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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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Human Nutrition (NP #107)
Bioavailability of Iron, Zinc and Select Phytochemicals for Improved Health
(Appropriated)
Genetic and Genomic Basis of Vegetable and Fruit Biology, Quality and Nutrient Content
(Appropriated)
Developing the Logistics for Producing Human Pathogens-Free Organic Strawberries in the State of Tennessee
(Reimbursable)
Improving the Iron Bioavailability from Staple Food Crops, Food Products, and Food Ingredients
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Iron Biofortification of Lentils: Defining Current Production of High Fe Lentils and Development of Enhanced Nutritional Quality, Bre1119
(Trust)
Climate Change, Soils, and Emissions (NP #212)
Genomic and Genetic Analysis of Crop Adaptation to Soil Abiotic Stresses
(Appropriated)
Dissecting the Genetic, Molecular and Physiological Basis of Aluminum Tolerance in Rice: Implications for Cereal Improvement
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Rewriting the Computer Code to Improve the Efficiency, Effectiveness and Ease of Use of the Rootreader3d Software Platform
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Imaging and Analysis of Canola Root System Architecture to Identify Root Traits Underlying Adaptation to Drought and Nutrient Poor Soils
(Trust)
Biorefining (NP #213)
Genomic and Genetic Analysis of Crop Adaptation to Soil Abiotic Stresses
(Appropriated)
Dissecting the Genetic, Molecular and Physiological Basis of Aluminum Tolerance in Rice: Implications for Cereal Improvement
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Rewriting the Computer Code to Improve the Efficiency, Effectiveness and Ease of Use of the Rootreader3d Software Platform
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Imaging and Analysis of Canola Root System Architecture to Identify Root Traits Underlying Adaptation to Drought and Nutrient Poor Soils
(Trust)
Plant Genetic Resources, Genomics and Genetic Improvement (NP #301)
Development and Application of Genetic, Genomic, and Bioinformatic Resources in Maize
(Appropriated)
Dissection of Maize Grain Quality Traits Using Biochemical Genetic and Genomic Approaches
(Appropriated)
Enhancing Breeding of Small Grains Through Improved Bioinformatics
(Appropriated)
Enhancing Plant Genome Function Maps Through Genomic, Genetic, Computational and Collaborative Research
(Appropriated)
Genetic and Genomic Basis of Vegetable and Fruit Biology, Quality and Nutrient Content
(Appropriated)
Genomic and Genetic Analysis of Crop Adaptation to Soil Abiotic Stresses
(Appropriated)
Characterization of Pup1 Candidate Genes
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Field Testing of Sorghum Lines for Variation in P Efficiency Due to the Pup1 Locus
(General Cooperative Agreement)
The Use of Rna-Seq Approaches to Identify Genes Involved in Response and Tolerance to Abiotic Stresses in Rice -Cfda 10.310
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Transcriptome Analysis of Apple Fruit Development and Disorders
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Dissecting the Genetic, Molecular and Physiological Basis of Aluminum Tolerance in Rice: Implications for Cereal Improvement
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Cloning, Characterization, and Validation of Pup1/p Efficiency in Maize
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
A Diagnostic Toolbox for Management of Apple Postharvest Necrotic Disorders
(Reimbursable)
Characterization of the Or Regulatory Network in Melon for Carotenoid Biofortification in Food Crops
(Reimbursable)
Developing the Logistics for Producing Human Pathogens-Free Organic Strawberries in the State of Tennessee
(Reimbursable)
Functional Genomics of Salmonella Tomato Interactions and Crop-Driven Pathogen Limitation: the Role of Agricultural Practices in Outcomes
(Reimbursable)
Identification and Modulation of Functional Protein Association Networks for Drought Tolerance in Switchgrass
(Reimbursable)
Improving Barley and Wheat Germplasm for Changing Environments
(Reimbursable)
Investigations into the Genetic and Physiological Mechanisms of Aluminum Tolerance in Rice
(Reimbursable)
The Phloem As An Inter-Organ Communication System: a Role in Epigenetic Regulation of Nutrient Acquisition and Utilization
(Reimbursable)
Characterizing Plant Genomes for Agriculture Improvement
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Genetic Approach for Crop Nutritional Quality Improvement
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Genomic Analysis of Plant Genetic Load and Development
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Investigation of Genes Involved in Carotenoid Accumulation in Fruits and Vegetables
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Metabolic and Genomics Analysis of Phytonutrients in Fruit and Non-Fruit Plant Tissues
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Population Genetic Research in Support of Bioinformatic Methods to Predict Small Grain Field Performance
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Rewriting the Computer Code to Improve the Efficiency, Effectiveness and Ease of Use of the Rootreader3d Software Platform
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Unraveling the Interplay Between Bacterial Effectors and Plant Defenses
