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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Bacterial Rot of Potato: Improved Detection of Latent Infections of the Causal Organism Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. sepedonicus

Location: Small Grains and Potato Germplasm Research

Project Number: 2050-21000-032-11
Project Type: Specific Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Aug 01, 2013
End Date: Jun 30, 2018

Assess potato cultivars that have not been previously evaluated for expression of BRR symptoms.

Seed pieces of each potato cultivar will be inoculated with two concentrations of Cms, 104 and 108 colony forming units/ml, to characterize the expression of BRR in each clone. The expression of BRR in inoculated seed will be compared to healthy, non-infected controls.

Last Modified: 11/25/2015
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