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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: A survey of Rhizoctona groups on wheat and barley in the Continental U.S.

Location: Root Disease and Biological Control Research

Project Number: 2090-22000-016-09
Project Type: Trust

Start Date: Oct 01, 2009
End Date: Dec 31, 2012

Objective:
Survey wheat growing areas of the United States for Rhizoctonia groups and species infecting cereals (wheat and barley) and rotation crops.

Approach:
Soil samples will be sent to Pullman by Syngenta staff and other University and ARS cooperators. Rhizoctonia will be isolated from the soils, cultured, and identified using sequencing of the ITS region. Representatives isolates will be tested in greenhouse for pathogenicity. Documents Trust with Syngenta. Log 39949.

Last Modified: 10/21/2014
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