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Use of Genetic and Genomic Tools in Sorghum to Enhance Our Understanding of Developmental Processes Limiting Yield And/or Quality in Grasses
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
A Diagnostic Toolbox for Management of Apple Postharvest Necrotic Disorders - Agrofresh
(Trust)
Cloning, Characterization, and Validation of Altsb/a1 Tolerance in Rice
(Trust)
Cloning, Characterization, and Validation of Pup1/p Efficiency in Maize
(Trust)
Imaging and Analysis of Canola Root System Architecture to Identify Root Traits Underlying Adaptation to Drought and Nutrient Poor Soils
(Trust)
Improving Phosphorus Efficiency in Sorghum by the Identification & Validation of Sorghum Homologs for Pup1
(Trust)
Validation of Zmmates As Genes Underlying Major Al Tolerance Qtls in Maize
(Trust)
Plant Diseases (NP #303)
Frameworks for Infectious Disease Dynamics
(Appropriated)
Management and Biology of Virus and Nematode Diseases of Potato and Small Grains
(Appropriated)
Pseudomonas Systems Biology
(Appropriated)
Analytic Frameworks for Infectious Diseases
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Comprehensive Strategies to Manage Potato Virus Y in Potato and Eradicate the Tuber Necrotic Variants - Id
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Comprehensive Strategies to Manage Potato Virus Y in Potato and Eradicate the Tuber Necrotic Variants - Wi
(General Cooperative Agreement)
The Orchestrated Role of Three Multifunctional Luteovirus Proteins in Virus Movement Within Plant Hosts and Aphid Vectors
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Us-Uk Collab Spatial Epidemiology of Vector-Borne Plant Virus Interactions Betwn LANDSCAPE...AND An Emerging Disease of Potatoes -Cfda #10.310
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Durable and Broad-Spectrum Resistance in Potato for Effective Control of Globodera Nematode Pests
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Investigation of Genetic and Phenotypic Heterogeneity in the Bacterial Endosymbionts of Aphids
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Analytical Frameworks for Infectious Disease Dynamics
(Reimbursable)
Spatial Epidemiology of a Vector-Borne Plant Virus: Interactions Between Landscape, Hosts, Vectors and An Emerging Disease of Potatoes
(Reimbursable)
The Orchestrated Role of Three Multifunctional Luteovirus Proteins in Virus Movement Within Plant Hosts and Aphid Vectors
(Reimbursable)
Development and Release of Golden Nematode Resistant Potatoes
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Durable and Broad-Spectrum Resistance in Potato for Effective Control of Globodera Nematode Pests
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Development of Potato Germplasm for Golden Nematode Resistance
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Management of Potato Virus Y
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Management of Virus Disease in Potato and Grain Crops
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Rapid and Reliable Diagnostics to Identify the Tuber Necrotic Isolates of Potato Virus Y
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Unraveling the Interplay Between Bacterial Effectors and Plant Defenses
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Crop Protection & Quarantine (NP #304)
Biological Control of Swallow-Worts, Invasive Weeds of the Northeastern United States
(Appropriated)
Fungal Resources for Biological Control and High-Value Uses
(Appropriated)
Ipm-Based Strategies for Incorporating Microbial Biological Control for Management of Greenhouse and Nursery Crop Pests
(Appropriated)
Diversity of Entomopathogenic Fungi Affecting Diptera Important for Human and Animal Health in Areas of Goias and Tocantins
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Demography of the Invasive Perennials Pale and Black Swallow-Wort (Vincetoxicum SPP.)
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Disease Management and Characterization of Important Phytophthora Species in Floral Crops
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Employing New Tools to Detect and Limit Phytophthora Root Rot, Downy Mildew, and Other Key Pathogens of Floral Crops
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Entomopathogenic Fungi for Managing Western Flower Thrips, Pear Thrips, and Other Soil-Dwelling Insect Pests in Greenhouses and Forests
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Interactions Between Ambrosia Beetles and Their Fungal Symbionts
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Molecular Biology and Bioinformatics for Fungal Pathogens
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Testing and Development of Fungal Biocontrol Agents Against Asian Ambrosia Beetles and Their Symbiotic Fungi
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Tracking and Managing Diseases of Floriculture Crops Caused by Oomycetes
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Tracking and Managing Diseases of Floriculture Crops Caused by Oomycetes and Fungi
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Tracking and Managing Diseases of Floriculture Crops Caused by Oomycetes and Fungi
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Testing and Development of Fungal Biocontrol Agents Against Asian Ambrosia Beetles and Their Symbiotic Fungi
(Trust)
Last Modified: 9/1/2014
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