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UV-B Monitoring Climatological and Research Network Program - Jornada Experimental Range, United States Department of Agriculture

NAL Geospatial Catalog
    The UV-B Monitoring and Research Program operates a national network of solar irradiance monitoring stations equipped with instruments which provide measurements to meet the needs of both agricultural and atmospheric researchers. Two of the instruments deployed in the network are unique since they provide the important and useful direct component of solar irradiance without the expense and complexity of a solar tracker.

    UV-B Monitoring Climatological and Research Network Program - Agronomy Center for Research and Education, United States Department of Agriculture

    NAL Geospatial Catalog
      The UV-B Monitoring and Research Program operates a national network of solar irradiance monitoring stations equipped with instruments which provide measurements to meet the needs of both agricultural and atmospheric researchers. Two of the instruments deployed in the network are unique since they provide the important and useful direct component of solar irradiance without the expense and complexity of a solar tracker.

      P-TRAP Phosphorus Transport Reduction App

        The P-TRAP software allows a user to design different types of phosphorus removal structures based on site conditions, phosphorus absorbing material characteristics and structure parameters. The P-TRAP software allows users to explore different designs to meet performance goals for P removal amounts and material lifetime. A database of P absorbing material characteristics is included based on previous laboratory experiments.

        Data from: Runoff Water Quantity and Quality Data from Native Tallgrass Prairie and Crop-livestock Systems in Oklahoma between 1977 and 1999

          Historic data from the Water Resources and Erosion (WRE) watersheds at Grazinglands Research Laboratory (GRL), USDA-ARS, El Reno, OK. The WRE watersheds are eight 1.6 ha experimental watersheds established and instrumented in 1976 to measure precipitation and surface runoff quantity and quality. Data was collected from 1977 through 1999 and includes precipitation, runoff, sediment loads, water quality (N, P, suspended sediments), and land management data.

          Manuresheds: Redesigning crop-livestock agriculture for sustainable intensification

            The Long-Term Agroecosystem Research (LTAR) network is exploring the concept of the “manureshed,” the manure-spreadable land in the geographic, environmental, and social radius of a confined livestock operation. To better understand opportunities for expanding manuresheds in the United States, we identified the nationwide, county-level pattern of livestock distribution, manure excess, and crop assimilation of manure nutrients.

            Data from: Comparative analysis of genome sequences from four strains of the Buchnera aphidicola Mp endosymbiont of the green peach aphid, Myzus persicae

              Myzus persicae, the green peach aphid, is a polyphagous herbivore that feeds on hundreds of species of mostly dicot crop plants. Like other phloem-feeding aphids, M. persicae rely on the endosymbiotic bacterium, Buchnera aphidicola (Buchnera Mp), for biosynthesis of essential amino acids and other nutrients that are not sufficiently abundant in their phloem sap diet. To determine whether the endosymbiotic bacteria of M. persicae could play a role in tobacco adaptation, the Buchnera Mp genomes from two tobacco-adapted and two non-tobacco M. persicae lineages are sequenced.

              Breedbase

                The Breedbase system has evolved from the Sol Genomics Network (SGN) and Cassavabase and related sites (see RTBbase.org).Breedbase is striving to be a complete breeding management system, including field management, data collection, crossing utilities, and advanced trial analysis.

                The Integrated Pest Information Platform for Extension and Education (iPiPE)

                  The Integrated Pest Information Platform for Extension and Education (iPiPE) provides an infrastructure with cyberage tools, information products and expert commentary for detection and management of pests that threaten U.S. crops. By categorizing pests, data, and users, it enables sharing observations while protecting privacy of individuals, companies, and government agencies.

                  LandPKS (Land Potential Knowledge System): Mobile App for Extension, Land-Use and Project Planning, M&E and On-Farm Research

                    **LandPKS** comprises a free modular mobile phone app connected to cloud-based storage, global databases, and models, downloadable from Google Play or the iTunes App Store; a system for storing and accessing user data; and a system for sharing data, information and knowledge. LandPKS is being developed to help users determine the sustainable potential of their land, including its restoration potential, based on its unique soil, topography and climate. The land potential assessments will be updated based on new evidence regarding the success or failure of new management and restoration systems on different soils.

                    AgBase

                      [AgBase](https://agbase.arizona.edu/index.html) Version 2.0 is a curated, open-source, Web-accessible resource for functional analysis of agricultural plant and animal gene products including gene ontology annotations. Its long-term goal is to serve the needs of the agricultural research communities by facilitating post-genome biology for agriculture researchers and for those researchers primarily using agricultural species as biomedical models. AgBase uses controlled vocabularies developed by the Gene Ontology (GO) Consortium to describe molecular function, biological process, and cellular component for genes and gene products in agricultural species.