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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: APPLICATION OF BIOTECHNOLOGY TO CONTROL THE SCN

Location: Soybean Genomics and Improvement

Project Number: 1245-21220-232-06
Project Type: Reimbursable

Start Date: Oct 01, 2009
End Date: Dec 01, 2013

Objective:
To control the soybean cyst nematode using new approaches including molecular biology and transformation techniques.

Approach:
DNA vectors will be designed for transformation of DNA fragments into soybean to control the soybean cyst nematode (SCN) so that it will not grow or will not complete its life cycle. The transformed soybean roots will be tested to determine the effect of the DNA fragments on SCN vigor.

Last Modified: 4/20/2014
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