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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Welcome to the Sugarbeet and Bean Research Unit

Dr. Renfu Lu, Research Leader, Agricultural Engineer

224 Farrall Hall - Michigan State University

East Lansing, Michigan 48824

(517) 432-8062

 

Sugar Beet and Bean Offices

494 Plant & Soil Sciences Building - Michigan State University

East Lansing, Michigan 48824

(517) 353-9262

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Mission:
The mission of the Sugarbeet and Bean Research Unit is to 1) develop physiological, biochemical, molecular, and genetic strategies and technologies that will improve production efficiency, food quality, and disease resistance, and result in new germplasm and improved varieties of dry beans and sugarbeets; and 2) develop new and/or improved engineering methods and technologies for assessing, grading, and sorting tree fruits and vegetables to assure their postharvest quality, wholesomeness, and marketability.


Last Modified: 7/30/2013