals
Reduction of Allergenicity Through Food Processing
Management Strategies for Plant-Parasitic Nematodes: Cover Crops, Amendments, and Internal Molecular Targets
Exotic and Emerging Plant Diseases of Horticultural Crops
Management and Biology of Virus and Nematode Diseases of Potato and Small Grains
Sclerotinia Initiative
Development of Biological Systems for Controlling Fruit Decay
New and Emerging Viral and Bacterial Diseases of Ornamental Plants: Detection, Identification, and Characterization
Genetic Improvement of Cool Season Food Legumes
Biology and Biological Control of Root Diseases of Wheat, Barley and Biofuel Brassicas
Management of Temperate-Adapted Fruit, Nut, and Specialty Crop Genetic Resources and Associated Information
Cotton Disease Management Strategies for Sustainable Cotton Production
Biology, Epidemiology and Management of Vector-Borne Viruses of Sugarbeet and Vegetable Crops
Characterizing, Detecting, and Eliminating Pathogens to Enable the Safe Introduction of Plant Genetic Resources
Improved Control of Stripe Rust in Cereal Crops
Host Plant Resistance and Other Management Strategies for Nematodes in Cotton and Peanut
Invasive Pathogens of Citrus
Characterization, Epidemiology and Management Strategies of Citrus Tristeza Virus and Spiroplasma Citri on Citrus in California
Characterization and Identification of Resistance in Sorghum to Fungal Pathogens
Pseudomonas Systems Biology
Biocontrol of Aflatoxin and Other Mycotoxins in Maize Using Non-Toxigenic Strains of Aspergillus Flavus
Molecular Mechanisms of Resistance to Wheat Fungal Pathogens
Integrated Strategies for Advanced Management of Fruit, Nut, and Oak Tree Diseases
Morphological and Molecular Identification and Systematics of Agriculturally Important Nematodes
Molecular Approaches for Improved Cercospora Leaf Spot Control in Sugarbeet
Physiological and Molecular Signaling in Viroid and Bacterial Disease
Manipulation of Plant Disease Resistance Genes for Improved Crop Protection
Potato and Tomato Disease Management Through Understanding of Host Resistance and Pathogen Variability
Electron and Confocal Microscopy Applications to Pests and Plant Processes Impacting Agricultural Productivity
Systematics and Diagnostics of Emerging and Quarantine-Significant Plant Pathogenic Fungi
Identification, Characterization, and Biology of Foreign and Emerging Viral and Bacterial Plant Pathogens
Management of Diseases of Saccharum Hybrids Through Development and Evaluation of Resistant Germplasm
Novel Disease Control Strategies for Cellular and Sub-Cellular Pathogens
Effective Disease Management Through Enhancement of Resistant Sugarcane
Biobased Industrial Products from Food Animal Processing By-Products
Testing of Advanced Potato Germplasm for Biotic and Abiotic Resistances, Yield and Profitability Components
Primary and Secondary Prevention of Peanut and Tree Nut Allergy
Chemistry of Natural Products for Nutraceutical Use, Pest Management and Crop Development
Expanding the Use of Fats and Oils As Replacements for Fossil-Derived Fuels, Lubricants, and Polymers
Genetic Exchange and Gene Flow Risks from Plants in Agriculture
Bioproducts from Agricultural Feedstocks
Maintaining Quality and Extending Shelf and Shipping Life of Fresh Fruit with No Or Minimal Synthetic Pesticide Inputs
Functionalization of Vegetable Oils for Use in the Polymer, Oleochemical, and Lubricant Industries
Develop Methods to Assess and Improve Poultry and Egg Quality
Molecular Genetics of Ethylene Biosynthesis
Sensing Methods & Instrumentation for Rapid Determination of Moisture Content... and Other Quality Attributes of Grains, Seeds, & Nuts
Improve Fiber Quality and Industry Profitability Through Enhanced Efficiencies in Cotton Ginning
Preservation, Enhancement, and Measurement of Grain Quality and Marketability
