Advanced Bioenergy and Biobased Products
As the importance of renewable sources for energy and materials increases, research and industry partnerships come together in this signature area to develop biomass-based advanced energy technologies and value-added biobased products such as fuels, specialty chemicals, and fiber products.
Center for Innovative-Based Enterprise
Environmental Quality and Sustainability
Work in this signature area seeks to understand, protect, and remediate the environment and ecosystems to ensure long-term sustainability. At the core of this effort is the realization that sustaining population and economic growth must be balanced with the preservation of natural resources and environmental assets.
Center for Urban Environment and Economic Development
Agroecosystems Management Program
Emerald Ash Borer
Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center
Food Security, Production, and Human Health
This signature area focuses on improving agricultural production; enhancing the quality of food and feed; ensuring an adequate, affordable, and safe food supply; and maintaining agrosecurity to ensure food security and the basics of nutritional health for a growing global population.
Plant and Animal Agrosecurity Research Facility (PAAR)
Center for Food Safety and Ag Security
The Center for Diagnostic Assays
Center for Advanced Functional Foods Research and Entrepreneurship
Phenology Network and Calendar
Crop Observation and Recommendation Network
Plant Molecular Biology and Biotechnology Program
Organic Food and Farming Education and Research Program