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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: ENHANCEMENT OF COLD TOLERANCE IN SORGHUMS

Location: Plant Stress and Germplasm Development Research

2013 Annual Report


1a.Objectives (from AD-416):
1. To characterize selected germplasm lines of sorghum for response to cold stress at early season and at other specified stages of development.


1b.Approach (from AD-416):
Establish replicated field trial of sorghum lines in various locations to estimate genotype by environment interaction.


3.Progress Report:

We report the completion of replicated phenotypic characterization of the 226 RI lines from BTx623xPI567946 (B623*HKZ) for combined strong field emergence and seedling vigor under cool (54-56 F) soil conditions in South Dakota. This facilitates evaluation of cold responses under various location to determine environmental effects on expression of cold tolerance.


Last Modified: 10/1/2014
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