Page Banner

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.


Current View: All Projects

Show All Projects || Appropriated Projects Only

Water Availability and Water Management (NP #211)
Developing Sustainable Cropping Systems to Improve Water Productivity and Protect Water and Soil Quality in Irrigated Agriculture
(Appropriated)
Detection and Quantification of Pathogenic Pythium Species in Calla Lilly Soils
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Determination of Post Fumigation Recovery of Soil Microbial Communities over Time
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Economics of Sustainable Vinyard Water Management Strategies with Limited and Impaired Water Supplies
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Fertigation of Pomegranate with Drip Irrigation
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Increase Fumigation Efficacy with Alternatives to Methyl Bromide Using Low Permeability Tarps (Uc Davis)
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Rootstocks for Sustainable Vineyard Water Management Strategies for Limited and Impaired Water Supplies
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Technology Transfer for Developing Sustainable Vineyard Water Management
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Vineyard Water Management Strategies in Washington State
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Resource Assessment Framework for Dependable Feedstock Supply to Produce Advance Biofuels in Hawaii and Western United States (2013)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Resource Assessment Framework for Dependable Feedstock Supply to Produce Advance Biofuels in Hawaii and Western United States (2014)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Memorandum of Understanding Between Department of Energy and United States Department of Agriculture
(Memorandum of Understanding)
Identification of Physiological Mechanisms for Boron Tolerance
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Remote Measurement of Soil Water in Grapevines
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Detection and Quantification of Pathogenic Pythum Species in Calla Lily Soils
(Reimbursable)
Determination of Post Fumigation Recovery of Soil Microbial Communities over Time
(Reimbursable)
Developing Soil Fumigation with Reduced Application Rate in Low Permeability Tarp Mulched Raised-Bed System
(Reimbursable)
Developing Sustainable Water Management Strategies for Vineyards
(Reimbursable)
Improving Pomegranate Fertigation and Nitrogen Use Efficiency with Drip Irrigation Systems
(Reimbursable)
Increase Fumigation Efficacy with Alternatives to Methyl Bromide Using Low Permeability Tarps
(Reimbursable)
Monitoring Chloropicrin and 1,3-Dichloropropene Emissions from Drip Applications under Totally Impermeable Film
(Reimbursable)
Optimizing Fumigation Rate, Application Depth, and Use of Plastic Mulch for Strawberry Production in Raised-Beds Systems
(Reimbursable)
Resource Assessment Framework for Dependable Feedstock Supply to Produce Advanced Biofuels in Hawaii and Western United States (2012)
(Reimbursable)
Environmental Impact Assessment of Methyl Bromide Alternative Chemicals
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Fertilization of Pomegranate with Drip Irrigation
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Improve Fumigation Efficiency for Almond Orchard Replanting
(Trust)
Climate Change, Soils, and Emissions (NP #212)
Detection and Quantification of Pathogenic Pythium Species in Calla Lilly Soils
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Determination of Post Fumigation Recovery of Soil Microbial Communities over Time
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Resource Assessment Framework for Dependable Feedstock Supply to Produce Advance Biofuels in Hawaii and Western United States (2013)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Improving Pomegranate Fertigation and Nitrogen Use Efficiency with Drip Irrigation Systems
(Reimbursable)
Improve Fumigation Efficiency for Almond Orchard Replanting
(Trust)
Biorefining (NP #213)
Detection and Quantification of Pathogenic Pythium Species in Calla Lilly Soils
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Determination of Post Fumigation Recovery of Soil Microbial Communities over Time
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Resource Assessment Framework for Dependable Feedstock Supply to Produce Advance Biofuels in Hawaii and Western United States (2013)
(Interagency Reimbursable Agreement)