Processing Technologies to Prevent Weight Gain and Obesity Related Metabolic Diseases
Enhanced Utilization of Carbohydrates and Polysaccharides from Citrus Processing Waste Streams
Modification of Natural Polymers by Novel Processes
Improvement and Utilization of Natural Rubber and Castor Oil-Producing Industrial Crops
Microstructured and Health-Functionalized Food Proteins
Sustainable Strategies to Lower the Environmental and Economic Impacts of Food Processing Using Fluid Milk As a Template
Coordinated Analysis of Soybean Breeding Germplasm
Value-Added Products from Cottonseed
Identifying the Next Generation of Malting Barley Through Improved Selection Criteria and Quality Analysis of Breeding Lines
Biorefining Processes
Distributed-Scale Pyrolysis of Agricultural Biomass for Production of Refinable Crude Bio-Oil and Valuable Coproducts
Postharvest Quality and Processing of Sugarcane and Sweet Sorghum for Sugar and Ethanol Production
Genetic and Biochemical Mechanisms Determining Fresh Produce Quality and Storage Life
Cotton-Based Nonwovens
New and Improved Assessments of Cotton Quality
Influence of Structure and Moisture on Cotton Fiber Properties
Novel Technology for Renewable Resource Utilization
Production and Value Enhancement of Biosurfactants and Biopolymers Derived from Agricultural Lipids and Coproducts
Technologies for Quality Measurement and Grading of Fruits and Vegetables
Optimization of the Nutritional, Functional, and Sensory Properties of Raw and Processed Legumes, Grains, and Specialty Crops
Bio-Based Lubricants from Farm-Based Raw Materials
Improvement of Barley Seed Quality Through Molecular and Functional Genomic Analysis of Gene Expression
Improved Utilization of Proteinaceous Crop Co-Products and Residues
Novel Starch-Based Materials
Viscoelastic Properties and Polymer Composite Applications of Nano-Materials Derived from Agricultural Byproducts and Feedstocks
Development and Utilization of New Oilseed Crops and Products
Improved Processes for Cucumbers, Cabbage, Sweetpotatoes, and Peppers to Make High Quality, Nutritious Products and Reduce Pollution
Processing Methods to Modify the Levels of Biologically Active Compounds in Milk and Cheese
Enhancement of Hard Spring Wheat, Durum, and Oat Quality
Enhance Wheat Quality, Functionality and Marketability in the Western U.S.
Functional Food Development by Microbial Biotechnology
Evaluation and Maintenance of Flavor, Nutritional and Other Quality Attributes of Fresh and Fresh-Cut Produce
Optical and Mechanical Instrumentation for Quality Assessment of Small Grains
Improving Stability and Healthfulness of U.S. Commodity Vegetable Oils and Products
Improved Utilization of Ag. Products Through Identification of Nitrogen-Containing Bioactive Components Important to Quality & Human Health
Environmentally Friendly Processes and New Applications for Animal Hides and Leather
Enhancing Quality, Utility, Sustainability, Environmental Impact of Cotton and Its Byproducts Through Improvement in Harvest/gin Processing
Quality Based Inspection and Sorting of Specialty Crops Using Imaging and Physical Methods
Discovery and Utilization of Bioactive Components from New Crops and Agricultural Co-Products
Wool and Keratin from Wool for Bio-Based Value-Added Products
Improving Human Health Using Functional Food Ingredients from by-Products of Grain Milling Industries Using Innovative Technologies
Amylose Helical Inclusion Complexes for Food and Industrial Applications
Enhancing Profitability & Sustainability Upland Cotton, Cottonseed, & Cotton Byprod Through Imprvmnts in Harvesting, Ginning, & Mech Process
Genetic and Biochemical Basis of Soft Winter Wheat Quality
Improve Grain Sorghum End-Use Quality & Utilization by Identifying the Physical, Chemical & Environmental Factors Related to Food & Feed...
