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Research highlights from researchers who use SCINet resources are added quarterly. Contact scinet_vrsc@USDA.GOV and use this short guide for authors (opens pdf in this browser window).



16 Jul 2020 · Spatial Disease Modelling on the Ceres HPC

A fundamental need to meet USDA ARS’s Grand Challenge initiative is to improve agricultural production while reducing the impact of the emerging pests, pathogens, and...

07 Apr 2020 · The SCINet-LTAR phenology working group: Improving the accuracy of agriculturally-relevant models to meet growing and changing food demand

Meeting growing and changing demands for food and agricultural products requires models and forecasts that accurately characterize hydrology-soil-climate interactions...

01 Apr 2020 · The ARS Arthropod Genomics Research (AGR) working group: Agency-wide advancement in research capabilities to address stakeholder concerns

Arthropod pests cause damage to crop, livestock and forestry products, as well as ornamental plants and urban structures, that inflicts an economic cost of several...

18 Oct 2019 · Antigenic and genetic evolution of contemporary swine H1 influenza viruses in the US

Influenza A viruses (IAV) that circulate in North American pigs maintain a high degree of diversity determined by the hemagglutinin (HA) gene, especially those of...