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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: BREEDING LETTUCE CULTIVARS WITH HIGH QUALITY AND DISEASE RESISTANCE FOR ARIZONA Project Number: 5305-21220-004-13
Project Type: Reimbursable

Start Date: Nov 02, 2009
End Date: Sep 30, 2012

Objective:
Develop iceberg, romaine, and leaf lettuce cultivars with resistance to bolting, tipburn, powdery mildew, big vein and extended shelf-life.

Approach:
Field, greenhouse, laboratory, and molecular marker experiments to develop and select lettuce lines with improved performance for fall, winter, and spring planting slots in Arizona. Documents Reimbursable with AZ Department of Agriculture. Log 39504.

Last Modified: 10/21/2014
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