Biochemical and Physical Characterization of Hard Winter Wheat Quality for End-Use Quality
Improved Potato Market Quality Through Germplasm Processing Evaluations and Optimized Storage Technologies
Systems to Assess, Monitor, and Preserve Peanut Quality and Safety
Bioactive Constituents and Specialty Food Fibers As Value-Added Products from Citrus Processing Waste
Metabolomic and Microbial Profiling of Tropical/subtropical Fruits and Small Fruits for Quality Factors and Microbial Stability
Genetic, Metabolic, and Physiological Factors Regulating Deciduous Tree Fruit Quality
Improvement & Maintenance of Flavor & Shelf-Life, Functional Characteristics & Biochem/bioactive Process, & Use of Genetic/genomic Resource
Identification and Manipulation of Postharvest Physiological and Molecular Processes Controlling Potato Nutritional and Market Quality
Cocoa, Coffee, and Alternative Crops Research
Staffing and Operation for National Clonal Repositories for Plant Germplasm
Information Transfer - Genetic Resources
Headquarters-Held Funds for Germplasm Resources Evaluation
Evaluation of Germplasm of Horticultural and Sugarcrops
Potato Research
Fusarium Head Blight of Wheat and Barley
Floriculture and Nursery Research Initiative
Small Fruit and Nursery Research
Fusarium Head Blight of Wheat and Barley
National Plant Diseases Recovery System
Wheat Stripe Rust Initiative
New Sustainable Processing Technologies to Produce Healthy, Value-Added Foods from Specialty Crops and Their Co-Products
Fusarium Head Blight of Wheat and Barley
Rice As a Source and Delivery System for Nutrients and Lipophilic Bioactive Compounds
Postharvest Sensory, Processing and Packaging of Catfish
Chemical Modification of Cotton for Value Added Applications
Novel Technologies for Producing Renewable Chemicals and Polymers from Carbohydrates Derived from Agricultural Feedstocks
From Barley to Biomass - the Development of a Regional Multi-Feedstock Biorefinery
Projects
HEADQUARTERS COOPERATIVE PROGRAMS - CROP PRODUCTION AND PROTECTION (CPP)
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 407777
Technical Services, Collaborative Research, and Cooperative Activities with the United States Agency for International Development, Phase III
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 425905

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Quantitative trait locus analysis of seed sulfur containing amino acids in two recombinant inbred line populations of soybean - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xianzhi, W., Jiang, G., Song, Q., Cregan, P.B., Scott, R.A., Zhang, J., Yen, Y., Brown, M. 2014. Quantitative trait locus analysis of seed sulfur containing amino acids in two recombinant inbred line populations of soybean. Euphytica. DOI 10.1007/s10681-014-1223-0.
Identification and validation of quantitative trait loci for seed yield, oil and protein contents in two recombinant inbred populations of soybean - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, X., Jiang, G., Green, M., Scott, R.A., Song, Q., Hyten, D.L., Cregan, P.B. 2014. Identification and validation of quantitative trait loci for seed yield, oil and protein contents in two recombinant inbred populations of soybean . Molecular Genetics and Genomics. DOI 10.1007/s00438-014-0865-x.
QTL analysis of unsaturated fatty acids in a recombinant inbred population of soybean - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jiang, G., Wang, X., Green, M., Scott, R.A., Hyten, D., Cregan, P.B. 2013. QTL analysis of unsaturated fatty acids in a recombinant inbred population of soybean. Molecular Breeding. 33(2):281-296.
QTL analysis of saturated fatty acids in a population of recombinant inbred lines of soybean - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jiang, G., Wang, X., Green, M., Scott, R.A., Hyten, D., Cregan, P.B. 2012. QTL analysis of saturated fatty acids in a population of recombinant inbred lines of soybean. Molecular Breeding. 30:1163-1179.
Field evaluation of putatively resistant soybean selections against the soybean aphid - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hesler, L.S., Dashiell, K.E., Prischmann, D.A., Diers, B.W., Scott, R.A. 2012. Field evaluation of putatively resistant soybean selections against the soybean aphid. Journal of Crop Improvement. 26:76-78.
Inheritance of soybean aphid resistance from soybean PI 71506 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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