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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: BREEDING ROOTSTOCKS RESISTANT TO AGGRESSIVE ROOT-KNOT NEMATODES

Location: Grape Genetics Research

Project Number: 1910-21220-004-12
Project Type: Trust

Start Date: Apr 14, 2008
End Date: Apr 13, 2013

Objective:
Breed, evaluate, and introduce rootstocks that are resistant to root-knot nematodes and adapted to California's growing season.

Approach:
Screen seedlings for nematode resistance, select superior resistant seedlings, advance selections to field testing and further evaluation, and identify parents for the next round of crossings

Last Modified: 10/1/2014
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