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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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Pasture, Forage and Rangeland Systems (NP #215)
Enhancement of Turfgrass Germplasm for Reduced Input Sustainability
(Appropriated)
National Turfgrass Evaluation Program
(Appropriated)
National Turfgrass Evaluation Program
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Plant Genetic Resources, Genomics and Genetic Improvement (NP #301)
Biotechnology Applied to High Value Ornamental Plants
(Appropriated)
Education and Visitor Services at the U.S. National Arboretum
(Appropriated)
Enhancement of Turfgrass Germplasm for Reduced Input Sustainability
(Appropriated)
Establish and Maintain Public Display Gardens for Woody and Herbaceous Landscape Plants
(Appropriated)
Evaluation and Genetic Improvement of Woody Ornamental Landscape Plants for Disease and Pest Tolerance, Non-Invasiveness, and Ornamental Traits
(Appropriated)
Genetics, Genetic Improvement, and Improved Production Efficiency of Nursery Crops
(Appropriated)
Management and Evaluation of Woody Landscape Plant Germplasm Resources and Associated Information
(Appropriated)
Taxonomy of Landscape Trees and Shrubs
(Appropriated)
Alternative Energy Sources and Energy Conservation Retrofits at the U.S. National Arboretum
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Characterization of Elm Germplasm of Horticultural Interest
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Developing Blight-Resistant Boxwood Germplasm
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Developing Non-Invasive Nursery Crops
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Establishment of a Long-Term Research Project to Evaluate New England’s Indigenous Serviceberries (Amelanchier SPP.)
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of Cost Effective Management of Imported Fire Ants in Nursery Crops
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of Cotoneaster SPP.: Landscape Performance, Fire Blight Resistance, and Ploidy Levels
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Evaluation of Production Practices, Disease Resistance and Insect Control Measures for Nursery Crops
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Genetic Engineering of Lilium Longiflorum 'nellie White' for Nematode Resistance
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Genetic Structure of Green Ash and the Establishment of Ex Situ Conservation
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Herbarium-Based Investigation of Ornamental Plants of the Pacific Northwest
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Mechanisms for Creating Non-Invasive Nursery Crops
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Support Development of the North American Plant Collection Consortium
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Targeting Essential Metabolic and Parasitism Genes of the Root-Lesion Nematode to Develop Nematode-Resistant Plants
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Asian Collection Support
(Trust)
Flowering Tree Walk
(Trust)
Renovation of the Japanese Pavilion
(Trust)
Support of the Dogwood Collection at the U.S. National Arboretum
(Trust)
Plant Diseases (NP #303)
Detection and Identification of Soil-Borne Plant Pathogens and Mitigation of Soil-Borne Diseases
(Appropriated)
New and Emerging Viral and Bacterial Diseases of Ornamental Plants: Detection, Identification, and Characterization
(Appropriated)
Advanced Methods for the Detection of Ralstonia Solanacearum Species and Differentiation of Select Agent Strain
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Proteomic Investigation of a Soilborne Fungal Pathogen, Rhizoctonia Solani
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Detection, Identification, and Characterization of New and Emerging Viral and Bacterial Diseases of Ornamental Plants
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Genomic, Transcriptomic, and Proteomic Analyses of Fungal Plant Pathogens
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Host Pathogen Interaction of Cool Tolerant Bacterial Wilt Strains
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Crop Protection & Quarantine (NP #304)
Developing Blight-Resistant Boxwood Germplasm
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Developing Non-Invasive Nursery Crops
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Mechanisms for Creating Non-Invasive Nursery Crops
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Methyl Bromide Alternatives (NP #308)
Genomic and Functional Genomic Analysis of Fungal Plant Pathogens
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Improved Pathogen Detection and Management of Bulb Diseases
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
General National Program (NP #990)
Water Pollution Abatement Systems at the U.S. National Arboretum, Hickey Run Outfall Area
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Last Modified: 12/5/2011
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