Memorandum of Understanding Between Department of Energy and United States Department of Agriculture
(Memorandum of Understanding)
Developing Soil Fumigation with Reduced Application Rate in Low Permeability Tarp Mulched Raised-Bed System
(Reimbursable)
Improving Pomegranate Fertigation and Nitrogen Use Efficiency with Drip Irrigation Systems
(Reimbursable)
Monitoring Chloropicrin and 1,3-Dichloropropene Emissions from Drip Applications under Totally Impermeable Film
(Reimbursable)
Optimizing Fumigation Rate, Application Depth, and Use of Plastic Mulch for Strawberry Production in Raised-Beds Systems
(Reimbursable)
Environmental Impact Assessment of Methyl Bromide Alternative Chemicals
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Improve Fumigation Efficiency for Almond Orchard Replanting
(Trust)
Plant Genetic Resources, Genomics and Genetic Improvement (NP #301)
Genetic Improvement of Prunus and Vitis Scions and Rootstocks for Fruit Quality and Pest Resistance
(Appropriated)
Management of Arid Land Plant Genetic Resources and Associated Information
(Appropriated)
Accelerating Grape Cultivar Improvement Via Phenotyping Centers and Next Generation Markers
(Reimbursable)
Development of Seedless Grapes for the Fresh Market Including Types Resistant to Powdery Mildew
(Trust)
Plant Diseases (NP #303)
Characterization, Epidemiology and Management Strategies of Citrus Tristeza Virus and Spiroplasma Citri on Citrus in California
(Appropriated)
Epidemiology and Management of Pierce's Disease and Other Maladies of Grape
(Appropriated)
Genetic Improvement of Prunus and Vitis Scions and Rootstocks for Fruit Quality and Pest Resistance
(Appropriated)
Document and Construction of a Production Ac-Dc Epg Monitor for Commercialization
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Memorandum of Understanding Between Department of Energy and United States Department of Agriculture
(Memorandum of Understanding)
Non-Proprietary Agreement Between Fondazione Edmund Mach Di San Michele All'adige and USDA Agricultural Research Service
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Non-Proprietary User Agreement Between University of Chicago, Argonne, LLC., and USDA Agricultural Research Service
(Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement)
Accelerating Grape Cultivar Improvement Via Phenotyping Centers and Next Generation Markers
(Reimbursable)
Culture Zc Liberibacter Bacterium and Confirm Its Pathogenicity
(Reimbursable)
Developing Soil Fumigation with Reduced Application Rate in Low Permeability Tarp Mulched Raised-Bed System
(Reimbursable)
Monitoring Chloropicrin and 1,3-Dichloropropene Emissions from Drip Applications under Totally Impermeable Film
(Reimbursable)
Optimizing Fumigation Rate, Application Depth, and Use of Plastic Mulch for Strawberry Production in Raised-Beds Systems
(Reimbursable)
Cultivation and Characterization of "candidatus Liberibacter Solanacearum"
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Definitively Identifying Lygus Ingestion Cells in Susceptible Cotton
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Environmental Impact Assessment of Methyl Bromide Alternative Chemicals
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Functional Analysis and Control of Virulence Genes of Candidatus Liberibacter Solanacearum Associated with Potato Zebra Chip Disease
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Metabolomic Characterization of “candiatus Liberibacter" Associated Citrus Huanglongbing and Potato Zebra Chip Diseases
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
Time-Course of Effects on Cotton Squares from Nymphal Lygus Feeding
(Specific Cooperative Agreement)
A Phage/prophage-Based Pcr System for Sensitive and Specific Detection of “candidatus Liberibacter Asiaticus and Spiroplasma
(Trust)
Breeding and Marker-Assisted Selection for Pierce’s Disease Resistant Table and Raisin Grapes in California
(Trust)
Definitively Identifying Ingestion Behaviors of Lygus Bugs on Susceptible Cotton Plants
(Trust)
Development of a Taqman Array Card for Multiplex Detection of Citrus Pathogens by Real-Time Pcr
(Trust)
Development of Seedless Grapes for the Fresh Market Including Types Resistant to Powdery Mildew
(Trust)
Crop Protection & Quarantine (NP #304)
Chemical Alternatives to Methyl Bromide for Quarantine and Post-Harvest Pests
(Appropriated)
Non-Chemical Alternatives for Post-Harvest Pests of Fresh Fruits, Dried Fruits, Tree Nuts, and Other Durable Commodities
(Appropriated)
Flight-Response of Brown Marmorated Stink Bug to Olfactory Cues from Potential Hosts: Developing Attract & Kill Applications
