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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Leonard W. Panella (Lee)
Supervisory Research Geneticist (Plants)

 Dr. Lee Panella

USDA, ARS, NPA, Sugarbeet Research Unit 

Root-rotting fungi can weaken, stunt, or kill sugar beet plants.
Here, geneticist Leonard Panella evaluates sugar beet plants
for resistance to the fungal disease Rhizoctonia root rot.

Last Modified: 11/3/2005
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