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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Carrot Improvement for Organic Agriculture with Added Grower and Consumer Value

Location: Vegetable Crops Research Unit

Project Number: 5090-21000-062-16
Project Type: General Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Mar 30, 2013
End Date: Jul 31, 2016

Evaluate carrot breeding stocks for production in organic agriculture systems under weed pressure in diverse growing locations.

a) Evaluate carrots with elite nematode and alternaria resistance for ability to grow in a weedy field. b) Grow diverse carrots with disease and pest resistance and evaluate top growth. c) Measure the effect weeds have on carrot crop production.

Last Modified: 11/29/2015
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