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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: Evaluation of Canal Point (Cp) Cultivars for Yield Parameters and Disease Susceptibility in El Salvador

Location: Sugarcane Production Research

2013 Annual Report

1a.Objectives (from AD-416):
Develop Canal Point (CP) sugarcane clones with high-yielding disease-resistance potential for evaluation of sugar production.

1b.Approach (from AD-416):
Sugarcane seedlings will be produced from high-yielding disease-resistant parental clones with wide adaptation. Superior clones with high vigor, growth and freedom from diseases will be selected and established in yield trials to identify superior clones.

3.Progress Report:

This research relates to inhouse objective 2: Develop better agronomic practices for the Florida sugarcane industry.

CP-clones are imported every other year by El Salvador and clones imported in 2012 germinated and are in quarantine.

Last Modified: 12/1/2015
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