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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Pasture, Forage and Rangeland Systems (National Program 215) in UT
POISONOUS PLANT RESEARCH
  • Understanding and Mitigating the Adverse Effects of Poisonous Plants on Livestock Production Systems
  • Development and Validation of a HPLC-esi(+) MS-based Analysis of Toxic DHPAs and Their N-Oxides in Petasites spp. and Related Dietary Supplements
  • Developing an Understanding of Soil and Forage Selenium Concentrations and the Effect of Selenium Concentration on Feed Preference by Elk
  • Rangeland Restoration on the Channel Scablands of eastern Washington
  • Development of Chemical Methods to Provide Pure Authenticated Standards for Toxic Dehydropyrrolizidine Alkaloids (DHPAs) and their N-oxides


  • FORAGE AND RANGE RESEARCH
  • DEVELOPMENT OF COOL-SEASON GRASS FOR USE IN DRYLAND SEMIARID GROWING ENVIRONMENTS IN THE U.S. AND P.R. CHINA
  • PHYSIOLOGICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF SALT TOLERANT ALFALFA GERMPLASM
  • Evaluate and Develop Low Maintenance Turfgrasses
  • GRASS-LEGUME MIXTURES TO ENHANCE SUSTAINABILITY OF IRRIGATED PASTURES
  • DEVELOPMENT OF NOVEL COOL-SEASON GRASSES AND LEGUMES FOR USE IN IRRIGATED AND NON-IRRIGATED DRY TEMPERATE GROWING ENVIRONMENTS
  • DEVELOPING PROTOCOLS FOR MAXIMIZING ESTABLISHMENT OF THREE GREAT BASIN LEGUME SPECIES
  • TESTING PERENNIAL GRASSES FOR LOW-INPUT BIOMASS PRODUCTION AND PERSISTENCE IN COLD HIGH-ELEVATION GROWING ENVIRONMENTS OF THE WESTERN U.S.
  • THE EVALUATION OF NOVEL COOL-SEASON GRASSES, LEGUMES AND FORAGE SHRUB GERMPLASM FOR USE IN IRRIGATED AND NONIRRIGATED TEMPERATE ENVIRONMENTS
  • DEVELOPMENT OF NOVEL COOL-SEASON GRASSES, LEGUMES, AND FORAGE SHRUB GERMPLASM FOR USE IN IRRIGATED AND NON-IRRIGATED DRY ENVIRONMENTS
  • COLLECTION AND EVALUATION OF PLANT MATERIALS FOR RANGELANDS OF THE INTERMOUNTAIN REGION OF THE WESTERN U.S.
  • ASSESSMENT OF RANGELAND AND TURF GRASSES FOR ABIOTIC STRESS RESPONSE
  • EVALUATION OF ORCHARDGRASS VARIETIES AND GERMPLASM FOR TOLERANCE OR RESISTANCE TO THE CHOKE CAUSING FUNGUS EPICHLOE TYPHINA
  • RESTORATION OF HALOGETON-INVADED SALT-DESERT SHRUBLANDS WITH IMPROVED PLANT MATERIALS
  • DEVELOPMENT AND UTILIZATION OF GENETIC MARKERS AND MAPS FOR BREEDING PERENNIAL FORAGE, RANGE, AND TURF PLANTS OF THE WESTERN U.S.
  • Development of Novel Grasses for Use in Temperate Growing Environments
  • Develop Improved Plant Genetic Resources to Enhance Pasture and Rangeland Productivity in the Semiarid Regions of the Western U.S.
  • Development of Technologies and Plant Germplasm for Management and Remediation of Degraded Rangelands
  • Development of Novel Cool-Season Grasses and Legumes for Use in Irrigated and Non-Irrigated Dry Temperate Growing Environments
  • Development of Novel Cool-Season Grasses for Use in Irrigated and Non-Irrigated Growing Environments
  • Development of Improved Grass and Legume Germplasm and Management Technologies for Use in Irrigated and Non-Irrigated Pastures
  • Development of Novel Cool-Season Grasses for Use in Irrigated and Non-Irrigated Dry Temperature Growing Environments
  • Evaluate and Develop Improved Grasses and Legumes for Grazing and Dry Climates
  • Development of Novel Grasses for use in Low-Maintenance Applications in Temperate Growing Environments


  • Last Modified: 3/13/2015
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