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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: Evaluation of Cp Cultivars for Yield Parameters and Disease Susceptibility in Panama

Location: Sugarcane Production Research

2012 Annual Report

1a.Objectives (from AD-416):
Develop 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:

Fifty CP-clones were shipped to Azucarera Nacional, S. A., in Panama, for yield and disease evaluation. CP-clones imported to Panama in 2011 germinated and are in quarantine.

Last Modified: 7/30/2016
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