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Integrated Navel Orangeworm Control and Insecticide Fate-Transport
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Retaining Export and Food Security of U.S. Specialty Crops: Low-Emission Methyl Bromide Fumigations for Quarantine and Pre-Shipment Uses
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Sampling for Lepidopteran Infestation in Walnuts
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Sampling for Lepidopteran Infestation in Walnuts
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Circumventing Ovicidal Deficiencies of Sulfuryl Fluoride and Other Postharvest Fumigants
(Reimbursable)
Navel Orangeworm in Southern Central Valley Walnuts: Source, Seasonal Abundance, and Impact of Mating
(Reimbursable)
Optimization of “horn” Phosphine Fumigations to Retain California Walnut Exports
(Reimbursable)
Postharvest Treatment of California Raspberries to Eliminate the Spotted Wing Drosophila
(Reimbursable)
Postharvest Treatment of California Strawberries to Eliminate Key Mite Pests for Export Markets
(Reimbursable)
Analysis of Sex Pheromone-Based Mating Disruption Mechanisms in Navel Orangeworm
(Trust)
Assessing Persistence and Efficacy of New Insecticides in Pistachios
(Trust)
Assessment of Application Coverage to Control Navel Orangeworm
(Trust)
Breaking Critical Pest-Related Trade Barriers for California Citrus Exports
(Trust)
Development of Attract and Kill Traps for Olive Fruit Fly
(Trust)
Impact of Sex, Age, and Mating Status on Flight Behavior of the Navel Orangeworm
(Trust)
Impact of Sex, Age, and Mating Status on Flight Behavior of the Navel Orangeworm in Almonds
(Trust)
Integrated Navel Orangeworm Control, Resistance Management, Insecticide Fate-Transport, and Mrl Mitigation
(Trust)
Novel Postharvest Fumigation of Sweet Cherries for Fruit Fly Pests
(Trust)
Optimization of “horn” Phosphine Fumigations for Reducing Qps Methyl Bromide Treatment of Fresh Fruit to Control Key Quarantine Pests
(Trust)
Postharvest Cold-Treatment of California Stone Fruit (Peaches, Plums, Nectarines and Apricots) for the Spotted Wing Drosophila, Drosophila Suzukii
(Trust)
Standard and Commercial Formulatins for the Navel Orangeworm Sex Pheromone
(Trust)
Quality and Utilization of Agricultural Products (NP #306)
Maintaining Quality and Extending Shelf and Shipping Life of Fresh Fruit with No Or Minimal Synthetic Pesticide Inputs
(Appropriated)
Influence of Pre and Postharvest Treatments on Table Grape and Blueberry Quality
(General Cooperative Agreement)
The Role of Potassium in Quality of Grapes after Harvest
(Reimbursable)
New Technologies to Minimize Postharvest Decay of Citrus
(Trust)
Optimizing Foliar Potassium Use in Table Grape Vineyards
(Trust)
Preharvest and Postharvest Practices to Extend the Shelf-Life of Table Grapes
(Trust)
Methyl Bromide Alternatives (NP #308)
In Season Insecticide Control of Navel Orangeworm, Assessment of Application Coverage, and Relative Environmental Stability of Insecticides
(General Cooperative Agreement)
In Season Insecticide Control of Navel Orangeworm: Effect of Fungal Metabolism on Nut Hull Degradation
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Increase Fumigation Efficacy with Alternatives to Methyl Bromide Using Low Permeability Tarps (Uc Davis)
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Retaining Export and Food Security of U.S. Specialty Crops: Low-Emission Methyl Bromide Fumigations for Quarantine and Pre-Shipment Uses
(General Cooperative Agreement)
Increase Fumigation Efficacy with Alternatives to Methyl Bromide Using Low Permeability Tarps
(Reimbursable)
Multi-State Evaluation of Carbonated Fumigants and Low Permeable Tarps to Reduce Application Rate, Increase Efficacy, and Minimize Emissions
(Reimbursable)
Navel Orangeworm Biological Control
(Reimbursable)
Control of Navel Orangeworm in Almonds Using Insecticides and Assessing Spray Coverage
(Trust)
Designation of Fruit Host Preference of Spotted Wing Drosophila to Different Types of Stone Fruit Marketed for Commercial Export
(Trust)
Development of Attract and Kill Traps for Olive Fruit Fly
(Trust)
Improved Navel Orangeworm Control in Pistachios
(Trust)
Postharvest Treatments to Eliminate Invasive Pests of Concern to the California Table Grape Industry
(Trust)
Retaining Export and Food Security of U.S. Specialty Crops: Low-Emission Methyl Bromide Fumigations for Quarantine and Pre-Shipment Uses
(Trust)
Standard and Commercial Formulatins for the Navel Orangeworm Sex Pheromone
(Trust)
Last Modified: 9/2/2014
Footer Content Back to Top of Page