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Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: Screening of Lettuce Germplasm for Resistance to Wilt Caused by Verticillium Dahliae

Location: Crop Improvement and Protection Research

Project Number: 2038-21220-005-06
Project Type: Specific Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Jan 07, 2013
End Date: Sep 30, 2015

Objective:
Identify source of resistance in lettuce to wilt incited by Verticillium dahliae.

Approach:
Inoculate in pasteurized riverbed sand in the greenhouse. Observe for formation of mycelium, date of occurrence, and date of plant death.

Last Modified: 10/22/2014
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