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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: Expanding the Genetic Base of U.S. Soybean Production to Improve Productivity in North Carolina

Location: Soybean and Nitrogen Fixation Research

Project Number: 6645-21220-068-05
Project Type: Reimbursable

Start Date: Apr 01, 2011
End Date: Dec 31, 2013

Objective:
Develop breeding lines with improved yield and diverse pedigree.

Approach:
Utilize the USDA soybean germplam collection to develop new high-yielding experimental lines from exotic germplasm and distribute these lines to U.S. soybean breeders to use as parents in new commercial varieties.

Last Modified: 8/1/2014
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